Meetings/Workshops on Biology in the United States (USA)

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Keystone Symposia: Viral Immunity – Mechanisms and Consequences
ID
833356
Dates
19 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
Location
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Abstract
A clear understanding of the mechanisms of host immunity to virus infection will guide efforts to design better treatments for some of the most devastating diseases of humanity. The fields of virology and immunology often convene their own specialized meetings. However, each of these fields has matured to the point where the most transformative advances are likely to arise from cross-disciplinary insights, rather than from continued progress in an isolated area. This meeting will foster new interactions and generate new ideas by assembling international experts in the areas of evolutionary perspectives on the host-virus relationship, innate immune detection and control of endogenous and exogenous viruses, memory cell control of viruses at mucosal surfaces, immunological consequences of prior viral exposure, and new approaches to vaccines and therapeutics. This comprehensive and inclusive approach should spur new thinking. For example, a solution to the medically important issue of chronic viral infection and immune exhaustion may emerge from a better understanding of the history of these viruses and how they have shaped the immune response and vice versa over evolutionary time. Similarly, a rational approach to vaccine design must be rooted in the innate immune mechanisms by which cells detect and respond to virus infection. This Keystone Symposia meeting offers a unique opportunity to bring about the next advances in viral immunity through cross-disciplinary interactions.
Contact
Attendee Services;     Phone: [1+ 970-262-1230 or 800-253-0685];     Email: info@keystonesymposia.org
Topics
Viral, immunology, infectious diseases, virology, vaccines
2.
 
Keystone Symposia: Malaria – From Innovation to Eradication
ID
833409
Dates
19 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
Location
Kampala, United States
Abstract
The evidence base and research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication are fast-evolving. Of foremost concern is the threat of resistance of the mosquito to pyrethroid insecticides and emerging data showing multi-drug resistance in Southeast Asia. An evolving area, with much to be understood, is the epidemiology of sub-microscopic infections and how they fuel onward transmission. There is also a lot of progress; for example, in the development pipeline there are candidates for a single-dose cure that can also provide protection and block transmission, and there are novel classes of insecticides. Finally, in implementation science, there is plenty to examine, from mass drug administration of anti-malarials to re-purposing ivermectin to reduce residual transmission. This Keystone Symposia meeting examines the scientific progress being made toward the goals of eliminating and eradicating malaria, from biological challenges and discoveries, to the development of the next generation of tools, to potentially transformative strategies to eliminate malaria. The ultimate goal of the meeting is to provide a unique and needed space for the malaria community to challenge hypotheses and share emerging data and insights from the different disciplines in a retreat-like setting where scientists can network, think creatively and exchange ideas. For the sustainability needed to meet the challenge of eradicating malaria, fostering these fruitful exchanges and lasting scientific partnerships is absolutely critical.
Contact
Attendee Services;     Phone: [1+ 970-262-1230 or 800-253-0685];     Email: info@keystonesymposia.org
Topics
protozoal, infectious diseases, immunology, vaccines, entomology
3.
 
Phase Separation and RNA Processing as Drivers of Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disease
ID
806966
Dates
24 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017
Location
Carlsbad, San Diego, United States
Abstract
A significant challenge in clinical medicine, particularly in cancer and neurodegenerative disease, is the absence of pharmaceuticals that directly target the pathology. In cancer, well over 90% of mutations found in patient tumors are deemed ‘non-actionable’. Many proteins with ‘non-actionable’ mutations are investigated by scientists who study RNA biology, in particular abnormalities in post-transcriptional RNA processing. Biophysicists and engineers have made great strides in understanding biological phase transitions and the role of intrinsically disordered protein (IDP) domains, which have been implicated in both diseases and often described as ‘non-actionable’. This conference seeks to bring together disease-focused medical scientists, RNA biologists, and biophysicists in a truly multidisciplinary environment.
Contact
Matthew Kirkby;     Phone: [00441223750020];     Email: info@zingconferences.com
Topics
RNA Processing, Phase Separation, Cancer, Neurodegenerative Disease, RNA Biology, Biophysics, IDP, Phase Transition Biology, Human Biology, Public Health.
4.
 
