Abstract Submission

Update: The Call for Abstracts has closed as of August 15, 2016.


In the submission form, you will be asked to upload your abstract as a Microsoft Word doc file. Your file name must not contain any spaces, underscores or special characters. We suggest naming it something simple like "YourLastNameFirstName1.doc".


Submission Deadline: August 1, 2016 extended to August 15, 2016


Note: No one is allowed to present two posters, but a given author may be on multiple posters.

Printed posters should be a maximum of 4' x 4' (4-feet by 4-feet, or 48-inches by 48-inches) in size. Poster numbers and push pins will be provided.

Abstract Guidelines

Please format your abstract according to the following:

Title in Bold; Align Left; Use Times New Roman at a Font Size of 12 Point Throughout Abstract, Do Not Use Abbreviations in Title

Stephen Authorone1, Douglas B. Authortwo*2, Jiminy D. Authorthree1, and Arthur Authorfour3

1Department of Microbial Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL; 3Department of Super Cool Bacteria, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL; *Auth2@illinois.edu

     Paragraph one starts with an indent after skipping one blank line from the authors’ addresses.  The asterisk for Authortwo indicates that he will be the poster presenter, and the e-mail address at the end of the address list is for this person.  Addresses are separated by semi-colons.  Align Left.  Use one-inch (or 2.54 cm) margins all around.  Text of abstract (excluding title, names, and addresses) is 300 words maximum.

Download a Word doc with these Abstract Guidelines