Penn SBDRC Annual Scientific Symposium

Penn Skin Biology and Diseases Resource Center 

Annual Scientific Symposium & Trainee Retreat

Thursday, March 9, 2023


  • Welcome and SBDRC Year in Review
  • Research Talks
    • SBDRC Pilot and Feasibility Grant Recipients
    • SBDRC New Members
    • Penn Dermatology T32 Trainee Talks
    • Selected Abstract submissions
  • Poster Session
  • Keynote Lecture by Suephy Chen, MD; Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Duke University
  • Trainee Retreat Workshop
  • SBDRC Advisory Meeting
  • Social Event

Program – 2023 SBDRC Scientific Symposium and Trainee Retreat

Program and Abstract Booklet

  • The meeting is free for all SBDRC members, but advanced registration is required
  • Abstract submission from all SBDRC members and Dermatology Trainees are encouraged
  • Important dates:
    • Abstract Submission: Deadline is February 10, 2023
    • Abstract Outcome: Applicants will be notified on or around February 23, 2023
    • Meeting Registration: Deadline is March 2, 2023


Meeting registration and Abstract Submission is now closed.


  • Poster Presentations
    • All posters must fit on a display board that is 5 feet horizontal by 3 feet vertical; pins will be provided
    • Recommendations for poster printing can be found on the Penn Dermatology Training Website
    • Registration and poster set-up is from 8-8:30am; posters must be removed no later than the end of the trainee session at 4:00pm
    • Additional details will be sent to all poster presenters
  • Talks
    • By invitation only
    • Talks are 10-12 mins, with 2-3 min for Q&A
    • Talks will given be in-person and also available to remote meeting attendees via zoom
    • Proper disclosures and citing of funding should be included