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Call for Abstracts and Registration for The EMBO Meeting 2010

12.04.2010
  • 4 to 7 September, Palau de Congressos, Barcelona
  • More than 120 leading researchers deliver a diverse scientific programme
  • Key themes include evolution of animal forms, systems biology & functional genomics, and signalling in development
  • 15 May deadline: abstract submission AND discounted early registration

More than 120 leading researchers from across the molecular life sciences will speak at The EMBO Meeting 2010 - the second annual life sciences conference to be organized by the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and held in Barcelona from 4 - 7 September 2010.

Confirmed special lecturers and keynote speakers include:

- Elizabeth Blackburn - Roles of telomeres & telemorase in health & disease
- Richard Losick - Stochasticity & cell fate
- Frans de Waal - Prosocial primates: Empathy, fairness & cooperation
- Cliff Tabin - Development & evolution of vertebrate morphology
- Austin Smith & Michel Haïssaguerre - winners of the 2010 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine

The EMBO Meeting 2010 advances the life sciences through broad programmes reflecting the concepts of modern biological research. It follows on from former ELSO meetings to provide an annual life sciences forum for scientific exchange in Europe.

Luis Serrano (Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona) and Denis Duboule (University of Geneva) are co-organizers of the scientific programme that spans the life science disciplines with keynote addresses and plenary sessions focused on three themes:

- Evolution of animal forms - Detlev Arendt, Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Marie-Anne Félix, Shigeru Kuratani

- Systems biology & functional genomics - Marc Vidal, Edward (Eddy) Rubin, Ron Weiss, Olivier Voinnet

- Signalling in development - Irma Thesleff, Kathryn Anderson, Christof Niehrs, Sarah E Millar

Workshops and daily poster sessions will extend the plenary themes and address additional current topics, ensuring a blend of subjects relevant to present-day molecular biology. Following is a selection of workshops and organizers:

- Dynamics of chromosome organization - Susan Gasser & Wendy Bickmore
- Cellular tomography - Ohad Medalia & Achilleas Frangakis
- Cancer genomics & stem cells - María Blasco & Mariano Barbacid
- Next generation sequencing: technologies & biological insights - Thomas Lemberger

- Infection & autophagy - Ari Helenius & Sharon Tooze

Special sessions include:

- Science & Society
How a virus becomes a global scare - pandemics and the public health system Albert Osterhaus, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam Barbara Bannister, Consultant Advisor in Pandemic Flu Planning, London
- Women in Science
The Sex of the Brain: two solutions to the same problem?
Richard Haier, University of California, Irvine
Submit abstracts and register by 15 May 2010
Scientists are invited to submit abstracts and register for early-bird discounts. Conference participants will come from Europe and worldwide to meet at the Palau de Congressos convention centre in Barcelona from 4 - 7 September 2010. Sponsored symposia and industry exhibits, career forums and skill development workshops, networking events, prizes and award ceremonies will complement the scientific programme.

Further information and online submission and registration can be found at the conference website: www.the-embo-meeting.org. Onsite childcare is available for attendees with young families.

A grant from the Robert Bosch Stiftung supports the participation of women at The EMBO Meeting 2010 as speakers and participants in the scientific programme and career day activities and for their use of onsite childcare facilities.

Media participation

Complimentary meeting registration is available to members of the media who provide appropriate press credentials and identification via the conference registration system.

- All scientific sessions at The EMBO Meeting 2010 are open to registered members of the media.

- Registered journalists must wear/display their conference press badge at all times while onsite.

- Exchanging, loaning or borrowing of the conference press badge is not allowed.

- Filming onsite during the conference must be pre-arranged with the EMBO Public Relations & Communications office.

- Complimentary media registration is not available to: advertising, marketing, public relations or sales representatives from any publication; publishers, editors or reporters from exhibiting companies and sponsors; in-house newsletters or promotional publications staff; public relations representatives of exhibitors or educational institutions; writers of commercial reports and financial analysts; medical education companies; or others who are not reporting on the content of The EMBO Meeting 2010.

Media contact information: Suzanne Beveridge Head, EMBO Public Relations & Communications M: +49 1609 0193 839 Suzanne.Beveridge@embo.org

About EMBO

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) promotes excellence in molecular life sciences in Europe by recognizing and fostering talented scientists. Since 1964, leading scientists are elected annually to become EMBO Members based on proven excellence in research. Members number more than 1,400 today. Fifty-three scientists from the EMBO membership have received the Nobel Prize. Four leading peer-reviewed journals - The EMBO Journal, EMBO reports, Molecular Systems Biology and EMBO Molecular Medicine - span a broad spectrum of topics of molecular biology and reflect how science is shaping the world. EMBO funding, training and networking activities impact thousands of scientists every year, promoting collaboration in all areas of molecular biology - within its 27 member states, in Europe and neighbouring countries, and worldwide. For more information: www.embo.org

Suzanne Beveridge | idw
Further information:
http://www.embo.org
http://www.the-embo-meeting.org
http://www.the-embo-meeting.org/registration.html

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