Our previous blog post, “Painless Publication: How to Write a Journal Abstract,” walked you through the steps in writing the abstract for a journal article. Now we turn our focus to writing abstracts for conference proceedings. Although there are some similarities between these two types of abstracts, there are also some distinct considerations and approaches for conference abstracts.
Here at CST, we frequently get questions about the proper shipping temperature for antibodies. So we thought we would do an interview with an expert on this topic, our very own Seneca Stone who directs our global supply chain operations.
Have you ever sat frozen at the keyboard, facing the due date for your abstract and asking yourself how you can condense all of this information into 200 words or less? If this scenario resonates with you, rest assured you are not alone. There is a learning curve for writing an effective abstract, and thankfully there are also some tips that will help you get started and finish strong.
You are glaring at your computer screen with a million thoughts in your head. You just got back the reviewers’ comments on your first manuscript. You don’t know where to start or how to respond. You are angry, frustrated, but mostly confused. The manuscript was supposed to be perfect, how could anyone find anything wrong with it? What you might not realize is that this reaction is normal . . .
This year’s Society for Neuroscience (SfN) was held in beautiful San Diego, CA. More than 30,000 neuroscientists and vendors attended the annual meeting to share and discuss all topics neuroscience. Of course, neuroscience is a broad, multidisciplinary field ranging from molecules and neurons, to circuits and behavior. As an attendee, prioritizing the symposium talks and posters has always been a challenge, and this year’s meeting was no different.
The employees at Cell Signaling Technology are a unique group of hard working scientists, artists, nature enthusiasts, and sports fans. Despite our differences, all of us have the same goal: to make the best products possible in a stimulating, family-friendly environment run by some rather dedicated scientists. We all strive to fulfill the mission of the company, to make the most relevant, useful and reproducible products for basic and translational research with the hope that our hard work facilitates new discoveries and a deeper understanding of disease. In doing this, we haven’t forgotten our roots