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General physiologists

ABSTRACT & POSTER SUBMISSION - Poster Competition Deadline: 1 August 2017

SGP 71st ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

The Optical Revolution in Physiology: From Membrane to Brain

6-10 SEPTEMBER 2017

WOODS HOLE, MASSACHUSETTS, USA


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ABSTRACT and POSTER DETAILS

ABSTRACT INSTRUCTIONS

•  ABSTRACTS related to the Symposium's theme or on any topic in the field of physiology are invited. More than one abstract may be submitted.

•  ABSTRACTS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY using the form linked to below.

•  ABSTRACT PAYMENT of $50 is due for each abstract submitted. You may pay by credit card online or by check. Checks should be made payment to "Society of General Physiologists" and mailed to the SGP Office: Society of General Physiologists, 1040 First Avenue, Suite 335, New York, NY 10022.

•  POSTER COMPETITION DEADLINE for receipt of abstracts is 1 August 2017. Abstracts submitted by 15 July 2017 will be published in the September issue of the Journal of General Physiology. Abstracts received after 15 July will be published in the Symposium program. Late abstracts will be accepted until 15 August but will not be eligible for the Poster Competition. The submission of an abstract does not register you for the meeting or for the Poster Competition; you must complete the appropriate forms.

•  ABSTRACT FORMAT
- Use Microsoft WORD
- FONT: Use the SYMBOL font for symbols.
- 300 words maximum (not including authors and title).
- Title should appear first, followed by the authors’ names (capitalized) and affiliation(s) (italicized). Do not abbreviate.
- Cite references in the body of the abstract in the following form: (InouĂ© and Hyde. 1957. J. Biophys. Biochem. Cytol. 3:821-      838).


  • POSTER INSTRUCTIONS
Poster boards are located on the second floor of Swope Center. Posters 

may be up to 42” wide x 60” high (portrait-style). Thumbtacks are provided. Poster numbers and 

titles will be listed in the abstracts section of this program. Posters will be presented in two sessions.


Poster Session A: Posters may be displayed after 8:00 a.m. on Thursday and must come down by Friday noon.

Poster Session B : Posters may be displayed after 3:00 p.m. on Friday and must come down by Saturday evening.


  • POSTER COMPETITION: DEADLINE 1 AUGUST 2017

The Society of General Physiologists will host its Annual Poster Competition at the 71st Annual Symposium, “The Optical Revolution in Physiology: From Membrane to Brain” 6-10 September 2017. The SGP will award monetary prizes (Prizes, $500) to those students and postdocs who make the best poster presentations at the Symposium. The Poster Competition will be held on Thursday and Saturday during the regular poster sessions, and awards will be presented at the banquet on Saturday evening. The following rules apply to anyone wishing to enter the Poster Competition:

1. The Applicant must be an undergraduate/graduate student or a postdoc.

2. The Applicant must be a current member of the SGP or join the Society by the 1 August 2017, submission deadline. To become an SGP Member, click here.

3. The Applicant must be the principal researcher.

4. The Applicant must be the poster presenter.

5. The Applicant must set up the poster for the entire poster session and also must be at he poster during designated judging times.


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