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Abstract Revision Policy

Read the abstract carefully before you finalize the submission.  

After the abstract has been successfully submitted, any change to the abstract title, body, authors and/or institutional affiliations must be approved by all authors and the abstract sponsor.

The submission process includes a step where the submitter can view the abstract as it will appear in the virtual program and The FASEB Journal.

Common mistakes include:
  • Duplicating the title, authors and/or institutions within the abstract body
  • Omission of author(s)
  • Omission of funding source(s)
  • Incorrect institutional affiliation(s)
  • Typographical errors such as transposing letters in common words
  • Incorrect data used in abstract text or tables
  • Incorrect special characters such as Greek text or mathematical symbols


How to Request Abstract Revisions

Revision requests are made via the online abstract submission site:
  1. Login to the abstract submission site
  2. Navigate to the submission to request revisions
  3. The revision request will be sent to all abstract authors and the abstract’s sponsor
  4. Changes in authorship require the physical signature of every author and abstract sponsor and approval of the programming society


Fee Schedules

On-time Abstract Fees
  • Revisions to abstract title, body or authors:
    • No fee if revisions made by Jan. 7, 2021
    • $50 fee if revisions made Jan. 8–Feb. 1, 2021
    • $100 fee if revisions made Feb. 2–Feb. 17, 2021
    • No revisions allowed after Feb.17, 2021
  • Withdrawals:
    • No Fee if withdrawn by Jan. 7, 2020
    • $50 withdrawal fee if made Jan. 8–Feb. 17, 2021
    • $500 after Feb. 17, 2021
    • Abstracts withdrawn after publication in The FASEB Journal cannot be withdrawn but will be notated as withdrawn in the title.  

Last-chance Abstract Fees
  • Revisions to abstract title, body or authors:
    • No fee if revisions made by Feb. 4, 2021
    • $50 fee if revisions made Feb. 5–Feb. 10, 2021
    • $100 fee if revisions made Feb. 11–Feb. 17, 2021
    • No revisions allowed after Feb.17, 2021
  • Withdrawals:
    • No Fee if withdrawn by Feb. 4, 2020
    • $50 withdrawal fee if made Feb. 5–17, 2021
    • $500 after Feb. 17, 2021
    • Abstracts withdrawn after publication in The FASEB Journal cannot be withdrawn but will be notated as withdrawn in the title.  


Abstract Withdrawal Policy

The following policy applies to all volunteered abstracts successfully submitted to the Experimental Biology Meeting:
  • Programmed work will be defended in person by the first/presenting author at the officially programmed date/time.
  • Presentation format and or date/time of presentation programming are not considered grounds for withdrawal.

In rare circumstances, authors may request that their abstracts be withdrawn. These requests must be made using the online request form in the EB submission system; do not communicate directly with the programming society.
  • A request for withdrawal will be communicated to the abstract authors and abstract sponsor.
  • Prior to requesting a withdrawal, EB recommends notifying the authors and sponsor that an EB email communication will be issued that requires a response.
  • Disputes and/or approvals will be communicated by the programming society to the authors and sponsors.
  • Agreement or dispute to the withdrawal request must be submitted within 7 days of the notification before a request will be considered and approved.
  • The authors and sponsor must agree to the withdrawal request prior to programming society review. 
  • Abstracts withdrawn prior to publication cannot be presented nor will the abstract be published.
  • Abstracts withdrawn after publication in The FASEB Journal cannot be completely removed, but will be notated as withdrawn in the title.

 

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