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  • All authors are aware that their names appear on this abstract. 

  • The presenting author must register as an active participant at the congress at the latest 14 days after acceptance of an abstract. 

  • The FEMS2023 Congress Secretariat reserves the right to exclude any abstract that is not followed by a participant registration at the latest 14 days after notification of acceptance.  

  • If accepted for poster presentation, the presenting author agrees to present their poster according to the poster guidelines that will be communicated by email, or it will be withdrawn. 

  • If accepted for oral presentation, the presenting author agrees to present the abstract during the scheduled time/date and/or upload all presentation files by the May 22, 2023 deadline or their abstract will be withdrawn. 

  • The presenting author will keep FEMS informed of any changes to the contact information provided. 

  • In order to be considered for a FEMS Congress Attendance Grant or FEMS-ASM Mäkelä-Cassell Travel Award for Early Career Scientists the submitter must have a complete, accepted abstract. However, this does not guarantee a FEMS Congress Attendance Grant, the awardee will only be eligible for one. 

  • I understand that if this abstract is accepted, FEMS will own the rights to any electronic or print compilation of conference abstracts, as outlined in FEMS Copyright Policy