The 17th International Winter Eicosanoid Conference
Eicosanoid Research Association, Inc.


Abstract Deadline - January 5, 2018 (Abstracts must be received by this date to compete for Travel and POLM YI awards.)        


Late Abstract Deadline - March 2, 2018 (These abstracts will only be eligible to compete for poster awards.)     

         

Instructions for Abstract Submissions:


 

Please note that ALL abstracts will be accepted for poster presentations .  The data presented should be non-published .   As abstracts will be included in the meeting program which will be displayed on the website, please be sure to have the permission of all persons/laboratories involved to publicize your work in association with this meeting.


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Abstracts must be typed in Arial (11 pt.) and formatted as follows (see template):


1)   Title of abstract:   ALL CAPS and BOLD


2)   Authors: list all authors; the name of the presenter should be underlined


3)   Affiliations:   list affiliations of all authors


4)   Abstract Body:   body of abstract limited to 2,500 characters (excluding spaces)


5)   Acknowledgement of grants, etc.


6)   Choose the category in which your abstract best fits:   1) Cardiovascular; 2) Renal; 3) Cancer; 4) Diabetes; 5) Inflammation; 

    6) Mechanism- Structure; 7) Genetics


7)   Choose award(s) for which you are eligible to compete**



Submit abstract by e-mailing it to abstracts@wintereicosanoid.org as a pdf file attachment and with subject heading "WEC2018 Abstract".


 

Poster Displays:  The size of the poster boards are 3’ 8” high by 5’ 6” wide.  Please plan your posters accordingly to fit the boards. Pushpins will be provided. You will be notified of the date and time of your poster presentation when all abstracts have been received and have been assigned a category.


 

AWARDS **


A number of awards will be made available to help defray costs for the 16 th International Winter Eicosanoid Conference for junior investigators, postdoctoral fellows and students.   Abstracts submitted for the meeting will be evaluated by the Awards Committee.   Eligibility criteria are listed in each award category below.  If you are eligible to compete for an award, please choose the award at the bottom of the abstract page.  Recipients of all awards must attend the entire meeting.   All abstracts eligible for an award must be submitted by the deadline, November 30, 2017.


 

Poster Awards :  Awards will be given for the best poster presentation in the poster categories (some categories will be combined based on the number of abstracts submitted in each category). The poster categories are:    1) Cardiovascular; 2) Renal; 3) Cancer; 4) Diabetes; 5) Inflammation; 6) Mechanism-Structure; 7) Genetics.    Eligibility criteria: the presenting author must be: 1) a student (undergraduate or graduate); or 2) postdoctoral fellow. If the presenting author is eligible and would like the poster to be considered in the poster award competition, choose “Poster Award” at the bottom of the abstract page. The presenter must agree to be present in front of his/her poster for the duration of the assigned poster session. If the presenting author has submitted more than one abstract, only one can be selected for inclusion in the poster competition. Poster presentations will be judged on the following:  1) overall poster layout and style; 2) hypothesis, significance, conclusions; 3) presentation (discussion/Q&A).


Travel Award:   These awards are funded by NIEHS and are based on the scientific merit of the data presented in the abstracts. Eligibility criteria: the presenting author must be: 1) a student (undergraduate or graduate); or 2) a postdoctoral fellow; or 3) an early-stage investigator (Instructors & Assistant Professors who are not PI on a R01 or equivalent grant at the time of submission).  If the presenting author is eligible and would like the poster to be considered for a travel award, choose “Travel Award” at the bottom of the abstract page.


POLM Young Investigator Award:   These awards are funded by Elsevier, publisher of the journal, Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators.   These awards are based on the scientific merit of the data presented in your abstracts.   Eligibility criteria: the presenting author must be: 1) a graduate student; or 2) a postdoctoral fellow; or 3) an early-stage investigator (not more than 5 years as an independent investigator and not R01 funded or equivalent).  If the presenting author is eligible and would like the poster to be considered for a POLM YI award, choose “POLM YI Award” at the bottom of the abstract page.   In addition to the poster presentation, recipients of this award are required to give a short presentation (10 min talk; 5-min discussion) during the meeting.  If the presenting author gives an oral presentation, he/she may opt out of presenting the poster.   Awardees are also required to submit a paper for the Special Issue of Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators which will include papers based on the talks at the 17th International Winter Eicosanoid Conference.



NOTE:  Overseas participants are encouraged to apply for visas early.  If you require a letter of invitation, please contact Gail Anderson (gail_anderson@nymc.edu).


March 11-14, 2018

Baltimore, Maryland