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Abstracts & Awards

2023 Call For Abstracts & Awards Applications

2023 Applications for Short Talks |Awards & Travel Grants is CLOSED

Poster abstract submission is CLOSED

Call For Abstracts 

August 8: CLOSEDShort Talk | Awards | Travel Grants

September 8:  CLOSED Poster

Poster submitters will be notified of acceptance by September 13.

Poster upload to the virtual portal will be due  

October 19.

Late Breaking Session - 25 October
Final Days for submission

The 2023 Organizing Committee has left room for a few talks in the final session. Does your company have: 

  • Exciting new clinical data in the field of oligo therapeutics; 

  • Exciting new pre-clinical data using an oligo-based therapeutic;

  • New advances in delivery technologies;

  • New advances in CRISPR/mRNA/RNA editing 

Send your title and abstract to: 

September 15 Deadline


2023 Call For Abstracts & Awards Applications

Topics Include:

  • antisense

  • siRNA

  • RNA/DNA editing

  • mRNA therapeutics

  • immunostimulatory applications

  • aptamer applications

Questions?  Contact us at

General Information for the 2023 OTS Annual Meeting | Hybrid Format
By submitting an abstract submitters agree that they understand the short talks and posters will be presented virtually and
will be available to registered attendees on demand through December 2023.

How to Submit:

  • Presenting authors MUST register for the meeting prior to submitting an abstract or applying for an award

  • Abstract submission portal access will be provided in the registration confirmation email

  • All abstracts and award submissions must be submitted via the online portal

  • Short Talk and Poster abstracts are to be limited to 400 words or less

  • The online submission portal will save your work as you go if you are unable to complete your submission during the initial log in

Short Talks


In Person Presentations:

  • PDF poster file displayed in online gallery

  • Optional: 3-minute narrated video presentation in the virtual meeting portal

  • Full size printed poster to be displayed on poster board at the meeting venue

Virtual Presentations: 

  • PDF poster file displayed in online gallery

  • Optional: 3-minute narrated video presentation in the virtual meeting portal​​

Awards & Travel Grants​

Awards & Travel Grants

The OTS offers the opportunity for members to apply for various awards to highlight the accomplishment of students, postdocs and young investigators.

Travel grants are also awarded to support the attendance of students & postdocs at the annual meeting. 

How to Apply for Awards & Travel Grants:

  • Award applications are open to current OTS members only; click here to become a member

  • Register for the meeting first & submission portal access will be sent in the registration confirmation email

  • Notifications for selected award winners will be sent via email in late August

  • If you need to apply for a travel visa, we encourage you to do so before August

  • Questions? Contact us at



Nominations now being accepted for:

2023 Paper of the Year Award (Two Categories: Basic Research and Late Discovery Categories) 

Invited Speakers Abstract Submission

Invited speakers please submit your abstract here

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