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2012 ASCB Annual Meeting

Editing and Withdrawing Abstracts

Editing an Existing Abstract

  • To edit your abstract prior to the submission deadline, please log into the submission site and select “continue” or “edit” next to the abstract you wish to edit. Make your changes, and be sure to save them. Proofread your updated abstract and then click submit.
  • Abstracts cannot be edited after the submission date. If it must urgently be edited, and is before the notification date associated with your submission deadline, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to see if we can assist you.

Withdrawing an Abstract

  • BEFORE the abstract deadline you can return to the abstract submission site and withdraw your abstract (if you have already paid, you will NOT receive a refund).
  • AFTER the abstract deadline, requests for abstract withdrawal must be via email to the ASCB at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 1 for abstracts submitted by the July 30 deadline, by September 7 for abstracts submitted by the September 4 deadline, and by October 19 for late abstract submitters.

If your abstract is not withdrawn by the dates above, then it will be reviewed by peers for a talk or poster consideration as designated by you. You can still write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 12 for regular submitters and October 26 for late submitters to withdraw your abstract from appearing in the Annual Meeting Program, Onsite Addendum & Late Abstract Poster Listings, Itinerary Planner, online searchable PDF of the abstracts, or the supplement to Molecular Biology of the Cell. After these dates, any submitted abstracts that are withdrawn may still appear in the Annual Meeting Program, and the supplement to Molecular Biology of the Cell, but will be removed from the online Itinerary Planner.

All withdraw requests MUST confirm that all authors have been notified and agree with the decision to withdraw.


Note: Abstracts that have been submitted successfully and paid for will NOT be refunded, even if they are withdrawn.

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