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Become a Graduate Program Exhibitor!


Each year, the ASBMB hosts an Undergraduate Poster Competition as part of its annual meeting.  

Join us for a great opportunity to connect with a captive audience of undergraduate students, many of them are beginning their search for a graduate program.  

Attendance over the past three years has included 150-180 undergraduate competitors, along with their faculty advisors and other student attendees.  

Posters are judged by a panel of Undergraduate Faculty volunteers and cash prizes for research achievement are awarded on Sunday. 

Inquiries may be directed to Weiyi Zhao: 



  • First person access to undergraduates with significant research interests and experience 
  • Pre-show participant demographics (number of participants, class year, post graduation goals) 
  • Post-show access to poster competitor mailing list 
  • Opportunity to develop relationships with undergraduate faculty advisors 
  • Institution's logo appears on the event website and in the print program 



For only $250 exhibitors receive one, 6-foot skirted table with two chairs in the center of the poster competition floor  

Tables may accommodate table top displays.  There is no electrical or internet access available.  Booth-type displays cannot be accommodated. 

Tables are to remain set and staffed through the conclusion of the event.  

Exhibitors are welcome to visit with students either at their table or seek out students at their posters during the competition.  

There will be a mid-point refreshment break for all participants, judges, and exhibitors. 

Meeting registration is not required to access the 2012 event which is scheduled in the San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel.   

If you plan to attend any of the sessions scheduled in the Convention Center, you will need to be a registered attendee of the Experimental Biology   

If you also wish to be an exhibitor during the main Experimental Biology 2012 Meeting, please contact the EB Management Office. 




Graduate Program Exhibitors will be assigned one, 6-foot skirted table with two chairs.  Tables will be labeled with your institution’s name. 

Graduate Program representatives may begin setting up at 12:00 PM, (Noon), one hour prior to the event start time. 

Exhibit tables must be staffed with a display throughout the entirety of the event from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. 

Tables are large enough to accommodate a table top display, such as a tri-fold poster board, literature or other small items. 

Exhibit booths and similar displays cannot be accommodated. 

Display items must be contained within the limits of the table top surface. 

Electricity and internet access are not available for this event. 




Shipping to San Diego, CA 

Before March 1, 2012: 

Exhibitor materials received by the ASBMB office by March 1, 2012 will be delivered to the exhibitor’s assigned table.  

Contact the ASBMB office for instructions before shipping any materials: 

After March 1, 2012: 

Exhibit related material that does not arrive in the ASBMB office by March 1, 2012, is the exhibitor’s responsibility.  You must ship materials to your representative's hotel to the guest's attention and hand carry materials to the competition location.  Related delivery fees are the exhibitor's responsibility.    

Shipping from San Diego, CA 

Return shipments are the exhibitor’s responsibility.  There is a UPS desk located in the lobby of the San Diego Marriott Marquis, next to the gift shop. 

All exhibitor material must be removed at the conclusion of the competition.  

Material left in the poster competition area will be discarded. 


Thank you to all our 2012 graduate program sponsors!  Registration for gradaute exhibitors is now closed.