Abstract Information & Guidelines

Registration must be completed prior to beginning an abstract submission. The link to the abstract submission site is in your registration confirmation email.

You will need the following information to begin your submission:

  • Presenting author’s contact information and affiliation
  • Co-authors names and affiliations
  • Principal Investigator/Lab Head name, affiliation, and email

Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts submitted to be considered for oral presentation must be received by Wednesday, June 17th
  • Abstracts submitted for a poster presentation must be received by Monday, July 6th
  • Abstract length is limited to 2500 characters
  • Be sure to include all authors in the author list, including the submitting author, any co-authors, and Principal Investigator/Lab Head
  • All submissions will print exactly as submitted
  • One abstract submission will be allowed per registration
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English with a quality of spelling and grammar suitable for publication
  • Proposals constituting sales pitches for products or services will not be considered
  • We are aware that there are often more excellent oral presentations than slots available. In order to ensure the breadth of science that has been a hallmark of this meeting, we note that generally only one oral presentation will be allowed from any given laboratory. There is no limit to poster presentations per lab and we encourage a wide range of submissions for both.

Review of Abstracts Submitted for Oral Presentations

  • All submittals for oral presentation are reviewed by the Scientific Organizing Committee
  • Notifications regarding requests for oral presentations will be made by Wednesday, July 8th
  • Notifications will be made by email to the presenting author
  • Any oral presentations not chosen for an oral presentation will receive a poster presentation

All program and logistical questions should be directed to Conference Management at phages@union.wisc.edu or (608) 265-6534