The Boshell Research Program

The Boshell Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research Program at Auburn University is dedicated to improving the lives of all people with diabetes through world-class basic science investigation into the etiology and treatment of diabetes and other metabolic diseases. 

Boshell Research Day Flyer (PDF)

Research Day at Marriott Resort Auburn-Opelika Grand National


The 13th Annual Boshell Research Day, scheduled for Friday, September 17, 2021, brings 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 throughout the day and evening. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in this exciting event. Poster and oral presentation submissions are accepted. 

Registration is free for Boshell Program members, and $125 for nonmembers. No registration fee will be charged for all students and postdoctoral fellows. 

Registration


Register Online or by phone at 334-844-6740

For more information contact Dr. Robert Judd at juddrob@auburn.edu 

Abstract Submission


The deadline for abstract submission is August 17, 2021 (Tuesday). Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words, Arial size 12 font. Send abstract submission(s) via email to juddrob@auburn.edu as a MS Word File.

Please include:

  1. Presentation preference (oral presentation, poster or no preference)
  2. Which author will be presenting (underline)
  3. Whether presenting author is a graduate student, postdoctoral researcher or faculty member

Guest Speakers


Keynote Address

Dr. James G. Granneman

Professor of Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Internal Medicine
Director, Center for Integrative Metabolic and Endocrine Research
Wayne State University
School of Medicine

https://www.genetics.wayne.edu/faculty/james-granneman 

Plenary Lecture

Dr. Clayton E. Mathews

Sebastian Family Professor for Diabetes Research
University of Florida

https://pathlabs.ufl.edu/about-us/ pathologists/experimental-pathology/ diabetes/clayton-e-mathews-phd/ 

Dr. Matthews photo

Banquet Speaker

Ellen Gustafson

Businessperson, Social Entrepreneur and Sustainable Food System Activist
Co-Founder FEED Projects and 30 Project
Author:  We the Eaters:  If We Can Change
Dinner, We Can Change the World

Itinerary


7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
8: 45 AM Oral Presentations
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM Keynote Address: Dr. James Granneman 
11:30 AM Lunch and Poster Presentations
1:45 PM Plenary Lecture: Dr. Clayton Mathews 
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM  Oral Presentations
5:30 PM Cocktail Reception 
6:30 PM Banquet featuring Ellen Gustafson

Transportation and Accommodations


Airport shuttle service is available between the Atlanta airport and Auburn through Groome Transportation. Call 334-821-3399 for reservations. Shuttle payment must be made directly to Groome Transportation. 

Lodging available at Auburn-Opelika Marriott Resort at Grand National. Call 334-741-9292 for reservations.