National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence

What are the fees to attend the NISBRE Conference?

    • Rates after April 29th :
      • $425: Faculty
      • $275: Students/Staff

    Registration Deadline: May 20

    Cancellation and Refund Policy

    Cancellations must be made in writing to Heiata Chapman (email is acceptable):

    Full refunds, (less the PayPal fees) will be issued up to and including May 15, 2016, if a medical or family emergency exists. A service charge of $75 will be applied for all cancellations received between May 15th and June 15th. After June 15th no refunds will be issued.


    Participants unable to attend may transfer their registration to another individual with prior notice to Mark Allen:

    Payment Address

    If you selected pay by check please print the registration form and mail a copy along with your check made payable to:

    Send check payment to:
    C/O Lucia Pirisi-Creek, Treasurer
    SC INBRE Office
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine PMI
    SOM Building 1
    Room B43
    Columbia, SC 29208

    Abstract Deadlines:

    iPoster Information:


    Average high- 82 low-64 in June

    Day Care information:
    Nanny Poppins Toll Free (877) 262-6694
    Georgetown Nannies: 202-679-0641

    What to do and see while in DC:

    Travel options from airport – rental car, main line (stops) and taxi/uber:
    Ways to travel to hotel- The hotel does not provide shuttle service. There is a metro stop at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The hotel is located .1 miles off of the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan (Red line) stop with an estimated cost of $1.70 (one-way). Taxi service is also available at the approximate costs of: $30 (one way) from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, $60 (one way) from Washington Dulles International Airport and $88 (one way) from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshal Airport.

    Hotel Amenities:
    Check-in: 4:00pm/Check-out: 12:00pm
    Parking fee: $41.00 self-parking/ $46.00 valet
    Pets allowed, non-refundable sanitation fee: $50.00
    • Guest rooms Wireless, Wired
      • High Speed: Check email + browse the Web for 12.95USD/day
      • Enhanced High Speed: Video chat, download large files + stream video for 16.96USD/day
    • Lobby and public areas: Complimentary Wireless, Wired

    Please note – if you use a debit card upon check-in at the Marriott Wardman, they will hold per day the room and tax plus an additional $25 for incidentals per day. The hold will not be released for up to seven business days after your departure.

    To prevent this hold on your funds, we recommend that you use a credit card at check-in.

    Hotel Dining Hours:
    Stone's Throw 6am-11pm
    Harry's Pub 11am-1am
    Lobby Lounge 11am-12am
    Woodley Park Pantry 6am-8pm
    Fresh Bites

    Pool Hours:7am - 1pm and 3pm - 11pm

    Local Dining: