RESEARCH DAY 2021

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021

An annual celebration of the cutting-edge research at the School of Dentistry, including a keynote, poster presentations, and awards. Please note that 2021 Research Day will be a virtual event.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

SCHEDULE

9:00am Research Day Poster Session
Open to UM faculty, staff & students (link coming soon)
1:00pm - 2:00pm Keynote Presentation
2:15pm - 4:30pm 411 Short Talks - Judging Session
By invitation only

KEYNOTE

Arlyne Simon, PhD

Arlyne B. Simon, PhD

Platform Architect, Intel & Founder, Timouns

"Powering through Uncertainty"

Dr. Simon is a biomedical engineer, author and inventor who graduated from the University of Michigan Biomedical Engineering PhD program and was a School of Dentistry T32-TEAM Training Grant trainee. Her keynote seminar titled "Powering through Uncertainty" will encourage and inspire our students, faculty and staff as we strive to meet our mission of advancing health through education, service, research and discovery.

REGISTER FOR KEYNOTE

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Abstract Submission is OPEN - due January 15, 2021.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION ELIGIBILITY

The research may not have been published (even as an abstract) or presented at any national or international meeting (excluding state, regional or institutional meetings) prior to submission. Students at all levels, Postdoctoral Trainees and research staff are encouraged to participate.

The individual participating in the competition must be from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, or the research must be in direct collaboration with a faculty member from the School of Dentistry.

If an abstract is submitted, the presenter(s) are committing to provide a poster via PDF of the titled abstract submitted no later than Monday, February 15th, The poster will be uploaded to the Research Day 2021 virtual event.

Note: Judging eligibility has been changed for 2021 (See judging info below)

Information required for the abstract submission includes:

RESEARCH CATEGORIES

Please keep in mind that the category you select during the application process is the category in which you will be judged. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to your faculty advisor for advice on the best placement of your research.

  1. Clinical, Public Health, Behavioral and Education Research: focus on clinical research questions in general dentistry or one of the clinical dental specialties and may focus on diagnostic approaches, interventions and/or prevention and/or may evaluate clinical techniques, materials or devices directly related to oral health care. This category also includes educational research, epidemiology, public health, community-based, and/or public policy research.
  2. Basic Science and Translational Research: generally hypothesis-driven projects involving some aspect of basic or translational sciences. Translational research pertains to studies that investigate the application of basic science findings to clinical situations. Research in this category may address a technique or method involving a biological or physical science.

JUDGING

Research Day 2021 will be a virtual event.

Abstracts will be pre-judged with finalists identified to present on Research Day at the live Judging Session on Thursday, February 18th from 2:15-4:30pm.

Finalists will be identified after February 1st and informed via email that they will be presenting during the live judging session.

Presentation will be a 411 Model - 4 Minutes to present their research using 1 presentation (up to 4 slides) and responding to 1 question. Professional dress is required for finalist presentations

PRESENTER PROCESS AND PREPARATION FOR 411 JUDGING

AWARDS AND ELIGIBILITY FOR 2021 RESEARCH DAY COMPETITION

Category & Eligibility Category 1
Clinical, Public Health, Behavioral and Education Research
Category 2
Basic Science Research and Translational Science
Degree Seeking students:
DDS, Hygiene, Masters and Undergrad students
1st Place Award
Finalists
1st Place Award
Finalists
PhD Students (DDS/PhD) and Postdoctoral Trainees 1st Place Award
Finalists
1st Place Award
Finalists
SCADA/Dentsply Award
Eligibility - D1, D2 or D3 or DDS/PhD only
1st Place - Goes to top ranked score of current DDS or DDS/PhD eligible student
Award: Expenses paid for presenting at AADR (membership, registration, hotel, flight)
AADR Student Travel Award:
Enrolled student who has an approved abstract to present at AADR
Top Research Day Finalist who is also presenting at AADR/IADR in July 2021
Award winner announced in April 2020
Travel support
Dental Hygiene Awards TBD

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

Research Day 2021 will have opportunities to advertise and sponsor. Selections include the 4 levels below. Select which level would work best for your company. Questions please contact dent-researchday@umich.edu for more information.

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All levels of sponsorship ill have their Company name with link to URL on Research Day website under the thank you section.

$100 Research Day Friend Company name and URL on Research Day website
$250 Research Day Colleague Company Name and URL on Research Day Website
Company Name listed at Keynote Session
$500 Research Day Sponsor Logo highlighted on Research Day Website
Company name and URL on Research Day website
Company name and logo listed at Keynote and Award Ceremony
$1,000 Research Day Sponsor Partner Logo highlighted on Research Day Website
Company name and URL on Research Day website
Company name and logo listed at Keynote and Award Ceremony
**2 minute highlight at Judging session (short video or still advertisement)

All advertising images and materials will need to be submitted no later than Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

Thank you to our advertisers and sponsors for Research Day 2021.

VIRTUAL POSTER SESSION

Research Day 2021 will be highlighted with a Virtual Poster Session that opens Thursday, February 18th.

INSTRUCTIONS

FORMATTING AND UPLOAD

Poster templates are available from Dental Informatics. Please use an updated template.

Poster numbers will be emailed the week of January 15th.

The file will need to be converted into a PDF format for upload.

Upload your poster the week of February 8th. (Due February 12th by 5pm)

Questions - email dent-researchday@umich.edu

AWARDS

SCADA Winner

Name Place Level Mentor Title

AADR Travel Award

Name Place Level Mentor Title

DDS, DH, MS, Undergraduate

  Clinical, Population, and Educational Research

Name Place Level Mentor Title

  Basic Science & Translational Research

Name Place Level Mentor Title

PhD, Post Doc, Faculty, Staff

  Clinical, Population, and Educational Research

Name Place Level Mentor Title

  Basic Science

Name Place Level Mentor Title

Dental Hygiene

Name Place Level Mentor Title