VISUAL INSTRUCTIONS

View our PDF Guide for some helpful tips as you navigate through the LANS Annual Research Conference Registration website.


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BROWSER REQUIREMENTS

System requirements for the application to function correctly:

  • You will need a web browser that has Javascript activated.
  • Supported web browsers include Internet Explorer 11 and above, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Firefox and Chrome.
  • You must log out of the online application after each session.

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GETTING STARTED

Getting Started

You must accept our terms of service prior to getting started. The fields for your application information will become active only after you have accepted the terms of service.

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Demographic Information

Ethnicity

  • Hispanic or Latino:  Describes a person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin.

Race

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: Describes a person having origins in any of the original peoples of North, Central, or South America, and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
  • Asian: Describes a person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southwest Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American: Describes a person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: Describes a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa or other Pacific Islands.
  • White: Describes a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

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Affiliation

Affiliation

If you are new and do not have a profile setup in the system yet, affiliation means you are one of the following:

  • Administrator
  • Coordinator at Member Institution
  • Doctoral Scholar
  • Faculty/Faculty Mentor
  • Graduate Student 
  • Program Assistant
  • Representative of Partner Organization
  • Undergraduate
  • Other
     
  • Administrator - from an institution of higher education
  • Coordinator at Member Institution - institutional, summer program or summer opportunity coordinator
  • Doctoral Scholar - an alumni of the program who has received an PhD or MD-PhD
  • Faculty/Faculty Mentor 
  • Graduate Student - even if you are a program assistant register as Graduate Student
  • Program Assistant - Staff, postdoc(s) who are working with a coordinator to assist managing a summer cohort at one of our summer research institutions
  • Representative of Partner Organization - Friends of the Alliance who are in Industry, Government, Private Sector
  • Undergraduate - participating in a summer research program at one of our member institutions
  • Other - complete this section should you not fall under anyone of the categories mentioned above.

Question

What if I am a postdoc or graduate student and I help manage a summer program, which affiliation do I select? Select Program Assistant for postdocs. Graduate Student should select Graduate students, even though you are a program assistant. This helps us to identify all of the graduate students who are participating when reporting on the grant.

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DIETARY RESTRICTIONS

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS

Make sure to answer this question when completing the registration form.  If you fail to answer this question and have specific restrictions or allergies, WE WILL NOT be able to accommodate your request once the conference begins.

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Profile

Profile

You may always go back and update your profile as necessary.  Write down your username and password where you can find and use in the future.  If you are invited back in subsequent years to participate in LANS, you will use the same username and password you have just created.

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Presentation Title Submission

Presentation Title Submission

Undergraduates, when you have completed your registration you will be allowed to submit the title to your presentation by selecting the next tile on your dashboard.  Once complete, it will need to be approved by the coordinator at your institution.  Failure to submit and have your title approved by the July 2 deadline will exclude you from making your presentation at LANS.  No exceptions will be made at the conference.

You will be asked if you are making a poster or an oral presentation, please make sure you choose the correct option.  We are not able to make changes once the symposium begins, no exceptions will be made.

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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Abstract Submission

This is the 3rd and last step for undergraduates to complete from their dashboard.  Here you can copy and paste from your word document the abstract directly into your profile.  This option will be made available once your presentation title has been approved.  The deadline to submit your abstract is July 13.

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Due Dates

Due Dates

  • Registration deadline is July 2
  • Presentation title submission deadline is July 2
  • Abstract submission deadline is July 13

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CONTACT THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE

If you have questions about the registration process, contact:
Maria DoVale
Maria_DoVale@brown.edu
401-863-1650

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