CIMED Reseach Day and Koster Lecture 2014


The Center for Investigation of Membrane Excitability Diseases (CIMED) Research Day will be held in conjunction with the fifth Koster Memorial Lecture and Reception on the afternoon of Thursday, June 12, 2014  in the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center.

The poster session, with refreshments, is scheduled from 2:00-4:00 pm in the FLTC Atrium. Posters are welcomed from any interested members of the WU community, including students, staff and faculty.  Prizes of $100 will be presented to the best poster in each of the following three categories.  In each category the first author should be the presenter. The prize categories will be as follows:

  • Pre-Doctoral – includes graduate, undergraduate, technicians.
  • Post-Doctoral – includes post-Doctoral trainees and post-Doc staff members, up to and including Instructor position.
  • Translational – includes either of the above categories and will be judged with additional criteria of translational relevance.


 Senior center members will be invited to judge of the posters, and the prizes will be awarded at the reception following the Koster lecture. The introductory comments for the Memorial Lecture will begin at 4:00 pm in Connor auditorium, and the Koster Memorial reception will follow immediately after the lecture in the Hearth area at ~5:30 pm.   Dr. David Julius from the University of California at San Francisco will be the Koster lecturer:  “TRP channels of the pain pathway: connecting physiology to atomic structure”

 Email to register for the event and to submit a poster abstract.

Koster Lecture