Submitted abstracts should represent original research and may cover any biomedical research topic. The title should be brief and descriptive, and the body should include rationale, methods and results. Please prepare abstracts using the below template. Poster details will be provided after participants are notified of their acceptance into the course.
Questions regarding abstract submission, posters, or the poster session can be directed to Aubrie Bruinsma at Aubrie.Bruinsma@vai.org.
TITLE OF ABSTRACT IN ALL CAPS (STYLE = TITLE)
Presenting Author1,2, Other Author1, and Last Author1,3(Style = Authors)
1First Dept., Institution, City, State, Country, 2Second Dept., Institution, City, State, Country, and 3Last Dept., Institution, City, State, Country (Style = Affiliations)
Body of abstract using 300 words or less. Define each abbreviation at first use. All fonts should be Arial, 11 pt. and text should be single-spaced. Once you have filled in this template, choose File>Save As and save your file as a Word document (.doc or .docx) with the filename lastname_abstract. (Style = Body)
THE ROLE OF EPIGENETICS IN CANCER
Jane Smith1 and Peter Jones1
1Center for Epigenetics, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Epigenetics may be defined as mitotically heritable changes in gene expression that are not caused by changes in the DNA sequence itself. Recent studies suggest…