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Abstract Submission Instructions

Late Breaking Abstract Submission is now closed.

Meeting registration is required in order to submit an abstract.  Abstract submission is complimentary for members. Nonmembers can purchase an abstract credit during registration the registration process.   If meeting registration is not complete and the abstract fee not paid, an abstract will not be reviewed. The link to submit an abstract will be sent to meeting attendees in the registration confirmation letter. If you have registered for the meeting and did not receive your abstract submission link, please let us know.

To submit an abstract:  First register for the meeting. If you are a non-member, you must purchase an abstract credit during the registration process.  After you register for the meeting, you will receive a link for submitting the abstract.  You will be asked to select your primary topic and a secondary topic as well as all of the co-author information (if that applies.)  The abstract itself should then be entered into the system by typing or cut and paste from another document. ASMB abstracts are typically 200-400 words. Abstract submissions may be edited through the system up to the submission deadline.

Late Breaking Abstracts:  There will be a late submission period for abstracts.  July 31-August 18. Abstracts submitted during this time frame will be considered for poster sessions only. 

Abstract Topics

Plenary Topics

Novel Approaches and Technologies to Investigate the Extracellular Matrix
ECM in Health and Disease 
Signaling to and From the Matrix
Genetic Disorders Affecting Connective Tissue
Therapeutic Strategies for ECM Diseases

Concurrent Session Topics

Matricellular Proteins
Elastic Fiber Proteins
Matrix in Morphogenesis
Structure and Assembly of ECM
ECM of Inflamation, Infection and Immunity
Tumor Microenvironment
ECM of Aging
Cardiovascular ECM
Skin BM, Wound Healing and Disease
Growth Factors and ECM
Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue
ECM in Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Regeneration
ECM in Fibrosis
Protease and ECM Remodeling