Call for Abstracts

We are happy to inform you that abstract submission is now open for the 2018 Annual Meeting, taking place in Yokohama, Japan, from July 8th – 12th, 2018. Please follow the instructions below, and complete the submission of the abstracts by 23:59 on January 25,2018 extended to February 1, 2018.

Important Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission / Award Application Thursday, January 25, 2018
extended to February 1, 2018
Notification of Acceptance Tuesday, March 15, 2018
Deadline for Early Bird Registration Monday, April 16, 2018
Deadline for Presenting Authors Registration Thursday, May 10, 2018

Abstract Submission

  • Please click here to see the list of symposia.
  • Note that no one will be allowed to give more than one presentation (oral or poster) at SMBE 2018, a rule that will be enforced by the LOC.
  • Word count of an abstract is limited to 250 words, excluding the title, author names and affiliations.
  • For your submission, please use only alphabet, numbers and following letters: "#$%&'()~*<>?_-{} +^.
    The text formatting in the original text will be ignored. Please use the following tags to format the text.
Tags Superscripts Subscripts Italics
<sup></sup> <sub></sub> <i></i>
Examples Na<sup>+</sup> H<sub>2</sub>O <i>c-fos</i>
→Na+ →H2O c-fos
Tags Bold Underline Line Break
<b></b> <u></u> <br>
Examples <b>AAA</b> <u>AAA</u> New line starts after <br>

For Greek letters, please place tags below.

Small Letters
Tags &alpha; &beta; &gamma; &delta; &epsilon; &zeta; &eta; &theta; &iota; &kappa; &lambda;
Example α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ
Tags &mu; &nu; &xi; &omicron; &pi; &rho; &sigma; &tau; &upsilon; &phi;
Example μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ τ υ φ
Tags &chi; &psi; &omega;
Example χ ψ ω
  • One may register up to three affiliations for a given author.
  • Abstracts will be reproduced in the abstract book as submitted by the authors.
  • The content must be topic related and should not refer to personal problems.
  • Invited speakers are also requested to upload their abstracts and CVs via the submission system.

Abstract Submission has been closed.

For any inquiries about abstract submission, please contact

SMBE2018 Conference Secretariat
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