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MAPRS 2017 at UMBC and UMB!

MAY 25-26, 2017



  • Duke University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • North Carolina State University
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Unviersity of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Wake Forest University

PURPOSE: The purpose of this symposium is to provide networking and professional development opportunities for students, faculty, and administrators affiliated with the Mid-Atlantic PREP/IMSD Research Symposium network in the Southeast region. Our goal is to train and promote scientists of the next generation whose research interests are in the areas of biomedical and behavioral sciences.

LOCATION: Events will be held at UMBC on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in the Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor and UMB on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Medical School Teaching Facility (MSTF) atrium and auditorium and lunch at Westminster Hall and Burying Ground & Catacombs.  MAPRS attendees will be shuttled from the Hilton hotel to the UMB campus on Friday morning.  A parking code with instructions will be provided for parking at UMBC on Thursday.

LODGING: Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport, 1739 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, Maryland 21090

Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport
Room Block reserved for Thursday, May 25 – Friday, May 26 2017.  The special room rate of $129 plus tax will be available until May 8, 2017 or  until the room block is sold out
Discounted rate for king bedded room or 2 queen beds includes breakfast buffet for two a the Acqua Restaurant

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Online Room Reservation: MAPRSUMBCUMB
Must reserve by May 8, 2017!