Call for Poster Abstracts

Abstract submission opens April 15, 2015.

Poster opportunities are available during the main conference as well as the Epigenomics and Microbiome focus sessions.

You may submit the same abstract to the conference poster session and the Epigenomics or Microbiome focus sessions. Abstract submissions are reviewed independently.

Submission Deadlines:

  • Conference Abstracts
    June 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm (U.S. Central time)
    Notification: July 27, 2015

  • Microbiome Focus Session Abstracts
    August 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm (U.S. Central time)

  • Epigenomics Focus Session Abstracts
    August 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm (U.S. Central time)

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 lab testing
  • Genomic information in the electronic medical record
  • Microbiome
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Rare and undiagnosed disorders
  • Targeted therapy

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 2015 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.


Poster Abstract Submission Rules and Guidelines

  • The material for presentation should be unpublished and original.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Abstracts are limited to 350 words.
  • Submit a Microsoft Word document. Include the title, authors and authors' organizations in the document.
  • Use 11-point Arial font, 1-inch margins and single line spacing.
  • Do not include tables, figures, pictures or graphs — include text only.
  • Posters must fit within a space that is 8 feet wide and 4 feet high. Do not exceed these dimensions.
  • In order to participate in the conference, authors must register, and cover the costs of hotel and travel. To withdraw your poster abstract, please email

Poster Abstract Submissions

The IM Conference uses Abstract Scorecard, 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.

Submit an abstract