Transposable Elements
October 11 - 15 2022
Abstract Deadline: July 25, 2022

Organizers:
Orsolya Barabas, European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Rob Martienssen, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Donald Rio, University of California, Berkeley

You are cordially invited to participate in the fourth meeting on Transposable Elements to be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The meeting will begin with dinner and the first session on the evening of Tuesday October 11, 2022, and will conclude with lunch on Saturday, October 15.

A primary goal of the meeting is to provide a forum for presentation of the latest research into transposable elements.

This meeting will consist of six oral sessions plus one poster session. Sessions will be made up of invited talks and talks selected from the openly submitted abstracts.

Keynote Speakers
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Topics & Discussion Leaders: (tba)

DNA Transposons

Retrotransposons

Transposon Control I

Transposon Control II

Host-Transposon Interactions

Variety & Evolution of Transposable Elements

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentations will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. The status of abstracts (i.e., talk or poster) will be posted as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. Please bring this announcement to the attention of any of your colleagues who may be interested in participating in the meeting.

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

Social Media: The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshlcancer22. 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/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.

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 Val Pakaluk.

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 Val Pakaluk
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 Val Pakaluk

Virtual Fees
Academic Virtual Package: $295
Student Virtual Package: $180
Corporate Virtual Package: $435