formerly Serotonin Club
formerly Serotonin Club

ISSR 2018




Abstract Submission

There is no charge to submit an abstract for ISSR 2018!


All abstracts submitted (with the exception of symposium and plenary speakers) will be scheduled for a poster presentation.  The poster session will be held on Monday, July 16 beginning at 5:30pm (17:30 h).  Posters will be available for viewing for the duration of the conference.

One speaker, selected from submitted abstracts, will be added to each of the 14 programmed symposia. These oral presentations will be given a total time of 15 min (12 min for talk + 3 min for questions). Please indicate in your email submission if you would like to be considered for a short oral presentation. Note abstracts selected for short talks will also be presented as a poster.

Submit abstracts by email to: ISSR2018[at]

Include in the Subject Line: ISSR 2018 abstract: presenting author and registration category (e.g., Regular delegate, Student, Symposium speaker, Travel Awardee, etc.)


Attach your abstract as a Word file (see formatting instructions below)  

Example email message:


March 30, 2018 for consideration for a short oral presentation

July 1, 2018 for all other categories (e.g., poster presentations only, symposia speakers, travel awardees)


NOTE: Abstract Submission does not register you for the meeting - click here to register



Abstract Formatting
Prepare a Word Doc in the following format:

  • One page limit inclusive of title, authors and affiliations, abstract body and funding sources.

  • Arial font, 11 pt, single space.

  • Margins: 1” left, 1” right, 1” top, 1” bottom.

  • Title: Use a short, specific title in sentence format and bolded text.

  • Authors and affiliations: List all authors (first name, last name), denote presenting author with an underline. Note- abstracts are required to be submitted by the presenting author. Use superscript numbers after each name in the author list to indicate affiliation.  After author list, leave one line blank and then write affiliations. Leave one line blank after affiliations and then write abstract body.

  • Body of abstract: ~ 300 words. Abbreviations should be spelled out in full at first mention, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses.

  • Support: Include the source(s) of research support at the end of the abstract.


Example abstract:  



Poster Board Dimensions 

All posters should be A0 portrait to fit display panels 3 feet wide by 4 feet high.