5th Biennial North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology

May 24-28, 2019

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission and Guidelines

Submission Deadline: January 15th, 2019

Submission acceptance notification: March 29, 2019

Please submit your abstract using the link below:


When you click this link you will be prompted to create an Abstractr log-in. You will need to authorize your account through an email confirmation. If you have any issues, please reach out to Erin Dinkel directly. 

Each registered person is allowed to submit one abstract as presenting author. There is no limit on the number of abstracts submitted as co-author. The presenting author will be notified of the acceptance of the abstract.

PLEASE NOTE: Presenting author must be registered for the conference and pay the registration fee before abstracts are considered.

Abstracts must be summited in Microsoft Word format (.doc, .docx), using the abstract template.


  • Endocrine Disruption in Aquatic Vertebrates - Lessons Learned and Future Prospects. A Tribute to Professor Louis J. Guillette, Jr.
  • Steroid Receptor Actions and Their Signaling: Nongenomic vs. Genomic
  • Fish sexual development
  • Kisspeptins: mandatory or optional for reproduction
  • The Hormonal Control of Osmoregulation in Vertebrates
  • Early Life Adversity and the Stress Response/Stress coping mechanisms
  • Old questions, new technological approaches in thyroid hormone signaling/Thyroid
  • Neurochemical Regulation of Instinctive Behavior
  • Biological Rhythms, circadian clock
  • Environmental Regulation of Reproductive Processes'
  • Eco-Evo-Devo: The Physiology of Phenotypic Variation
  • Symposium on Growth
  • Integrating factors of appetite, energy balance and growth
  • Insulin and insulin-like peptides, vertebrate and invertebrate
  • Invertebrate sex steroids:  facts and misconceptions
  • Plasticity in the neuroendocrine system (sponsored symposium, Medicine and Alberta Children’s Hospital)
  • Recent Progress in Cartilaginous Fish Endocrinology (NASCE President’s Symposium)
  • Neuroendocrinology of invertebrate deuterostomes - a crucial link between protostomes and vertebrates
  • ISAREN: Environmental and genetic influences on amphibian and reptilian endocrine systems
  • Signaling and Neuroendocrine Control
  • Tackling Endocrine Mysteries in Domestic Animals (sponsored symposium University of Calgary-University of Saskatchewan School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • Other topics