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Guidelines for Abstract Submission

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PODIUM Consideration Deadline :Dec 17, 2014

POSTER Consideration Deadline :Feb 11, 2015


  1. You may submit TWO abstracts.
  2. While presenter substitutions are permitted, they MAY NOT result in any individual presenting more than two abstracts.
  3. Following acceptance, in order to become part of the Scientific Program you must purchase a FULL conference registration (not Exhibits Only) BY the EarlyBird Registration Deadline for Podium Presenters and by Feb 25 for Poster presenters.
  4. Podium Presentations may be VIDEO (Slides Only) AND AUDIO RECORDED, but will not be placed on the MSACL website until AFTER you have approved the content.

The Review Process:
All submitted abstracts are reviewed by members of the Scientific Committee for scientific merit and appropriateness of content. Abstracts submitted for a podium presentation, but which are not chosen for an oral presentation will automatically be considered for poster contention.

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MSACL requires submission of a Short AND Long Abstract.

Abstract Topics

MSACL will be soliciting abstracts for both oral and poster presentations under the topics of:

  1. Fundamentals : General
  2. Fundamentals : Metabolomics
  3. Fundamentals : Microbiolgy
  4. Fundamentals : Proteomics
  5. ICP-MS
  6. Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  7. Metabolomics
  8. Microbiology/Virology
  9. Molecular Diagnostics
  10. New Advances
  11. Occupational and Environmental Health
  12. Pain Management
  13. Proficiency, Regulations, Standards
  14. Proteomics
  15. Sample Prep & Automation
  16. Small Molecule Analytes
  17. Tissue Imaging & Analysis
  18. Toxicology
  19. Translational Mass Spec
  20. Various OTHER

Previously Copyrighted Material is NOT PERMITTED for Presentations
-- unless you are the copyright holder --

You will be submitting a:

  1. Short Abstract and
  2. Long Abstract (PDF).

Short Abstract:

The Short Abstract will be in the printed program.

  1. Abstract title no more than 25 words.
  2. Abstract body no more than 100 words.
  3. One paragraph only (no line breaks).
  4. Only Presenting Author listed.
  5. No references.
  6. No support acknowledgments.

Long Abstract (submit as PDF) :

The Long Abstract will be in the electronic Conference Program. Please use the font and margin specifications below. You may include figures and/or tables and use color. You may acknowledge support and include references.

  1. For online Conference Program.
  2. PDF
  3. No length restriction.
  4. Font: Times New Roman 12pt.
  5. Line Spacing: 1.5
  6. Margins: 1 inch all around.
  7. Do not indent paragraphs.
  8. One carriage return between paragraphs.
  9. May include images, tables, plots and color.
  10. Please follow the Abstract Header Formats outlined below:

Only abstracts submitted online that follow the above formatting will be accepted.

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Following submission and confirmation you will be able to Edit or Delete your abstract via Abstract Management.


The presenting author assumes full responsibility of the content of the abstract and confirms that all co-authors are aware of this content. Please note that any material you submit and/or present including, but not limited to, your biography, summary and abstract may be used on the MSACL website and/or in conference materials.