Meetings and Courses to be held in 2016 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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February - March

Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad and Karachi - Pakistan

Course "Basic Biotechnology Techniques"

Organiser: Aftab Ahmad (NAYS, Pakistan) 

Contact: presidentnays.com.pk

Check webpage for venues and deadlines
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

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29 February - 9 March

New Delhi, India

Course "Synthetic and System Biology Applications in Bioenergy"

Organiser: Syed Shams Yazdani (ICGEB New Delhi, India)
Co-organisers: Shashi Kumar, Shireesh Srivastava, Pavan Jutur, Naseem Gaur, Hemant Kushwaha and Brajesh Barse (ICGEB New Delhi, India)

Contact: ws2icgeb.res.in
 
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 30 November 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser


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21 - 24 March

Trieste, Italy

Course "RNA Structure and Function"

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

Contact: coursesicgeb.org

Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 23 November 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

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14 - 15 April

Santiago, Chile 

Conference "Improving the Learning of Biology and Related Sciences at the Pre-University Level”

Organiser: Jorge E. Allende (Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile)
Co-organisers: Alicia González Manjarrez (Instituo de Fisiología Celular, UNAM, México), Fabio Pedrosa (Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brasil), Gustavo Gutiérrez (University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica) and Juan Cristina (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

Contact: pdroguettmed.uchile.cl
 
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 1 April 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

 
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2 - 4 May

Trieste, Italy

Course "Fluorescence Microscopy"
in collaboration with Nikon

Organiser: Alessandro Marcello (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Co-organiser: Paolo Maiuri (IFOM, Milano, Italy)
 
 
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 1 February 2016 (Trieste time)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information contact the local organiser
 
 
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11 - 13 May

Shanghai, China

Workshop "International Symposium on Phenomes and Genomes"

Organiser: Hong Ma (Fudan University, Shanghai, China)

Contact: cicgdfudan.edu.cn

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 31 March 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers


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23 - 27 May

Trieste, Italy

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

Organiser: Sándor Pongor (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary)

Contact: coursesicgeb.org

Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 30 November 2015 (First Call)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

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8 - 10 June

La Plata, Argentina

Course "Microbial Inoculants for a Sustainable Agriculture" 

Organiser: Giuliano Degrassi (IBioBA-ICGEB, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Co-organiser: Pedro A. Balatti (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina)
 
 
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers : 10 April 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers
 
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Cancelled

10 - 15 July

Cape Town, South Africa

Workshop "New Modes of HIV-1 Prevention, Vaccines and Treatment"

Organiser: Jeffrey Dorfman (ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa)

contact: nurhaan.larnieicgeb.org

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12 - 20 September

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Course "Epigenetics in Cancer Research: Biological and Technical Advances"

Organiser: Eliana Saul Furquim Werneck Abdelhay (Instituto Nacional de Câncer José Alencar Gomes da Silva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Co-organisers: Stephany Corrêa and Renata Binato (Instituto Nacional de Câncer José Alencar Gomes da Silva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Contact: eabdelhayinca.gov.br
 
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 30 April 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers
 
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19 - 22 September

Cape Town, South Africa

Workshop "Bridging the Gap between Agriculture and Human Health"

Organiser: M.Iqbal Parker (ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa)
Co-organisers: Appolinaire Djikeng (Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa - BecA, Hub, Nairobi, Kenya) and Sagadevan G. Mundree (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)
 
 
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Cape Town: 15 July 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser

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New dates

19 - 30 September

Abuja, Nigeria

Course "Techniques in Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering of Plants and Bacteria"

Organiser: Abolade Samuel Afolabi (SHESTCO, Abuja, Nigeria)
Co-organisers: Sunday A. Thomas (CEO SHESTCO) and Paul C. Onyenekwe (SHESTCO, Abuja, Nigeria)

Contact: abolade.afolabiwagner.edu

Deadline for receipt of applications by : 15 April 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers
 
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5 - 8 October

Bogotá, Colombia

Course "International School of Bioinformatics and Computational Neuroscience 2016"

Organiser: Janneth González Santos (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia)
Co-organiser: Universidad Nacional de Colombia
 
 
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 16 June 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers

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19 - 30 October

Pretoria, South Africa

Course "Marker-Assisted Breeding (MAB) for Tracking Multiple Traits of Interest in Plant Breeding"

Organiser: John Baison (Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort, South Africa)
Co-organiser: Dirk Swanevelder (Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort, South Africa)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser : 31 July 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser
 
