Junior Investigators

Opportunities for Junior Investigators at the BHBS!

bhbs-2019-junior-investigatorsThe 2023 Berry Health Benefits Symposium is pleased to offer Junior Investigators a way to share their latest research findings relating to the symposium themes of berry biochemical composition, cardiovascular health, metabolism regulation, gut health, brain aging, skin health and other health properties of berry fruit. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows may submit abstracts for review and consideration.

Poster Presentations: Original research presented in poster form at the 2023 Symposium in Tampa, Florida will be judged and the most outstanding poster presented by a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow will receive a $300 award, as decided by the BHBS judging panel. New for 2023 – the BHBS judging panel will pre-select (10) Junior Investigator Poster Presentation Participants for full registration fee scholarships.

Oral Presentations: 3 applicants will be pre-selected to give a 10-minute oral presentation (plus 5 minutes for questions) in the session that best fits their research theme. These 3 pre-selected applicants will have airfare, hotel, and conference registration costs covered by the symposium.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Only original research relating to the symposium themes of berry biochemical composition, cardiovascular health, metabolism regulation, gut health, brain aging, skin health and other health properties of berry fruit will be considered.
  • Each abstract will be peer reviewed for scientific content and merit of the research.
  • Abstracts should not be submitted if the research represented by the abstract has already been accepted for publication in a journal.
  • If you submit an abstract, you must be prepared to discuss essential details of your methods and results.

HOW TO APPLY

  • ¬†Abstracts must be received through electronic submission via Google Form

  • Abstracts will only be accepted until October 28th, 2022.

  • Submitting authors will be notified of acceptance by November 17th, 2022. We will¬†also notify scholarship recipients at that time.