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Conferences

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

Jun 1-5
American Society for Microbiology General Meeting
ASM
Boston

Jun 9-11
Beyond Genome
CHI
San Francisco
Genomics

Jun 16-21
Pathways, Networks and Systems Medicine Conference
Aegean Conferences
Chania, Crete, Greece
Systems biology

Jun 18-20
Eukaryotic Genome Annotation and Analysis Course
J. Craig Venter Institute
Rockville, Md.
Genomics

Jun 18-21
BIO Annual Meeting
BIO
San Diego
General

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

Jun 23-25
caBIG Annual Meeting
caBIG
Washington, DC
Bioinformatics

Jun 27-Jul 2
Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics: Adverse Drug Reactions
European Science Foundation
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
Clinical

Jul 11-13
Genetic Alliance Annual Conference
Genetic Alliance
Bethesda, Md.
Clinical

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

Jul 19-23
International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology
ISCB
Toronto
Bioinformatics

Jul 27-31
AACC Annual Meeting
AACC
Washington, DC
Clinical

Aug 4-7
Drug Discovery and Development of Innovative Therapeutics
IBC
Boston
Clinical

Aug 5-7
Prokaryotic Genome Annotation and Analysis Course
J. Craig Venter Institute
Rockville, Md.
Genomics

Aug 17-21
Meeting of the American Chemical Society
ACS
Philadelphia
Chemistry

Aug 31-Sep 4
8th Siena Meeting: From Genome to Proteome
Siena, Italy
Proteomics
 
Aug 31 - Sep 4
International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry
Austrian Chemical Society
Vienna
Chemistry

Sep 7-10
AIRI Annual Meeting
Association of Independent Research Institutes
Washington, DC
General

Sep 10-14
Genome Informatics
CSHL/Wellcome Trust
Hinxton, UK
Bioinformatics

Sep 16-18 
RNAi Europe
Select Biosciences
Stockholm, Sweden
RNAi

Sep 17-18
Advances in qPCR
Select Biosciences
Stockholm
PCR
   
Sep 22-23
Biosimilars2008
Scherago International
Washington, DC
Clinical

Sep 24-25
Exploring Next-Generation Sequencing
CHI
Providence, RI
Sequencing

Sep 25-28
The Pathologists' Meeting
College of American Pathologists
San Diego
Clinical

Sep 27-30
HGM 2008: Human Genome Meeting
HUGO
Hyderabad, India
Genomics

Sep 29-Oct 1
Biomarker Discovery Summit
CHI
Philadelphia
Biomarkers

Oct 12-17
International Biotechnology Symposium& Exhibition
IUPAC
Dalian, China
General

Oct 20-22
Discovery2Diagnostics
IBC
San Diego
Translational

Oct 20-24
Discovery on Target
CHI
Boston Pharma

Oct 30 - Nov 2
Association for Molecular Pathology Annual Meeting
AMP
Grapevine, Tex.
Clinical

Nov 10-11
Burrill Personalized Medicine Meeting
Burrill & Company
San Francisco
Personalized medicine

Nov 10-13
qPCR Symposium USA
IES / TATAA Millbrae, Calif.
PCR

Nov 11-15
ASHG 2008
American Society of Human Genetics
Philadelphia
Genomics
 
Nov 13-14
Personalized Medicine Conference
Harvard Partners Center
Boston 
Personalized medicine

Nov 15-19
Neuroscience 2008 Annual Meeting
Society for Neuroscience
Washington, DC
Neuroscience

Deadlines

June 6
Abstract deadline for the Human Genome Meeting to be held in Hyderabad, India, from September 27-30.

June 18
Abstract deadline for Genome Informatics, to be held September 10-14 in Hinxton, UK.

June 25
Application deadline for the NIH grant, Human Microbiome Demonstration Projects. This award will fund projects that use molecular approaches to study the relationship between changes in the human microbiome and human health and disease.

July 9
Application deadline for the Systematic Biology and Biodiversity Inventories National Science Foundation grant. This award offers funds for research using phylogenetic methods to catalog species diversity, as well as ways to organize and store this information.

July 11
Application deadline for the Tumor Stem Cells in Cancer Biology, Prevention, and Therapy award. This NIH grant will fund research on tumor stem cell biology, including the identification and characterization of specific genetic and functional biomarkers.

July 12
Application deadline for the Department of Defense's Prostate Cancer New Investigator Award. This grant funds early-career investigators with pioneering ideas or technologies that can be applied to prostate cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, or treatment.

July 12
Application deadline for the Genes and Genome Systems. This NSF award funds studies into genome organization, molecular and cellular evolution, replication, recombination, repair, and vertical and lateral genetic transmission.

August 4
Abstract deadline for RNAi Europe, to be held Sept. 16-18 in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Scan

Comfort of Home

The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity.

Keep Under Control

Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says.

Just Make It

The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.