Opening Doors to Cryo-EM

42nd Steenbock Symposium - Jun 07, 2022 to Jun 08, 2022

Abstract Guidelines

Submission Deadline: April 15th — EXTENDED: April 22nd

All abstracts must be submitted electronically in PDF format as part of the registration process. We strongly encourage everyone to download and use the MS Word template linked below as they prepare their abstracts. If your PDF file is incorrectly formatted, you will be contacted to resubmit. Please see additional instructions below. When ready, a PDF file of selected abstracts will be available online. If you have questions about the abstract submission process, please contact Matthew Freid at PLACE: Professional Learning and Community Education cell: 716.553.2654 or Please reference the 42nd Steenbock Symposium in the subject line of your email.

Symposium organizers will contact you in early May if you are selected to present a poster or give a short talk during the symposium. Click below to download the MS Word abstract template.

Abstract Template (MS Word document)

Abstract Creation & Formatting Instructions:

1. Use any word processing program and any computer platform that supports PDF creation. Correct settings can be found on the Adobe website. We strongly encourage the use of the MS Word template linked above.

2. Your abstract should be limited to a maximum of one page, including all text and images or illustrations.

3. Use 12 pt Times or 12 pt Times New Roman Font throughout your abstract, including title and references. Do not use another font or font size, as these will not be accepted and a revision will be requested.

4. Margins should be 1 inch (2.54 cm) throughout (top, bottom and sides).

5. The abstract text should be single spaced. Use double spaces between the title/authors/affiliations section and the main text.

6. The title of the abstract must be in bold and use upper and lower case. For example, This is the Abstract Title.

7. Authors’ names should appear in upper and lower case. For example, John Doe*, Jane Anyone and Jack Somebody.

8. Place an asterisk (*) after the presenting author’s last name. See #7 for an example.

9. Following the authors’ names, list departmental and institutional affiliations, city, state, zip code, and country. These should be single-spaced.

10. Reference citations can be in any accepted format (e.g., IEEE, PNAS) but must be in size 12 pt Times or 12 pt Times New Roman Font.

11. Save your abstract as a PDF file, name the PDF file "Presenting author's last name.pdf".

12. Make sure you’ve followed #1-11 above.