Abstract, Oral Presentation & Poster Session Information


The deadline for submitting abstracts for SfRBM 2018 was Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Please note abstracts submitted for SfRBM 2018 must be previously unpublished work. Abstracts that are submitted for oral presentation consideration will be subject to a double-blind review process. Presenting authors of the highest scored abstracts will be invited to share their work in one of 45 oral presentation slots on the program. All other abstracts will be programmed as a poster to be presented on one day of SfRBM 2018's three-day poster symposia. The results of this process will be posted on the SfRBM site no later than October 15, 2018.

New abstract categories for 2018 (in alphabetical order)

  • Aging
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
  • Chemical Biology
  • Environmental Toxicology/Pharmacology
  • Genetics/Epigenetics
  • Inflammation and Immunity
  • Metabolism/Bioenergetics
  • Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Nutrition and Microbiome

Abstracts must be no longer than 300 words. Should your abstract exceed this size, you will be prompted with a message to resubmit an edited version.

All submitted abstracts will be published in the conference's program and abstract book.


2:30 pm - 4:15 pm | November 15 - 17, 2018

A number of high-quality abstracts are chosen from those submitted to the Society for primary authors to give 20-minute oral presentations of their research. Three concurrent sessions will be structured around basic topic areas and will feature 45 speakers.


4:15 pm - 6:45 pm | November 15 - 17, 2018

During each day of these three-day sessions, posters will be on display from 9:00 am - 6:45 pm and can be viewed at any time during this period. Each day, two and half hours of formal presentation time (4:15 pm - 6:45 pm) is scheduled for authors to be available to discuss their work with other attendees. Poster boards for display of abstracts will be 4 feet (122 cm) high x 8 feet (244 cm) wide for greater display area (click here for an example). Posters may be set up from 7:00 am - 9:00 am on the presenter's scheduled presentation day.