The Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States and GLOBAL CARE Initiative invite students, faculty members and researchers from public institutions or private companies to submit posters describing their recent research in the field of Precision Medicine. Posters may address any aspect of precision medicine research, from basic science to late clinical stages, from therapeutic areas such as infectious diseases, oncology, CNS diseases and ophthalmology to diagnostic or imaging modalities, to data treatment or analysis and to ethical or societal issues.

Selected posters will be presented during the French American Innovation Day Conference to be held at the MIT Media Lab on February 9 and 10, 2016. Deadline for submission is February 1, 2016.



Conference attendees will vote to determine the best posters. The top three posters will received up to $500 in prizes. Only students are eligible to win prizes. The poster session will take place on February 9, 2016 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm.



To submit a poster, send the following information to Anne-Cécile Peras before February 1st, 2016 ([email protected])

Applicant information:

  • First name, Last name
  • University, Department
  • E-mail

Presenter and Co-Authors Information, for each and if different from applicant, please provide:

  • First name, Last name
  • University, Department
  • E-mail
  • Short biography (150 words maximum)

Poster information:

  • Poster title
  • Keywords
  • Abstract describing the poster (50 words maximum)
  • Supporting summary (300 words maximum, plain-text format)

Posters must be 4’ x 4’ or smaller