2015 MCASTA Annual Symposium - Call for Submission

Call for Submissions


confronting neurodegeneration (抗老化的最新研究發展)

Please join us in St. Louis for the 2015 MCASTA Annual Symposium. Following the success of previous symposiums, we plan to continue with a mix of traditional MCASTA activities and some new events.


Researchers are encouraged to submit an abstract of their studies using the Abstract Submission Form provided below to one of tracks listed below by Monday, June 15, 2015.

Download Abstract Submission Form: click HERE or copy and paste the following link to a web browser  


The abstract submission should follow requirements listed below:

·         The abstract should be 500 words or less

·         The abstract file should be in Microsoft Word format and file name should follow the format of TrackNumber_AuthorLastName_AuthorFirstName.doc  (e.g., 107_Smith_Mary.doc)  

·         The abstract should be submitted via email with a subject line “TrackNumber: AuthorFirstName AuthorLastName” (e.g., 107 Mary Smith) to (1) the appropriate Track Chair(s), (2) the program chair (derchyan@yahoo.com),  and (3) mcasta.stl@gmail.com  


All submissions are subject to peer review and acceptance notice will be communicated to researchers by July 15, 2015. Camera-ready of accepted abstracts must be submitted by August 5, 2015.


 Tracks and track chairs


Program Chairs: Dr. Der-Chyan Hwang (derchyan@yahoo.com) 

Track 105A & Track 108B: Confronting Neurodegeneration: Dr. Grace Sun (sung@missouri.edu)

Track 109B: Financial Planning Workshop:  Dr. Hung-Gay Fung (FungH@msx.umsl.edu)

Track 110: Career Development: Panel Discussion: Dr. Stephen Wu (stevewu0728@yahoo.com)