• ASBMB 2016 Annual Meeting

Abstract Submissions

Poster Board Dimensions: 3'8" high by 5'6" wide

All late breaking abstracts are programmed for poster presentation only, on Wednesday, April 6th.  Late-breaking abstracts do NOT qualify for oral presentation, travel awards, thematic best poster awards, or poster competition consideration/eligibility.
Note: Abstracts submitted prior to November 9, 2015 will receive notifications in January 2016 

Late Breaking Abstract Submission Details and Instructions  

  • ASBMB topic categories are grouped by scientific theme. View all ASBMB abstract topic categories here.
  • ASBMB volunteered abstracts submitted to topics #200-226 prior to the January 28 deadline will be programmed as  poster presentations scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, 2016.  
  • The abstract title, authors, affiliations and body of the abstract should not exceed 3,000 characters excluding spaces.  You will not be permitted to proceed if you do not meet the character guidelines.
  • There is a $90 nonrefundable abstract submission fee.  This must be paid by credit card before you can complete the submission of your abstract. 
  • Submission of an abstract to the Experimental Biology Meeting constitutes a commitment by the author(s) to attend the meeting and scientifically defend the work in the format assigned by the society to which you submit.
  • Withdrawals must be completed by the submitter by 11:59 PM Eastern time, Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Log back into the submission site to withdraw an abstract by the January 28 deadline.  The abstract submission fee of $90 is non-refundable.
  • Official programming notifications will be sent via email in February to the first author and the abstract sponsor.  Verify the email address associated with the abstract submission is valid and spelled correctly.     

Abstract Sponsor Details and Instructions

  • By agreeing to be named the abstract sponsor, it will be considered assurance of adherence to the rules and of the merit of the abstract submission and presentation. Sponsors of submitted abstracts should be assured that all authors listed on the abstract have had a significant role in the research being reported.
  • If required, coordinate and confirm the details of your abstract sponsor before starting the submission process.
  • Active, regular ASBMB members may serve as the sponsor of their own abstracts and serve as the sponsor of student non-member abstracts.    
  • Student authors must have a full regular member of ASBMB or any of the EB sponsoring societies, serve as the sponsor of a submitted abstract.  Arrange and confirm your abstract sponsor prior to submitting the abstract.  You will need the following information: sponsor's name, email address and phone number.
  • Associate members (postdoc of not more than 5 years), may sponsor their own abstract submission, but may not serve as sponsor of another author's abstract.  
  • Affiliate members may not serve as a sponsor, including sponsoring their own abstract.
  • Non-members must have a regular member of ASBMB, or one of the other EB sponsoring societies, serve as the sponsor of a submitted abstract.
  • Abstracts submitted to ASBMB topic categories may be sponsored by full regular members of any of the other EB-sponsoring societies (AAA, APS, ASIP, ASN, ASPET) or the official EB guest societies (refer to www.experimentalbiology.org for a complete list). 

Best Thematic Poster Awards  

  • Student/postdoc abstracts submitted to topics associated with this year's scientific themes will be considered for Best Poster honors and cash prizes!  Winners will be announced during the scientific sessions on Wednesday, April 6.