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Call for Abstracts


  • Deadline for abstract submission: July 15th, 2017
  • All submitted abstracts will be accepted for poster presentation.
  • Abstracts submitted for oral presentation will be selected by mid-July for 8 Short Talks during the conference program.
  • The best Short Talk and best Poster will be awarded with a certificate and a travel fellowship.



General Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be prepared in English following the guidelines in this page and need to be sent to sbdd2017@epfl.ch.
Please indicate whether you want your abstract to be considered for an Oral Presentation. Oral abstract presentations will dispose of 15 minutes time plus 5 minutes for discussion. Authors will be notified by email no later than 20th July, 2017, whether their abstracts have been selected for a Short Talk.
Submission of an abstract acknowledges your acceptance for the abstract to be published in the conference booklet.
If your contribution has been accepted for a Poster Presentation, please prepare a poster size A0; at your disposal: 1 panel 180 cm x120 cm (height x width). The posters do not have to be sent in advance; please take yours along on the first day of the conference.


Abstract preparation and format

Please follow the guidelines to prepare your abstract:

  • Presenting Author's contact details: Email address and postal address.
  • Author and co-authors' details: Abbreviation of the first name and full family name. Affiliation details: department, institution/hospital, city, state (if relevant), country
  • Abstract title: limited to 20 words in UPPER CASE
  • Abstract text: In English. Text should not exceed 300 words, including acknowledgements

Authors: (abbreviation of the first name and full family name) must be in upper and lower bold case separated by colons (;) e.g Smith J; Perez A, Srikinava H. The presenting author's name must be underlined. The presenting author's name, institution, address and e-mail address must be provided. Affiliation must follow this example e. g. Department of Neuroscience, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.


Abstract submission

Please send your abstract in Word format to sbdd2017@epfl.ch.

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