Keystone Symposia: Lipidomics and Bioactive Lipids in Metabolism and Disease
ID
833397
Dates
26 Feb 2017 - 02 Mar 2017
Location
Tahoe City, California, United States
Abstract
The ability to analyze large numbers of lipids from different categories (e.g., fatty acyls, glycerolipids, sphingolipids and sterols) has greatly advanced our understanding of their biochemical functions and roles in disease, but has also created challenges of scale. This Keystone Symposia meeting will cover areas of lipid research that have been particularly impacted by these technologies. It will specifically address the challenge of managing the large data sets generated by lipidomic technologies and conceptually studying them given how interconnected and cross-regulated lipid metabolic pathways are. Bringing together an outstanding group of scientists with expertise in the lipid categories as well as in lipidomic approaches, it will summarize recent findings for the major lipid categories from state-of-the-art technologies and lay the foundation for a broader understanding of new methods and the technical capabilities and limitations of these methods, as well as where better approaches are needed.
Contact
Attendee Services;     Phone: [1+ 970-262-1230 or 800-253-0685];     Email: info@keystonesymposia.org
Topics
metabolism, metabolic diseases, lipid mediators, cell biology, systems biology
5.
 
Keystone Symposia - Frontiers of NMR in Life Sciences
ID
825259
Dates
12 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
Location
Keystone, Colorado, United States
Abstract
The NMR principle is widely applied in structural biology, biomedical research and clinical diagnosis. This conference will highlight progress in solution and solid state NMR methods and recent advances in selected NMR applications in metabolic profiling, drug research, protein/ nucleic acid interactions, in-cell NMR, intrinsically disordered proteins and the study of membrane proteins. Attendees will obtain an overview of the principal advances made during the last four years with the use of NMR techniques in structural biology and biomedical research, and receive guidance on anticipated mid-term and long-term future advances with NMR applications in molecular and cell biology.
Contact
Phone: [1 800-253-0685];     Email: info@keystonesymposia.org
Topics
NMR, biological macromolecules, metabolic profiling, protein-nucleic acid, drug research, structural biology, membrane proteins, disordered proteins
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BIO2017 — Biomarker Summit 2017
ID
855477
Dates
20 Mar 2017 - 22 Mar 2017
Location
San Diego, United States
Abstract
The Biomarker Summit 2017, to be held on March 20-22, 2017 in San Diego, CA at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa,
Contact
Kristen Starkey;     Phone: [6262566405];     Email: infogtcbio@gtcbio.com
Topics
Biomarkers, Diagnostics, Genomics, Biomarkers Big Data, Imaging
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7.
 
Keystone Symposia - Injury, Inflammation and Fibrosis
ID
825346
Dates
26 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
Location
Snowbird, Utah, United States
Abstract
Fibrosis is a common response of many organs to chronic injury and inflammation. This leads to destruction of organ architecture with loss of function. Until recently, there have been no therapies to slow the progression of fibrosis and to maintain normal organ function. Recent advances have provided new insights into the pathogenesis of fibrosis, new drug targets, and new drugs in clinical studies. This conference will bring together basic biologists and translational and clinical researchers to discuss core mechanisms underlying inflammation and fibrosis, to compare and contrast fibrotic diseases, preclinical models, the potential for regeneration and regression of fibrosis, and potential therapies. The interaction between the host genetics, the environment and the microbiome in the pathogenesis of fibrotic diseases will be addressed. Also, non-invasive methods to assess fibrosis including advanced imaging and intermediate biomarkers will be discussed. This conference will be a unique opportunity for investigators who are focused on organ-specific diseases – i.e., medical subspecialists – to participate in cross-disciplinary, multi-organ discussions in order to gain new insights into their research.
Contact
Phone: [1 800-253-0685];     Email: info@keystonesymposia.org
Topics
injury, inflammation, fibrosis, Epithelial Senescence, Fibrotic Responses, Tissue Repair, Inflammation, Fibrogenic Myofibroblasts, Tumor-Associated Stroma,
8.
 
