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Abstract Submission

Society for Developmental Biology 80th Annual Meeting
Virtual, July 12-16, 2021
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Important Abstract Submission Details
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: April 19, 2021 (11:59 PM ET)
    • $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 10, 2021
    • Email sdb@sdbonline.org with subject title "Abstract Withdrawal"
    • Include abstract ID number in request
  • Late abstracts are subject to space availability
    • Submit abstract by April 19 to guarantee a slot
    • Check SDB meeting website at the end of April for updates regarding late abstracts
  • Full abstracts will be available online only on the meeting website

Membership Requirements

Membership is required to be considered for: Short Talks, Hilde Mangold Postdoctoral Symposium, and Best Student Poster Competition (Undergraduate and Graduate Students).

  • Renew your membership or join before submitting your abstract by April 19.
  • SDB member ID and password are required for registration and abstract submission as a member. 
  • You may use your provisional SDB member ID if you have not received your approval letter yet.  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
  • About 36 abstracts will be selected for short talks by the Program Committee for the concurrent symposia
  • Only current SDB members (2021 dues paid before abstract submission) may request consideration for short talks
    • Check box on submission form for short talk

Best Student Poster Competition

  • Undergraduate and Graduate Students who are first authors and current SDB members (2021 dues paid before abstract submission) are eligible for the best student poster competition
    • Check box on submission form for consideration
    • Late abstracts are NOT eligible for the best student poster competition
    • Learn more about the Best Student Poster Competition format

Hilde Mangold Symposium

  • Postdocs who are first authors and current SDB members (2021 dues paid before abstract submission) are eligible for consideration for the Hilde Mangold Symposium
    • Check box on submission form for consideration
    • 2021 SDB regional meeting postdoctoral winners are automatically considered for a slot in this session; but they must submit the abstract to be considered

Virtual Poster Sessions

  • Abstracts not selected for talks will be scheduled for poster presentation
  • Learn more about the Virtual Poster Session format

Online Submission Process

Download Abstract Submission Instructions

    Questions?

    Contact SDB office at sdb@sdbonline.org or call 301-634-7815. Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM – 5 PM ET

    Last Updated on 04/08/2021