The 23rd Annual New England Science Symposium (NESS) will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Harvard Medical School Joseph B. Martin Conference Center located at 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur in Boston, Massachusetts.

Event registration and abstract submission portal will be open soon!


The New England Science Symposium (NESS), established in 2002,  provides a forum for postdoctoral fellows; medical, dental, and graduate students; post-baccalaureates; college and community college students (particularly for Black/African-American, Hispanic/LatinX and American Indian/Alaska Native individuals) to share their biomedical and health-related research activities through oral or poster presentations, to engage in discussions related to career development in the sciences,  to exchange ideas and to expand their professional networks. Co-Sponsored with Harvard Medical School

Virtual Abstract Feedback Session

Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Registration is now open!

This is a virtual prep session designed for individuals who wish to receive feedback on their abstract from advisors and peers before submitting it. The meeting will be set up in small groups (5-7 individuals) where students will give a 2- to 4-minute elevator pitch to the group. Participating in this session is not required, nor does it guarantee acceptance.

The deadline to submit abstracts for the feedback session is November 17, 2023.

Registration Link HERE

NESS Website:

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