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24 - 26 October

Trieste, Italy

Workshop “Molecular Biology of Leishmania”

Organiser: Lawrence Banks (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Co-organiser: Greg Matlashewski (McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

Contact: coursesicgeb.org

Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 11 April 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
http://www.icgeb.org/course-application.html

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24 - 28 October

Sonora, Mexico

ICGEB Workshop within the "Biotechnology Summit 2016 (BS16)"

Organiser: Susana Lozano-Muñiz (Universidad del Papaloapan, Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)

Contact: infobio.edu.mx

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 15 July 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers

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8 - 10  November

Hong Kong, China

"2nd ICGEB Workshop on Human Papillomavirus: from Basic Biology to Cancer Prevention"

Organiser: Paul Chan (Department of Microbiology, CUHK)
Co-organiser: Lawrence Banks (ICGEB Trieste, Italy) 

 
Deadline for receipt of students' application and abstract submission by local organisers: 30 June 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
Deadline for early bird registration: 30 September 2016
REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN - deadline extended
For information please visit the Meeting Webpage
 
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15 - 26 November

New Delhi, India

Course "Role of NMR Spectroscopy in Structural Biology, Metabonomics and Drug Discovery"

Organiser: Neel Sarovar Bhavesh (ICGEB New Delhi, India)
 
 
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 30 July 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organisers

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23 - 24 November

Santiago, Chile 

Workshop "Autophagy: Physiological and Pathological Roles"

Organiser: Alfredo Criollo (University of Chile, Santiago, Chile)
Co-organisers: Mauricio Budini (University of Chile, Santiago, Chile), Eugenia Morselli and Victor Cortez (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)
 
 
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 14 October 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
http://www.icgeb.org/course-application-chile02-2016.html
 
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12 - 14 December

San José, Costa Rica

"V ICGEB Workshop on Human RNA Viruses"

Organiser: José Alberto Bonilla (CIBCM - Universidad de Costa Rica)
Co-organisers: Alessandro Marcello and Oscar Burrone (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)

Contact: jose.bonilla@ucr.ac.cr

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

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New dates
 
12 - 16 December

Izmir, Turkey

Course "Cellular Imaging Techniques"

Organiser: Gunes Ozhan (iBG-Izmir, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey)
Co-organiser: Erdinc Sezgin (University of Oxford, UK)

Contact: gunes.ozhandeu.edu.tr
 
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 30 November 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
For information please contact the local organiser
 
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ICGEB Sponsored Events 2016

 

 

October 2015 to February 2016
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Trieste, Italy

"JCOM Masterclasses 2015/16"

Organiser: Paola Rodari (Sissa Medialab srl, Trieste, Italy)
Co-organisers: Gordon Rankmore (London, UK) and Emma Weitkamp (University of West of England, Bristol, UK)

Contact: masterclassesjcom.sissa.it
 
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29 February - 11 March

Montevideo, Uruguay

"Processing and Analysis of Fluorescence Microscopy Images"

Organiser: Federico Lecumberry (Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay)
Co-organisers: Pablo Aguilar and Flavio Zolessi (Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay)

Contact: secretariapasteur.edu.uy

Photos

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21 - 24 April

Varadero, Cuba

International Workshop "Emerging Targeted Therapies in Cancer & Autoimmunity"

Organiser: Silvio Perea Rodríguez (Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, La Habana, Cuba)

Contact: biomedcigb.edu.cu

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15 - 19 June

San Pietro in Bevagna, Manduria, Italy

4th Workshop "Emerging Issues in Oncogenic Virus Research"

ICGEB Travel Awards available for junior scientists who are nationals of an ICGEB Member State. Applicants must submit an abstract of the work that will be presented at the workshop as either a poster or a short oral presentation.

Organisers: Raffaele Filotico (Ospedale "A. Perrino", Brindisi, Italy) and Massimo Tommasino (International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France)

Contact: oncogenicviruses2016iarc.fr

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31 August - 2 September

Munich, Germany

"10th International Conference on
Frontotemporal Dementias (ICFTD)
"

ICGEB Grants available for selected participants who are ICGEB Member State nationals, with preference being given to students and junior scientists in the early stage of their career currently residing outside of Germany.
 
