Meetings/Workshops on Genomics and Bioinformatics in the United States (USA)

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Keystone Symposia - Genomic Instability and DNA Repair
ID
825293
Dates
02 Apr 2017 - 02 Jun 2017
Location
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Abstract
Genome stability is the foundation upon which all cellular and organismal processes depend. This conference will grapple with the intricate array of biochemical reactions orchestrated by the cell to replicate, repair and segregate chromosomes accurately despite constant threats from spontaneous and environmentally-induced damage. Defects in these reactions lead to genomic instability, a confirmed driver of cancer and degenerative diseases. Fascinating and therapeutically crucial questions remain about the mechanisms underlying chromosome stability, and cross-disciplinary approaches are required to address them. How do epigenetic chromatin marks influence repair of underlying DNA sequences, and how can we predict the effects of chemotherapeutic agents that alter such marks? To what extent is the nucleus organized into subdomains with distinct functions; how are these subdomains altered when cells move or differentiate? How are the myriad helicases, nucleases and polymerases coordinated to safeguard genome stability, why are these molecules often mutated in human disease, and how can we ameliorate the effects of such mutations? What is the array of strategies available to cancer cells as they achieve unlimited proliferation? This conference has a history of bringing together investigators from diverse subfields who otherwise rarely meet. Cutting-edge concepts in translational, genomic, cellular, molecular, RNA and structural biology will be dissected to take the conversation to unprecedented levels of depth and breadth. The concurrent conference on “DNA Replication and Recombination” will provide additional opportunities for cross-talk. Both conferences are committed to nurturing interactions among longtime experts in the field with students, postdocs and investigators new to the field.
Contact
Phone: [1 800-253-0685];     Email: info@keystonesymposia.org
Topics
Genomic Instability, DNA Repair, RNA Metabolism, Chromatin Structure, DNA Replication/Repair, Nuclear Dynamics, Cell Cycle Regulation, DNA Damage Response, Replication Coupled Repair, Telomeres, Centromeres
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Genome Editing USA Congress 2016
ID
853012
Dates
10 May 2017 - 11 May 2017
Location
Boston, United States
Abstract
Oxford Global is proud to present the Genome Editing USA Congress, on the 10th-11th May 2017 in Boston. Over two days our event will bring together over 200 senior level attendees from academia, research institutes and pharma companies to discuss therapeutic and drug discovery applications, as well as novel gene-editing techniques and technologies. This event provides an ideal platform to participate in formal 1-2-1 meetings and informal networking drinks with other key industry figures. The event will be co-located with our Advances in Transgenic Technology Congress.
Contact
Danielle Dalby;     Phone: [+44 1865 248455];     Email: d.dalby@oxfordglobal.co.uk
Topics
genome editing, genetics, transgenic, therapeutic applications of genome editing
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Advances in Transgenic Technology Congress 2017
ID
853312
Dates
10 May 2017 - 11 May 2017
Location
Boston, United States
Abstract
Oxford Global Conferences are proud to present our unmissable Advances in Transgenic Technology Congress, taking place on the 10th and 11th of May 2017, in Boston, US. Over 200 senior level attendees will cover the hottest topics for transgenic technologies. Day one will discuss updates in advances in transgenic genome editing, animal biotechnology: discovery & development in our technology focused workshops. Day two will focus on genetics and novel implantation and injection systems.
Contact
Danielle Dalby;     Phone: [+44 (0) 1865 248 455];     Email: d.dalby@oxfordglobal.co.uk
Topics
transgenic technology, transgenic models, genome editing, genome analysis, genomics
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PMWC 2017 Duke — Precision Medicine World Conference 2017 Duke
ID
880512
Dates
24 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Location
Durham, United States
Abstract
Co hosted by Stanford Health Care, UCSF, Intermountain Health, Duke University and Duke Health, the Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC) formerly known as the Personalized Medicine World Conference is the only fully integrated conference to examine the advances and challenges of Personalized Medicine through a practical lens. PMWC brings together the thought-leaders of business, government, healthcare-delivery, research and technology into one information-rich, two-day conference.
Contact
Tomer Behar;     Email: tomer@pmwcintl.com
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14th Graybill Conference on Statistical Genetics and Genomics
ID
870274
Dates
05 Jun 2017 - 07 Jun 2017
Location
Fort Collins, United States
Contact
Wen Zhou;     Phone: [9704911306];     Email: riczw@stat.colostate.edu
Topics
Big Data in Genomics and Genetics, Copy Number Variation, Disease Gene Mapping, Epigenetics, Genetic Networks, Integrative Genomics and Genetics, Longitudinal Genomic Studies, Meta-Analysis, Microbiome Analysis, Methylation, mRNA/miRNA Interactions, Pathway-Based Genomics Single Cell RNA Sequencing, Statistical Genomics
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FASEB SRC — Mobile DNA in Mammalian Genomes
ID
877066
Dates
18 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Location
Big Sky, Montana, United States
Abstract
This SRC is focused on the dynamic nature of mobile DNAs in mammalian genomes and their phenotypic impacts. Topics will encompass mechanistic and evolutionary aspects of diverse types of retrotransposons, including LINE-1 and endogenous retroviruses, as well as DNA transposons and related human genes. Attendees will also explore interactions between these sequences and the epigenome and endogenous machinery of DNA repair and rearrangement. These elements comprise are a major portion of our DNA, and are significant contributors to genomic diversity in the form of structural variation. While the germ line is a well-known site of activity of mobile genetic elements, there is increasing evidence for expression and mobility in somatic cells and in human diseases, particularly cancers. This makes it an exciting time for the field. Moreover, new insights are being gained into roles of mobile elements in shaping gene regulatory networks in normal cells. Finally, harnessing mobile genetics elements as tools for forward genetic screens or gene delivery has provided new capabilities to change the genome. This is a long standing meeting, certain to be thought provoking, animated, and collegial all at once.
