The Biology of Genomes
May 10 - 14, 2022
Abstract Deadline: February XX, 2022

Organizers:
Christina Curtis, Stanford University
Hopi Hoekstra,
Harvard University
John Marioni,
European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Jay Shendure, University of Washington

The 33rd annual meeting on The Biology of Genomes will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 and run through lunch on Saturday, May 14. The 2022 meeting will address DNA sequence variation and its role in molecular evolution, population genetics and complex diseases, comparative genomics, large-scale studies of gene and protein expression, and genomic approaches to ecological systems. Both technologies and applications will be emphasized. There will be a special session on the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of genome research as well as a session dedicated to helping trainees and early career researchers successfully navigate the NIH funding process.

Topics:
  • Population Genomics
  • Evolutionary & Non-Human Genomics
  • Complex Traits & Microbiome
  • Functional Genomics & Epigenetics
  • Computational Genomics
  • Cancer & Medical Genomics
  • Developmental and Single Cell Genomics
  • Ethical Legal & Social Implications
Keynote Speakers:

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Discussion Leaders:

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Unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. The status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

Financial Aid: Please apply in writing via email to XXXX if you require financial support; preference will be given to those submitting abstracts.

Social Media: The designated hashtag for this meeting is #XXXX. 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 conference may be supported in part by: TBA

Pricing:

In-Person Fees
Academic Private Room/Private Bath Package: $tba
Academic Private Room/Shared Bath Package: $tba
Academic Shared Room Package: $tba
Academic No-Housing Package: $tba
Student Package*: $tba
Student No-Housing Package: $tba
Corporate Private Room/Private Bath Package: $tba
Corporate No-Housing Package: $tba

*Student Housing is default double occupancy. Please enquire about availability and fees to upgrade to private room.

Rules for Virtual Participation: Virtual participation will include access to the oral sessions via Zoom, access to the digital poster sessions and access to the Slack discussion channel, and the Leading Strand video archive.

Presenters: Individuals submitting abstracts and facing financial barriers should firstly request financial aid (see above). Permission to present your talk or poster virtually will be given only in exceptional circumstances and on a case-by-case basis. If you think you are eligible for an exemption from the requirement to present in person, please provide a justification in writing via email to XXXX.

Non-presenting participants: We plan to broaden access to the conference by allowing certain categories of non-presenting participants to attend virtually at reduced fees. Categories include: 
1. Additional members of individual laboratories (4th or more lab member) - PI must supply list of lab members via email to XXXX
2. Individuals from low & middle income countries; 
3. Individuals from non-LMIC countries in Asia, Australasia, Africa or South America; 
4. Individuals from US & Canadian minority serving institutions; 
5. Individuals with a demonstrable financial barrier; 
6. Individuals with family obligations or other special circumstances. 
For categories 5 & 6 above, please provide a justification via email to XXXX

Virtual Fees
Academic Virtual Package: $tba
Student Virtual Package: $tba
Corporate Virtual Package: $tba