Submitting an Abstract

The final deadline was March 9 2012!!

Notification of the acceptance of your abstract and assignment to a paper or poster session will be made March 30
Instructions are provided below for abstract submissions.

Regular Papers

To submit an abstract, visit editorial express, which takes you to a login page for the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Behavior Genetics Association.

You will first need to register and set up a login name and password. If you have participated in a prior BGA meeting, you may use the same login name and password to access the website. Enter your login name and password to enter. Click on ‘Make a Submission’ on the left sidebar. Guidelines for the required fields are provided on the next page.

You will receive an automatic email acknowledgement upon completing your submission.

Symposium proposals

  1. Same date as regular abstracts
  2. Submit abstracts for each contributed paper online to the same "editorial express" link as for regular papers (see above), indicating the type of presentation as a “symposium."
  3. Also: Submit a summary of the symposium (300 words maximum) by e-mail to Eric Turkheimer including a list of the submitted abstracts.


  • The poster boards are 1 metre wide by 2 metre high fabric boards, for Velcro dot attachment. Velcro dots will be supplied