12th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference
 12th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference

Abstracts & Presentations


The submitted abstracts are stored in our certified server and handled confidentially.

The collection of the abstracts will be available on USB sticks together with the conference package upon registration at the registration desk.

Instructions for Abstracts

  • Use Arial 12 font throughout the abstract (except for symbols).
  • Limit abstract to 1 page in single lane spacing.
  • All document margins should be 2.5 cm.
  • Justify title and abstract text.
  • Title should be in bold.
  • Author’s first and middle name initials followed by last name. Use superscript numbers for authors with different affiliations.
  • Underline presenting author.
  • Please include affiliation and address below authors. Use superscript numbers for additional affiliations.
  • Figures or tables are not allowed.
  • Up to 5 references might be included. Include first author followed by et al., year of publication, journal abbreviation, volume and pages.
  • References with 2 authors use “and” separating the authors.

A sample abstract can be downloaded here.


  • Biochemistry of key processes and enzymes
  • Regulation of nitrogen fixation
  • Signal perception and transduction
  • Infection and invasion
  • Functioning of the rhizobium-legume symbiosis /bacteria/
  • Functioning of the rhizobium-legume symbiosis /plants/
  • Interplay of symbiotic interactions
  • Biological nitrogen fixation in non-legume environments
  • On the interface of symbiotic/pathogenic interactions
  • Evolution, diversity and ecology
  • Commonalities and specialities of symbiotic interactions

The abstract must represent original work and should be as informative as possible. Conclusions must be supported by data. It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any error in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author. Submitted abstracts can be seen, updated or deleted within the whole period of the abstract submission online. Correspondence regarding the abstracts such as confirmation of submission, notification of acceptance or rejection and instructions for presentation will only be sent to the corresponding author. It is their responsibility to forward the information to all co-authors. The presenting author is required to register for the symposium and pay the registration fee as a condition of presenting the paper.

If you are unable to submit your abstract online please contact the organizers for further instructions or assistance.

Please note that submission of abstracts requires prior registration of at least one author via the conference website.  A link to the abstract submission platform will become available only after successful registration.