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

NEW YORK, July 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.


July 12: Full proposals due for the Genes and Genome Systems Cluster funding program through NSF. Apply to PD 04-1112 in FastLane.


July 12: Application deadline for NHGRI grant opportunity, "Training in Genomics and Hemoglobinopathies," which can be found under program announcement RFA-HG-05-002.


July 13-16: The 4th European Zebrafish Development and Genetics Meeting will be held at the Kulturpalast Dresden, in Dresden, Germany.


July 15: Proposals due for the Biological Research Collections Program, funding opportunity 05-575 through NSF. $6 million will be allocated to approximately 20 grant winners.


July 17-21: BioScience2005 - From Genes to Systems, organized by the Biochemical Society, will be held at the Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre in Glasgow.


July 21-26: The 6th International Symposium on Computational Biology and Genome Informatics, held in conjunction with the Joint Conference on Information Sciences, will take place at the Salt Lake CityMarriottCityCenter.

The Scan

WHO Seeks Booster Pause

According to CNN, the World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on administering SARS-CoV-2 vaccine boosters until more of the world has received initial doses.

For Those Long Legs

With its genome sequence and subsequent RNAi analyses, researchers have examined the genes that give long legs to daddy longlegs, New Scientist says.

September Plans

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration is aiming for early September for full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on Targeting DNA Damage Response, TSMiner, VarSAn

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: genetic changes affecting DNA damage response inhibitor response, "time-series miner" approach, and more.