Meetings

Late Abstract Submission

Society for Developmental Biology 78th Annual Meeting
Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA
July 26-30, 2019

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Abstract Submission is Closed

Important Abstract Submission Details
  • Late Abstract Submission Deadline: May 20, 2019 (11:59 PM EDT)
    • $50 non-refundable handling fee payment required
    • There will NOT BE online revisions after submission
    • Proof your abstract carefully before submitting it!
    • Character limit: 2000 including spaces for the body of the abstract. Do NOT repeat the abstract title and authors in the body of the abstract. Please keep the entire abstract in one paragraph.
    • Funding sources must be acknowledged at the end of the abstract.  This is included in the 2000 characters count.
  • Abstract withdrawal requests must be made in writing by May 13, 2019
    • Email sdb@sdbonline.org with subject title "Abstract Withdrawal"
    • Include abstract ID number in request
  • Late abstracts are subject to space availability
  • Full abstracts will be available online only (PDF) on the meeting website

Membership Dues

  • SDB membership renewal will be processed immediately
  • New SDB membership applications are reviewed twice monthly (Provisional members may still submit with their provisional ID)
  • Membership validation – SDB member ID and password are required for registration and abstract submission as a member. Retrieve SDB ID online or via email at sdb@sdbonline.org or phone (301-634-7815) M-F, 8:30 AM - 5 PM ET.
Platform Short Talks
  • NOT AVAILABLE FOR LATE ABSTRACTS

Best Student Poster Competition

  • NOT AVAILABLE FOR LATE ABSTRACTS

Hilde Mangold Symposium

  • NOT AVAILABLE FOR LATE ABSTRACTS, except for Best Regional Postdoc presenters.

Online Submission Process

  1. ONLY start the submission process if your abstract is ready; entries cannot be saved and returned to. 
  2. Each author may present only one abstract as first author.  If you wish to submit a 2nd first-author abstract, it must be for an Education poster, and submitted as a non-member.
  3. It is understood that ALL named authors have read and approved the abstract content.
  4. It is solely the authors' responsibility to abide by standard regulations for animal care and use, as well as for use of human subjects. All named authors share this responsibility and submission of the abstract confirms acceptance of this responsibility.
  5. Submission link: https://sdbonline.org/abstract_submission?meetingID=48
  6. Read all instructions carefully before completing the form.
  7. DO NOT copy and paste directly from your word processing program (e.g., Word).  Hidden codes may disrupt your submission or increase character count.
    1. Save your abstract as a text file (.txt).
    2. Copy the plain text into the submission form.
    3. Reintroduce formatting (e.g., italics, symbols) using style buttons above text box.
  8. Select a poster theme (required for all abstracts):
    1. Cell adhesion, migration and guidance
    2. Cell fate specification and differentiation
    3. Cell growth and polarity
    4. Cell-cell signaling
    5. Computation and modeling of cell and tissue behavior
    6. Development and evolution
    7. Education
    8. Emerging model organisms
    9. Epigenetics
    10. Functional genomics
    11. Gene regulation and chromosome topology
    12. Genetic models of disease
    13. Genome editing
    14. Genome surveillance and non-coding RNAs
    15. Germ cells and gametogenesis
    16. Intracellular signaling pathways
    17. Mechanical influences on cell and tissue development
    18. Molecular medicine, cancer and development
    19. Morphogenesis
    20. Neural development and patterning
    21. Organogenesis
    22. Patterning embryo development
    23. Single cell analysis
    24. Stem cells and tissue regeneration
    25. Tissue engineering
  9. Student and postdoctoral presenting authors must enter advisor’s name and e-mail address. It is understood that the named advisor has approved the abstract content.
  10. Review abstract on “Abstract Preview” page. Click “Go Back to Make Edits” to make changes to abstract, authors, or institutions. When satisfied with abstract click “Go to Payment Screen” to complete submission. What you submit will appear “as is” in the Meeting Program and Abstract Book.
  11. Payment of $50 non-refundable processing fee is required. VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover accepted.
  12. Submit abstract by clicking “Submit”, and wait for acknowledgment of receipt of submission.
  13. Save the confirmation page with the abstract ID number for future reference.  Consider your abstract accepted unless otherwise notified.
  14. Program assignment notification will be emailed to the presenting author only.
  15. All Late Abstracts will be scheduled for poster presentations.

Questions?

Contact SDB office at sdb@sdbonline.org or call 301-634-7815. Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM – 5 PM, US Eastern Time
Last Updated on 05/22/2019