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2014 Genes and Development / Molecular Carcinogenesis Retreat

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Abstract Submission Deadline: February 20, 2014

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Please submit one digital copy of your abstract using the form below and one hard copy signed by your PI. If you submit an abstract, you are expected to present a poster unless you are invited to give a talk.

  1. Digital Copy: Attach your abstract file (Word format only) at the bottom of this page, enter your name and email, select your submission category and PI, and press "Upload the file".
  2. Hard Copy - Houston: Give to Elisabeth Lindheim in S11.8116 or send by interoffice mail to her attention, Dept. of Genetics, Unit 1010. All Houston abstracts go to Elisabeth regardless of department affiliation. All Smithville abstracts go to Becky Brooks in SRD1.142

Abstract Length: One Page Only on US Letter Size Paper and it must fit in a 5.5" x 8.5" box in 12 point Times (see below).

Abstract File Name: lastname_firstname_2014.

Abstract Formatting Instructions (MS Word Only)

Please follow these instructions carefully; see sample below.

  1. Set Margins: 1.50" on all four sides (makes a 5.5" x 8.5" text box)
  2. Set Box Border

    MAC USERS

    1. Click the "Format" pull-down menu and select "Borders & Shading".
    2. Click "Page Border" option at top of window.
    3. Select "Box" at left and click "OK".

    PC USERS

    1. Click the "Format" pull-down menu and select "Borders & Shading".
    2. Click "Page Border" option at top of window, then select "Box" at left.
    3. Click "Options" button in lower right corner.
    4. In the "Measure From" drop down box, select "Text".
    5. Click "OK" and then "OK" once more.
  3. Font: Times or Times New Roman, 12 point.
  4. Justification: Justify all margins.
  5. Abstract Title: Type in all CAPS.
  6. Presenting Author: Underline presenting author's name.
  7. Line Spacing: Insert line space between Title, Authors, Affiliation and first line of abstract. The rest of the abstract should be all single spaced as in the sample below.
  8. Paragraph Indents: indent first line of each paragraph of the abstract body 5 spaces (1/2 inch).

Sample Abstract (Download sample formatted abstract file)

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR ABSTRACT LOOKS LIKE THIS BEFORE UPLOADING YOUR FILE. YOUR TITLE SHOULD BE IN ALL CAPS AND JUSTIFIED. THANK YOU!
Ralf Krahe* and Ellen R. Richie^
*Department of Genetics and ^Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Start the text of your abstract here. Indent new paragraphs but do not insert line spaces between paragraphs. Turn justification on.
Remember to put your title in ALL CAPS, use Times or Time New Roman 12, underline the name of the presenting author, and make sure it fits on one page of US Letter size paper. If you have any formatting questions, please contact Elisabeth at elindheim@mdanderson.org or Becky at bbrooks@mdanderson.org
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Only .doc and .docx file types accepted.
Submission Confirmation and Abstract Book Note: You will receive a web-based message confirming the successful uploading of your file. The abstract book will be posted on the G&D Intranet site before the retreat. A limited number of printed abstract books will be available at the retreat.
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If you encounter problems with this page, please contact Elisabeth Lindheim .