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Keypoint Newsletter: Whats the Buzz?

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


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!

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!


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Shannon Weiman
Shannon Weiman earned her PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, specializing in microbiology and immunology. Prior to joining the Keystone Symposia team, she worked as a freelance writer for leaders in academic, industry and government research, including Stanford University’s Biomedical Innovation Initiative, the University of Colorado’s Biofrontiers Program, UCSF, the FDA and the American Society for Microbiology.