Ubiquitins, Autophagy & Disease
April 25 - 29, 2023
Abstract Deadline: February 3, 2023


Anne Bertolotti, MRC LMB, UK
Michael Rape, University of California at Berkeley
Nicolas Thomä, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland

We are pleased to host the twelfth Cold Spring Harbor meeting on Ubiquitins, Autophagy & Disease, which will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, April 25, and run through lunch on Saturday, April 29, 2023. The meeting will cover current work on the structure, regulation, and function of ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins in biology. The 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 interaction amongst groups active in diverse systems.

Ubiquitylation enzymes: structure/function
Ubiquitin-dependent signaling
Drug discovery

Keynote Speakers:
Ingrid Wertz, Lyterian Therapeutics
David Komander, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia

Discussion Leaders:
Rebecca Voorhees,
California Institute of Technology
Chris Lima,
Memorial Sloan Kettering/Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Andy Martin,
University of California, Berkeley/ Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Cynthia Wolberger,
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Johannes Zuber,
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria
Achim Werner,
National Institutes of Health
Hsueh-Chi Yen,
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Heeseon An,
Memorial Sloan Kettering
Erika Holzbaur,
University of Pennsylvania
Roberto Zoncu,
University of California, Berkeley
Brenda Schulman,
Max Planck Institute, Germany
Ivan Dikic,
University of Frankfurt, Germany
Georg Winter,
Center for Molecular Medicine, Austria
Eric Fischer,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Christina Woo,
Harvard University
Ning Zheng,
University of Washington

We are pleased to invite applications for the Cecile M. Pickart Student Travel Awards, due by March 31. Details about the award and how to apply are posted here.

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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

Social Media:

The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshlubiq. 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

In-Person Fees:
Academic/Media Private Room/Private Bath Package: $1705
Academic/Media Private Room/Shared Bath Package: $1600
Academic Shared Room Package: $1455
Academic/Media No-Housing Package: $1085
Student Package/Double Occupancy: $1355
Student Package/No Housing Package: $985
Corporate Private Room/Private Bath Package: $2180
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1560

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

NOTE: We cannot guarantee housing will be on campus.
Room packages close 2 weeks before the meeting start date

Virtual Participation: Includes access to the oral sessions via Zoom, the digital poster gallery, the Slack discussion workspace, and the Leading Strand video archive.  If you are submitting an abstract for an oral or poster presentation, please plan to attend the meeting in-person.

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 Sam 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 Sam Mastronardi.

Virtual Fees
Academic Virtual Package $325
Grad Student Virtual Package: $200
Corporate Virtual Package: $480

Late Fee (Registrations submitted after 5:00 p.m. ET on April 20)
Late Academic Virtual Package: $425
Late Student Virtual Package: $300
Late Corporate Virtual Package: $580