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Meetings and Deadlines: May 1, 2012

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Conferences

May 6-10
4th ASM Conference on Prokaryotic Cell Biology and Development
American Society for Microbiology
Montreal
Microbiology

May 6-11
Chromatin Structure and Function
Gordon Research Conferences
Lucca, Italy
Epigenetics

May 8-12
Biology of Genomes
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Genomics

May 30-31
European Lab Automation 2012
Select Biosciences
Hamburg
Core labs

May 31-Jun 1
Why We Can't Wait: Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine
Genetics Awareness Project
Miami
Genomics

Jun 1-5
ASCO 2012 Annual Meeting
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Chicago
Cancer

Jun 4-6
9th International Workshop on Computational Systems Biology
Ulm University and Tampere University of Technology
Ulm, Germany
Bioinformatics

Jun 11-19
Plant Bioinformatics: Going -OMICs
European Molecular Biology Organization
Hinxton, England
Bioinformatics

Jun 12-13
Next Generation Sequencing Summit
Informa Life Sciences
Prague
Sequencing

Jun 16-19
ASM 2012: 112th General Meeting
American Society for Microbiology
San Francisco
Microbiology

Jun 18-21
Translational Genomics Pipeline: From Populations to Individuals
Wellcome Trust
Hinxton, England
Genomics

Jun 25-29
EBI-Wellcome Trust Summer School in Bioinformatics 2012
Wellcome Trust and the European Bioinformatics Institute
Hinxton, England
Bioinformatics

Jun 26-28
Molecular Diagnostics for Cancer Drug Developer
Hanson Wade
Boston
Drug development

Jun 28-29
WIN 2012 Symposium: Efficacy of Biomarkers and Personalized Cancer Therapeutics
WIN Consortium
Paris
Cancer

Jul 2-4
Proteomics and Bioinformatics 2012
Omics Group Conferences
Las Vegas
Proteomics

Jul 11-12
Biobanking
SMi Group
London
Biobanking

Jul 15-19
AACC 2012 Annual Meeting
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Los Angeles
Clinical

Jul 15-20
33rd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics
International Society for Animal Genetics
Cairns, Australia
Genetics

Jul 25-27
2012 Galaxy Community Conference
Galaxy Project
Chicago
Bioinformatics

Jul 25-27
Microfluidics 2012
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Heidelberg, Germany
Microfluidics

Aug 6-8
Drug and Diagnostic Development: Translating Biology to the Clinic
IBC Life Sciences
San Francisco
Drug development

Aug 14-17
18th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming
Aarhus University
Aarhus, Denmark
Molecular computing

Aug 25-28
Transcription and Chromatin
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Heidelberg, Germany
Genomics

Sep 4-5
Genomics Research Europe
Select Biosciences
Frankfurt
Genomics

Sep 6-9
Genome Informatics 2012
Wellcome Trust
Hinxton, England
Bioinformatics

Sep 9-13
11th HUPO World Congress
Human Proteome Organisation
Boston
Proteomics

Sep 10-12
South African Genetics and Bioinformatics Society Conference
University of Cape Town
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Genetics

Sep 11-15
Epigenetics and Chromatin
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Epigenetics

Sep 18-19
4th Annual Personalized Medicine Conference
Arrowhead Publishers
Boston
Personalized medicine

Sep 27-29
Beyond the Genome 2012
BioMed Central
Boston
Genomics

Oct 7-10
The Complex Life of mRNA
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Heidelberg, Germany
RNA

Oct 9-13
Molecular Genetics of Aging
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Genetics

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.