Registration 2018

Instructions:  This page has three sections which you complete separately:

  • 1 Information Form – Fill in the fields, then click the “Submit” button
  • 2 Abstract Submission – Upload your abstract file in this section
  • 3 Payment – Find address to mail payment or pay on-line

1 Information Form:

If you are submitting an abstract, continue to section 2 Abstract Submission, otherwise skip to section 3 Payment

2 Abstract Submission:

  • The Abstract file should be uploaded by the presenting author.
  • Please submit your abstract of 300 words or less, and include the title, all authors, and all author affiliations using the example format below.
  • The presenting author should be in bold type with an * after the presenting author’s last name.
  • You will be notified after March 20th, if you will present in a poster or podium format.
  • If you have any questions contact Laura Tuhela-Reuning at

Example Abstract File format and layout:

 Characterization of an Escherichia coli strain isolated from beach sediments

 Jennifer M. Colton*1, Steve B. Willliams2, and Areena Georgi1

1Miami University; 2Ohio Wesleyan University


Body of the abstract (no more than 300 words) goes here.

Submit Abstract File here (MS Word *.doc or *.docx format only):

3 Payment:

Payment for registration, dues, and meals can be made in one of 3 ways:

  1. OBASM Online Store below (a PayPal account or Credit Card is required)
  2. Check mailed in advance to:
    Jennifer Bennett, PhD
    Otterbein University
    1 South Grove Street
    Westerville OH 43081
  3. Check presented on site at registration
OBASM Online Store – Instructions for paying online:
  1. Click “Add to Bag” next to desired item(s)
    • Must choose one “Membership Dues” item
    • Must choose one “Registration” item
    • optionally choose food items
  2. Click “Shopping Bag (..)” link to begin checkout
  3. Review selected items, then click the “Checkout” button
  4. Enter the e-mail linked to your PayPal account, then click the “Continue” button
  5. On PayPal Screen, click “Log In” button or use Guest check out to complete payment