Inner Ear Biology Workshop 2014 in Kyoto

Call for Abstracts

Session Topics

The Workshop invites abstracts for Podium/Poster sessions on the following topics.

  1. Developmental biology
  2. Regeneration
  3. Stem cells
  4. Molecular biology
  5. Physiology
  6. Immunology
  7. Pathology
  8. Genetics
  1. Ototoxicity
  2. Tinnitus, Vestibular disorders
  3. Drug delivery system
  4. Gene therapy
  5. Novel treatment
  6. Cochlear implant
  7. Other prosthesis
  8. Other related inner ear

How to Submit

Authors are requested to submit their abstracts prepared in MS Word via Internet. Those unable to complete the online submission, please contact the Organizing Secretariat, directly (E-mail: ).

Instructions for Preparing Abstracts

  1. The on-line system can only accept MS Word documents. Other documents will not be accepted.
  2. Please download the sample abstract below and overwrite on it, following the instructions. Your abstract will be printed as submitted, as a camera-ready manuscript in the Program/Abstract book. The allotted space for the contributed abstract is one half-page: effective space 17 cm x 11.5 cm.
  3. When you complete the abstract, save it in the name of the presenting author. “MAC” users are requested to add “.doc” at the end of the file name. e.g. “ito.doc”
  4. Click “On-line Abstract Submission”.
  5. Fill in the columns required on the abstract submission form, including preference of podium/poster presentation and appropriate topic number chosen from the above-mentioned 16 session topics, which best expresses the content of your abstract.
  6. Attach your abstract at the last section of the form.
  7. Confirmation of receipt of abstract will be sent to the presenting author by e-mail.

Submission Deadline: June 30, 2014 (extended)

Notification of Acceptance

Notice of acceptance will be e-mailed in late July, 2014. Accepted papers will be presented at Podium or Poster sessions. Abstracts accepted for the presentation will be printed and distributed to all participants during the Workshop.


The official language of the Workshop is English.

Sample Abstract

Sample Abstract

Workshop and Podium Presentation

LCD projection will be available for Workshop and Podium Presentations.

Poster PanelPoster Presentation

Please prepare your poster according to the following guidelines. The poster will be mounted on a panel of 90 cm (width) x 150 cm (height). Please refer to the illustration.

Title: Use an area of 20-25 cm (height) x 90 cm (width) at the top of the poster for the title, authors’ names and affiliations.
Text, Tables and Figures: All material should be visible from a distance of 2 meters. A poster number and pins will be provided by the organizer.

Publication on “Hearing Research”

Selected papers will be published on the journal of "Hearing Research".
Please click here for details.