Glycosylation in tumour biology and its clinical implications:
The cancer bittersweet portrait

11-12 May 2023

Abstract submission


The call for abstracts will be open until the 16th of February (notification of acceptance until the 23rd of February). The Scientific Committee will select the best abstracts for 5 oral communications, to be included in the main program, and speed talks to be held in the speed talk sessions.
Participants that will perform the speed talk should send their presentation in PDF or PPT by the 21st of April. Further details will be provided later.

Important deadlines:

Abstract submission deadline: 16th February 2023
Abstract acceptance notification: 23rd February 2023

Speed talk (in PDF or PPT format) deadline: 21st April 2023


1) TITLE (max. 120 characters without spaces):
NO CAPITAL LETTERS, unless where absolutely necessary (e.g. acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations, e.g. DNA, WHO, AIDS), NO period, in the end, NO bold letters or words.

CAPITAL letters shall be used ONLY for the first letters of given and family names. The remaining word is written in lowercase letters. Also, in the affiliations, use CAPITAL letters ONLY at the beginning of the word, the remaining word in lowercase. Uppercases only where necessary. (e.g. INSERM, MIT, WHO). Include only the Institution, City, and Country. A maximum of 3 institutions per author is allowed.

3) ABSTRACT BODY (max. 1750 characters without spaces):
Do not include titles or authors. Do not use the word “Abstract” at the beginning. Use LINE BREAKS only at the end of a paragraph. The structure of a scientific abstract should be: – Introduction – Materials and Methods – Results – Conclusions.
Please format words in italics only when required by nomenclature (e.g. Helicobacter pylori). CAPITALS are only used if necessary (e.g. DNA). Tables, Graphics, and Pictures are not allowed. If applicable, information on grants and fellowships must be included at the end of the abstract text (and will be included in the word count).
Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted. No proofreading will be done.

Authors should follow the abstract layout template provided:

Award for the Best Oral Communication

The selected oral communications will be evaluated and the best talk will be awarded. For more details, please read the regulation in attach (only in Portuguese).