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The 2021 Anniversary Symposium welcomes abstracts for poster presentations. Posters will be displayed in PDF form in poster galleries and via live virtual presentations. All abstracts will be published in the special symposium issue of our journal, Protein Science. 

Get more information on Abstract Submission Guidelines and Instructions here.

Abstract Submission Fees (non-refundable except by special award)

Protein Society Members
Student (Graduate & Undergraduate): $10
All other Protein Society members: $15

Student (Graduate & Undergraduate): $20
All other non-members: $25


Abstract submission for virtual poster presentations, poster highlights (flash talks), contributed talks (senior and junior level), anniversary awards (formerly travel awards) & the undergraduate research session is now Closed.

Attending PS35? View our symposium fact sheet here.

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Contributed Talk (20 Min.)

Eligibility: Open to all

Young Investigator Talk (15 Min.)

Eligibility: Graduate students, post-docs, and other early state investigators within 8 years of earning their Ph.D.

Undergraduate Talks (10 min.)

Eligibility: Undergraduate Students

Poster flash talks

Eligibility: Graduate students and postdocs.  Poster flash talks will be presented live at the end of each scientific session, for selected posters.

Poster Competition 

The competition will recognize the top undergraduate and graduate student abstract presenters. Throughout the meeting, judges comprised of faculty, research scientists, and industry representatives will evaluate the posters. Winners will be announced on July 14. Each winner will receive a check in the amount of $150.

Anniversary Awards 

Finn Wold and Protein Science Anniversary Awards

Eligibility: Undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdocs. Applicants must be or become a Protein Society member. The award includes reimbursement for symposium registration and abstract submission fees. Protein Science awards are sponsored by Wiley.

Diversity Awards - Deadline May 15

Attendance at our symposia presents a valuable opportunity for early-career protein scientists. The Protein Society is committed to supporting the participation of junior scientists from diverse backgrounds and individuals who work to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in our field. Our newly introduced Diversity Awards include 2 years of society membership, a 2021 symposium registration waiver, and abstract submission fee reimbursement or waiver.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students, postbaccalaureate students/research assistants, graduate students, and postdocs from any institution; junior faculty from minority-serving institutions. Membership is not required to apply.

Diversity Awards Submissions have now closed.


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