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Genome Technology s Conference and Events Calendar: Apr 11, 2005

NEW YORK, April 11 (GenomeWeb News) - 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.


April 13 DEADLINE. The deadline to submit applications for novel assays for the NIH's Molecular Libraries and Screening Center Network.


April 13 CONFERENCE. TIGR's three-day International Conference on Microbial Genomes will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Topics will include metagenomics; comparative, environmental, and fungal genomics; and genome evolution, among others.

April 15 DEADLINE. The registration deadline for the 2005 Virtual Institute Summer Session is April 15. Organized by the Greater Philadelphia Bioinformatics Alliance, the seven-week course series includes tracks in pharmacogenomics, modeling in systems biology, bioinformatics databases, and biomolecular networks.


April 16 CONFERENCE. The 96th annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research will be held in Anaheim, Calif., through April 20.


April 18 CONFERENCE. The 10th annual Human Genome Meeting, subtitled "From Genome to Health, will be held in Kyoto, Japan. The conference touches on population genomics, medical genomics, functional genomics, epigenetics and the genome, cancer genomics, and the functional transcriptome, among other topics.


April 19 CONFERENCE. The 12th annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, in San Francisco, is divided into five tracks: pathway analysis, R&D strategies, mastering medicinal chemistry, integrative preclinical development, and molecular diagnostics.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.