• ASBMB 2016 Annual Meeting

Justification Letter

Below, you'll find a letter to your PI explaining all of the benefits you'll get from attending the 2016 ASBMB Annual Meeting. This template will get you started, and you can customize it to you and your institution's specific needs.

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Subject: Attending the 2016 ASBMB Annual Meeting
I would like to attend the 2016 ASBMB Annual Meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the 2016 Experimental Biology conference April 2-6, 2016, in San Diego. 
The Experimental Biology conference draws more than 14,000 scientists and exhibitors. It features a multidisciplinary group of speakers and poster sessions for more than 400 research topics and includes workshops, networking activities and on-site career services. 

Attending the meeting will allow me to:
• learn about emerging research, trends and techniques in my field
• enhance my presentation skills through an oral or poster presentation
• network with other scientists to form connections that will enhance our research efforts
• develop skills to become more competitive in my field 

By registering early, I can take advantage of registration and travel discounts. If I submit an abstract by the Nov. 5 deadline, I may be eligible to apply for a travel award of up to $1,000.
Attending the ASBMB Annual Meeting will enable me to bring new techniques, knowledge and potential research collaborations back to our lab. I also will strengthen my presentation skills and raise the profile of our institution. 

Thank you for considering this request. I look forward to your reply.