Conference Overview

The Society for Redox Biology and Medicine's 27th Annual Conference (SfRBM 2020) will be held November 18-21, 2020, in Orlando, FL, USA. 

SfRBM 2020 will feature four days of scientific communication. The Annual Conference will officially kick off on Wednesday, November 18, at 5:00 pm with a featured plenary session followed by the SfRBM 2020 Welcome Reception. Thursday through Saturday will begin with the popular Sunrise Free Radical School, continue with morning plenary lectures, lunchtime Professional Development Sessions, afternoon parallel thematic sessions, early evening poster presentations, and the SfRBM Discovery Award. In addition, there will be several special programs and receptions to network with fellow scientists.


PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY SESSION

5:00 pm - 7:10 pm | Wednesday

TBD

SUNRISE FREE RADICAL SCHOOL

8:00 am - 9:00 am | Thursday, Friday, Saturday

For the 26th consecutive year, the Sunrise Free Radical School (SFRS) will kick off each day of our Annual Conference. The Sunrise Free Radical School is designed to provide a detailed overview of the basic concepts of free radical chemistry and biology and is targeted towards students, fellows and those wishing to learn about new areas. A faculty of highly respected investigators in free radical research will deliver lectures and provide key literature references in their subject areas.

PLENARY SESSIONS

9:30 am - 12:00 pm | Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Plenary sessions, which will be held during each morning of the Annual Conference, will be comprised of speakers who will address common or closely related topics. Each will deliver a 20-25 minute talk followed by a 5-10 minute question and answer session moderated by a two-member panel.

  • Where We Begin Matters: Influence of Oxidative Stress in the Developmental Origins of Adult Disease
  • The Janus Face of Sirtuins in Health and Cancer
  • Cellular Microdomains for Redox Signaling in the Vasculature
  • Peroxynitrite and Tyrosine Nitration: From Biomarker of Oxidative Stress to Signaling Molecule 
  • Redox Activity of Engineered Nanomaterials: Safety and Biomedical Application

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm | Thursday and Friday

Plan to grab lunch and join your colleagues during the SfRBM Professional Development Series. This series has been designed to provide you with an opportunity for professional growth and development by sharpening your grant writing, presentation, and research skills.

The SfRBM Professional Development Sessions will be Thursday, November 19, and Friday, November 20. These sessions are complimentary, and you will be able to select one per day to attend. Session topics: TBD

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

2:30 pm - 4:15 pm | Thursday, Friday, Saturday

A number of high-quality abstracts are chosen from those submitted to the Society for primary authors to give 20-minute oral presentations of their research. Three concurrent sessions will be structured around basic topic areas and will feature 45 speakers.

POSTER SESSIONS

4:15 pm - 6:45 pm | Thursday, Friday, Saturday

During each day of this three-day sessions, posters will be on display all day (9:00 am - 6:45 pm) and can be viewed at any time during this period. Each day, two and half hours of formal presentation time (4:15 pm - 6:45 pm) is scheduled for authors to be available to discuss their work with other attendees. Poster boards for display of abstracts will be 4 feet (122 cm) high x 8 feet (244 cm) long for greater display area (click here for an example).

WORKSHOPS & SPECIAL PROGRAMS

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Wednesday

TBD

There is an additional fee to attend this workshop.

WELCOME RECEPTION

7:15 pm - 9:00 pm | Wednesday

Mix and mingle with fellow attendees while enjoying drinks and appetizers.

TRAINEE WELCOME EVENT

7:15 pm - 9:00 pm | Wednesday

This event will be during the SfRBM Welcome Reception and has specifically been tailored for students/postdocs (trainees), allowing time to meet and network with each other in a more casual setting!

SfRBM YEAR IN REVIEW: ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | Thursday

The member meeting will discuss past and future financial, administrative and academic activities of the society and recruit suggestions and comments from the general membership.

18th ANNUAL OPENING DOORS EVENT

6:45 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday

TBD

There is an additional fee to attend this event.

SfRBM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD LECTURE

 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | Friday

The 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an aggregate body of work important to the field of free radical chemistry, redox biology, and antioxidants over a scientist's career.

NEW MEMBER WELCOME MEETING

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | Saturday

Learn more about SfRBM and the benefits of being a member.

CLOSING AWARDS BANQUET

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Saturday

The Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 21, will feature the recognition of all Young Investigator and Travel Award winners, as well as outstanding leaders in the Society.


CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY

Requests for refunds will be honored if received in writing by November 1, 2020. Please note that all refunds will be subject to a $50 processing fee.