Submission Deadline:  Friday, September 30, 2011

Abstracts must be sent by email to John Hare at as a Microsoft Word document by the deadline date listed above.  Please put “NMRI Abstract” in the subject line.

  1. The abstract should be typed single-spaced to fit standard abstract measurements using type no smaller than 10 point (12 cpi).  The abstract’s title should be typed in CAPITAL LETTERS and should clearly represent the nature of the investigation. The title should be followed in lowercase letters by the authors’ first and last names, degree, and affiliation (if applicable), city, state, and country. Underline the primary author’s name (one primary author per abstract).  Do not leave spaces between the title and the body of the abstract, or between paragraphs. Indent paragraphs three spaces. The abstract file should be saved as: primary authors’ last name_first word in the title (e.g., Zucker_Effects).
  2. Please ensure that your abstract is not more than one page in length. Set the margins to the following using Microsoft Word:  Top 1"; Bottom 1"; Left 1.25"; Right 1".
  3. Use of standard abbreviations is desirable (e.g., RBC).  Use kg, gm, mg, mL, L, and %. Place a special or unusual abbreviation in parentheses after the full word the first time that it appears.  Use numerals to indicate numbers except to begin sentences. Do not use subtitles (e.g., Methods, Results).
  4. Simple tables or graphs may be included; however, they must fit within the designated abstract space.
  5. Please use a common font such as Helvetica, Times New Roman, or Arial.
  6. Your abstract must conform to the above guidelines, as incorrect formatting could result in disqualification.

Body of the Abstract

Organize the body of the abstract as follows:

Poster Presentations

Poster Presentations will be displayed on 4-foot-high by 6-foot-wide posterboards. Push pins and velcro will be provided. All presenters must register for the workshop.