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Conferences:

Nov 3-4
iGEM Competition Jamboree
iGEM/MIT
Cambridge, Mass.
Synthetic biology

Nov 3-7
Neuroscience 2007 Annual Meeting
Society for Neuroscience
San Diego
Neuroscience

Nov 7-9
Northeast Regional Life Sciences Core Directors
NRLSCD
Ithaca, NY
Core labs
  
Nov 7-10
AMP 2007
Association for Molecular Pathology
Los Angeles
Clinical

Nov 14-15
5th Symposium on the Functional Genomics of Critical Illness and Injury
NIH
Bethesda, MD
Genomics

Nov 30 - Dec 1
RECOMB Satellite Conference on Systems Biology
San Diego
Systems biology

Dec 1-5
ASCB 2007
American Society for Cell Biology
Washington, DC
General

Dec 3-5
GIW 2007: 18th International Conference on Genome Informatics
National University of Singapore
Singapore
Informatics

Jan 4-8
PSB 2008
Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing
Hawaii
Bioinformatics

Jan 7-11
PepTalk: The Protein Information Week
CHI
San Diego
Proteomics

Jan 12-16
Plant and Animal Genome Meeting XVI
Scherago
San Diego
Genomics

Jan 14-15
International Imaging Genetics Conference
Beckman Center of the National Acad. of Sciences
Irvine, CA
Imaging

Jan 14-17
High-Content Analysis
CHI
San Francisco, CA
Screening

Jan 14-17
Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference
Kyoto University
Kyoto, Japan
Bioinformatics

Jan 27-30
LabAutomation 2008
ALA
Palm Springs, Calif.
Automation

Feb 6-9
Advances in Genome Biology and Technology
Gcorp
Marco Island
Genomics

Feb 9-12
ABRF 2008
Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities
Salt Lake City
Core labs

Feb 14-18
AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS
Boston
General

Feb 28 - Mar 1
AUTM 2008
AUTM
San Diego
Tech transfer

Mar 1-7
59th Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy
PITTCON
New Orleans, LA
Proteomics

Mar 16-19
Fourth Annual US HUPO
US HUPO
Bethesda, Md.
Proteomics

Mar 17-19
Genomes to Systems 2008
Consortium for Post-Genome Science
Manchester, UK
Genomics

Mar 25-28
Molecular Medicine Tri Conference
CHI
San Francisco
Genomics

Apr 5-9
Experimental Biology
FASEB
San Diego
General

Apr 6-10
235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
ACS
New Orleans
Chemistry

Apr 6-10
Society for Biomolecular Sciences annual meeting
SBS
St. Louis, MO
Screening

Apr 12-16
AACR
AACR
San Diego
Cancer

Jun 1-5
56th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry
ASMS
Denver, CO
Proteomics

Jun 18-21
BIO Annual Meeting
BIO
San Diego
General

Jun 22-26
Drug Information Association Annual Meeting
DIA
Boston
Clinical

Jul 19-23
Symposium of the Protein Society
Protein Society
San Diego
Proteomics

 

DEADLINES

November 10 — Application deadline for the NIH grant, Revolutionary Genome Sequencing Technologies — The $1000 Genome (SBIR [R43/R44]). This grant will fund small businesses that aim to develop new technologies to enable low-cost DNA sequencing.

November 10 — Application deadline for the Near-Term Technology Development for Genome Sequencing (STTR [R41/R42]) grant. The goal of this NIH grant is to fund small businesses that plan to develop new technologies to make genomic DNA sequencing less costly.

November 15 — Application deadline for the grant A Systems Approach to Salivary Gland Biology (R01). This NIH grant plans to promote systems biology research to inform and predict salivary gland function and dysfunction.

November 16 – Abstract deadline for the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology conference at Marco Island.
 
November 20 – Application deadline for the Epidemiologic Investigation of Putative Causal Genetic Variants Study Investigators (RFA-HG-07-014) grant. This grant will support population studies of genetic variants associated with complex diseases, including genome-wide association studies.

December 4 – Poster Submission deadline for Cambridge Health Institute’s 7th Annual PepTalk.

December 11 – Application deadline for the grant Advanced Genomic Data Analysis and Visualization Methods for the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Data (RFA-CA-08-005). This grant will support the development of new genomic data analysis methods and visualization technologies.

January 12 – Application deadline for the Genes and Genome Systems grant (PD-04-1112). This grant will fund research into the structure, expression, and regulation of DNA, RNA, and proteins.
 
January 19 – Application deadline for the Genetic and Genomic Analyses of Xenopus grant (PAR-07-144).

 

 

The Scan

Dropped Charges

The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal.

More Kids

The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children.

PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS

In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more.

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.