Tucson Symposium 2019

Call for Abstracts

The scientific community is invited to submit abstracts for Tucson Symposium 2019 (TS19) which will be held April 9-10, 2019 at the El Conquistador Tucson in Tucson, Arizona. 

Roche employees:

  • Roche Tissue Diagnostics employees are invited to submit abstracts for the Tucson Symposium scientific poster session. Please click here to view the abstract and poster submission guidelines specific to Roche Tissue Diagnostics employees. Deadline for RTD employees only to submit abstracts is January 18, 2019.
  • All Roche employees are also invited welcome to submit abstracts. Roche employee abstracts must submitted with all of the approvals required by the employee's Roche site.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

1. Abstracts should relate to non-commercial topics such as immune therapies and biomarkers, tumor heterogeneity, molecular pathology, disease states and health informatics.

2. Abstracts must include research title, author names and affiliations.

3. Abstracts should reflect current research studies with data and briefly describe the background, methodology, results and conclusion (not to exceed 350 words).

  • Please ensure the abstract is formatted according to standard scientific abstract guidelines with an Introduction, Methods, Results and Conclusion
  • By submitting an abstract for review and selection by the TS19 Scientific Review Committee, you are representing to the Committee that you are the owner of or are otherwise authorized to submit those materials to be displayed at TS19 and uploaded to the TS19  mobile app and, that by submitting any materials, you agree that Roche Tissue Diagnostics may display the materials at the TS19 and upload the materials to the TS19 mobile app. No other licenses are intended to be created or exchanged by the parties.

4. Submission deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted

Acceptance and Symposium Registration

  • The TS19 Scientific Review Committee will review and select the abstracts to be presented as posters.
  • Acceptance of an abstract for poster presentation will be communicated via email on or before March 1, 2019. 
  • All abstracts accepted will be displayed on the TS19 mobile app for access by TS19 attendees.
  • Upon acceptance of abstract, the poster presenter must register online for TS19. The early registration fee will be honored for accepted poster presenters registering after the early registration deadline. 

Poster Session Guidelines

1. Posters need to be delivered and mounted on display boards before noon on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Poster numbers will be given onsite.

2. Poster presenters will be assigned display board space in horizontal format 48" x 96" (122cm x 244cm). The suggested printed poster size is 34" x 56" (86cm x 142cm).

3. The poster presenter must be present during the poster session on Tuesday, April 9 from 1:30 to 3 pm to answer questions.

4. Posters will be displayed at TS19 on Tuesday, April 9 until after lunch on Wednesday, April 10.

5. Presenters will need to remove their poster by 3 pm on Wednesday, April 10.

More Information

For more information regarding scientific poster abstract submissions, please email Marissa Blackburn or call +1 (520) 247-1098.

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