We invite you to submit abstracts to ECFG14

Abstracts Submission Deadline: November 13, 2017

Abstract Submission Information

  • Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentations, in English only, using the On-Line Abstract Submission Form (see link below)
  • Notifications to presenting authors will be sent by November 30, 2017
  • Registration of the presenting author is mandatory. In order for the abstract to be considered for presentation, registration should be received by November 13, 2017 – the early registration deadline.
  • Abstracts may be edited until November 30, 2017.
  • The scientific program and abstracts will be published online on this website. Submission of the abstract constitutes the authors’ consent to such publication. 
  • Applications for FEMS Early-Career Scientist (ECS) Meeting Grants should be submitted by November 13. Please see detailed information on the FEMS ECS Grants page.

Abstract Submission Guidelines
Before you start the abstract submission process, please read and prepare all necessary information detailed below.
The on-line Abstract Submission Form includes the following parts: 

Part 1: Presenting author’s contact details (use full first name and last name)

Part 2: Authors

  • By default, the name of the presenting author will automatically appear as the first author, but the order may be changed as you insert additional names.
  • Insert the names of the additional authors in the order that they should appear in the author list; you will be able to change the order, if needed.
  • Use full first name and last name of all authors.

Part 3: Affiliation/s (Institution/s)

  • Insert name of institution, department, city (state, if relevant) and country. After each institution you have listed, check the box/es of author/s associated with that institution.
  • Make a separate entry for each institution. DO NOT repeat identical institution details if they apply to more than one author.
  • Text should be in Upper and Lower Case.
  • Do not abbreviate Department, Institute, University, etc.
  • In the Department field, type in “Department of” If relevant, as only the words you type in will show on the abstract.

Part 4a: Presentation type
Select from:

  • Oral presentation
  • Poster presentation
  • Oral or Poster
  • Invited lecture (to be selected by invited speakers only)

Part 4b: Topic
Please select from the list below, the topic that you think best suits your presentation.

  1. Development and cell biology
  2. Plant-fungal interactions
  3. Physiology and metabolism
  4. Applied and industrial mycology
  5. Fungal-human interactions
  6. Fungi in the environment
  7. Symbiosis & endophytes
  8. Genomes, chromosomes & epigenetics
  9. Evolution & taxonomy
  10. Cell regulation & signaling
  11. Synthetic biology and secondary metabolites
  12. Antifungals and fungicides

Part 5a: Abstract Title
Limited to 25 words. Use Sentence case (As in the list of topics above – only the first character in the sentence is capitalized, except for specific rules).

Part 5b: Abstract body

  • Limited to 300 words including references.
  • Abbreviations must be defined upon first use and avoided in the title.
  • Copy & paste your abstract into the abstract area or type it in directly.

Part 6: Preview
Most important: proofread your abstract and insert/format special characters that may have been corrupted in the copy & paste process. You can navigate to previous pages by using the Back button on your browser. After proofreading the abstract, click “SUBMIT”.

Part 7: End Message
After you click SUBMIT, an automatic “End Message” will indicate that the abstract was successfully submitted.
E-mail Acknowledgement & Abstract Number: Shortly after submitting your abstract, you will receive by e-mail an automatic submission acknowledgement which will include your abstract number, as well as a link to access your abstract, should you wish to modify it.

System Information
The abstract submission system is designed to run on many internet browsers, but we recommend that you use the latest versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer (v.11 / v.10), Google Chrome 5, or Firefox (v3.6 or better).