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Meetings and Deadlines: Jul 1, 2011

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Deadlines

July 8
Abstract sub-mission deadline for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Personal Genomes conference to be held in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, in September.

July 8
Abstract submission deadline for IEEE's 1st Symposium on Biological Data Visualization to be held in Providence, RI, in October.

July 9
Deadline to apply for the National Science Foudation's Evolutionary Processes grant to conduct research on mutation, gene flow, recombination, natural selection, genetic drift, assortative mating within species, speciation, and long-term features of evolution to explain causes and consequences of genetic-based change in organisms over generations.

July 15
Abstract submission deadline for BioMed Central's Beyond the Genome 2011 conference to be held in Washington, DC, in September.

July 29
Deadline to apply for NSF's Instrument Development for Biological Research grant to support the development of instruments that permit new measurements or significantly improve existing technologies.

July 31
Abstract submission deadline for the Wellcome Trust's Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine 2011 conference to be held in Hinxton, England, in September.

August 22
Poster submission deadline for Select Bioscience's Molecular diagnostics world conference to be held in San Francisco in September.

August 23
Deadline to apply for the US Department of Defense's FY11 Prostate Cancer Idea Development Award to support innovative approaches to prostate cancer research.

August 25
Deadline to apply for the DoD's Breast Cancer Idea Award to support innovative research leading to critical discoveries or major advancements to accelerate the eradication of breast cancer.

September 6
Deadline to apply for NSF's Genetic Mechanisms grant to address questions about how genes work, how they are maintained and inherited, and how genes and the genome change, using innovative in vivo and in vitro approaches.

September 7
Deadline to apply for the National Institutes of Health's Collaborations with National Centers for Biomedical Computing grant to engage researchers in building a biomedical computing environment.

September 7
Deadline to apply for the National Cancer Institute's Pilot Studies in Pancreatic Cancer grant to promote innovative, multidisciplinary research for a better understanding of the biology, etiology, detection, prevention, and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

September 7
Deadline to apply for NIH's Translational Research at the Aging/Cancer Interface grant to conduct translational research in the areas of human aging and cancer, linking basic and clinical research relevant to the care of older cancer patients.

September 16
Abstract submission deadline for CSHL's Rat Genomics and Models conference to be held in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, in December.

September 30
Deadline to apply for NIH's Genetic and Genomic Analysis of Xenopus grant to emphasize the power of Xenopus as a vertebrate model for biomedical research.

October 3
Abstract submission deadline for the Wellcome Trust's Functional Genomics and Systems Biology 2011 conference to be held in Hinxton, England, in November.

October 5
Poster submission deadline for Select Bioscience's advances in metabolic profiling conference to be held in Dublin in November.

October 11
Deadline to apply for the NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences' postdoctoral research fellowships in biology for recent PhD recipients to broaden their participation in biology and explore the intersections of biology, mathematics, and the physical sciences.

October 13
Deadline to apply for NSF's Research on Gender in Science and Engineering grant to understand and address gender-based differences in STEM education and workforce participation to lead to a larger and more diverse workforce.

Conferences

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

Jul 17-22
Human Genetics and Genomics Conference
Gordon Research Conferences
Newport, RI
Genomics

Jul 19
Bioinformatics and Clinical Genomics — Integrating Large Scale Genomic 
Information into Clinical Practice
Institute of Medicine
Washington, DC
Bioinformatics

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 7-12
Epigenetics: Mechanisms, Development and Disease
Gordon Research Conferences
Easton, Mass.
Epigenetics

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

Aug 30-Sep 3
EMBC 2011
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 
Society
Boston
Clinical

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 8-10
12th International Meeting on Human Genome Variation and Complex Genome Analysis
HGV 2011
Berkeley, Calif.
Genomics

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

Sep 12-13
Genomics: Gene Discovery to Clinical Applications for Cardiovascular, Lung, and Blood Diseases
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Bethesda, Md.
Genomics

Sep 13-17
Global Health and Microbial Genomics
Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences
Suzhou, China
Genomics

Sep 17-19
Cancer Genomics
EMBO-EMBL
Heidelberg, Germany
Cancer

Sep 19-22
Beyond the Genome 2011
BioMed Central
Washington, DC
Genomics

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

Sep 29-Oct 2
Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine 2011
Wellcome Trust
Hinxton, England
Pharmacogenomics

Sep 30-Oct 2
Personal Genomes
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Genomics

Oct 10-12
4th International Symposium of Animal Functional Genomics
ISAFG
Dublin
Genomics

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

Oct 13-16
Structure and Dynamics of Protein Networks
EMBO-EMBL
Heidelberg, Germany
Proteomics

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

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

Nov 9-11
6th Annual Northeast Regional Life Sciences Core Directors Meeting
NERLSCD
Ithaca, NY
Core labs

Nov 14-15
Next Generation Sequencing Congress Europe
Oxford Global Conferences
London
Sequencing

Nov 14-18
Bioinformatics of Human and Animal Genomics
Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences
Suzhou, China
Bioinformatics

Nov 17-19
AMP 2011 Annual Meeting
Association for Molecular
Grapevine, Texas
Clinical
Pathology

Nov 29-Dec 1
Functional Genomics and Systems Biology 2011
Wellcome Trust
Hinxton, England
Genomics

Nov 30-Dec 3
Plant Genomes and Biotechnology
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Genomics

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