Abstract Information

Abstract Submission Deadline: Extended to November 10, 2014 at 5pm EST.

Please note that the award competitions (listed below) that are associated with abstracts are also extended until November 10, 2014 at 5pm EST. 



Award Competitions


Abstract Categories

Aging & Chronic Disease

5000 – ASN Aging: Risk Factor Modification for Cardiometabolic Health and Chronic Disease

5001 – ASN Aging: Nutritional Needs and Assessment in Older Adults/Populations

5002 – ASN Aging:Nutrition and Sarcopenia (New!)

5003- ASN Aging: Nutrition and Osteoporosis


Community and Public Health Nutrition

5020 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Community and Public Health Nutrition Interventions

5021 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Food Security and Its Connections to Nutrition and Health

5022 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Health Disparities and Promoting Health in Diverse Populations

5023 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Food Environment

5024 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Policy and Systems Approaches in Community and Public Health Nutrition (New!)



5030 – ASN CARIG: Carotenoids and Health

5031 – ASN CARIG: Carotenoids and Retinoids: Molecular Mechanisms of Action

5032 – ASN CARIG: Bioavailability and Metabolism of Carotenoids and Vitamin A

5033 – ASN CARIG: Biofortification of Staple Crops with Micronutrients


Diet and Cancer 

5040 – ASN Diet and Cancer: Molecular Targets

5041 – ASN Diet and Cancer: Animal Studies

5042 – ASN Diet and Cancer: Clinical and Human Studies


Dietary Bioactive Components

5060 – ASN DBC: Bioavailability, Metabolism and Biomarkers of Dietary Bioactive Components

5061 – ASN DBC: Mechanisms of Action and Molecular Targets of Dietary Bioactive Components

5062 – ASN DBC: Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components on Experimental Models of Chronic Disease Risk

5063 – ASN DBC: Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components

5064 – ASN DBC: Cardiovascular Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components

5065 – ASN DBC: Dietary Bioactive Components of Medicinal, Functional and Whole Foods (including Probiotics and Fermented Foods)


Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism

5080 – ASN EMM: Energy Balance, Macronutrients and Weight Management

5081 – ASN EMM: Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome (Co-sponsor:  Obesity RIS)

5082 – ASN EMM: Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism

5083 – ASN EMM: Lipid and Fatty Acid Metabolism and Transport

5084 – ASN EMM: Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism and the Gut

5085 – ASN EMM: Metabolic Phenotyping, Metabolomics and Biomarkers

5086 – ASN EMM: Carbohydrate Metabolism

5087- ASN EMM: Diet and/or Exercise Regulation of Food Intake (Co-sponsor: Obesity RIS)

5088 – ASN EMM: Energy Metabolism and Aging (Co-sponsor:  Aging and Chronic Disease )RIS)

5089 – ASN EMM: Dietary Fatty Acids and Health

5090 – ASN EMM: Protein Intake and Health Implications


Experimental Animal Nutrition

5100 – ASN Exp Animal Nutr: Animal Models of Fetal Nutrition, Programming and Neonatal Development    (New!)

5101 – ASN Exp Animal Nutr: Comparative Animal Nutrition and Physiology (New!)

5102 – ASN Exp Animal Nutr: Animal Models of Nutrition and Disease (New!)

5103 – ASN Exp Animal Nutr: Animal Models for Nutrition across Physiological States (New!)



5120 – ASN Lactation: Relationships of Maternal Diet and Health to Lactation Performance and Infant Health(New!)

5121 – ASN Lactation: Predictors of Lactation Initiation and Duration; and Interventions to Improve Lactation Success (New!)

5122 – ASN Lactation: Bioactive Components and Other Milk Constituents and Their Effect on the Infant (New!)

5123 – ASN Lactation: Biology of Lactogenesis, Lactation and Milk Composition (New!)


Global Nutrition

5140 – ASN GNC: Global Nutrition


Medical Nutrition

5200 – ASN MNC: Personalized Nutrition

5201 – ASN MNC: Nutrition and the Microbiome

5202 – ASN MNC: Interventions for the Treatment and Prevention of Nutrition-Related Diseases

5203 – ASN MNC: Nutrition and Inflammation

5204 – ASN MNC: Prenatal Nutrient Programming in Humans

5205 – ASN Nutrition Across the Lifespan:  Nutrition, Neurobiology, Mood and Behavior (Co-sponsor: Aging, Obesity and Nutrition Translation) (New!)

