Abstract Submission Details and Deadlines

Call for Conference Poster Abstracts

The poster session reception is an integral part of our Individualizing Medicine conference. The review committee is looking for the best and brightest research and innovation in precision medicine. Key to this year’s poster session will be innovative use of research, and also application of that research into practice.

The Individualizing Medicine Conference Poster Session October 9th, 5:15 – 7:15 p.m.
Supported by the Satter Foundation

General Conference Abstract Submission Deadline: June 19, 2017

Submission Link: Available March 15th

Accepted abstracts will be notified the week of July 24th

Poster Abstract Submissions Rules and Guideline

The IM Conference uses Abstract Scorecard, a digital collection software that is secure and easy to use. Authors log in (or create an account), review submission criteria and then submit their abstract.

Submissions are encouraged on the following topics related to personalized or precision medicine, but are not limited to: .

  • Bioethics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer genomics
  • Cost-effectiveness & outcomes
  • Epigenomics
  • Genomic education
  • Genomic information in the electronic medical record
  • Genomic lab testing
  • Microbiome
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Rare & undiagnosed disorders
  • Targeted therapy

Rules and Guidelines

  • The material for presentation should be unpublished and original.
  • Submit a Microsoft Word document.
    • Include title, authors, and authors' organizations in the document.
    • Abstracts must be submitted in English.
    • Abstracts are limited to 350 words.
    • Use 11-point Arial font, 1-inch margins and single line spacing.
  • Do not include tables, figures, pictures or graphs for the abstract— include text only.
  • Upload materials here
  • All abstracts must be submitted by June 19th, 2017

You are allowed to be first author on only one abstract submission. You may contribute to as many abstracts as you wish. All submitting authors will be asked to confirm the following statements:

  1. I have read, understand, and agree to the rules and guidelines.
  2. I am submitting this abstract with the intent of attending the Individualizing Medicine 2017 Conference.
  3. I confirm that each co-author has been informed of this abstract submission and has agreed to all information as it was submitted.

Abstract acceptance and conference poster information:

  • IM Conference Authors will be notified by Monday, July 24 of poster abstract acceptance.
  • In order to participate in the conference, authors must register, and cover the costs of hotel and travel. Posters will not be displayed if an author is not present.
  • Velcro will be provided to secure posters on the display board.
  • If accepted, posters must fit within a space that is 8 feet wide and 4 feet high. Do not exceed these dimensions. Poster space will be assigned; a space number will be provided to each author.
  • Each author will be contacted with additional details before the conference.

Please email imconference@mayo.edu, if you have questions or need more information about the poster session or guidelines.

BRANDT SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Abstract and Concurrent Session information

Early Career Investigators in Precision Medicine Scholarship Program

To encourage and support early career investigators, this year’s conference will include a concurrent session designed to showcase up to five investigators. Selected investigators will be eligible for a travel scholarship. To qualify for this opportunity, early career investigators must meet the following criteria :

Please submit your abstract and letter of interest here.

Awardees of the Early Career Investigators in Precision Medicine Scholarship Program will be provided:

  • Complementary IM 2017 Conference registration
  • Presentation during the Early Career Investigators in Precision Medicine Concurrent Session
  • Limited travel support (as allowed)
  • Attendance and recognition at the Brandt Family Scholarship Luncheon
  • Scholarship Program Poster Award
    • Challenging case or research-based poster presentation with Brandt Family Scholar award designation

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Contact For more information about Individualizing Medicine 2017:
Advancing Care Through Genomics, contact: Caer Rohrer Vitek - Phone: 507-284-1499 - Email: imconference@mayo.edu

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