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Abstract Submission | Biocuration 2013

Biocuration 2013

The Conference of the International Society for Biocuration


Abstract Submission

The conference will be accepting full papers in association with DATABASE that will be published alongside the conference. In addition the conference will also be accepting abstracts for consideration for posters or oral presentations.

Abstract submission is part of the initial registration process - click here to start. You do NOT need to confirm or pay for your registration before submitting an abstract.


  • Paper submission deadline: Nov 30th 2012.
  • Notification of first decision for paper submission: Jan 7th 2013.
  • Abstract submission deadline (poster or oral presentation): Jan 31st 2013.

Please note, due to an issue with the abstract submission software, we have extended the abstract deadline to midnight, Sunday 3rd February (PST time). There has been a problem with submission using some versions of Mozilla Firefox. If you run into issues, please repeat using Internet Explorer or another browser. If you still have problems, please contact me directly  at and we will load your abstract manually.

Once you have registered for the conference you will receive an email which 
contains a link to the abstact submission page and information on submitting a
manuscript to DATABASE for the Biocuration 2013 Virtual Issue.
Please note, you do not have to make any payment at this stage, you may
defer final registration until you know that your abstract has been selected.
Before submitting your abstracts please take into consideration:
- The limit of 2000 characters refers to manually typed text.
- If you copy-paste the text, hidden formatting might still be included and
you will be informed that your text exceeds the limit of 2 000 characters.
We recommend copy-pasting it into Notepad and then onto the website.
- Some symbols are not recognised by the tool if they are copy-pasted.
Make sure to use the website's editing tool to include the special

For poster presentations please bear in mind that posters should be a maximum of A0 size (118cm high by 84cm wide) in 
portrait orientation, please do not exceed these measurements.

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) has generously agreed to sponsor awards for the 3 best posters
presented during the 6th International Biocuration Conference. See the Poster Awards page for details