As we wrap up our fall season, the community has taken to Twitter/X with rave reviews and commentary. After all the planning and effort that goes into putting on each meeting, we are thrilled to see the value and inspiration provided to each and every attendee. From students experiencing their first Keystone Symposia, to field leaders that attend year after year, everyone leaves with a newfound enthusiasm for science, new ideas to pursue in the lab, and new connections to advance their research and career. These hallmarks of Keystone Symposia conferences shine through in their Tweets below, which reflect the mission of the organization to support scientists and scientific communities to grow together and drive science and medicine in exciting new directions.
Stellar Science & Inspirational Ideas
Had an amazing time at #KSMicroImmune24 hearing amazing talks from scientific idols, presenting my research, and meeting some awesome new friends. And enjoying beautiful nature! Can't wait for the next one! @KeystoneSymp @LabDeshmukh pic.twitter.com/sWzXnZoJBu— Jake Stevens (@immunojake) October 12, 2023
Scholarship Winners & Trainees Express Their Gratitude for the Opportunity to Attend & Present Their Work
Trainees are particularly grateful for the career advancement opportunities afforded by attending a Keystone Symposia and presenting their work alongside field leaders. Being integrated into the Keystone Symposia community at this critical career stage is invaluable for making connections and forging relationships that will serve them throughout their careers.
See their comments below!
So excited to be here in glorious Whistler for the #KSBTCELLS24 @KeystoneSymp meeting! Incredibly grateful to have been awarded a scholarship to attend and big thanks to meeting organisers @profshanecrotty @JenGommerman @LocciLab for giving me the opportunity to present my data! pic.twitter.com/pWFmYkEN79— Alexandra Dvorscek (@Ali_Dvorscek) October 3, 2023
Had an amazing time at Keystone transposable elements! Great talks, connections and friendly people all around! Definitely a promising area!— Jeffrey Hyacinthe (@jeff_hyacinthe) September 8, 2023
I've learned a lot, had lots of ideas and got to present my work! Big thanks to everyone involved and attending!#KSTE23 #KSTRANSPOSONS24 pic.twitter.com/iLA5I0lZJO
Excited to represent @Slotkin_Lab at my first Keystone Symposia! The organization is top-notch, and the talks and posters have been truly inspiring. Thrilled to be a part of transposable element community! @KeystoneSymp #KSTransposons24 pic.twitter.com/ZGYmzSLyeF— Peng Liu (@mcliupeng) September 6, 2023
I am extremely thankful for having been awarded a Scholarship to attend #KSAging24 Conference in Whistler, Canada 🇨🇦 and for presenting part of my PhD research here. I'm enjoying a lot! Thank you so much @KeystoneSymp 💛🔬🧬 #Immunosenescence #Aging pic.twitter.com/MpXV7qwXrT— Letícia Figueiredo (@figueiredolsf) October 3, 2023
A round of applause 👏🏻 for Dr. Brenda Kapingidza for presenting some of our recent work at the "Vaccinology During and After COVID-19" conference hosted by Keystone Symposia in Atlanta, GA. @KeystoneSymp #KSVaccinology24— Mihai Azoitei (@AzoiteiLab) September 20, 2023
More details about the work:https://t.co/tQJDKObbNU pic.twitter.com/dFDSAao4iC
Immersive Locations & Forever Friends
Part of what makes Keystone Symposia meetings so special and memorable are the spectacular locations that inspire attendees to think big and outside the box. These immersive and awe-inspiring environments are quintessential to our scientific mission, fostering lasting relationships between attendees and opening their minds to new ideas and perspectives that drive creativity and innovation.
Attendees share these memorable experiences below!
Excited to be attending #KSMetabolites24 with @KeystoneSymp in beautiful Utah with @Zarrinparlab, @AriannaBrevi and @ericamaissy!! Stop by my poster at session-2, titled "Microbial Bile Acid Biotransformations Promote Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Associated Atherosclerosis". pic.twitter.com/nrRkkcpyfV— Amulya Lingaraju (@LingarajuAmulya) October 9, 2023
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