Preliminary Program & Speakers

(detailed program coming soon)

Young Investigator Satellite Meeting: August 1, 2018

The Young Investigator Satellite Meeting (YISM) will take place over a full day on August 1, 2018 and will include a workshop on designing clinically relevant animal models, a technical session on the analysis and quantification of biological images and a Keynote lecture from Dr. Hector Peinado.  All congress participants are encouraged to attend the YISM, not just young investigators, and it is included in the main Congress registration fee.   

Download a high resolution PDF of the YISM program here: PDF iconmrs_congress_yism_preliminary_program.pdf


Biennial Congress: August 1-5, 2018

The main congress will begin in the evening of August 1st with opening remarks and the Keynote speaker, Isaiah J. Fidler, DVM, PhD.  This will be followed by a networking reception for all.  August 2-5 and will be organized into the 10 sessions listed below.  The agenda will include podium presentations from invited speakers (3 per session), those selected for plenary presentation from abstracts (2 per session), and presentations from MRS award recipients. There will also be question/answer periods, multiple poster sessions to ensure participants have time to interact with poster presenters, patient advocacy panel discussions, a “Meet the Editors” session where journal editors provide advice on navigating the submission/review process, and networking events for established and early career investigators.

Download a high resolution PDF of the program here: PDF iconbiennial_congress_preliminary_speaker_program.pdf



For opportunities to sponsor this important congress please visit our sponsorship site here.