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Genome Technology Conference and Events Calendar: Jan 31, 2005

Following is a list of conferences and other events scheduled to take place over the next two weeks. For a complete list of events, read Genome Technology, a GenomeWeb News sister publication.


Feb. 1 GRANT DEADLINE. Today is the cycle 1 standard deadline for all new research grants and research career awards, as well as program project grants and center grants offered through NIH institutes and centers.


Feb. 4 GRANT DEADLINE. Proposals due for NSF's Microbial Genome Sequencing Program, which is expected to yield 20 to 30 awards with total funding of $15 million.

Feb. 5 CONFERENCE. The four-day ABRF '05: Biomolecular Technologies will be held in Savannah, Ga., beginning today.


Feb. 9 CONFERENCE. Scientific meeting Advances in Genome Biology and Technology opens once again in Marco Island, Fla., for four days. The conference will be held as usual at the Marriott Resort & Golf Club.


Feb. 10 SEMINAR. NHGRI's biweekly seminar series, sponsored by its intramural research division, is open to all NIH employees and to the public. Judith Klumperman of the department of cell biology will speak. Seminars are held at the main conference room of Building 50 on the Bethesdacampus from to .

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Finding Freshwater DNA

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Rise in Payments

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Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More

In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more.