ABSTRACTS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2016. PRESENTERS WILL NO LONGER BE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE FOR THE NIH TRAVEL AWARD OR THE POLM YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD. YOUR POSTER CAN STILL BE CONSIDERED FOR A POSTER AWARD.
for Abstract Submissions:
Late Abstract Submission Deadline: February
15, 2016 (midnight)
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
ABSTRACT TEMPLATE - Click Here
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
list affiliations of all authors
4) Abstract Body: body of abstract limited to 2,500 characters
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
abstract by e-mailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org as a pdf
file attachment and with subject heading "WEC2015 Abstract".
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.
number of awards will be made available to help defray costs for the 16thInternational 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, January 8, 2016.
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).
Awards: 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.
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.
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 Prostaglandinsand Other Lipid Mediators which will include papers based on the talks at
the 16th 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 (email@example.com).