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Genome Technology s Conference and Events Calendar: May 2, 2005

NEW YORK, May 2 (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.

 

May 2 DEADLINE: HUPO Annual World Congress abstract submissions are due.

 

May 4 CONFERENCE. Organized by Cambridge Healthtech Institute, the Microarrays in Medicine conference at the World Trade Center in Boston will include talks by George Church of Harvard Medical School, Ellen Feigal of TGen, and Stacey Gabriel of the Broad Institute.

 

May 5 DEADLINE. Proposals due for NIEHS proteomic analysis RFP seeking labs to do biomarker discovery "in subcellular tissue fractions of target tissues or accessible biological fluids."

 

May 8 CONFERENCE. One hundred thirty companies are slated to attend Biotech 2005: NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, to be held in Anaheim. The conference is managed by the Nano Science and Technology Institute.

 

May 11 CONFERENCE. The Biology of Genomes meeting will be held at ColdSpringHarborMay 11-15. Kelly Frazer of Perlegen Sciences, Thomas Hudson of McGillUniversity, Svante Pääbo of the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and Richard Wilson of WashingtonUniversityare helping to organize the 18th annual meeting.

 

May 12 DEADLINE. Proposals due for the "Neuroscience Information Framework" grant opportunity through the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This program operates as part of the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research, a multi-institute framework to support research on the nervous system.

The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.