We are excited to hold the inaugural OHZU conference on Saturday, March 23rd at Ashland University. Here is all the information you need to know:
You can find a PDF of the Program Book here. A hard copy will be handed out to each attendee at the conference.
Here are driving directions to the meeting:
Take I-71 to Ashland and exit on route 250 West towards Ashland
Take a left on E. Liberty
Take a left on Center Street
Turn Right on Samaritan Avenue
Turn Right on College Blvd
Turn left into the first parking lot and park in any spot
Look for signs directing you towards the front of the building
You can find our schedule website here You will find information on the keynote talk, workshop schedules and participating graduate programs and our industry partners.
Speakers and Workshops
- Case Western Reserve University Department of Biology
- Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
- Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
- The Ohio State University MCDB and Neuroscience Programs
Open access journal publisher, PeerJ, will be sponsoring our Best Overall Presentation award at OHZU. The winner of this award will receive a publication charge voucher for an article in PeerJ (currently $1,095) and will have their research highlighted on the PeerJ website. PeerJ’s award program aims to support students and early career researchers and bring continued awareness to the benefits that open access and open communication have in furthering scientific progress. PeerJ publishes rapid open access, peer-reviewed research in the journal PeerJ covering life and environmental sciences.
Our corporate sponsor Charles River Laboratories will also be supporting our student awards with monetary prizes.