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Call for papers

Submission deadline (extended): 4 October 2019

Call for papers has now closed for oral presentations, however late poster abstracts will be accepted up until 31 October.

The 2019 Conference will include sessions on genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of gene transcription in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, chromatin structure, cancer biology, antimicrobial resistance, developmental biology, and genomics.

Important dates

Submission deadline (late posters only) 31 October 2019
Authors advised (oral and poster abstracts) 12 October 2019
Authors advised (late posters) 5 November 2019
Early bird registration rate ends 15 October 2019
Authors to be registered by 1 November 2019


The Committee invites you to submit abstracts for consideration as a poster presentation. All submissions will be subject to a selection process by the Committee. The Committee will allocate abstracts to the programme taking into account the quality of each abstract and the balance of the programme.

Guidelines for submission

Abstract guidelines for ACT 2019 (PDF)

  • use a word document e.g. doc or docx
  • abstracts must be no more than 250 words in length
  • title must not exceed 125 characters (including spaces)
  • include the names, organisations, states and email addresses (optional) for each author (underline the presenting author)
  • do not include symbols, tables, pictures, or diagrams within the abst

Abstract submission

Please submit your abstract by email to the Conference Organiser (

Presenter registration

All presenters will be required to register for the conference by 5pm 1 November 2019 and pay the appropriate registration fee. Presenters also need to meet their own travel and accommodation costs.


Applications for grants have now closed. Applicants will be advised of outcomes by 12 October 2019.