National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence

What are the fees to attend the NISBRE Conference?

Early Bird rates:
  • 400: Faculty/Core Directors
  • 250: Students/Staff/Postdocs
Rates after May 1:
  • 425: Faculty/Core Directors
  • 275: Students/Staff/Postdocs
Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 1

Registration Deadline: May 20

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing to Heiata Chapman (email is acceptable):

Full refunds, (less the PayPal fees) will be issued up to and including May 15, 2018, if a medical or family emergency exists. A service charge of $75 will be applied for all cancellations received between May 15th and June 15th. After June 15th no refunds will be issued.

Important Dates

May 1- Abstract Submission Deadline
May 1- Early Bird Registration Deadline
May 1- Nominations Due for INBRE Mentoring, COBRE Independence, Entrepreneurship and Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) Awards
May 20- Deadline to Register for NISBRE
May 20- Travel Award announcements
June 1- Deadline to Publish iPoster
June 4- Deadline to reserve hotel room with discounted rate (you are encouraged to reserve your rooms early as there is limited space)
June 24-26 Event dates
June 27- COBRE/CTR PI Meeting


Participants unable to attend may transfer their registration to another individual with prior notice to Nick Van Stratt:

Payment Address

If you selected pay by check please print the registration form and mail a copy along with your check made payable to:

Send check payment to:
C/O Douglas Wright, NAIPI President
Kansas INBRE Office
University of Kansas Medical Center
Mailstop 3051, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160

Abstract Deadlines:

iPoster Information:

All iPosters must be published by June 1, 2018. This lets us know that you are able to access the system and allows for quality assurance checks. You can continue to work on your poster after it has been published.
To learn more about iPosters, visit:
Quick Guide:


Average high- 82 low-64 in June

Day Care information:
Nanny Poppins Toll Free (877) 262-6694
Georgetown Nannies: 202-679-0641

What to do and see while in DC:

Travel options from airport – rental car, main line (stops) and taxi/uber:
Ways to travel to hotel- The hotel does not provide shuttle service. There is a metro stop at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The hotel is located .1 miles off of the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan (Red line) stop with an estimated cost of $1.70 (one-way). Taxi service is also available at the approximate costs of: $30 (one way) from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, $60 (one way) from Washington Dulles International Airport and $88 (one way) from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshal Airport.

Hotel Amenities:
Check-in: 4:00pm/Check-out: 12:00pm
Parking fee: $45.00 self-parking/ $50.00 valet
Pets allowed, non-refundable sanitation fee: $150.00
  • Guest rooms Wireless, Wired
    • High Speed: Check email + browse the Web for 12.95USD/day
    • Enhanced High Speed: Video chat, download large files + stream video for 16.96USD/day
  • Lobby and public areas: Complimentary Wireless, Wired

Please note – if you use a debit card upon check-in at the Marriott Wardman, they will hold per day the room and tax plus an additional $50 for incidentals per day. The hold will not be released for up to seven business days after your departure.

To prevent this hold on your funds, we recommend that you use a credit card at check-in.

Hotel Dining Hours:
Stone's Throw 6am-11pm
Harry's Pub 11am-1am
Lobby Lounge 11am-12am
Woodley Park Pantry 6am-8pm
Fresh Bites

Pool Hours:7am - sunset

Local Dining: