The abstracts will be published exactly as submitted. It is the responsibility of the submitting author to supply the abstract with accuracy of content, spelling and presentation.

⇒Online registration guidepdf

  • Character count limit (including spaces)
    Abstract: 4,270 characters 
    Title: 200 characters
    Author information (names and affiliation abbreviations): 400 characters
    docAbstract Template
  • Title of presentation
    Avoid any abbreviation in the title. Do not put a period at the end.
    (Only first letter capital and lowercase for the rest, except for words normally capitalized as proper nouns)

    e.g.) Heat-shock transformation of <i>Escherichia coli</i>

  • Author names
    Enter surname of each author first, followed by first name and middle name (if any), for the indexing purpose, with only the first letter capitalized.
    If the author does not have a surname, enter an asterisk (*) instead of surname. The asterisk will not appear in the program.

    e.g.) Seibutsu Taro

  • Affiliation abbreviation
    Abbreviate all authors’ affiliations. ⇒pdfAbbreviation List

    Division of Biotechnology and Macromolecular Chemistry →Div. Biotechnol. Macromol. Chem.
    Department of Biotechnology →Dept. Biotechnol.,
    Graduate School of Engineering →Grad. Sch. Eng.
    University of Tsukuba → Univ. Tsukuba
    Company Limited → Co., Ltd.
    Corporation → Corp.


  • Keywords
    Select from the key word list (not more than four words).
    If you cannot find any appropriate key word, select “Others” in the list and type into the provided field.

    • Type in lower-case letter, except for words normally capitalized as a proper noun.
    • Use only English one-byte characters for keywords.

      e.g.) lactic acid, biomass, <i>Aspergillus oryzae</i>, alpha-amylase

  • Speaker’s email address
    Avoid using Yahoo addresses. Email notifications sent from the system are often marked as spam by Yahoo that has powerful spam filters.
  • Remarks
    Specify special characters (if any) so that non standard characters can be printed correctly in the Meeting Abstracts.