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Call for Abstracts

The conference aims to provide a forum for the presentation of the most exciting and new findings in enzyme discovery, mechanism, screening, engineering, and synthetic applications.
We cordially invite you to submit your abstract for both oral presentations or posters (which may be selected for a pitch talk). The abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee and upon request, up to 10 contributions to the scientific program will be selected for oral presentation.

Abstracts submission deadline

April 1st – oral communications
May 1st – general posters

Submission of Abstracts

Please follow the guidelines provided in the table below, for your convenience you can dowload a template file as MS Word-Document. Do not change any of the formatting settings in the template file.

The authors of the submitted abstracts will take responsibility of any intellectual property issues about the abstracts on their own. The organizing committee of Novel Enzymes 2020 has the legal right to use the submitted abstracts for conference purpose.

The presenting author will be notified about acceptance and scheduling. The presenting author must be registered for final acceptance of the abstract to the program and publication in the Abstract Book. Please note that the presenting author is not automatically registered by submitting an abstract. Regular registration implies payment of the registration fee.

Guidelines for preparing abstracts

Page size: A4 (297 x 210 mm), abstract must not exceed one page
Margins: 30 mm from all edges (top: 30 mm; bottom: 30 mm; left: 30 mm; right: 30 mm)
Font type: Times New Roman and Symbol; do not use any other font
Line spacing: title and text must be single spaced
1st Line: Title: centered, 12 point, bold capital letters (except formulas)
2nd Line: Author(s):centered, 12 point, presenting author underlined
3rd Line: Affiliation (name, city and country, omit street names and postcodes): centered, 12 point. In the case you need more than one affiliation, please specify with superscript a, b, etc.
Main text: left and right justified, 12 point, text must be single spaced, unindented
Figures: good quality, located within the text (please bear in mind that the page size will be reduced to 70%)
References: placed in square brackets [1, 2, ...] in the text and cited at the bottom of the abstract

Guidelines for Poster Presentations

Please provide the posters in Portrait format (DIN A0, height x width: 118,8 x 84 cm). The poster will be mounted throughout the whole meeting.
 Some of the best posters will be awarded by a jury at the end of the meeting.

Guidelines for Oral Presentations

Presentations should be prepared as ppt-files. Use of your own laptop is not recommended. Oral presentations will be restricted to 15 minutes in order to stay within schedules. The electronic files have to be provided to the organizers before the respective session to facilitate and fasten the procedures.