GBC Conference 2016 – Call for Abstracts
The annual Ghana Biomedical Convention (GBC) conference is here.
Theme: “Accelerating the Momentum for Science in Africa”
Venue: University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho.
Date: 2-4 August 2016, with satellite workshops on August 1 and 5.
The registration and abstract submission portal is now open at http://ghanabiomedicalconvention.org/conventions/current/instructions . You are kindly requested to read the instructions before submitting your abstract.
The categories for abstract submissions are:
- Genomics, Molecular Biology, Molecular and Cellular Pathology
- Clinical Research
- Public Health
- Plant Medicine
- Nutrition, Food Science and Dietetics
- Bioinformatics, Biomathematics, and Bioengineering
- Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Toxicology
- Disability Studies
- Capacity Development, Education, or Policy
Many abstracts could fall into more than one category, so please select the one you prefer. The scientific committee reserves the right to shift abstracts from the authors’ preference to another section in order to balance the programme. You will also select whether you want your abstract to be considered for a Talk Only, Poster Only, or Either a Talk or Poster. Please be aware that selecting Talk Only is the most competitive choice and your abstract might be rejected.
Regular abstract submission closes on 22 May 2016 at midnight. Late abstract submission closes on 29 May 2016 at midnight. Abstracts submitted AFTER the regular deadline in the LATE period may not be included in the conference booklet. ALL abstracts must be submitted through the web site on or before 29 May 2016.
In order to reduce the burden of “no-shows”, once your abstract is accepted you will be requested to make a 50 GHS non-refundable deposit towards your conference registration fee. Instructions will be provided on how to make your deposit with your acceptance email. Your registration and abstract submission are not final until the deposit is paid. This does not apply to those residing outside of Ghana, you will be asked to confirm your attendance by email.
Visit http://ghanabiomedicalconvention.org/conventions/current/workshops to sign up for the workshops too.