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The 2013 Southeast Regional IDeA Meeting, hosted by the Arkansas INBRE and COBREs, will be held at the Little Rock Marriott and the William J. Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas November 15-17, 2013.  This three-day meeting will offer presentations by NIH officials, invited speakers in different fields of biomedical research, and IDeA faculty, postdoctoral fellows and students. The thematic research areas for this meeting will focus on Bioinformatics, Cancer, Cardiovascular Research, Cell Signaling, Infectious Disease/Immunology and Neuroscience.

Plenary Speakers


Jon R. Lorsch, NIGMS Director (Link)



Carole Cramer,  Professor, AR P3 Center Director (Link)


Undergraduate Student Programming


This meeting will provide specific programming opportunities that cater directly to undergraduate students including a graduate school exposition and career luncheon. Undergraduate presenters will also have the opportunity to present their research in either oral or poster sessions. A select number of undergraduate oral presentations will be included in the main sessions, along with a separate concurrent session for undergraduate presenters only.

If you would like to help with the Undergraduate Student Program, please contact Marty Perry, Ph.D., Chair of the Undergraduate Student Program, 870.245.5217 or .

Key Dates

Conference Dates November 15-17, 2013
Early Registration Deadline September 20, 2013
Late Registration Deadline November 1, 2013
Lodging Deadline October 1 , 2013
Abstract Submissions  
     Oral Presentation Deadline August 2, 2013 - Extended to September 2
     Poster Presentation Deadline August 2, 2013 - Extended to September 2


If you have any questions, please email:
One of the members of the Organizing Committee will respond within two business days.