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Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS)

The Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS) will take place November 11, 2017 on the ATSU Missouri campus. 

The Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS) is an annual no-cost event hosted by the A.T. Still Research Institute of the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU), and Sigma Xi. The event gives students, residents, faculty, and regional researchers the opportunity to present their current biomedical research and provides a foundation for promoting collaborative biomedical research with the Institute. The IBRS consists of oral presentations, poster presentations, and a keynote address.

For further information, contact: Jessica Corrick, BSN, Operations Assistant (, Brian F. Degenhardt, DO, C-NMM/OMM, Director of A.T. Still Research Institute (, or Jeremy Houser, PhD, IBRS Program Co-Chair (


All presentations are judged with awards given as follows:

Faculty and Staff Presentation

  • 4 - Certificate for Outstanding Research Poster Award

Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Resident Presentations

  • 1 - ATSRI overall research poster competition award: $250 and Certificate for Outstanding Researc Poster: Overall Competition Winner
  • 1 - Sigma Xi undergraduate award: $100 and Certificate for Outstanding Undergraduate Research Poster
  • 4- ATSRI outstanding research poster awards: $100 and Certificate for Outstanding Research Poster

Registration Deadline for abstract submission is October 13, 2017 to be considered for a poster presentation, or through October 20 to be considered for both an oral and poster presentation. If you plan to attend the event, or submit an abstract, please complete the following registration form:

Registration form

Submit your abstract here


2016 IBRS Research Presentation Abstracts