2020 Abstract Guidelines and Submission 

Late breaking abstract submissions are now open until March 30th 

IGES is no longer receiving abstracts for publication for the 2020 meeting; however, we are accepting poster submissions if you missed the abstract deadline! 

Submit Poster Abstract Now!



Be an integral part of the 2020 IGES Annual Meeting and submit your poster-eligible abstract now!  Topics for the conference include 

  • Causal variants, genes and mechanisms and their impact on disease risks
  • Genetics and Genomics in diverse populations
  • Genetic Epidemiology in Complex diseases
  • Large-scale population collections or biobanks and their challenges
  • Linkage and other family-based approaches to genetic epidemiology
  • Machine learning approaches for predicting phenotypes and disease risks
  • Mediation and Mendelian randomization to understand pathways to disease
  • New aspects on statistical modeling in genetic epidemiology
  • Omics: methods and applications
  • Polygenic scores, risk assessment, prognostic modelling and their interpretations
  • Rare variants and sequence analysis

Upcoming important dates

  • Tuesday, December 3: Early abstract submission site opens.
  • Monday, December 23: Early submission period ends.
  • Tuesday, December 24: General abstract submission starts.
  • Monday, February 3, 2020: All abstracts due; submission site closes at 11:59pm EST.
  • Thursday, February 20: Poster-eligible abstracts portal OPEN.
  • Week of Tuesday, March 3: General abstracts acceptances announced.
  • Monday, March 30: Poster portal closes @ 11:59pm EST.
  • July 1-4: IGES Annual Meeting in Seoul, South Korea!

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2020 Abstract Guidelines