March 26-28, 2020   |   University Park, PA  

PennState College of Engineering

NEBEC 2020 Call For Abstract Submissions

Submissions Open: December 1, 2019 at 9:00am
Submission Deadline (extended): February 14, 2020, at 11:59 pm
Abstract Acceptance Notification: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Deadline for Research Posters: to be announced

We encourage undergraduate and graduate students to submit as there will be competitions for both populations.
We also will have an undergraduate design competition with the abstract deadline being February 21.
See submission instructions below.

To submit an abstract, you will have to create an account or log into Catalyst.

Areas for Submission:

  • Cell & Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterials & Drug Delivery
  • Medical Instrumentation & Devices
  • Biomedical Imaging and Brain Health
  • Molecular Bioengineering & Gene Editing
  • Biomanufacturing & Immunoengineering
  • Biosensing
  • Biomechanics
  • Precision and Digital Medicine
  • Industry-academia Collaboration

NEBEC 2020 Undergraduate Design Competition – Due February 21

Entries into the design competition should be 2 pages (including figures), 0.5 inch margins, font size 10. The document should include the title, names of authors and their affiliations, the reason why the work is important, a description of the design, criteria used to formulate the design, data showing its effectiveness, and future implications. Entries can include designs of unique devices, significant improvements to current devices, new or modified cellular assays, unique tissue engineered scaffolds, new genetically modified cell types, etc. The design competition will be 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26.

Submit your entry via email attachment to no later than Friday, February 21.


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