The American Society for 

Reproductive Immunology 

Presenting Author Requirements

  • Abstracts should be relevant to the main meeting’s theme. 
  • Communications will be made with the presenting author only
  • If your abstract is accepted for presentation, you will be required to register for the meeting to confirm your acceptance and be included in the journal proceedings. 


Submissions should be made by the presenting author.  If the abstract is accepted for presentation at the meeting, the presenting author is required to register and attend the annual meeting.

  1. Register for the Annual Meeting
  2. Submit an Abstract
  3. Amend your Abstract prior to the deadline. Once you have completed your initial submission, you may return to the system to edit your abstract at any time prior to the deadline.


All accepted papers will be published online in the May 2022 issue of the Journal of Reproductive Immunology.

Live Presentations

All accepted abstracts will be presented in person as posters and compete for awards and short oral presentations (10 minutes) in addition to the poster displays.

Oral Presentations

39 abstracts were selected for Oral Presentation this year. 

View the list of oral presenters here.

Oral presenters will have a total of 15 minutes including Q&A for their presentation at the meeting and should prepare a PowerPoint presentation in 16:9 format with no more than 12 slides.

IF you are selected to present orally AND are from a country that is currently restricting your travel to the US due to Covid-19, you may contact us to pre-record your oral presentation for live playback at the meeting. Authors will still be required to register for the meeting to present their work via video (registration fee covers additional AV costs).

How to Submit

Abstract submissions are now closed

Notifications of Acceptance

Notices of poster acceptance, oral presentations and travel grants were emailed to the submitting authors on MARCH 15, 2022.  

Submitters: You may login to the system to check the status of your abstract using the link in your original confirmation email.

Gusdon Competition for Trainees

Dr. John Gusdon Memorial New Investigator Award is given annually to a new investigator with trainee status who has made a significant contribution by presenting an outstanding research paper during the annual meeting of the ASRI. This award is given in memory of Dr. John P. Gusdon, a founding member of the ASRI, and an advocate of student participation in ASRI Meetings. When you submit your abstract, please check whether you would like to be considered for the Gusdon Award and provide proof of trainee status by letter from supervisor.  View the 2022 Gusdon Finalists

Gusdon Finalists will be judged onsite during the Gusdon session.  Awards will be presented at the Awards Dinner on Wednesday evening.  All finalists must be present.

Poster Requirements

Maximum printed size: 4' high x 8' wide

Posters will be mounted on black 4x8 coroplast boards (not fabric or cork). 4 adhesive strips will be provided for each poster. If you require more, we suggest you bring additional with you.  Note: Velcro and thumbtacks are NOT recommended.

Abstract numbers will be indicated on the poster boards. Posters should include the title of the abstract and the names and affiliations of the authors.  All information should be readable from distances of four 4 feet (1.2 m) or more.  Times New Roman or Arial font size 12 is recommended.

Mounting: Sunday, May 22 after 3pm

Removal: Wednesday, May 25 after 3pm

Due to the in-person nature of the 2022 meeting, there will not be any electronic presentations of posters.

poster printing

If you wish to print your poster in Nashville, the closest FedEx to the Grand Hyatt Nashville hotel is located at 611 Commerce St, Nashville, TN 37203.  (615) 238-0262

Contact for Abstract Questions or Issues

Karen Gottlieb 305-661-0709   

Abstract Format Requirements

Begin your abstract with the abstract title, author’s names, and author’s, affiliations. Underline the name of the presenting author. Abstracts should be structured and consist of no more than 500 words, and organized into four paragraphs labeled: Problem, Method of Study, Results and Conclusions. Please see sample formatting below.

ABSTRACT TITLE -  Maximum 20 words.  Please capitalize the first letter of the first word. The remaining words should not be capitalized. Please do NOT end the title with a period

AUTHORS & AFFILIATIONS - You must enter the names of ALL AUTHORS (including yourself if you are an author) in the order in which you wish them to appear in the printed journal text. You will also need to include their institution, city, state and country.  Author names entered in any other section will NOT be printed in the author index or the final program.

ABSTRACT BODY - Please include your abstract body below (max 500 words). No tables or images will be allowed.   Your abstract must be organized into four separate paragraphs:  Problem / Method of Study / Results / Conclusions

CATEGORY- Select Clinical or Basic Science

PRESENTATION PREFERENCE - Select Poster or Oral. (*Invited Speakers should choose the Invited Speaker option)

GUSDON COMPETITION - TRAINEES ONLY.  Indicate if you wish to be considered for this award.  Applicants will be required to upload a letter from their supervisor attesting to their trainee status.

TRAVEL GRANT - Select if you would like to be considered for a travel grant to attend the meeting.  *Note: for 2021, there will be no travel grants as the meeting is fully online and no travel is required.

PERMISSIONS - Acknowledge author permissions and authorize publication online in the journal.

REGISTRATION - Confirm that at least 1 presenting author will register for and attend the meeting to present the work.

Diversity & Inclusion: Our Foundation for Scientific Innovation

Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. ASRI provides equal opportunities to all members and applicants for awards without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.

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