Meetings and Courses Calendar 2015

Meetings and Courses to be held in 2015 at the ICGEB Components and in selected Member States are published on this page. For further information on each individual event, including terms of participation, refer to the relevant contact provided. 

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27 January - 6 February 2015

New Delhi, India

Workshop “Discovery of New Drugs Against Malaria”

Organiser: Dinkar Sahal (ICGEB New Delhi, India)

Requests for information directly to:
Philomena Monthero
ICGEB New Delhi Component
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi - 110067
India
Telephone: +91-11-26742356
Fax: +91-11-26742316
E-mail: philoicgeb.res.in

Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 30 September 2014
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers
 
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23 February - 7 March 2015

Montevideo, Uruguay

Theoretical and Practical Course and Symposium "Redox Chemistry and Biology of Thiols"

Organisers: Marcelo A. Comini (Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay), Beatriz Alvarez, Gustavo Salinas and Madia Trujillo (Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay)

Requests for information directly to:
Scientific Secretariat Unit
Institut Pasteur de Montevideo
Calle Mataojo 2020
CP 11400, Montevideo
Uruguay
Telephone: +598-25220910
Fax: +598-25224185
E-mail: thiols2015pasteur.edu.uy

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers:
4 December 2014 (Course) and 13 February 2015 (Symposium) 
COURSE: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
SYMPOSIUM: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information contact the local organisers

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8 - 19 March 2015

Giza, Egypt

Theoretical and Practical Course "Molecular Plant Breeding for Crop Improvement"

Organiser: Shireen Kamal Assem (Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute - AGERI, Giza, Egypt) 

Requests for information directly to: 
Shireen Kamal Assem 
Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute (AGERI) 
Agricultural Research Center 
9 Gamaa Street, Giza 
Postal Code: 12619, Egypt 
Telephone: +2-01223552435
Fax: +2-02-35731574 
E-mail:  omomtazhotmail.com, shireen_assemyahoo.com

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 30 November 2014
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

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16 - 19 March 2015

Trieste, Italy

Theoretical Course "Mouse Genetics; Models for Human Diseases"

Organisers: Glauco Tocchini-Valentini (Institute of Cell Biology/CNR, Rome, Italy)

Requests for information directly to:
ICGEB Conferences Unit
Padriciano 99 - 34149 Trieste
Italy
Telephone: +39-040-3757333
Fax: +39-040-226555
E-mail: coursesicgeb.org 

Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 16 October 2014
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information contact the local organizer
 
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13 - 15 April

Trieste, Italy

ICGEB 3rd Post-EURASNET Symposium "RNA Alternative Splicing"

Organisers: Francisco E. Baralle and Emanuele Buratti (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Co-organisers: Juan Valcarcel, Reinhardt Luhrmann, Paula Duque
 
Requests for information directly to:
ICGEB Conferences Unit
Padriciano 99 - 34149 Trieste
Italy
Telephone: +39-040-3757332
Fax: +39-040-226555
E-mail: postEurasnet2015Secretariaticgeb.org
 
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 21 November 2014
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information contact the local organiser
 
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13 - 25 April 2015

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ICGEB-Chile International Course on Forest Genetics and Biotechnology

Organiser: Sofía Valenzuela Águila (Universidad de Concepción, Chile)
Co-organisers: Barry Goldfarb (North Carolina State University, USA) and Claudio Balocchi Leonelli (Bioforest SA, Concepción, Chile)

Requests for information directly to:
Sofía Valenzuela Águila
Centro de Biotecnología, Universidad de Concepción
Casilla 160-C
Concepción, Chile
Telephone: +56-41-2203850
E-mail: sofvalengmail.com
 
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 15 January 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser


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1 - 5 June 2015

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Theoretical and Practical Course "High Performance and Cloud Computing for Bioinformatics"

Organiser: Jorge Hernan Gomez Cardona (BIOS, Caldas, Colombia)
Co-organisers: I. King Jordan (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) and Leonardo Mariño-Ramírez (NCBI/NIH, Bethesda, USA)

Requests for information directly to:
Jorge Hernan Gomez Cardona
BIOS - Centro de Bioinformática y Biología Computacional
Ecoparque los Yarumos
Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
Telephone: +57-6-8930360
E-mail: icgeb-coursebios.co

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 2 February 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

