The Metabolism of Lipids: Implications in Human Diseases

34th Steenbock Symposium - May 22, 2011 to May 25, 2011
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Abstract Guidelines

Abstract deadline has been EXTENDED to March 15, 2011.
  1.  All abstracts must be in PDF format. 
  2. Please submit your PDF abstract as an email attachment and send it to
  3. Please include your name and telephone number in the body of the email.
  4. If the PDF file is incorrectly formatted you will be contacted for resubmission. See instructions below.
  5. Email attached word processing files, faxed and regular mail submissions cannot be processed and therefore will not be accepted.
  6. The abstracts will be printed, copied, and distributed to registrants. When ready, a pdf file of the final abstracts will also be available on this web site.
  7. No revisions will be accepted after March 15, 2011.
  8. Acknowledgment of an acceptable abstract will be issued by a return email.

Abstract Creation Instructions

  1. Use any word processing program.
  2. Use any computer platform that supports PDF creation.
  3. The abstract should have a maximum of one page of text; an additional page can be used for images or illustrations.
  4. Use only 12 pt Times or 12 pt Times New Roman Font throughout the abstract. Do not make the title bigger and the references smaller.
  5. Set up margins of 1.5 inch (3.5 cm) throughout (top, bottom and sides).
  6. Single space the abstract text, with a double space between the title, authors, and text.
  7. Title of abstract must be bold and in upper and lower case, i.e. This is the Abstract Title.
  8. Authors’ names in upper and lower case, i.e. John Doe*, Jane Anyone and Jack Somebody.
  9. Place an asterisk (*) after the presenting author’s last name.
  10. Following authors’ names, please list departmental and institutional affiliation, city, state, zip code, and country.
  11. Any reference citations can be in any accepted format.
  12. Save your abstract as a PDF file, name the file "the presenting author's last name.pdf", and make sure you use the correct settings.
  13. Correct settings can be found on the Adobe web site.