At a conference your poster competes for attention

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Unformatted text preview: constraints everything is concise and focused on few points. At a conference, your poster competes for attention with dozens or hundreds of other posters. Colorful backgrounds (careful not to overdo it), photographs, etc. can help to make the person walking by stop and start reading. Then you have to take advantage of the opportunity and keep their interest by telling your story without being too superficial nor being too detailed. Keep font size large, try to convey information in graphs and summarize the results in a few important conclusions. Your poster will be graded on the basis of the following points: structure, content, and length; – data presentation, including graph type; – use of the data to test the predictions and evaluate the hypotheses. Overall layout Title Introduction Methods Results Appropriate use of figures Discussion Literature cited 150 words max. 100 words max. 150 words max. (not counting figure legends, which should also be succinct) 15% of poster grade 2.5% 20% 10% 20% 10% 200 words max. 3–6 references (you’re responsible for finding these in the primary literature) 3 20% 2.5%...
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This document was uploaded on 03/25/2014 for the course BIO SCI 310 at Wisconsin Milwaukee.

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