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22 - 27 June 2015

Trieste, Italy

Theoretical and Practical Course “Bioinformatics: Computer Methods in Molecular and Systems Biology”

Organiser: Sándor Pongor (ICGEB, Trieste, Italy)

Requests for information directly to:
Padriciano 99
I-34149 Trieste
Italy
Tel: +39-040-3757333
Fax: +39-040-226555
E-mail: coursesicgeb.org
 
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 16 January 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers
 
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6 - 17 July 2015 

Ragama, Sri Lanka

Workshop "Molecular Biology Techniques Related to Infectious/Genetic Diseases and Human Identification" 

Organiser: Menaka Hapugoda (University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka)
Co-organisers: W. Abeyewickreme, Nilmini Gunawardena and Aresha Manamperi (University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka)

Requests for information directly to:
Menaka Hapugoda
Molecular Medicine Unit
Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya
PO Box 06, Ragama
Sri Lanka
Telephone: +94-112960483, +94-714458606
Fax: +94-112958337, +94-117452130
E-mail: menakahayahoo.com

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 15 March 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser
 
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21 - 26 July 2015

Trieste, Italy

The Arturo Falaschi Conference Series 2015
"ICGEB DNA Tumour Virus Meeting"

Organiser: Lawrence Banks (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)

Requests for information directly to:
ICGEB Conferences Unit
Padriciano 99 - 34149 Trieste
Italy
Telephone: +39-040-3757332
Fax: +39-040-226555
E-mail: DNATV2015Secretariaticgeb.org

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Deadline for applications by ICGEB Member States nationals: 12 March 2015
Deadline for registration and abstract submission: 16 April
2015
CALL FOR REGISTRATIONS NOW CLOSED

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3 - 12 August 2015

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Theoretical and Practical Course "Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Technique for Rapid Detection of Phytoplasmas"

Organiser: Nguyen Bao Quoc (Nong Lam University, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam)
Co-organiser: Matthew Dickinson (The University of Nottingham, UK)

Requests for information directly to:
Nguyen Bao Quoc
Research Institute of Biotechnology and Environment
Nong Lam University
Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District
Ho Chi Minh City
Viet Nam
Telephone: +84-8-37220294
Fax: +84-8-38972262
E-mail: baoquochcmuaf.edu.vn

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 1 May 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser  

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9 - 14 August 2015

St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

20th International BioInformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME)

Organiser: Christine Carrington (University of the West Indies - UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago)
Co-organisers: Anne-Mieke Vandamme, Philippe Lemey (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium), Marco Salemi, Mattia Prosperi (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA) and Karen E. Nelson (J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, USA)

Requests for information directly to:
Christine Carrington
Department of Preclinical Sciences
Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of the West Indies (UWI)
St. Augustine
Trinidad and Tobago
Telephone: +1-868-6452640 ext. 5009, +1-868-6848803
Fax: +1-868-6621873
E-mail: veme2015sta.uwi.edu

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 29 March 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

For information please contact the local organiser

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13 - 18 September 2015

Cape Town, South Africa

Fourth Advanced Summer School in Africa "The Role of the Microbiome in Disease"

Organiser: Iqbal Parker (ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa)
 
Requests for information directly to:
Nurhaan Larnie
ICGEB Cape Town Component
Wernher and Beit Building (South)
Anzio Road, Observatory 7925
Cape Town
South Africa
Telephone: +27-21-6501937
Fax: +27-21-4066060
E-mail: nurhaan.larnieicgeb.org

Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Cape Town: 17 July 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED


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3 - 6 October 2015

Dhaka, Bangladesh

International Conference and Workshop "Building R&D Capacity in the S&T-lagging Countries for Discovery and Development of New Drugs from the Regional Biota"

Organisers: Ahmed A. Azad and Liaquat Ali (Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Requests for information directly to:
Ahmed A. Azad; Liaquat Ali
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
125/1 Darus Salam, Mirpur-1
Dhaka - 1216
Bangladesh
Telephone: +61407703161; +8801819229382
Fax: +61398484073; +8808035506
E-mail: aaazad1945gmail.com; vcbuhs-edu.org

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 31 July 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers

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5 - 9 October 2015

Santiago, Chile

ICGEB-Chile 2015 ACCDiS International Theoretical and Practical Course "Metabolic Signaling and Chronic Diseases"

