18th International Conference of FFC - 6th International Symposium of ASFFBC 

Functional and Medical Foods for Chronic Diseases: Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers

September 15-16, 2015, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Abstract Submission 

The entire abstract should have a maximum of 650 words; tables or diagrams may be used. Please use Times New Roman Font 12.

The first author of the research is considered the primary author and must present. One person may be the primary author on a maximum of two abstracts. However, only one abstract may be presented as an oral presentation with the other presented as a poster, or both abstracts may be presented as posters. 

1. All abstract submissions must include research-based data to allow for a thorough review. The web submission system will automatically produce your abstract in the proper format for publication in the Conference Proceedings Book. You may copy and paste your abstract without formatting into the space provided at the website.

2. Abstracts must contain the following:
  • Title
  • Author(s) – do not include degree acronyms (i.e., BS, MS, PhD, etc)
  • Primary Institution/Laboratory Name, City, State, and Country
  • The body of abstract
3. The body of abstract should contain the following sections:
  • Keywords 
  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
4. Abstracts cannot contain the following:
  • Brand names
  • Advertisements. Research abstracts should be free from solicitations and should not contain demonstrations of products for the purpose of sales. Exhibitor’s tables are available for the purpose of advertisement and sales. 
5. Abstracts can either contain one picture, one graph, or one table.
  • A graph or table must be embedded into the abstract and cannot exceed 1/3 of the page
  • Any graph or table must pertain to the abstract, for the purpose of visualizing data, and must be referred to in the text of the abstract
  • Pictures, tables and graphs should be no bigger than 4 1/2 in. (W) x 4 1/2 in. (L)
  • Keep in mind that all images will be displayed in black and white in the book

6. Please also provide the following information:
  • Corresponding author(s)
  • Primary/Presenting author's name
  • Primary author's professional mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number
  • Desired presentation format (i.e. oral, poster)
  • Session name
  • Co-authors e-mail addresses  
  • Please send the abstract by e-mail attachment to: ffc_usa@sbcglobal.net