Call For Abstracts

Deadline Extension for Abstract Submissions! Abstracts are now due Wednesday, September 21.

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Extension on Abstract Submission Deadline!

The BMES Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Special Interest Group is seeking abstracts for the BMES Conference on Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) to be held January 2-6, 2023 in Indian Wells, CA. Refer to the required abstract submission instructions and format below before submitting your abstract. 

2023 CMBE Abstract Submission Window Closes: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 (new deadline)

Submit an Abstract

Note: new users will be asked to create an account before proceeding with the submission. Please direct questions to christina@bmes.org.


Abstract Information 

There are four categories of abstract submission. All abstracts will be considered for podium and poster presentations. Podium presentations will primarily consist of a prestigious lineup of keynote and invited speakers in addition to presentations by awardees of the Graduate Student Awards, Post Doc Fellow Awards, and Rising Star Awards. Additional presentations will be selected from general submissions abstracts. 

Abstract Categories:

  • General Submission Abstracts/Poster Abstracts
  • Graduate Student Travel Award
  • Post-doctoral Researcher Travel Award
  • Rising Star Award for Junior Faculty  
Submission Format

General Submission Abstracts/Poster Abstracts
Submissions must contain the title, author names, author affiliations, and an abstract that is less than 250 words in a single pdf file. The name of the presenting author should be underlined in the abstract document. A select few general submission abstracts will be considered for podium presentations. Click to download the example template and scoring rubric.

Graduate Student Travel Award
Eligibility: Applicants must be Graduate Students (PhD not awarded) at the time of submission. Submissions must contain the title, author names, author affiliations, and an abstract that is no more than one page in length. The inclusion of a figure demonstrating key results in the abstract is encouraged. Additionally, authors should supply a NIH or NSF-style biosketch. Click to download the example template and scoring rubric.

Post-doctoral Researcher Travel Award
Eligibility: Applicants must be Post-doctoral researchers (PhD awarded, but not have an independent lab) at the time of submission. Submissions must contain the title, author names, author affiliations, and an abstract that is no more than one page in length. The inclusion of a figure demonstrating key results in the abstract is encouraged. Additionally, authors should supply a NIH or NSF style biosketch. Click to download the example template and scoring rubric.

Rising Star Award for Junior Faculty
Eligibility: Applicants must have had an independent lab for less than 6 years at the time of submission. Rising star award submissions must contain the title, author names, author affiliations, and an abstract that is no more than one page in length. The inclusion of a figure demonstrating key results in the abstract is encouraged. Additionally, authors should supply a NIH or NSF style biosketch. Click to download the example template and scoring rubric.

2023 CMBE Abstract Submission Window Closes: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 (new deadline)

Submit an Abstract

Abstracts must be submitted through Easy Chair, using this link. New users will be asked to create an account before proceeding with the submission. Please direct questions to christina@bmes.org.