Organiser: Sergio Lavandero (FONDAP Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases - ACCDiS, Santiago, Chile)
Co-ordinators: Mario Chiong, Lorena Garcia, Rodrigo Troncoso (ACCDiS, Universidad de Chile)

Requests for information directly to:
Sergio Lavandero
FONDAP Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases (ACCDiS)
Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science, University of Chile
Olivos 1007, Independencia
Santiago 8380492, Chile
Telephone: +56-2-29782919
Fax: +56-2-29782912
E-mail: secretariaaccdisu.uchile.cl
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 14 August 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

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12 - 16 October 2015

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ICGEB-IUBMB Course "Translational Cancer Research"

Organiser: Luiz F. Zerbini (ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa)
Co-organiser: Jennifer Moodley (University of Cape Town,
South Africa)
 
Requests for information directly to:
Deidre Kruger
ICGEB Cape Town Component
Wernher and Beit Building (South)
Anzio Road, Observatory 7925
Cape Town
South Africa
Telephone: +27-21-6507687
Fax: +27-21-4066060
E-mail: Deidre.Krugericgeb.org

Deadline for receipt of applications at
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

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Cancelled - to be postponed
 
16 - 23 October 2015

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Third South and Central American Workshop on Genomics and Community Genetics

Organiser: Angelina Xavier Acosta (Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil)
Co-organisers: Kenneth McElreavey, Anu Bashamboo (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France), Alan Holland Bittles (Murdoch University, Perth, Australia) and Diana Baralle (Southampton General Hospital, UK)

Requests for information directly to:
Angelina Xavier Acosta
Universidade Federal da Bahia
Complexo Hositalar Prof. Edgard Santos
Serviço de Genética Médica
Rua Augusto Viana, s/n, 6o. andar, Canela
Salvador-Bahia, CEP 40110-060
Brazil
Telephone: +557132838109
Fax: +557132838108
E-mail: axacostahotmail.com

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 31 March 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

For information please contact the local organisers 

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19 - 23 October 2015

Trieste, Italy

Scientific and Technical Approaches in GMO Decision-making

Organisers: Wendy Craig (ICGEB Biosafety Unit, Trieste, Italy)

Requests for information directly to:
Padriciano 99
I-34149 Trieste
Italy
Tel: +39-040-3757333
Fax: +39-040-226555

Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 8 May 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

 
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16 - 27 November 2015

New Delhi, India

Theoretical and Practical Course "microRNAs in Plant Development Stress"

Organiser: Neeti Sanan Mishra (ICGEB New Delhi, India)

Requests for information directly to:
Philomena Monthero
ICGEB New Delhi Component
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi - 110067
India
Telephone: +91-11-26742356
Fax: +91-11-26742316
E-mail: philoicgeb.res.in

Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 31 July 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
Selection now finalised
Applicants who should have not received a notification on the result of their request, must contact the local organisers

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Additional Meetings

 

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20 - 22 June 2015

Trieste, Italy

Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Networks of Excellence
“Programming the Failing Heart to a Regenerative State”
First Joint Meeting

European Coordinator: Mauro Giacca, ICGEB, Trieste, Italy
North American Coordinator: Richard Lee, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Contact: giaccaicgeb.org

 

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16 September 2015

Canberra, Australia

International Symposium
“Science and Technology for Development: the Role of Biotechnology”

 
 

 

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1 - 3 October 2015

Buenos Aires, Argentina

“Molecular Mechanisms in Tissue Degeneration and Regeneration”

Organisers: Fernando Pitossi (Fundacion Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Mauro Giacca and Francisco E. Baralle (ICGEB, Trieste, Italy)

Contact: contactocongresoicgeb.mincyt.gob.ar

PROGRAMME AVAILABLE NOW!

 

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Sponsored Meetings

 


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12 - 16 December 2015

San Diego, California

“2015 cell biology ascb annual meeting”


ICGEB Travel Awards available for junior scientists who are nationals of an ICGEB Member State

The ASCB International Affairs Committee will select the award winners and provide awards ranging from $500-700 on the basis of financial need, scientific merit, and the potential benefit for future career development.

Applications: http://ascb.org/2015meeting/2015travelawards/

For further information:
Telephone: +1-301-347-9300; Fax:  301-347-9310; E-mail: ascbinfoascb.org

 

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Previous Meetings


See here 2014 Meetings Calendar:

 

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