Abstract Submission Open: 2020 ASN Kidney Week Digital Basic Research Forum for Trainees and Early Career Scientists

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Digital Basic Research Forum for Emerging Kidney Scientists; A Partnership Between ASN and APS

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
8:45am – 5:40pm Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -4)
Virtual – Details TBD

  • Abstract Submission Opens: July 20th, 2020
  • Abstract Submission Closes: August 11th, 2020
  • Abstract Acceptance Notification: By Early September

The third annual forum provides a venue to communicate new findings in kidney physiology and disease and provides networking opportunities and mentoring for trainees and junior investigators.

Abstract submission is not required to attend this forum

Digital Program Schedule 2020


8:45 am Welcome and Opening Remarks- Aylin Rodan & Matthew Sparks
9:00 am Oral Presentations I- Trainees/Early Career Investigators
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Fireside Chat with Mentor/Mentee Pairs
11:45 am Oral Presentations II- Trainees/Early Career Investigators
12:55 pm Break
1:40 pm Oral Presentations III-Trainees/Early Career Investigators
2:50 pm Break
3:00 pm Career Development Round Tables
4:30 pm Debate: “The chicken-and-egg of acute kidney injury:
nephron damage vs. vascular congestion” Sylvie Breton, PhD and Paul O’Connor, PhD
5:30 pm Closing Remarks- Aylin Rodan & Matthew Sparks
5:40 pm Adjourn

We are accepting abstracts from trainees and early stage investigators for short communications on Basic and Translational Science. Abstracts submitted/accepted for ASN Digital Kidney Week 2020 may be submitted to this forum. Preliminary data welcome as this is an interactive forum to get feedback on research in progress.

Selected abstracts will be eligible for a Young Investigator Abstract Awards
Register for Basic Research Forum Early Program at asn-online.org starting August 5th : $25

You will be notified if you have been selected for an oral presentation by early September

Young Investigator Abstract Awards Eligibility: Anybody who submits an abstract is eligible for a ‘travel’ Which will cover registration plus (details being worked out)
Young Investigator Abstract Award Amount: TBD – (sponsored by APS +/- grant)
Award Notification Date: TBD

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