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Calendar of Meetings, Deadlines & Workshops: Nov 1, 2005

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DATE

CONFERENCE ORGANIZER LOCATION CATEGORY
November        

Nov 5-8

19th International Mouse Genome Conference IMGS Strasbourg, France Genomics

Nov 9-12

8th Annual Conference on Computational Genomics TIGR & Jackson Labs Cambridge, MA Bioinformatics

Nov 9-13

Comparative & Functional Genomics Workshop Wellcome Trust Hinxton, UK Genomics

Nov 10-13

The Genomic Revolution: Implications for Science and Health NAS/Keck Irvine, Calif. Genomics

Nov 12-16

Neuroscience 2005 Annual Meeting Society for Neuroscience Washington, DC Biology

Nov 12-17

Comparative Genomics of Eukaryotic Microorganisms ESF-EMBO Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain Genomics

Nov 12-18

SC2005: High-Performance Computing, Networking & Storage ACM/IEEE Seattle Bioinformatics/HPC

Nov 14-15

Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology IEEE San Diego Bioinformatics/HPC

December

       

Dec 6-7

Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and Development IBC Amsterdam Pharma
Dec 8-11 Rat Genomics & Models CSHL Cold Spring Harbor Genomics
Dec 10-14 Amer. Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting 2005 ASCB San Francisco Biology

January

       
Jan 3-7 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2006 PSB Maui Bioinformatics/HPC

Jan 9-13

Pep Talk: The Protein Information Week CHI San Diego Proteomics
Jan 14-18 Plant and Animal Genome XIV Conference Scherago San Diego Genomics
Jan 21-25 Lab Automation 2006 ALA Palm Springs, Calif. Robotics

Jan 31-Feb 3

High-Content Analysis CHI San Francisco Screening
Jan 31-Feb 3 RNAi for Pathway Analysis CHI San Francisco RNAi
February        

Feb 8-11

Advances in Genome Biology and Technology GCORP Marco Island, FL Genomics
Feb 11-14 ABRF 2006 ABRF Long Beach, CA Technology

Feb 13-16

4th Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference   Taipei, Taiwan Bioinformatics/HPC
Feb 14-15 BIO CEO & Investor Conference BIO New York, NY Biotechnology
Feb 16-20 AAAS Annual Meeting AAAS St. Louis General

Feb 20-22

Screening Europe 2006 Select Conf. Prague Screening

Feb 21-24

Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference CHI San Francisco Genomics

March

       

Mar 2-4

AUTM 2006 Annual Meeting AUTM Orlando Technology transfer

Mar 5-9

45th Annual Society of Toxicology Conference SOT San Diego Toxicology

Mar 12-15

US HUPO Second Annual Symposium US HUPO Boston Proteomics

Mar 12-17

PITTCON PITTCON Orlando Chemistry/Spectroscopy
Mar 23-26 2006 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting ACMG San Diego Genetics

Mar 26-30

231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society ACS Atlanta Chemistry

Mar 29-Apr 1

3rd International Conference on Functional Genomics of Ageing Elsevier Palermo, Sicily Genomics

Mar 29-Apr 2

47th Annual Drosophila Research Conference   Houston General

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 9-12

BIO 2006 BIO Chicago General

Apr 9-13

3rd International Conference on Legume Genomics & Genetics ARC Centre of Excellence Brisbane, Australia Genomics

 

Deadlines

November 1 — Full proposals due for NSF solicitation 05-603, the Plant Genome Research Program. This year NSF will focus on “major unanswered questions in plant biology on a genome-wide scale”; translational research from model organisms to economically important plants; and development of technology “to enable discovery in plant genomics.”

 

November 1 — Abstract submission opens for the US HUPO Second Annual Symposium to be held in Boston next March.

 

November 14 — Abstract submission deadline for the AACR 2006 annual meeting to be held in Washington, DC, next April.

 

November 21 — Abstract submission deadline for the annual Drosophila research conference, which will be held in late March in Houston. Revisions may be made until November 25.

 

November 29 — Complete proposals due for NIBIB-NSF program solicitation 05-611, the Bioengineering and Bioinformatics Summer Institutes Program. It is expected that 15 standard or continuing grants will be made in FY 2006 for programs to begin in the summer of 2006.

 

December 1 — Deadline to fill out survey on DNA fragment analysis for the related research group of the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities. Findings will be presented at ABRF 2006.

 

December 9 — Abstract submission deadline for the American College of Medical Genetics’ Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, scheduled for late March in San Diego.

 

2006

January 5 — Abstract submission deadline for the 3rd International Conference on Functional Genomics of Ageing, to be held in late March in Palermo, Sicily.

 

January 9 — Proposals due for NSF PD04-1127, a program in population and evolutionary processes that includes evolutionary genetics research. Apply through FastLane.

 

January 12 — Applications due for grant opportunity RFA-HL-05-020, an NHLBI initiative to support collaborative research on the application of proteomic tools to identify disorders of human platelet function. The institute will award a total of $2.2 million over two years.

 

January 20 — Poster submission deadline for RECOMB, which will take place in Venice this April. Entrants will be notified by February 3 if their posters have been accepted.

 

January 31 — Formal applications due for the DOE’s Early Career Principal Investigator Program in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and High-Performance Networks. Letters of intent are required. Find it through notice DE-FG01-05ER05-25, and apply at grants.gov.

 

February 3 — Early registration deadline for FASEB’s Experimental Biology meeting, to be held this April in San Francisco. The housing deadline is February 24.

 

 

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