The Boshell Research Program

Research Day at Marriott Resort Auburn-Opelika Grand National

15th Annual Boshell Research Day Flyer (PDF)

The 15th Annual Boshell Research Day, set for March 15, 2024, will bring together experts from around the United States to present current topics related to diabetes and the role of obesity in its development.  The meeting will be highlighted by research presentations through the day and evening.

There is no cost for Boshell program members and $125 for non-members. Students and postdoctoral fellows may attend at no cost. Deadline for meeting registration is March 11, 2024. Deadline for abstraction submission is February 12, 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend and participate in this exciting event.  


Guest Speakers

Dr. Elmquist

Keynote Address
Joel Elmquist, DVM, Ph.D.

Carl H. Westcott Distinguished Chair in Medical Research 

Director, Center for Hypothalamic Research
U.T. Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Gamble

Plenary Lecture
Karen Gamble, Ph.D., Professor

F. Cleveland Kinney Endowed Chair in Geriatric Psychiatry

Vice Chair of Basic Research
Heersink School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Garvey

Banquet Speaker
W. Timothy Garvey, M.D. 

Associate Director, Comprehensive Diabetes Center

Director, Diabetes Research Center

Professor, Department of Nutrition Sciences, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Abstract Submission

  • The deadline for abstract submission is February 12, 2024.
  • Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words (Arial 12 point font).
  • Please include presenter preference (oral presentation, poster or no preference), who will be presenting (underline name) and whether the presenter is a graduate student, postdoctoral fellow or faculty member.
  • Send abstract submissions via email to (Dr. Robert Judd) as a MS Word file.

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