You are cordially invited to participate in the 13th biennial meeting on Germ Cells to be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Long Island, New York. The meeting will begin with dinner and the first session on the evening of Wednesday, October 5 and will conclude after lunch on Sunday October 9, 2022.
Sample Schedule Outline
The specific goals of this conference are to bring together a diverse group of scientists studying various molecular, cellular and genetic aspects of germ line and gamete development. This meeting is intended to provide a format for the exchange of ideas and information, to discuss the latest research findings and technical advances, and to facilitate the intellectual unification of research on germ cells and related disease states in diverse systems.
- Germline Evolution
- Sex Determination
- Germline Stem Cells & Their Niche
- Meiosis, Chromosome Mechanics & Cell Biology
- Gametes & Fertilization
- Epigenetics & Egg-to-Embryo Transition
- Environmental & Hormonal Control
- Post-transcriptional Control
Ruth Lehmann, Whitehead Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mitinori Saitou, Kyoto University
University of Muenster, Germany
University of California San Francisco
Morgridge Institute/University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kyushu University, Japan
National Institute of Genetics, Japan
University of California, Davis
Johns Hopkins University
Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Australia
RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
University of Southern California
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
University of California Santa Cruz
Unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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 Samantha Mastronardi if you require financial support; preference will be given to those submitting abstracts.
The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshlgermcells. 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 is supported in part by funds provided by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health
Academic/Media Private Room/Private Bath Package: $1,655 (Subject to availability.)
Academic/Media Private Room/Shared Bath Package: $1,555
Academic Shared Room Package: $1,415
Academic/Media No-Housing Package: $1,055
Student Package*: $1,315
Student No-Housing Package: $955
Corporate Private Room/Private Bath Package: $2,115
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1,515
*Student Housing is default double occupancy. Please enquire about availability and fees to upgrade to private room.
Room packages close 2 weeks before the meeting start dateRules 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 Samantha Mastronardi.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. Individuals from low & middle income countries;
2. Individuals from non-LMIC countries in Asia, Australasia, Africa or South America;
3. Individuals from US & Canadian minority serving institutions;
4. Individuals with a demonstrable financial barrier;
5. Individuals with family obligations or other special circumstances.
For categories 4 & 5 above, please provide a justification via email to Samantha Mastronardi
Academic Virtual Package: $295
Student Virtual Package: $180
Corporate Virtual Package: $435
Late Fees (registrations submitted after 5:00pm ET on September 29th)
Academic Virtual Package: $395
Student Virtual Package: $280
Corporate Virtual Package: $535