Abstract submission

Dear Colleagues!

Abstract submission and photo competition for DUNES Symposium is now OPEN to all members of the research community below Faculty level (Research Fellows, PhD students, Research Associates and Research Assistants).

Important dates:

  • Opening of abstract submission: Friday, 9th of September
  • Closing of abstract submission: Friday, 7th  of October
  • Notifications to selected individuals for oral presentations: Tuesday, 18th of October
  • Scientific images submission for Photo competition deadline: Tuesday, 18th of October. Please send your best scientific photos to dunes@duke-nus.edu.sg together with your affiliation.


To submit your abstract, you will need to:

  1. Download and print the Registration form (link here), have it signed by your PI or HOD and email it to dunes@duke-nus.edu.sg 
  2. Fill in and submit the online Abstract Submission form (link here)

Please Note: Registration Form should include a title of your presentation, full list of authors and their affiliated institutions. Abstracts submitted without a completed registration form will NOT be accepted. 

Abstract Format Guidelines:

  • Research focus should be on Life Sciences and Biomedical Research.
  • The abstract should be no more than 250 words.
  • The abstract should be structured to the following headings: Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusion.
  • Indicate presenter’s name, names of all authors and their affiliations(these will not be included in the word count).


Should you have any further inquiries, please send email to dunes@duke-nus.edu.sgWe look forward to seeing you at the DUNES Symposium! 

Best wishes,

DUNES Committee