Poster/Demo/Highlights Submissions

All abstracts will be submitted using an online abstract lodgement system (Currinda). 



17 May 2014

Poster abstract submission deadline

Software/ tool/ resource/ database/ technology demonstration abstract submission deadline

Highlights abstract submission deadline

10 June 2014

Author notifications for poster,demo & highlights abstract submissions    

23  June 2014 Deadline for "Early bird" registration 

1. Are you using one of the following browsers:
 - INTERNET EXPLORER (ver 5.5 or newer)
 - NETSCAPE (ver 7.4 or newer) or
 - MOZILLA (ver 1.3 or newer)

If not the screen will tell you if it detects you are using the wrong software and you would be advised to change to a computer with one of them installed.

2. Have you got your abstract open and running on your own computer? You need to be able to cut and paste it onto the web. (Note that keypad short cuts do not work with Mozilla, you need to use the menu, edit, paste command to paste in text WhaI have to your submission).

3. Is your abstract text less than 300 words – it will not allow you to paste larger submissions. The word count does NOT include your title, authoring or cited references.

4. Please note that no images are permitted to be submitted with your abstract.


1. The first step in uploading your abstract is to record your personal details on your own ‘dashboard’. If you have already completed it for your registration or another ASN Event, you will not have to repeat this, just login to your ‘dashboard’ as a returning delegate.

2. To upload your abstract, click ‘submit new’ under the Abstract section of your event profile. The system will then take you through the steps to complete your abstract. Once you are happy with your abstract and would like to submit it for consideration in the program, click ‘Finalise submission and return to dashboard’.

3. You will be asked if your abstract is to be submitted as a full paper, poster, resource/software demo or highlights abstract. Please select which of the four options you would like your abstract submitted as. If you are submitting your abstract as a full paper, please see the full paper submission page for paper submission details.

4. You will then be asked to select a category of submission from the following themes:
 - Bioimaging
 - Disease Informatics
 - Genomics and Transcriptomics
 - Protein Bioinformatics
 - Immunoinformatics
 - Sequencing, Sequences and Evolution
 - Structural Bioinformatics and Ligand design
 - Pathways and Networks
 - Systems Biology
 - Ontologies and Text Mining
 - High performance and Supercomputing in Bioinformatics
 - Systems Biology
 - Other Emerging Areas
 - Bioinformatics Careers and Networks
 - Bioinformatics software testing and quality assurance

5. Highlights track: We invite abstracts on high-impact, recent peer-reviewed journal papers that have been published or accepted for publication, between 1 Jan. 2014 and 1 April 2014 to submit an abstract using the ‘highlights’ preference during the submission process. The manuscript and acceptance notification can be emailed to [email protected]

6. YES - YOU CAN MAKE CHANGES AFTER YOU HAVE SUBMITTED!! You can use your email and password to access your abstract submission at any time and make any changes you wish until the abstract submission deadline. The edit option will no longer appear once scoring has commenced.

7. The presenting author must be the person submitting the abstract and they must do this from their own ‘dashboard’.

8. You can cut and paste your abstract in several simple steps. The benefits of this system are many but include:
- Allowing you to preview your abstract and make modifications to your satisfaction.
- Ensuring you know your lodgement is completed as you will receive an immediate email confirmation.
- Ensuring accurate indexing of all authors in the abstract book.
- Ensuring consistent presentation of all abstracts in the proceedings (overarching formatting is imposed).


You will receive a confirmation email acknowledging your submission has been completed. You can view or edit your abstract by returning to your dashboard. If you do not receive this confirmation email, please contact Bree Dewberry – [email protected]


Notification of programming decisions will come from the secretariat shortly after the expiry of deadlines and the working program will be posted to the web site. It abstract result will also appear on your own ‘dashboard’. The notification will include specific presentation instructions but in the interim, those preparing posters should note the maximum size allowed is 100cm wide by 120cm high. Velcro will be available to fix the poster to the boards. Computer data projection is the preferred presentation method for orals.


A couple of weeks before the meeting, the final program will be published to this web page along with hyperlinks to the abstracts.


Prior to submission, all abstract authors must confirm they have read, understand and agree to the abstract submission rules and guidelines. The presenting/corresponding author confirms that each co-author has been informed of the abstract submission and has agreed to all information as it was submitted. At least one author of each accepted abstract must register for InCoB2014, duly settle registration fees and present the poster, present the demonstration or highlights abstract.

This information is subject to change at the discretion of the organizers.

Page last updated 09/01/2014