• Medical Research Institute - Sri Lanka

  • Medical Research Institute - Sri Lanka

  • Medical Research Institute - Sri Lanka

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Abstracts Submission

Instructions to follow when sending Abstracts  

  • The number of words is limited strictly to 250 excluding the title, authors and affiliations.
  • Authors should be listed using the entire surname and the initial(s). Omit titles, degrees, and academic appointments and do not separate initials with punctuation e.g. Perera MP
  • The affiliation must comprise  department name, institution and city only.
  • The body of the abstract should be organized as outlined below.  The underlined words must be included in the body of the  abstract.
    • Objective/s: A statement of the purpose or reason for the report.
    • Methods: A brief description of the study design.
    • Results: A summary of the results presented in sufficient detail to support the conclusion. Data must be presented in the abstract.
    • Conclusion: a statement of the conclusion based on the data presented.
    • For case reports or case series, the words Case report: or Case series: replace the Methods: and Results: headings. Otherwise, the format remains the same.
    • Use of tables is discouraged. However, you may include one simple table.
    • Figures and graphs/diagrams are not allowed. Only standard abbreviation should be used.
      • The Principal Author must complete the  ‘Declaration by the principal author’   available at (http://www.mri.gov.lk/web/)  with each submitted abstract.


  • Copies of  the abstracts and complete paper  should be handed over or sent to :

Dr. Jude Jayamaha
Dept. of Virology, Medical Research Institute
P.O. Box 527, Colombo.
TP 011-2693532-3   Ext 463
Email address: scientificsessions@mri.gov.lk.

  • Final date for submission of abstract

15th of October 2012  on or before 11 a.m.

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