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Calendar of Meetings, Deadlines & Workshops: Apr 1, 2006

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Conferences
DATE CONFERENCE ORGANIZER LOCATION CATEGORY
APRIL
Apr 1-5 AACR 26th Annual Meeting AACR Washington, DC Cancer
Apr 1-5 Experimental Biology FASEB San Francisco Biology
Apr 2-5 RECOMB 2006 ACM-SIGACT Venice Bioinformatics
Apr 3-5 Life Sciences Conference + Expo 2006   Boston General
Apr 9-11 caBIG Annual Meeting caBIG Arlington, VA Cancer
Apr 9-12 BIO 2006 BIO Chicago General
Apr 9-13 3rd International Conference on Legume Genomics & Genetics ARC Centre of Excellence Brisbane, Australia Genomics
Apr 23-24 Systems Biology and Medicine ISB Seattle Systems biology
Apr 24-27 The GOT Summit CHI Boston Genomics
Apr 24-28 The Protein Engineering Summit CHI Boston Proteomics
Apr 27-28 OncoProteomics Select Conferences South San Francisco, CA Proteomics
MAY
May 7-11 Emerging Genomic Biomarkers: Impact on Drug Discovery and Clinical Practice Keystone Symposia Victoria, British Columbia Pharma
May 7-11 Bio Nano 2006 Nano Science and Technology Inst. Boston General
May 10-14 The Biology of Genomes CSHL Cold Spring Harbor, NY Genomics
May 17-19 5th International Bio Expo Japan Reed Tokyo General
May 20-24 International Society for Analytical Cytology   Quebec City, Canada Cytology
May 21-25 106th American Society for Microbiology General Meeting ASM Orlando Microbiology
May 23-25 World Pharma Congress CHI Philadelphia Pharma
May 28-Jun 1 54th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry ASMS Seattle Proteomics
May 31-Jun 3 HUGO Human Genome Meeting HUGO Helsinki, Finland Genomics
May 31-Jun 4 Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society OTS Baltimore RNAi
JUNE
Jun 2-6 42nd ASCO Annual Meeting ASCO Atlanta Cancer
Jun 7-9 Bangalore Bio 2006   Bangalore General
Jun 8-9 CAMDA 2006 CAMDA North Carolina Arrays
Jun 15-16 Structure-Based Drug Design CHI Boston Pharma
Jun 18-22 Drug Information Association 42nd Annual Meeting DIA Philadelphia Pharma
Jun 19-21 Beyond Genome CHI San Francisco Genomics
JULY
Jul 12-14 3rd Joint BSPR/EBI Proteomics Meeting British Society for Proteome Research Hinxton, UK Proteomics
AUGUST
Aug 5-9 20th Annual Symposium of the Protein Society Protein Society San Diego Proteomics
Aug 6-10 11th International Congress of Human Genetics Internat. Fed. of Human Genetics Societies Brisbane, Australia Genetics
Aug 6-10 ISMB 2006 ISCB Fortaleza, Brazil Bioinformatics
Aug 7-10 Drug Discovery Technology World Congress IBC Boston Drug discovery
SEPTEMBER
Sep 10-14 5th European Conference on Computational Biology 2006 Diesenhaus-Unitours Eilat, Israel Bioinformatics
Sep 10-14 232nd National Meeting of theAmerican Chemical Society ACS San Francisco General
Sep 17-21 Society for Biomolecular Sciences SBS Seattle Screening
Sep 25-28 Chips to Hits IBC Life Sciences Boston Microarrays
Sep 27-Oct 1 Genome Informatics   Hinxton, UK Bioinformatics

 

 

 DEADLINES

April 11 — Formal applications are due for the NIH’s Genome Sequencing Centers, RFA-HG-06-001. This renewal of NHGRI’s large-scale sequencing program entails awards of up to $420 million in total costs over four years at not more than $130 million per year. The agencies expect to award three to five grants.

April 11 — Applications are due for the NCI Clinical Proteomic Technologies Initiative’s RFA-CA-07-005, Advanced Proteomic Platforms and Computational Sciences.  This funding initiative supports highly innovative research in the quantitative analysis of proteins and peptides of interest in clinical cancer studies.

April 17 — Abstract submission deadline for the 20th Annual Symposium of the Protein Society.

April 21 — Applications are due for RFA-CA-07-012, Clinical Proteomic Technology Assessment for Cancer (U24), the NCI/NIH program to establish up to five Clinical Proteomic Technology Assessment for Cancer teams. Each CPTAC team will consist of multidisciplinary scientists focused on enhancing proteomic measurement capabilities for clinical cancer research.

April 26 — Due date for letters of intent regarding RFA-CA-07-002, Application of Emerging Technologies for Cancer Research, an NCI program for projects evaluating the emerging molecular technologies that are ready for application to cancer research questions. Applications are due May 26.

April 26 — Letters of intent due for NCI’s RFA-CA-06-002, Innovative Technologies for Molecular Analysis of Cancer, which concerns research projects proposing the development of highly innovative cancer relevant molecular technologies.

May 1 — Poster submission and travel fellowship application deadline for ISMB 2006.

May 26 — Poster submission deadline for the 3rd Joint BSPR/EBI Proteomics meeting in Hinxton, UK. Registration for the meeting is due June 9.

May 26 — Applications are due for NCI’s Innovative Technologies for Molecular Analysis of Cancer, also known as RFA-CA-06-002.

June 1 — Deadline day for applications in response to program announcement PAR-05-163, Centers of Excellence in Genomics Science. NHGRI and NIMH intend to support 10 CEGS as P50 specialized centers and an unfixed number of projects under its P20 planning grant mechanism through 2007.

June 8 — Poster submission deadline for the 5th European Conference on Computational Biology 2006. Software demo proposals are also due on this date.

June 23 — Applications are due for RFA-RM-06-007, Nanomedicine Development Centers by the NIH Nanomedicine Roadmap program. Each multidisciplinary center will join a network of four NDCs that were awarded in fiscal year 2005.

June 26 — Poster presentation abstract submission deadline for the Society for Biomolecular Science’s 12th Annual Conference and Exhibition.

 

The Scan

Driving Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes Down

Researchers from the UK and Italy have tested a gene drive for mosquitoes to limit the spread of malaria, NPR reports.

Office Space to Lab Space

The New York Times writes that some empty office spaces are transforming into lab spaces.

Prion Pause to Investigate

Science reports that a moratorium on prion research has been imposed at French public research institutions.

Genome Research Papers on Gut Microbe Antibiotic Response, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Clues to Metabolism, More

In Genome Research this week: gut microbial response to antibiotic treatment, approach to gauge metabolic features from single-cell RNA sequencing, and more.