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The Symposium will cover a range of fundamental and applied topics in Ciliate Biology. The major focus will be on:

(1) Taxonomy, systematic and DNA Barcoding

(2) Evolution and Phylogeny

(3) Cell Biology

(4) Genomics , Epigenetics and Molecular Biology

(5) Proteomics

(6) Ecology of aquatic and soil protists

(7) Ciliates and Industry

(8) Ciliates as model organisms in UG teaching and in research, other individual specializations.

(9) Bioindicators

Additionally, there will be a parallel session open for presentations in the field of microbiology for the Undergraduate Students.

NOTE: ONLY ORIGINAL RESEARCH WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR ALL PRESENTATIONS

Instructions for Poster Presentations:


Poster Boards
Size of the posters should be 120 cm (height) x 90 cm (width).
Fixing material (pins and stickers) will be available in the Poster area. ISCB staff will be available to assist you during the time of poster mounting.
The poster board will be numbered by the organizers. The number of your poster can be found in the list of posters in the poster area.

Abstract Submission
Abstract submission for poster and oral presentations are now open!
Abstract submission deadline January 31, 2018

Method of Submission
Abstracts can be submitted via Online Abstract Submission Form

Guidelines for Abstract Submission
All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.
Each abstract shall not exceed a limit of 300 words (excluding title, authors and affiliations).
Standard abbreviations do not need explanation. Otherwise abbreviations must be defined in brackets after when first used in the text.
Figures, graphs, images, diagrams and references should not be included.
A confirmation regarding receipt of the abstract will be sent to your email address within 24 h. If you do not receive it within two days, first please check your spam folder and then contact us at email address iscb2018@gmail.com.
If changes to your submitted abstract are necessary please contact us by the email address above at any time before the deadline. Please do not submit the abstract more times.
Each author can be the first author in maximum 3 abstracts (one for oral presentation and 2 for poster presentation).
Authors will be notified of the acceptance of their abstract through email by January 31, 2018.
For any query related to abstract contact iscb2018@gmail.com.

NOTE: ONLY ORIGINAL RESEARCH WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR ALL PRESENTATIONS