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Meetings and Deadlines: May 3, 2010

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Deadlines

May 13
Application deadline for the -National Human Genome Research Institute and National Institute of General Medical Sciences' Centralized Protein Sequence and Function Resource grant to support a facility that will serve as a repository of curated protein sequences and annotated functional information.

May 14
Oral presentation abstract submission deadline for Select Biosciences' Mass Spec Europe conference to be held in Florence, Italy, in November.

May 18
Application deadline for the National Eye Institute's Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Training Grant for Statistical Genetics and Genome Informatics to initiate a program for sequence analysis, gene mapping, complex trait mapping, and genetic variation in the visual system.

May 18
Application deadline for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Common Pathogenetic Mechanisms of Lung Cancer and COPD grant to support the characterization of genotypic and phenotypic characteristics and shared pathways underlying the origin and progression of both diseases.

May 18
Deadline to apply for the National Institute of Nursing Research's Epigenetic Factors Associated with Symptoms and Complications of Chronic Disorders grant to support research that addresses underlying epigenetic factors in symptom expression and complications resulting from chronic disorders.

May 21
Abstract submission deadline for the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute conference, Systems Biology: Networks, to be held in Hinxton, UK, in August.

May 24
Application deadline for NIH's Developmental Pharmacology grant to support multidisciplinary basic and translational research with an emphasis on drug metabolizing enzymes and signaling pathways.

June 2
Abstract submission deadline for the American Society of Human Genetics' annual meeting to be held in Washington, DC, in November.

June 2
Abstract submission deadline for Select Biosciences' agri-genomics world conference conference to be held in Brussels, Belgium, in July.

June 8
Deadline to apply for NSF's Dimensions of Biodiversity grant to support research focused on the integration of genetic, taxonomic, and functional dimensions of biodiversity.

June 15
Abstract submission deadline for EMBL's Transcription and Chromatin conference to be held in Heidelberg, Germany, in August.

June 18
Abstract submission deadline for CSHL's Personal Genomes conference to be held in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, in September.

June 20
Abstract submission deadline for EMBL's Chemical Biology 2010 conference to be held in Heidelberg, Germany, in September.

July 9
Abstract submission deadline for CSHL's Molecular Genetics of Aging conference to be held in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, in September.

July 12
Submission deadline for NSF's Genes and Genome Systems Cluster grant that funds projects on the structure, function, and evolution of genes and genomes.

July 23
Poster submission deadline for Select Biosciences' RNAi & miRNA Europe conference to be held in Dublin, Ireland, in September.

August 6
Abstract submission deadline for CSHL's Mouse Development, genetics, and genomics conference to be held in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, in October.

August 9
Poster submission deadline for the Society for Biomolecular Sciences' Biomolecular Screening: Advanced Applications Across Academia, Government & Industry conference to be held in Durham, North Carolina, in October.

August 15
Abstract submission deadline for EMBO's From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology conference to be held in Heidelberg, Germany, in November.

September 29
Early registration deadline and poster submission deadline for Select Bio-sciences' Advances in Metabolic Profiling meeting, to be held in Florence, Italy, in November.

Conferences

May 3-6
BIO International Convention
BIO
Chicago
General

May 4-6
Biomarker World Congress
CHI
Philadelphia
Screening

May 5-7
RNAi & miRNA World Congress
Select Biosciences
Boston
RNAi

May 9-10
New Frontiers in Proteomics Research
Canadian National Proteomics Network
Montreal
Proteomics

May 11-15
The Biology of Genomes
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Genomics

May 17-19
Whole Transcript Microarray Data Analysis
EMBL
Heidelberg, Germany
Microarrays

May 23-27
ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry
ASMS
Salt Lake City
Proteomics

May 25-26
Advances in Microarray Technology
Select Biosciences
Dublin, Ireland
Microarrays

May 31-Jun 3
10th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering
IEEE
Philadelphia
Bioinformatics

Jun 2-4
Consumer Genetics Conference
DNA Like Me
Boston
Consumer

Jun 3-5
AGT 35th Annual Meeting
Association of Genetic Technologists
Phoenix, Ariz.
Clinical

Jun 8-9
Cancer Proteomics
Select Biosciences
Berlin, Germany
Proteomics

Jun 12-15
Genetics 2010: Model Organisms to Human Biology
The Genetics Society of America
Boston
Genomics

Jun 17-20
C. elegans: Development and Gene Expression
EMBO
Heidelberg, Germany
Model organism

Jun 22-23
Beyond Sequencing: Strategies for Success
CHI
San Francisco
Sequencing

Jun 26-29
EACR-21
The European Association for Cancer Research
Oslo, Norway
Cancer

Jul 8-9
AgriGenomics World Congress
Select Biosciences
Brussels, Belgium
Genomics

Jul 11-13
Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology
ISCB
Boston
Bioinformatics

Jul 25-29
AACC Annual Meeting
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Anaheim, Calif.
Clinical

Aug 1-5
Annual Symposium of the Protein Society
The Protein Society
San Diego
Proteins

Aug 11-15
Systems Biology: Networks
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Bioinformatics

Aug 17-21
Mechanisms and Models of Cancer
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Cancer

Aug 23-26
The Bioprocessing Summit
CHI
Boston
General

Sep 10-12
Personal Genomes
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Genomics

Sep 14-15
RNAi & miRNA Europe
Select Biosciences
Dublin, Ireland
RNAi

Sep 22-25
Chemical Biology
EMBO
Heidelberg, Germany
Chemical biology

Sep 27-29
Next-Generation Sequencing
CHI
Providence, RI
Bioinformatics
Data Management

Oct 11-13
Beyond the Genome
Harvard Medical School
Boston
Genomics

Oct 11-14
11th International Conference on Systems Biology
ICSB
Edinburgh, Scotland
Bioinformatics

Oct 28-29
Microarray World Congress
Select Biosciences
San Diego
Microarrays

Nov 9-10
Mass Spec Europe
Select Biosciences
Florence, Italy
Mass spec

Nov 13-16
From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology
EMBO
Heidelberg, Germany
Genomics

Nov 17-21
Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Therapies
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Pharmacogenomics

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