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Meetings and Deadlines: Apr 1, 2011

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Apr 6-7
NHGRI Advanced Sequencing Technology Development Meeting
National Human Genome Research Institute
San Diego
Sequencing

Apr 11-12
3rd Annual Personalized Medicine Partnerships Conference
Personalized Medicine Partnerships
Washington, D.C.
Personalized medicine

Apr 19-23
High Throughput Biology
Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences
Suzhou, China
Systems biology

Apr 26-27
Advances in qPCR
Select Biosciences
Boston
PCR

May 10-14
The Biology of Genomes
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
Genomics

May 21-24
111th ASM General Meeting
American Society for Microbiology
New Orleans
Microbiology

May 23-25
Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Discovery
IBC Life Science
Boston
Therapeutics

May 23-27
Translational Approaches to Cancer
Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences
Suzhou, China
Cancer
May 25-26
2011 Galaxy Community Conference
Galaxy Project & Netherlands Bioinformatics Center
Lunteren, the Netherlands
Bioinformatics

Jun 3-7 2011
ASCO Annual Meeting
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Chicago
Cancer

Jun 5-9
ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics
The American Society for Mass Spectrometry
Denver
Mass spec

Jun 7-9
3rd Annual Consumer Genetics Conference
DNA Like Me
Boston
Consumer

Jun 13-17
Developments in Real-Time PCR
Tataa Biocenter
Prague
PCR

Jun 15-17
SB5: Fifth International Meeting on Synthetic Biology
BioBricks Foundation
Palo Alto, Calif.
Synthetic biology

Jun 20-23
Cancer Proteomics
Select Biosciences
Dublin
Proteomics

Jun 20-24
EBI-Wellcome Trust Summer School in Bioinformatics 2011
Wellcome Trust
Hinxton, UK
Bioinformatics

Jun 21-22
Beyond Sequencing
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
San Francisco
Sequencing

Jun 22-24
13th Milan Breast Cancer Conference
European Institute of Oncology
Milan
Cancer

Jun 23-26
Genetic Alliance 25th Anniversary Annual Conference
Genetic Alliance
Bethesda, Md.
Genetics

Jun 27-30
2011 BIO International Convention
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Washington, D.C.
Biotechnology

Jun 30-Jul 1
European Lab Automation
Select Biosciences
Hamburg
General

Jul 17-19
ISMB/ECCB 2011
International Society for Computational Biology
Vienna
Computational biology

Jul 17-22
Human Genetics & Genomics Conference
Gordon Research
Newport, R.I.
Genomics

Jul 24-28
AACC 2011 Annual Meeting
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Atlanta
Clinical

Aug 1-3
Drug Discovery and Development Week
IBC Life Sciences
San Francisco
Drug discovery

Aug 30-Sep 2
Genomics of Common Diseases 2011
Wellcome Trust
Hinxton, UK
Genomics

Sep 4-7
HUPO 2011: 10th World Congress
Human Proteome Organization
Geneva
Proteomics

Sep 6-9
ADAPT 2011: Accelerating Development and Advancing Personalized Therapy
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Philadelphia
Personalized medicine

Sep 11-14
CAP 2011: The Pathologists' Meeting
College of American Pathologists
Grapevine, Texas

Sep 28- Oct 1
ISPB 2011: Tolerance to Stresses and Enhanced Crop Yield
International Symposium on Plant Biotechnology
Jharkhand, India
Agbio

Oct 11-15
12th International Congress of Human Genetics
American Society of Human Genetics
Montreal, Quebec
Genetics

Oct 23-24
1st IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization
Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Providence, R.I.
Bioinformatics

Oct 25-28
TEDMED 2011 Annual Meeting
TED Conferences
San Diego
General

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