College of Arts and Sciences

Sigma Xi Research Symposium

Registration & Abstract Guidelines

Welcome to the Registration page for the 2015 SJU Sigma Xi Research Symposium.

You must register and make payment before submitting an Abstract.

Registration and abstract submission has been closed as of March 27, 2015 at 5 pm EST.

If you have any questions about the submission of abstracts, please contact Ms. Donna Comly at 610-660-1810 or

READ the "Guidelines on Abstract Submission" before uploading your abstract file.

Guidelines on Abstract Submission

  • Abstracts must be submitted as Microsoft Word documents (in a “.doc” file)
  • Text must be 12 pt Times font
  • Abstracts must not exceed 300 words in length
  • Abstracts are limited to one single page with 1-inch margins

Please follow guidelines below for headers

First line – title 
Second line – authors (last name, first initial for all authors. The faculty mentor(s) name to be underlined and the presenting author’s name to be followed by an asterisk)
Third line – Departmental affiliation
Fourth line – The name of the school
Fifth line – The city, state and zipcode of the school

(If multiple colleges/universities and/or departments are involved, list each one, with its address. Superscript numbers can be used to identify which authors come from which institutions).

Please leave one blank line between the header and the body of the abstract.


The activation of NF-kappaB in alveolar macrophages by muramyl dipeptide.
Smith, A1*, Johnson, B1, Brown, C1, Joseph, S. 2, and Jones, D1.
Biology Department1, Chemistry Department2 
City University
Anytown, PA, 19000

Sigma Xi is not responsible for missing information in uploaded abstracts.