NASH — Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Summit
ID
870061
Dates
04 Apr 2017 - 06 Apr 2017
Location
Cambridge, United States
Abstract
A rapidly growing patient population and no market approved therapies means by 2020 Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) will be a huge unmet medical need. Investment is pouring into NASH drug development spurred on by changes in the regulatory environment and the need for multiple drugs to be approved to treat this complex disease.

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9.
 
Advances in Transgenic Technology Congress 2017
ID
853323
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
10.
 
Pharmaceutical Microbiology USA
ID
877286
Dates
08 Jun 2017 - 09 Jun 2017
Location
San Diego, United States
Abstract
Drawing on from the huge success of SMi’s Pharmaceutical Microbiology UK events, SMi is delighted to announce the launch of Pharmaceutical Microbiology USA. The seventh in its series, this event will take place in San Diego, on the 8th and 9th June 2017. Aimed at Microbiologists, Quality Control and Quality Assurance Managers, Pharmaceutical Microbiology USA 2017 will address the current challenges and developing trends of the pharmaceutical microbiology field.

Through a series of presentations from handpicked industry experts, two pre-conference workshops and an additional interactive training session, the agenda will discuss hot topics such as rapid microbiology methods (RMM), risk assessment, challenges in endotoxin recovery, environmental monitoring, sterility assurance, data integrity and much more…

Speaker Line-Up Includes: Janssen, Amgen, Takeda, Merck, Bimeda, Excellent Pharma Consulting, Roche Molecular Systems, Microrite and many more…

Contact
Zoe Gale;     Phone: [02078276132];     Email: zgale@smi-online.co.uk
Topics
pharmaceutical, microbiology, sterility, sterile, sterilization, environmental monitoring, rapid, RMM. microbial, data integrity, contamination, bacteria, bacterial, endotoxins, pyrogen, contaminants, aseptic, cleanroom, biofilms
11.
 
American Society for Virology 2017 Annual Meeting
ID
651031
Dates
24 Jun 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
Location
Madison, WI, United States
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International Conference on Vascular Biology & Medicine
ID
855458
Dates
24 Jul 2017 - 25 Jul 2017
Location
Chicago, United States
Contact
Suzanne Williams
Topics
Vascular Biology Vascular Medicine Vascular Surgery Vascular Oncology Neurological Vascular Diseases Angiology Vascular Interventional Radiology Pediatric Vascular Medicine and Interventions Vascular Inflammation Translation to Vascular Therapies Vascular Metabolism Vascular Biology Translational Research Vascular Disorders
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13.
 
FASEB SRC — Gastrointestinal Tract XVII: Current Biology of the GI Tract, Mucosa, Microbiota, and Beyond
ID
871043
Dates
30 Jul 2017 - 04 Aug 2017
Location
Steamboat Springs, CO, United States
Abstract
This meeting will span the entire range of investigation in gastroenterology, from molecules to cellular interactions to microbiota to intact organisms. There will be a focus on comparing and contrasting normal biology/physiology with disease pathophysiology and on providing a clinical context for basic research observations. Eight thematic sessions have been organized to encompass rapidly developing areas in GI research: a) Monitoring and Responding to the Microbiota, b) Mucosal Injury and Restitution, c) Microbiota-Host Crosstalk, d) Signaling Mechanisms Coordinating Gastrointestinal Homeostasis and Response to Inflammation, e) The Stem Cell Niche, Inflammation, and Cancer, f) Transport and Barrier, g) Host-Pathogen Interactions, and h) Novel Approaches to GI Biology. The format is designed to facilitate the rapid translation of basic biology discoveries into new medically relevant approaches to human disease. In addition to the platform talks from established investigators and early-career rising stars, a number of abstracts from trainees and young investigators will be selected for short talk presentations, and two poster and two oral presentation sessions of rapid-fire “ePoster” presentations will be held to maximize the number of investigators given exposure. This conference will not only provide a strong overview of cutting edge GI research but also provide a critical venue for trainees and early career investigators to showcase their work.
Contact
FASEB SRC Staff;     Phone: [3016347010];     Email: src@faseb.org
Topics
Developmental Biology, Microbiology, gastroenterology
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14.
 
