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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience


The annual PDN Symposium is back for 2024 on Friday 19th April!

All 1st year PhD students and MPhil Research students will be giving a short talk in the Symposium, and it is a great opportunity to hear about all the amazing work going on in the department.

The deadline to submit an abstract for consideration is February 15th.

Please note that poster boards will be 1 metre (w) by 2 metres (h). The optimum size for posters is A0 portrait (i.e. 841mm (w) x 1189mm (h)). Please fill out the form below to submit your abstract.

Poster Abstract Submission


We will also be running an image competition and encourage you to submit any image you feel captures your research at Cambridge. The winner will be announced at the end of the event. The deadline for entries is 31st March. For more information and to enter, please see the form below:

Image Competition

Lunch and tea breaks will be complementary for attendees. You are also invited to attend the symposium dinner following the meeting which will be held at Selwyn College (pre-registration and a charge of £15 will apply).

If you are interested in attending all or some of the day, please fill out the form below by March 1st so we can get an idea of numbers.

For those who express an interest in attending the post-symposium dinner, we will then be in touch with details on how to register for this.

PDN Symposium Interest Form