Organiser: Janine Diehl-Schmid (Zentrum für Kognitive Störungen, Munich, Germany)
Co-organisers: Manuela Neumann and Günter Höglinger (German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases - DZNE, Tübingen, Germany), Adrian Danek (Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Munich, Germany), Hans Förstl (Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Munich, Germany), Christian Haass, (Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany) and MarkusOtto (Universität Ulm, Germany)

Information and applications: nora.caune@conventus.de
 
 
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Trieste, Italy

"JCOM Masterclasses Autumn 2016"

Organiser: Paola Rodari (Sissa Medialab srl, Trieste, Italy)
Co-organisers: Gordon Rankmore (London, UK) and Emma Weitkamp (University of West of England, Bristol, UK)

Contact: masterclassesjcom.sissa.it
 
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3 - 7 September

Siena, Italy

EMBO Conference on "Lymphocyte Antigen Receptor Signaling"

ICGEB Travel Awards available for young scientists (PhD students and early career post docs) who are ICGEB Member State nationals and have produced abstracts of outstanding quality.
 
Organiser: Cosima Baldari (University of Siena, Italy)
Co-organisers: Oreste Acuto (University of Oxford, UK), Balbino Alarcon (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain), Facundo Batista (London Research Institute, UK), Doreen Cantrell (University of Dundee, UK), Bernard Malissen (Centre d'Immunologie Marseille-Luminy, Marseille, France), Arthur Weiss (University of California San Francisco - UCSF, USA) and Rose Zamoyska (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Contact: cosima.baldariunisi.it

Opening statement by local organisers

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4 - 8 September

Rome, Italy

"Fourth International Conference on Polyamines. Biochemical, Physiological and Clinical Perspectives"

ICGEB Travel Awards available for junior scientists who are nationals of an ICGEB Member State. To qualify for consideration for an ICGEB Travel Award, abstracts must be submitted to the meeting through the regular abstract submission process. Applicants must be the first author on a submitted abstract. Priority will be given to participants currently residing outside of Italy.
 
Organiser: Enzo Agostinelli (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Co-organiser: Kazuei Igarashi (Chiba University, Japan)

Contact:enzo.agostinelliuniroma1.it  

Programme

Opening statement by local organisers

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5 - 19 September

Nairobi, Kenya

"Drosophila in Biomedical Research: Affordable and Impacting"

ICGEB Grants available for selected participants who are ICGEB Member State nationals, with preference being given to students and junior scientists in the early stage of their career currently residing outside of Kenya.
 
Organiser: Jeremy Herren and Daniel Masiga (ICIPE, Nairobi, Kenya)
Co-organisers: DrosAfrica (KIU, Ishaka, Uganda)
 
 
28 - 30 September

Poznan, Poland

Poznan 4th PostEURASNET Symposium "RNA Alternative Splicing"

ICGEB Travel Awards available for junior scientists who are nationals of an ICGEB Member State currently residing outside of Poland.
 
Organiser: Zofia Szweykowska-Kulinska (Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland)
Co-organisers: KNOW - RNA Research Centre, Poznan, Poland

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9 - 13 October

Dubrovnik, Croatia

"10th International Congress of the NDP Kinase/NM23/awd Gene Family"

ICGEB Travel Awards available for junior scientists who are nationals of an ICGEB Member State currently residing outside of Croatia.
 
Organiser: Maja Herak Bosnar (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia)
Co-organisers: Helena Etkovi, Neda Slade, Martina Deželjin and Nikolina Hanži (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia)

Contact: mherakirb.hr
 
 
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9 - 13 November

Tehran, Iran

"Leishmania and Leishmaniasis: Immunology, Vaccine and Drug Discovery/Therapy"

ICGEB fellowships are available for selected participants who are ICGEB Member State nationals registered before 15th August 2016, with preference being given to students and junior scientists in the early stage of their career residing outside of Iran.
 
Organiser: Sima Rafati (Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran)
Co-organiser: Simona Stager (Centre INRS - Institut Armand-Frappier, Laval, Canada)
 

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3 - 7 December 2016

San Francisco, California

Cell Biology 2016 - ASCB Annual Meeting


ICGEB Travel Awards available for junior scientists who are nationals of an ICGEB Member State currently residing outside of the USA.

The ASCB International Affairs Committee will select the award winners and provide awards ranging from Euro 550 to Euro 775 on the basis of financial need, scientific merit, and the potential benefit for future career development.

Applications: http://www.ascb.org/2016meeting/travelawards2016/

Contact: Desirée Salazar
E-mail: dsalazarascb.org

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