Microbiology Conferences — 4th Global Applied Microbiology Summit
ID
851344
Dates
18 Sep 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
Location
Dallas,, United States
Abstract
Pulsus is the publisher of peer reviewed scientific, technical, and medical journals and magazines. Since establishment 1984, headquartered in London, UK. Pulsus acquired Andrew John Publishing and openaccessjournas.com to expand publishing and conducting global medical meetings under cmesociety.com banner and is also endorsed by medical societies. Pulsus cordially invite all to attend the 4th Global Applied Microbiology Summit during Sep18-20, 2017 at Dallas, USA. The main theme of the congress is “One platform to gather world renowned Microbiologists” and the main highlights of conference include- Bacteriology and Virology, Food Microbiology, Infectious disease and Immunity, Clinical Microbiology, Vaccines, Veterinary Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Diagnostic Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Soil Microbiology & Agricultural Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Microbial Parasitology, Environmental Microbiology, Protein Engineering and Enzymology, Industrial Microbiology, Systems Biology & Bioinformatics, Water and Marine Microbiology, Biofuels and Petroleum Microbiology, Mycology and Phycology, Microbes In Probiotics, Microbial Nanotechnology and biotechnology, Nematology, Break-through in Molecular Microbiology, Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Response, Perspectives in Microbial Engineering, Biofilms Formation, Bioremediation, Biodegradation, Bio deterioration , Antibiotics, Antimicrobials & Chemotherapy, Antiseptics & Disinfectants, Entrepreneur Investments Meet
Contact
Phone: [44-203-769-1765];     Email: microbiology2017@protonmail.com
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15.
 
HDTS — Host Directed Therapeutic Strategies to Combat Infection and Reduce Emergence of Drug Resistance Conference
ID
851091
Dates
25 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Location
Tucson, United States
Abstract
This symposium will bring together individuals who focus on anti-pathogen therapies directed at host mechanisms in an effort to limit the emergence of drug resistance and develop new strategies for treatment of infectious diseases. It will highlight this therapeutic approach from conception of new therapies to their application.
Topics
Host directed therapies, bacterial infection, viral infection, infectious diseases, new host directed therapies, microbiology, immunology, chemistry, applied sciences
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16.
 
Partnerships in Biocontrol, Biostimulants & Microbiome Congress
ID
877114
Dates
02 Nov 2017 - 03 Nov 2017
Location
Philadelphia, United States
Abstract
Building on the success of our 2016 event, Global Engage is pleased to announce the 2nd Partnerships in Biocontrol, Biostimulants & Microbiome – Where Science Meets Business, which will be held on November 2-3, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event will be co-located with the 5th Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress USA.
Contact
Jane Wiliams;     Email: jane@globalengage.co.uk
Topics
Genomics, Microbiome,
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17.
 
3rd Zing Bacterial Cell Biology Conference 2017
ID
806964
Dates
14 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
Location
Tampa, Florida, United States
Abstract
We are proud to announce the 3rd Zing Bacterial Cell Biology Conference will take place in November 2017 in Tampa, Florida.
Contact
Matthew Kirkby;     Phone: [00441223750020];     Email: info@zingconferences.com
Topics
Bacterial Cell Biology
18.
 
2017 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
ID
651328
Dates
02 Dec 2017 - 06 Dec 2017
Location
Philadelphia, United States
Abstract
2017 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
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American Society for Virology 2018 Annual Meeting
ID
757714
Dates
14 Jul 2018 - 18 Jul 2018
Location
University of Maryland, College Park, United States
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2018 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
ID
651250
Dates
08 Dec 2018 - 12 Dec 2018
Location
San Diego, United States
Abstract
2018 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
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