Submit an Abstract


Submission of an abstract signifies intent to display a scientific poster during Research!Louisville. Posters must be displayed for the entire session to which assigned. Presenting authors are required to be present for the first half of the session. Abstracts submitted after this deadline will not be accepted.

To be eligible, the principal author must be a professional or graduate student, Bioengineering Co-op student, R25 Cancer Education Program participant, medical resident, clinical fellow, post-doctoral fellow, research staff, or faculty member at UofL or an attending physician or pharmacist of the hospitals in the Louisville Medical Center.

Individuals may submit only one abstract as the presenting (first) author. The assignment of the poster for presentation will be according to the status category of the presenting author.

All authors must have approved the abstract for submission. Author approval will be verified. Only structured abstracts will be accepted for presentation. Each abstract must have the following sections: Background/Introduction, Hypothesis/Objective, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. If statistics were used to determine significance, the statistical method must be stated and criterion for significance defined in ‘Methods’ section. The submission form will provide individual boxes for entering text for each section. In addition, a box for acknowledging grant support will be provided. The total body of the abstract may not exceed 2,500 characters including spaces. Abstract title and author names and affiliations do not count toward the character limit. Figures and tables are not allowed.

To submit an abstract, click on the link below.  To enter, you must create an account, using your UofL User ID and Password. If you do not have a UofL username, contact for login credentials.

Abstracts will be embargoed from public access for one year, but available to the UofL community with UofL login credentials.