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Conferences

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 16-20
HUPO 2008
HUPO
Amsterdam
Proteomics

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 1-3
Protein Function Prediction Tools Workshop
EBI-ENFIN
Hinxton, UK
Bioinformatics
  
Sep 1-4
11th International Meeting of MGED
Microarray and Gene Expression Data Society
Riva del Garda, Italy
Arrays

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

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 14-17
NIH Research Festival
NIH
Bethesda, Md.
General
Oct 22-24
Northeast Regional Life Science Core Directors Meeting
Burlington, VT
Core labs/instrumentation

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

Dec 13-17
ASCB Annual Meeting
American Society for Cell Biology
San Francisco
General   

2009
   
Jan 5-9
Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing
Kohala Coast, Hawaii
Bioinformatics

Jan 10-14
Plant and Animal Genome Meeting XVII
Scherago
San Diego
Genomics

Jan 11-16
PepTalk
CHI
San Diego
Proteomics

Deadlines

July 5
Abstract deadline for the Bioinformatics to Systems Biology virtual conference, to take place on July 14.

July 11
Application deadline for the Development of Novel Interventions and Tools for the Control of Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases and their Vectors NIH grant. This supports translational research, including developing novel therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, and vector management strategies against malaria and other NTDs.

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 identifying and characterizing 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 ideas or technologies applicable to prostate cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, or treatment.

July 12
Application deadline for 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.

July 16
Abstract deadline for Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, to be held Jan. 5-9 on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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

August 7
Abstract deadline for ASCB 2008, to be in held in San Francisco starting Dec. 13.

August 12
Application deadline for the NSF Advances in Biological Informatics grant. This award funds the development of bioinformatics tools.

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.