November 3 - 7, 2015
Abstract Deadline: September 11, 2015

Martha Cyert, Stanford University     Daniel Lew, Duke University     Kenneth Sawin, University of Edinburgh, UK

You are cordially invited to participate in the fifteenth biannual international meeting on yeast cell biology which will be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The meeting will begin at 7.30pm (after dinner) on Tuesday, November 3, and will conclude with lunch on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The format of the meeting will include morning and evening sessions consisting of short talks, limited to approximately 12 minutes, principally on unpublished work. This meeting will cover all aspects of yeast cell biology, including, but not limited to, the following topics:

Keynote Speaker:
Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Topics & Discussion Leaders:

Spatial and Temporal Control Mechanisms
Jay Dunlap, Dartmouth Medical School
Iva Tolic, Ruder Boškovic Institute

Signal Transduction
Ray Deshaies, California Institute of Technology
Francesc Posas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Sophie Martin, University of Lausanne
Iain Hagan, University of Manchester  

Adele Marston, University of Edinburgh
Silke Hauf, Virginia Tech

Cell Cycle Control
Mart Loog, University of Tartu
Jan Skotheim, Stanford University 

Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Yasushi Hiraoka, Osaka University 

Membrane Traffic
Lois Weisman, University of Michigan
Tony Bretscher, Cornell University

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

Thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation we have funds to partially support students and postdocs submitting abstracts from US labs. Young scientists from other countries may be eligible for limited industry support. Please apply in writing to Maureen Morrow stating need for financial support. 

We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in November.

This conference is supported in part by funds provided by CSHL's Corporate Sponsor Program

Academic Package $1425
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1185
Corporate Package $1835
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $965
Corporate No-Housing Package $1230

Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, wine-and-cheese party, lobster banquet, etc. No Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission or any other matters may be directed to Maureen Morrow (morrow@cshl.edu).