Submission Guidelines

Abstracts should include sufficient information so that those outside your program or not attending the event can understand the nature and significance of your research and the results and progress to date.

Abstracts MUST be submitted electronically by the specified deadline. Abstracts should include the following components:

  • A brief introduction - importance of work
  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • The most important findings/conclusions to date

Within the abstract form, please fill in the following information:

  • Abstract title
  • All authors (with the presenter’s name first)
  • The name of your advisor(s) or PI (please indicate if they are in another program or college)

Please consider the following for the abstract submissions:

  • Abstracts submitted by fax or by email will not be accepted.
  • Abstracts received after the deadline will not be published in the event's program.
  • An abstract should contain a maximum of 200 words. Tables and/or pictures should not be included.
  • Please refrain from using abbreviations and technical jargon.
  • At least two authors must be listed including the presenting author (first) followed by any coauthors or collaborators and the research advisor (last).
  • All accepted abstracts will be printed in the event's program and be available online to the public.

Please use the following links for help in writing your abstract:

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