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Students/Faculty News Stephen Lanzi June 01, 2022

The UAB Center for Exercise Medicine, the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Center for Engagement in Disability Health and Rehabilitation Sciences are pleased to jointly host the “Precision-The Genes and Beyond” Research Symposium.

The symposium talks will feature UCEM-NORC-CEDHARS interdisciplinary themes that highlight works of both UAB and external researchers. The event also features a poster session and trainee blitz. The symposium will be held Sept. 15-16 in the UAB Hill Student Ballrooms.

For questions, please contact Purnima Janarthanan at kjpurni@uab.edu.

Abstract Submission

All attendees are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentation on basic, clinical, translational, and population science that are broadly related to one or more of the following: exercise medicine, nutrition and obesity, disability and rehabilitation sciences.


Abstract submissions open: June 1, 2022.

Deadline to submit abstracts: August 19, 2022.

Oral Presentation

In addition, a few abstracts, submitted by trainees, will be selected prior to the symposium for 4-minute flash talks during the symposium. Abstracts will be reviewed and selections will be made by the Education Committee.


Principal authors of the winning posters and oral presenters (as determined by faculty judges) will each receive a travel award. Students and trainees from any institution are eligible for travel awards

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