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The organizers are very excited to announce that the Yeast Genetics Meeting will be taking place July 13-17, 2016 at The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) in Florida at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

The Yeast Genetics Meeting is the premier meeting for students, postdoctoral fellows, research staff and principal investigators studying various aspects of eukaryotic biology in yeast. The conference will begin on Wednesday, July 13 and end on Sunday, July 17

You won't want to miss this meeting where you can build relationships that are key to future collaborations.

Join Us July 13-17 in Orlando, Florida


Yeast Genetics Meeting Lifetime Achievement Award - for lifetime contributions in the field of yeast genetics and outstanding community service.

This year's awardee is James Broach, Penn State University. The award will be presented by David Botstein on Friday, July 15 at 11:30 am.

Ira Herskowitz Award - for outstanding contributions in the field of yeast research in the last 20 years. This award is usually given to scientists under 50.

This year's awardee is Lars Steinmetz, Stanford University. The award will be presented by Mike Snyder on Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 pm.

Winge-Lindegren Address - a thought provoking perspective given by a leader in the field of yeast genetics.

This year's address will be given by Rodney Rothstein, Columbia University. Phil Hieter will present the award on Wednesday, July 13 at 7:00 pm.

Lee Hartwell Lecture - given by a noted researcher in the field who has used yeast in a way that has had an obvious impact on other fields.

This year's lecture will be presented by Susan Gasser, Friedrich Miescher Institute. Orna Cohen-Fix will present the award to Susan Gasser on Thursday, July 14 at 7:45 pm.

You can view a complete list of Awards here.



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January 4, 2016

Abstract Submission Open


January 21, 2016

Registration Open


February 16, 2016

Workshop Applications Due


March 23, 2016

Abstract Submission Deadline
Early Registration (Discounted) Deadline


May 2016

Author Presentation Notification


June 1, 2016

Hotel Registration Deadline


June 29, 2016

Advance Registration Deadline


Michael Snyder

Stanford University

Brenda Andrews

University of Toronto

Lars Steinmetz

Stanford University

Yoshikazu Ohya

University of Tokyo

Peter Stirling

BC Cancer Agency
GSA Poster Awards Organizer


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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.