Call for CMBE Abstracts

Abstract Submission Window Now Open

We invite Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Special Interest Group (CMBE-SIG) members and experts from various disciplines to collaborate and brainstorm new ideas, and establish a foundation for systems bioengineering by submitting an abstract to present research in Carlsbad, CA, from January 3-6, 2025.

Funding and training opportunities to maximize the involvement and foster the development of a spectrum of trainees at the 2024 BMES CMBE Conference will be announced shortly. Trainees from institutions or residency in California with identities that are underrepresented in biomedical engineering are strongly encouraged to contribute to this meeting. Participants will be selected solely based on the quality of their scientific research.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE 
September 12, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET

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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 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.

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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. Applicants that support and promote a vibrant, diverse, equitable and inclusive research community are especially encouraged to apply.

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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. Applicants that support and promote a vibrant, diverse, equitable and inclusive research community are especially encouraged to apply.

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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. Applicants that support and promote a vibrant, diverse, equitable and inclusive research community are especially encouraged to apply.

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Submission Deadline: September 12, 2024