Contact
FASEB SRC Staff;     Phone: [3016347010];     Email: src@faseb.org
Topics
Structural biology, bioinformatics, genome engineering
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FASEB SRC — Polycystic Kidney Disease: Challenges, Differing Viewpoints and Ways Forward
ID
877117
Dates
25 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Location
Big Sky, Montana, United States
Abstract
The program consists of nine oral presentation and two poster sessions, a keynote address on Genome Editing for Monogenic Diseases and a special lecture on the Regulatory Path to Drug Approval in Inherited Slowly Progressive Renal Diseases. Eight oral presentation sessions are structured around a theme: 1) Genetic mechanisms; 2) Cell biology of PKD proteins, extracellular vesicles and cilia; 3) Epigenetics and microRNAs; 4) Cilia, calcium, and cAMP signaling; 5) Other pathways and model systems; 6) Disease mechanisms in other tissues and organs; 7) Cell metabolism and metabolomics; 8) Biomarkers and clinical trials. The ninth session is for late breaking abstracts.
Contact
FASEB SRC Staff;     Phone: [3016347010];     Email: src@faseb.org
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FASEB SRC — Hematologic Malignancies
ID
876910
Dates
23 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Location
Saxtons River, VT, United States
Abstract
This SRC focuses on bringing together biochemists, geneticists, molecular biologists and clinicians interested in the pathophysiology of the leukemias and lymphomas, and the development of novel therapies for these diseases. Leukemia and lymphoma has provided a number of key paradigms for molecularly targeted cancer therapy, as illustrated by the remarkable success of all-trans-retinoic acid for the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia and tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy for chronic myelogenous leukemia. New and promising small-molecule compounds and antibodies targeting epigenetic regulators, surface receptors and downstream signaling pathways are currently under development and will be discussed at this meeting. Added to these examples of targeted therapy, immunotherapy, including checkpoint inhibition and modified T cell-based therapies have emerged as important future anti-leukemia/lymphoma treatments.
Contact
FASEB SRC Staff;     Phone: [3016347010];     Email: src@faseb.org
Topics
cancer, stem cell, hematology, genetics, molecular biology, lymphoma/leukemia
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FASEB SRC — Mechanisms in Plant Development
ID
877014
Dates
30 Jul 2017 - 04 Aug 2017
Location
Saxtons River, VT, United States
Abstract
This SRC is an important and unique conference at the intersection of plant development, signaling, cell biology, modeling and genomics. This conference, which has been held every 2-3 years for the past 2 decades is the only meeting entirely dedicated to plant development. Plant growth and development are at the core of agricultural productivity and important for human survival. In addition, because plants evolved multicellularity independently from animals they provide insight into common and unique solutions to coordination of the behavior of cells and tissues. At this SRC, outstanding researchers from around the world present cutting edge research directed towards understanding how different aspects of plant growth and development are controlled in response to intrinsic and extrinsic cues and how those mechanisms are conserved or modified over evolutionary time. The conference format includes invited speakers and speakers selected from submitted abstracts, lots of time for poster viewing and intensive scientific discussions. Special sessions foster interactions between established scientists and young investigators. The small size of the meeting as well as the secluded location enable discussions of new ideas and emerging concepts in the rapidly moving field of plant development.
Contact
FASEB SRC Staff;     Phone: [3016347010];     Email: src@faseb.org
Topics
Genomics, molecular biology, epigenetics, developmental biology, genetics, Plant Biology.
10.
 
Whole-cell modeling school 2017
ID
893883
Dates
04 Sep 2017 - 07 Sep 2017
Location
Barcelona, United States
Abstract
Whole-cell models are promising tools for predicting phenotype from genotype by accounting for every individual gene and cell function. Whole-cell modeling has the potential to enable rational bioengineering and precision medicine. However, significant work remains to develop fully complete and accurate whole-cell models. The goal of the 2017 Whole-Cell Modeling Summer School is to provide young investigators cutting-edge training in large-scale dynamical modeling and model integration.
Contact
Traning @ CRG;     Email: training@crg.eu
Topics
systems biology, computational biology, dynamical modeling, whole-cell modeling
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BIBM — 2017 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine
ID
874346
Dates
13 Nov 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
Location
Kansas City, MO, United States
Abstract
We solicit high-quality original research papers (including significant work-in-progress) in any aspect of bioinformatics and biomedicine. New computational techniques and methods in machine learning; data mining; text analysis; pattern recognition; knowledge representation; databases; data modeling; combinatorics; stochastic modeling; string and graph algorithms; linguistic methods; robotics; constraint satisfaction; data visualization; parallel computation; data integration; modeling and simulation and their application in life science domain are especially encouraged Relevant topics

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Last updated: 22 March 2017