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Abstract Submission System

Deadlines and Procedures

Abstract Submission Opens: March 31, 2018
Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018 (11:59pm US Eastern)
Notifications: Mid-July, 2018
Withdrawal Deadline: August 1, 2018 (11:59pm US Eastern)

All participants at the AMP 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo are invited to submit abstracts of original studies related to molecular pathology and diagnostics.

Eligibility: Only AMP Regular Members are eligible to submit abstracts. Associate Members (Trainees) and non-members must have a Regular Member sponsor their abstract. The Regular Member does not need to be an author on the abstract. If you are not a Regular Member of AMP, join now to submit your abstract today. You may submit an abstract and apply to join AMP on the same day or up to the submission deadline. However, we encourage you to join AMP in advance of the May 31 deadline.

Submission Categories: Genetics, Hematopathology, Infectious Diseases, Informatics, Solid Tumors, Technical Topics, Other (e.g., Education). Abstract submissions in the "Other (e.g., Education)" topic category may include descriptions of novel educational approaches, innovative programs, pioneering technologies, etc. As with other abstract submissions, these abstract submissions must demonstrate the scientific method, i.e., describe the methodology and data collection, identify how to measure, analyze, and report outcomes, and provide conclusions. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed with the same criteria (see below).


Submission: Complete abstracts must be submitted online no later than 11:59 pm (23:59) Eastern Time on May 31, 2018. All abstract submissions must be complete and finalized before this time and date - NO EXCEPTIONSThe final abstract submission step is not complete until you have clicked the "Save and Finalize" button. Only the Corresponding Author will receive a confirmation email and only after the abstract has been successfully finalized and submitted. In-progress abstract submissions that are not finalized by the deadline will not be considered.

Notification: The Corresponding Author will be notified by email no later than mid-July, 2018. Accepted abstracts will be published in the November 2018 issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (JMD) (see "Eligibility for Publication" section). Abstracts that are not eligible for publication in JMD, i.e., have been submitted to another publication or to another meeting that occurs before November 2018, will be rejected. Please note: You may submit for the AMP 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo if there are significant and substantive new data/findings outlined in the abstract. Abstracts may be withdrawn until 11:59 pm (23:59) ET on  August 1, 2018.

Embargo: The research presented as posters at the AMP Annual Meeting & Expo from the abstracts published in the November issue of JMD is embargoed until the first day of poster presentations at the meeting.

Poster Presentation: First authors of accepted abstracts are expected to register as an attendee and present posters at the Annual Meeting & Expo summarizing their studies. All authors of abstracts must adhere to the AMP Scientific Integrity Policy.

Additional Information:

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