1 - Format
Save as a Word document (.doc), using Helvetica, 8-point font.
Include Title in bold,
followed by one return. Then the author list, followed by one return,
and list of institutions, followed by one return. The first author
listed must be the presenter.
Abstract size should not exceed 3.5" x 5" (88.9mm x 127mm).
2 - Submission
Deadline for submitting abstracts is April 15.
You must be registered to submit an abstract.
Email abstracts to Jan Strudwick (email@example.com) - in the subject heading write "WCSDB abstract, first author's name".
abstracts will be eligible for selection to be presented as short
talks. If your abstract is chosen for a talk, you will be notified by
3 - Oral Presentations
an invited faculty speaker your talk is limited to 25 minutes,
including a few minutes for questions - so please aim for a
presentation of 20 minutes.
Student/postdoc talks are a little shorter - limited to 15 minutes, including questions. Please prepare for a 10 minute talk.
4 - Poster Preparation
Poster display size is 4 ft x 4 ft.
5 - Awards
top student and postdoc presentation (poster or oral) will receive an
expenses-paid trip to the annual Society of Developmental Biology
meeting in San Francisco, to be held July 23-27, 2009. Additional prizes will also be awarded.