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Department of Animal Sciences


11th Annual Russell Klein Nutrition Research Symposium

Mar 21, 2014 (All day)

"The day-long symposium will highlight research in the areas of Applied, Basic/Cancer, Undergraduate, and Post-Doctoral Nutrition Research.  All graduate and undergraduate students are invited to enter their nutrition-related research into the poster and/or oral competitions taking place during the symposium on Friday, March 21st, 2014. 

Attached is the agenda for this year's symposium.  The symposium will feature presentations by three top-nutrition researchers from around the country as well as a luncheon.  Students are encouraged to attend the entire day and are generally able to be excused from classes.

Students are strongly encouraged to participate in the symposium and share their research with the nutrition community.  *Note: Graduate and undergraduate students will be eligible for judging and awards; post-doctoral and non-student research assistants are invited to present their research but will not be judged.

To enter, you must:

  1. Be the first author on a research project related to nutrition
  2. Follow the link to complete the registration survey at
  3. Review the attached "Abstract Submission Details" sheet for more details and submit an abstract per the instructions.
  4. Abstracts are to be emailed to Laura Berger at by 11:59pm on Sunday, February 23rd.  Use the attached "Abstract Template" to type your abstract of 200 words or less (see Abstract Submission Details sheet and Abstract Example for guidance).

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact Laura Berger at

Thank you and we look forward to your participation in this monumental event!

The Graduate Society of Nutritional Sciences