Please Note: We are no longer accepting abstract submissions.
1. All submissions must include (in this order):
- Presenting author's name, address, e-mail address
- Name of Laboratory Head
- Poster or oral presentation preference
2. Format abstracts for an 8-1/2 x 11" paper with 1" margins.
3. Underline the presenting author's name and follow the format in the sample abstract. Download sample abstract (PDF)
4. The text of your abstract, including references, should fit on one page. Please use Times New Roman or Times in 12 point font.
5. The presenting author's name, requested session and laboratory head's name should appear on the top of your abstract.
6. The abstract processing office will not accept revisions. You will have to withdraw the original and submit a new one.
7. Abstracts will not be published online. They will be available as a booklet at the meeting.
8. If an abstract or a question is not acknowledged within 2 working days, please assume that it was not received.
9. Frequently check the Presentations section for updated information about receipt of your abstract and presentation time.
10. Deadline for submitting abstracts is FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2005.
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In addition to the general instructions above, please follow the following specific instructions if submitting by email.
- The "Subject" line of the electronic message should include the submitting author's name, file type and version of word processor. Example: J. Doe, Word 98 Mac.
- Microsoft Word creates binary files. They have to be emailed with UUencode, Binhex or "attached" (MIME encoded) to the message at transmission time.
- Special characters, tables, mathematical formulae and figures are allowed in the word processor file, but please keep them to a minimum. Mathematical formulae are to be written on a single line with sub and superscripts only. No big fractions.
- Special symbols and Greek characters should be confined to the set of fonts that come with the standard distribution of Microsoft Word. Add-on fonts, such as those for mathematical formulae, must be avoided as these may not be available at the abstract processing office.
- Email an UUencoded, binhexed, or attached (MIME encoded) Microsoft Word document to .
- Deadline for submitting abstracts is FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2005.
In addition to the general instructions above, please follow the following specific instructions if submitting by our online form.
You can use the online abstract submission form to send us your contribution. Be aware that you will not be able to use complex mathematical formulas, and you will be restricted to valid HTML entities for Greek characters and symbols. When you submit your abstract online, you will automatically receive an email confirmation of receipt, so please make sure that you include a correct return email address in the form. We suggest that you "preview" your abstract before final submission.
Go to online abstract submission form
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