You are invited to attend the 57th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, sponsored by The Genetics Society of America. The Conference will be held July 13-17, 2016 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida.
This is the premier meeting for students, postdoctoral scholars, research staff and principal investigators studying Drosophila melanogaster. Share your research and learn about the latest findings at this leading edge conference. As many as 1,000 presentations means there is something for everyone. In addition to talks, students will also have the chance to participate in several education and career development sessions.
You won't want to miss this meeting where you can build relationships that are key to future collaborations.
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Drosophila Important News
Financial Assistance is available to help individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the meeting. Awards are available for postdocs, graduate and undergraduates in addition to MaPD ChildCare Grants. Check out the Awards page for details on applying. The deadline for applications has been extended to March 23
Join Us July 13-17 in Orlando, Florida
OPENING SESSION PANEL
"DISCOVERY OF THE HOMEOBOX"
Michael Levine, Princeton University
William McGinnis, University of California, San Diego
Matthew Scott, Carnegie Institute for Science
Moderator - Cassandra Extavour, Harvard University
University of Iowa
University of California, Davis
Institut Valrose Biologie
Duojia (DJ) Pan
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Francis Crick Institute
Radboud University Medical Center
57th Annual Drosophila Research Conference Awards
Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Awards - established to support travel costs for undergraduates engaged in research to attend the Annual Drosophila Research Conference.
Drosophila Image Award - established in 2004 to recognize compelling images that communicate important findings in Drosophila research.
Larry Sandler Memorial Lecture - this award serves to honor Dr. Sandler for his many contributions to Drosophila genetics and his exceptional dedication to the training of Drosophila biologists. Deadline January 15
You can view a complete list of Awards here.
January 4, 2016
Abstract Submission Open
January 15, 2016
Larry Sandler Award Submission Deadline
January 21, 2016
February 16, 2016
Workshop Applications Due
March 23, 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline
Early Registration (Discounted) Deadline
Author Presentation Notification
June 1, 2016
Hotel Registration Deadline
June 29, 2016
Advance Registration Deadline
Susan Celniker, Chair
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
University of California, Berkeley
University of Pennsylvania, HHMI
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Talk of the Town
When considering the cost/benefit of registering, remember that face-to-face meetings is the most effective forum to network, share research and form collaborations.
For Visa Purposes Customized letters of invitation can only be issued to individuals who have submitted an abstract or to confirmed registrants (those who have paid the meeting registration fees).
The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) takes place at the Orlando World Center Marriott.
The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) is a meeting that, for the first time, brings together seven different genetics research communities for a one of a kind event.