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Call for abstracts  

2019 ISONG World Congress 
Transforming Health Through Genomic Nursing 

We are pleased to announce that the call for abstracts for the 2019 ISONG World Congress are now open!  Abstracts are expected to be be exciting, innovative, and competitive! Submissions should have an original research, clinical practice, educational or policy focus for consideration of podium and poster presentations. Deadline to submit is March 22, 2019.

Please be sure to refer to these new abstract guidelines before preparing and submitting your abstract. 

Submit an Abstract 

ISONG Abstract Guidelines 2019

General information

The 2019 ISONG Congress is an annual scientific nursing genetics and genomics conference, providing a forum for presenting new knowledge and applications in genetics/genomics research, education, clinical practice and policy. Submitted abstracts will be evaluated according to three categories: Research, Translation of Research (e.g., to clinical practice or education), and Policy.

For all abstracts:

  • Abstract length is limited to 250 words, excluding headings and title. The Abstract Committee will decline to review abstract submissions longer than 250 words. Authors should select the most appropriate category (Research, Translation of Research, or Policy) for review.
  •  All abstracts must have research results or clinical/education/policy application outcomes completed by the time of presentation at the Congress.
  •  All abstracts must be submitted by the primary author/presenter, who will also serve as the contact.

Click here for the complete list of specific abstract criteria for the submission.

If you have any questions regarding abstracts please contact the 2019 ISONG Congress Abstract Co-Chairs: Tara Albrecht, Kathy Sparbel and Linda Ward.

If you have questions about the Congress please contact Linda Mason at

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