5206:  ASN Nutrition Across the Lifespan:  Early Childhood Nutrition (New!)

5207:  ASN Nutrition Across the Lifespan:  Nutrition and Reproductive Health (New!)


Nutrition Education 

5210 – ASN Nutr Edu: Evidence-Based Nutrition Education:  Development, Testing, and Evaluation

5211 – ASN Nutr Edu: Nutrition Education and Behavior Change

5212 – ASN Nutr Edu: Childhood Obesity Prevention

5213 – ASN Nutr Edu: Developing Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors Across the Lifespan


Nutrient-Gene Interactions

5220 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interactions: Genomics, Proteomics, and Metabolomics

5222 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interactions:  Epigenetics

5223 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Obesity and Inflammation

5224 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Chronic Disease (New!)

5225 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Exercise (New!)

5226 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Bioactives (New!)

5227 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Biomarkers (New!)


Nutritional Epidemiology

5230 – ASN Nutr Epi: Innovation and Validation of Dietary Assessment Tools and Their Applications

5231 – ASN Nutr Epi: Epidemiological Research Addressing Diet and Health Outcomes

5232 – ASN Nutr Epi: Nutrition and Chronic Disease Epidemiology

5233 – ASN Nutr Epi: Research with Dietary Supplements and Bioactive Components

5234 – ASN Nutr Epi: Advancing Nutritional Epidemiology with Public Use and Commercial Data Sets

5235 – ASN Nutr Epi: Epidemiologic Methods in Examining Health Outcomes in Diverse Populations (Co-sponsor: Minority and Diversity Affairs Committee)

5236 – ASN Nutr Epi:  Exploring Geographic Based Methods in Nutrition Epidemiological Research


Nutritional Immunology

5240 – ASN Nutr Immunology:  Nutritional Immunology

5241 – ASN Nutr Immunology:  Nutrition and Infection (New!)


Nutrition Translation

5250 – ASN Nutr Trans: Food Science and Technology in Nutrition (New!)

5252 – ASN Nutr Trans:  Nutrition Science for Public Policy, Practice and the Consumer (New!)



5260 – ASN Obesity: Diet, Devices, Medications and Surgery

5261 – ASN Obesity: Gut Microbiome and Obesity(New!)

5262 – ASN Obesity: Chronic Diseases

5263 – ASN Obesity: Macronutrients and Obesity (New!)

5264 – ASN Obesity: Body Composition

5265 – ASN Obesity:  Childhood Obesity Management (New!)


Vitamins and Minerals

5280 – ASN Vit Min: Water and Fat Soluble Vitamins and Chronic Disease

5281 – ASN Vit Min: Micronutrient Bioavailability and Antioxidant Function

5282 – ASN Vit Min: Zinc

5283 – ASN Vit Min: Selenium

5284 – ASN Vit Min: B Vitamins and One-Carbon Metabolism

5285 – ASN Vit Min: Micronutrient Interventions

5286- ASN Vit Min: Trace Element Transport and Homeostasis in Health and Disease (New!)


Sports Nutrition

5300 – ASN Sports Nutr: Nutrition, Dietary Supplements and Human Performance (New!)



5310 – ASN Other: Dairy and Yogurt: Health and Nutrition Effects

5311 – ASN Other:  Nutrition and Sustainability (New!)


Education and Teaching

5320 – ASN Edu: Nutrition Education in Medical and Other Professional Schools

5321 – ASN Edu: Nutrition Education for Practicing Clinicians

5322 – ASN Edu: Innovations in Undergraduate, Graduate and Medical Nutrition Education



5024 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Policy and Systems Approaches in Community and Public Health Nutrition (New!)

5252 – ASN Nutr Trans:  Nutrition Science for Public Policy, Practice and the Consumer (New!)

5350 – ASN Policy: Innovations in Nutrition Monitoring (New!)

5351 – ASN Policy: Nutrition Policy Implementation and Evaluation

5352 – ASN Policy: Nutrition Programs and Policies to Improve the Health of Subpopulations (i.e., Children, Older Adults, Minorities)  (Co-sponsor:  Aging, Comm and Public Health, and Public Policy Committee) (New!)

5353:  ASN Policy:  Public-Private Partnerships (New!)