​Abstracts-Deadlines and Procedures

The 18th NWRSS & The 25th CRB Retreat 2022 Abstracts - Deadlines and Procedures

DEADLINE: Friday, April 22, 2022

The NWRSS/CRB organizing committee welcomes abstracts reporting new basic, clinical, and/or translational research findings concerning development, disease, and reproduction. Please adhere to all rules for the submission and format of abstracts.

The submission deadline is Midnight (PST) on Friday, April 22, 2022. Please submit a Word document to Carolyn Emerson at emersonc@wsu.edu.

Please follow the style of this sample form.  The program book is assembled by the trainee program committee, failure to follow formatting creates extra work for your peers.  😊

There is no strict word limit (~500 recommended) as long as the authors, affiliation, abstract, and funding sources all fit onto a single page.  Please use Times New Roman, 12 pt font for all text, include 1” margins, and please underline the presenting author.

Talks
Talks will be 15 minutes in length (12 for the presentation, 3 min for Q&A). Times will be strictly enforced.

Posters
Poster dimensions are limited to 4’ x 6’ (poster cannot be wider than 4’) and will be presented May 19 and 20 evenings.  Mounting clips will be provided in the session hall.

Confirmation of Submission
Each abstract submission will receive an e-mail confirmation.

Meeting Attendance: Submission of an abstract constitutes an agreement that the presenting author will attend the meeting to present the oral and/or poster. The presenting author must register for the meeting before or at the time of abstract submission. If the presenting author has not registered by the abstract deadline Friday, April 22, 2022, the abstract may be withdrawn.

Content: Abstracts must be written in clear, concise, and grammatically correct American English. Abstracts should contain the following: statement of specific objectives, unless given by the title; brief statement of methods if pertinent; summary of results, and statement of conclusions.

Withdrawal: If an abstract must be withdrawn, a written notice of withdrawal must be received via email. This notice must state that all authors are in agreement that the abstract must be withdrawn. All authors will receive a written confirmation of the withdrawal by e-mail.

Disclosure of Affiliations: Each author must disclose any financial, personal, or professional relationships with other people or organizations that could reasonably be perceived as conflicts of interest or as potentially influencing or biasing their work. Author(s) disclosure(s) must appear on the oral abstract presentation slides or poster presentation board.

Links to register and submit your abstract:
Before/at the time of submitting an abstract, you must register:  Register for the symposium here
Submit your abstract to Carolyn Emerson at emersonc@wsu.edu.