HTRS 2021 Research Colloquium: 'Developing a Sustainable Research Career in Hemostasis and Thrombosis'

*Rescheduled as a live, online pre-conference to the HTRS 2021 Scientific Symposium on:

Monday, March 8, 2021 from 12:00 PM ET - 4:20 PM ET

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from 12:00 PM ET - 4:30 PM ET

The HTRS 2021 Research Colloquium -- originally scheduled for April 2020 but rescheduled due to COVID-19 -- will take place from March 8-9, 2021 as a live, two-day online (virtual) event, just prior to the online HTRS 2021 Scientific Symposium on March 10-12, 2021.  Please review the important info below for new registrants, previous registrants, and award recipients.

AWARD RECIPIENTS: Email [email protected] if you need your application code to edit your original form.  All recipients must login to the registration system to update their info.

AGENDA: A working copy of the live, online Colloquium agenda is now available.

INFO FOR NEW REGISTRANTS: Registration is still open!  Physician-scientists and basic/translational science investigators are encouraged to attend the live, online event March 8-9, 2021.  Visit this registration link to submit a new application and upload supporting documents on or before Friday, December 18, 2020 by 11:59 PM ET.

*Please note that while registration is still open, award applications are now closed.

INFO FOR PREVIOUS REGISTRANTS (including award recipients): Attendees who previously registered for the April 2020 must revisit the registration link and select "Modify Registration" at the bottom of the page.  Enter the email address used for your initial application and the confirmation number you received upon submission to access your application form.  Be sure to review the following and update or upload new info as necessary:

  • Contact info
  • Home mailing address
  • Headshot
  • CV or NIH Biosketch
  • Personal statement
  • Reconfirm your permission to share your email address with other attendees (no home mailing addresses will be shared)
  • Answer any new questions to receive your event materials and meal certificate

IMPORTANT INFO FOR PREVIOUSLY SELECTED AWARD RECIPIENTS:  In lieu of in-person travel and lodging reimbursement, award recipients will now receive:

  • Complimentary registration to attend the HTRS 2021 Scientific Symposium March 10-12, 2021
  • Assistance with research publication costs.  Awardees can request support from HTRS to cover the costs associated with publishing investigator-initiated research in a professional journal of their choice for up to 23 months following the HTRS 2021 Research Colloquium
  • COVID-19 PPE.  HTRS-branded, CDC-approved safety goggles, face masks, and other items will be sent directly to our awardees to keep them safe at work and promote their HTRS membership

NEW MEAL CERTIFICATE FOR ALL ATTENDEES: All Colloquium attendees will receive an electronic gift certificate for food delivery service during the live, online event.  This certificate will be sent by HTRS to the email address provided at registration about one week prior to the Colloquium.  (Please note that HTRS cannot reimburse attendees for any meals purchased in lieu of the provided food delivery gift certificate.)

REGISTRATION LINK AND DEADLINE: New or revised application forms and other required materials from all attendees are due Friday, December 18, 2020, on or before 11:59 PM ET. Having issues accessing your original application?  Please email [email protected] to have your reference number resent or to ask any questions.

As always, it will be a dynamic meeting focused on professional development and networking in benign hematology for:

  • Basic Scientists
  • Translational Researchers
  • Clinicians/Physician-Scientists

Target Audience: Junior faculty and early-stage investigators (MDs, DOs, MD/PhDs, and PhDs) who have completed fellowship and/or postdoctoral training and are working to build sustainable academic research careers in hemostasis and thrombosis.  Third- or fourth-year medical fellows and/or postdocs may apply to attend if they can demonstrate an established commitment to building a research career in hemostasis or thrombosis upon completion of training.

What to Expect: This dynamic meeting was originally designed to provide in-person professional education and promote career development.  Attendees will exchange ideas, establish or renew professional relationships, attend challenging scientific sessions and breakouts, and discuss the latest research in hemostasis and thrombosis.  There will be a focus on networking and mentoring; participants will enjoy plenty of time to connect with peers and expert mentors dedicated to bridging the traditional "bench to bedside gap" to improve the lives of patients with disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis.

Best Regards,

Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD, and Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH -- Co-Chairs of the HTRS 2021 Research Colloquium Planning Committee

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