The American Society for 

Reproductive Immunology 

2021 Abstract Submission Stats

A total of 229 abstracts were submitted from 23 countries:


Count Country Count
Argentina 3 Korea, Republic of 4
Australia 3 Kuwait 1
Brazil 1 Nigeria 1
Bulgaria 3 Philippines 1
Canada 26 Russian Federation 1
China 28 South Africa 2
France 4 Sweden 1
Germany 8 Turkey 1
Hungary 1 USA 106
India 3 Ukraine 6
Japan 12 United Kingdom 2
Kenya 1

Gusdon Competition for Trainees

Dr. John Gusdon Memorial New Investigator Award is given annually to a new investigator with trainee status who has made a significant contribution by presenting an outstanding research paper during the annual meeting of the ASRI. This award is given in memory of Dr. John P. Gusdon, a founding member of the ASRI, and an advocate of student participation in ASRI Meetings. When you submit your abstract, please check whether you would like to be considered for the Gusdon Award and provide proof of trainee status by letter from supervisor.

How to Submit

Deadline: FEB. 15, 2021

The system is now closed.

Notifications of Acceptance

Notices of poster acceptance, oral presentations and travel grants will be emailed to the submitting authors by MARCH 1, 2021.


All abstracts must be submitted onlineYou may return to the system to edit your abstract at any time prior to the submission deadline.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you submitted an abstract for ASRI 2020, it will be considered for 2021 unless you officially withdraw it.

Virtual POSTER Presentations

All abstracts will be presented VIRTUALLY as posters and compete for awards and short oral presentations (10 minutes) in addition to the poster displays. Authors will record a short video to present their poster in the virtual platform. They will also have the ability to host chats, meet 1:1 with attendees and more.  Details to be provided on virtual presentations in early March.

Click to view the May AJRI 2021 issue that includes all published abstracts for the meeting.


All accepted papers have been published online in the May 2021 issue of the Journal of Reproductive Immunology.

Presenting Author Requirements

Abstracts should be relevant to the main meeting’s theme.  Communications will be made with the presenting author only

If your abstract is accepted for presentation, you will be required to register for the meeting to confirm your acceptance and be included in the journal proceedings. 

Abstract Format Requirements

Begin your abstract with the abstract title, author’s names, and author’s, affiliations. Underline the name of the presenting author. Abstracts should be structured and consist of no more than 500 words, and organized into four paragraphs labeled: Problem, Method of Study, Results and Conclusions. Please see sample formatting below.

ABSTRACT TITLE -  Maximum 20 words.  Please capitalize the first letter of the first word. The remaining words should not be capitalized. Please do NOT end the title with a period

AUTHORS & AFFILIATIONS - You must enter the names of ALL AUTHORS (including yourself if you are an author) in the order in which you wish them to appear in the printed journal text. You will also need to include their institution, city, state and country.  Author names entered in any other section will NOT be printed in the author index or the final program.

ABSTRACT BODY - Please include your abstract body below (max 500 words). No tables or images will be allowed.   Your abstract must be organized into four separate paragraphs:  Problem / Method of Study / Results / Conclusions

CATEGORY- Select Clinical or Basic Science

PRESENTATION PREFERENCE - Select Poster or Oral. (*Invited Speakers should choose the Invited Speaker option)

GUSDON COMPETITION - TRAINEES ONLY.  Indicate if you wish to be considered for this award.  Applicants will be required to upload a letter from their supervisor attesting to their trainee status.

TRAVEL GRANT - Select if you would like to be considered for a travel grant to attend the meeting.  *Note: for 2021, there will be no travel grants as the meeting is fully online and no travel is required.

PERMISSIONS - Acknowledge author permissions and authorize publication online in the journal.

REGISTRATION - Confirm that at least 1 presenting author will register for and attend the meeting to present the work.

Contact for Abstract Questions or Issues

Karen Gottlieb 305-661-0709   

Diversity & Inclusion: Our Foundation for Scientific Innovation

Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. ASRI provides equal opportunities to all members and applicants for awards without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.

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