Single Cell Analyses
November 10 - 12, 2021 (Virtual)
Abstract Deadline: August 20, 2021
Registrations submitted after 5:00 p.m. ET on November 4, 2021 are subject to late fees (see below for rates)


Scott Fraser, University of Southern California
Junhyong Kim,
University of Pennsylvania
Aaron Streets, University of California, Berkeley
Tatjana Sauka-Spengler, University of Oxford, UK


The current COVID-19 situation is challenging and difficult for all of us - we hope this virtual conference will allow colleagues to share and discuss their latest research, while under travel and stay-at-home restrictions.


We are pleased to announce the seventh US-based Single Cell Analyses Meeting, which will be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York. The meeting will begin with a late morning (Eastern Time) session, Wednesday, November 10, ending late afternoon (Eastern Time) on Friday, November 12. 

The CSHL Single Cell Analyses meeting is the oldest single cell biology meeting as this year will mark its 13th anniversary. Throughout the years, this meeting alternates its host location between US and CSHL China. This meeting assembles leaders in the field, together with junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, to discuss new, cutting-edge developments and techniques in single cell analysis in bacterial, yeast, plant and animal systems.

Day Time (ET Session # Session Name
Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:45 am 1 Single Cell Perturbations
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm        2 Multimodal Measurement
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Poster Session*
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Keynote Speaker: Long Cai
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm 3 Data Visualization and Single Cell Applications
Wednesday 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Flash Talks I
Thursday 9:30 am - 10:45 am 4 Spatial Omics I
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 5 Regulation and Development
Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Poster Session*
Thursday 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Keynote Speaker: Katy Borner
Thursday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm 6 Single Cell Phenomics
Thursday 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Flash Talks II
Friday 9:30 am - 10:45 am 7 Spatial Omics II
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 8 New Platforms I
Friday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Poster Session*
Friday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 9 New Platforms II
Friday 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm 10 Building the Cell Atlas 
*Virtual Poster Session will be available for viewing throughout the meeting

All times shown are US Eastern: Time Zone Converter

On-demand recordings of the daily Zoom sessions will be made available for 24 hours starting the following day, followed by longer-term access to the Leading Strand archive the week after the meeting.

Oral sessions will be followed by a 30-minute Discussion Zone (open Zoom meeting format).

Daily Schedule

City "Morning" Oral Session Poster Session "Afternoon" Oral Session
Los Angeles 6:30 am - 9:30 am 10:00 am - 11:00 am 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
New York 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
London 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Berlin 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tokyo 11:30 pm - 2:30 am 3:00 am - 4:00 am 4:30 am - 7:30 am

  • Subcellular Biology/Phase Separation
  • Single cell multi-modal analysis
  • Integrated Data analysis/ML/Modeling
  • Physics and Limits of measurement
  • Epigenome/Gene Regulation
  • Spatial Transcriptomics
  • Progress in Cell Atlas Projects
Keynote Speakers:

Katy Börner, Indiana University Bloomington
Long Cai, Caltech

Invited Speakers:

Cori Bargmann, Rockefeller University
Bart Deplancke, EPFL, Switzerland
Jean Fan, Johns Hopkins University
Rong Fan, Yale University
Eileen Furlong, EMBL, Germany
John Ngai, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Lydia Sohn, University of California, Berkeley
Amos Tanay, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Sanger Institute, United Kingdom
Fabian Theis, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Winston Timp, Johns Hopkins University
David van Valen, Caltech
Angela Wu, HKUST, Hong Kong

Please bring this notice to the attention of any of your colleagues who may be interested in participating in the meeting.

All abstracts must be submitted by the abstract deadline. Late registrations may be accepted after the abstract deadline if the meeting is not oversubscribed. In the event of over-subscription, every effort will be made to ensure that all groups who wish to participate will be represented. The status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. We have applied for funds from government and industry to partially support graduate students and postdocs. Please apply in writing via email to Samantha Mastronardi and state your financial needs; preference will be given to those who submit abstracts.

Social Media: The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshlsca. Note that you must obtain permission from an individual presenter before live-tweeting or discussing his/her talk, poster, or research results on social media. Click the Policies tab above to see our full Confidentiality & Reporting Policy.

This meeting is sponsored by:     

Included with your participation: All on-site and virtual participants will have access to the electronic abstract book, digital poster platform, Slack discussion channels, and the Leading Strand video archive. Virtual participants will have access to the oral sessions live via Zoom; on-site participants will have additional in-person poster sessions.

Late Pricing: (registrations submitted after 5:00 p.m. ET on  Thursday, November 4, 2021)
Late Virtual Academic Package: $355
Late Virtual Graduate Student Package: $250
Late Virtual Corporate Package: $475

Virtual 3 day live meeting + 6 weeks archive access

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 talks / sessions
(late am/early pm)
~24 total hours with interactive Q&A
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posters with
dedicated slack channels for each poster
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Virtual Social Events~
Icebreaker, "Breakout" Social
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Leading Strand video archive access to talks
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Digital program in PDF format