Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts closed on February 19th. Selected presenters will be notified. We thank you for your interest.

Virtual Pitches

The Organizing Committee will review all abstracts for consideration of prerecorded presentations and select up to 15 recipients based on the quality of abstract.

Virtual Poster Presentations

The symposium will have a virtual poster exhibit space to which you can upload your poster and engage in chat with attendees who enter your poster space. Presenting authors are to be present at their poster boards at the assigned attended poster sessions on March 11, 2021, 5:30 to 7:00 pm EST.

Please note that ownership of abstracts and posters remains with the author(s). Simultaneous submission of abstracts and posters to NIH and to other organizations/meetings is permitted.


Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words. The abstract should have four clearly identifiable components: Background, Methods, Results and Conclusion. You may use special Greek or mathematical characters in your abstract as well as tables and images.

Key Dates

Call for Abstracts
Opens: January 8, 2021
Closes: February 19, 2021
Notice of Acceptance: February 26, 2021
Symposium Dates: March 11-12, 2021
Attended Poster Session: March 11, 2021, 5:00-7:00 pm EST