October 2–4, 2013


We will accept abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

Due dates:

If you wish to be considered for an oral presentation or an RCN award to support meeting attendance, submit your abstract by July 31, 2013.

If you would like to give a poster presentation and do not want to be considered for a travel grant, you have until September 4, 2013 to submit your abstract.

Submit your abstract via email with the subject “2013 Soil Metagenomics Abstract” to Sarah Owens <sarah.owens@anl.gov>. All abstracts should be sent as Microsoft Word documents (no PDFs please).

Abstract guidelines

  • Required — indicate if you prefer an oral or poster format
  • Abstracts should be <300 words, not including title, authors, and their affiliations.
  • Include the names of all authors and their affiliations in the following format:

Firstname LastnameOne1, Firstname LastnameTwo2, Firstname LastnameThree1,3

1Institutional affiliation one; 2Institutional affiliation two; 3Institutional affiliation three

Oral presentations

The schedule will accommodate a limited number of contributed talks.  Talks should be 15 min plus 5 min for questions.


Posters will be displayed for the duration of the workshop, with two dedicated sessions to provide time for in-depth discussion. Posters should be no larger than 4 ft x 4 ft (122 cm x 122 cm).  Push pins will be available to hang posters.

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