ICGEB 2018 Scientific Calendar


Now available. Each year, ICGEB organises more than 20 international meetings and courses, workshops, and events on current, hot topics in science. Sponsorship is also provided to events relevant to the ICGEB mandate.

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Preliminary list of Meetings - Further information available at: http://www.icgeb.org/meetings-2018.html
 
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16 - 17 March
New Delhi, India
Workshop "Smart metabolic engineering of plants for drug biosynthesis"
Organiser: Shashi Kumar (ICGEB New Delhi, India)
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 11 December 2017

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19 - 22 March
Trieste, Italy
Course "RNA structure and function"
Organisers: Glauco Tocchini-Valentini (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - CNR, European Mouse Mutant Archive - EMMA, Roma, Italy)
Emanuele Buratti (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Contact: coursesicgeb.org
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste: 30 October 2017 (midday Trieste time)

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22 - 24 March
Skopje, FYR Macedonia
Workshop "Next generation diagnostics"
Organisers: Momir Polenakovic and Dijana Plaseska-Karanfilska (Research Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Skopje, FYR Macedonia)
Co-organisers: Richard Rosenquist (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden), Kostas Stamatopoulos (Center for Research and Technology Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece) and Dimitar Efremov (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)

Contact: icgibmanu.edu.mk
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers30 November 2017
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28 - 30 March
Colombo, Sri Lanka
ICGEB-NASSL "South Asian Biotechnology Conference 2018 - SABC 2018"
Organiser: Nadira Dharshani Karunaweera (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
Co-organisers: Kumaratunga Munidasa Mawatha (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka), National Science Foundation and Santhil Kumar Venugopal (South Asian University, New Delhi, India)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers15 November 2017
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17 - 20 April
Trieste, Italy
Course "Drosophila melanogaster models for neurodegenerative diseases"
Organiser: Fabian Feiguin (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)

Contact: coursesicgeb.org
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste
5 December 2017 (midday Trieste time)
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5 - 12 May
Cuernavaca, México
ICGEB-LAZEN "V Latin American Zebrafish Network Course and Symposium"
Organiser: Enrique Salas Vidal, Hilda Lomelí Buyoli (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México)
Co-organisers: Denhi Schnabel Peraza (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca, Morelos 
México) and Fernando López Casillas (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Coyoacán, México)
Contact: esalasibt.unam.mx
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers 15 March 2018
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4 - 7 June
Abeokuta, Nigeria
Course "Application of molecular techniques in the study of bacteria associated with crops"
Organiser: Adewale Olusegun Obadina (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria)
Co-organiser: Giuliano Degrassi (IBIOBA-ICGEB, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers 28 February 2018

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5 - 8 June
Medellín, Colombia
Course "Systems biology for a sustainable bioeconomy"
Organiser: Camilo Alberto Suarez-Mendez (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia)
Co-organisers: Rigoberto Rios-Estepa (Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia), Andres Gonzalez-Barrios (Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia) and Andres Pinzon-Velasco (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers 5 April 2018

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10 - 12 June
Hanoi, Vietnam
Course "Theoretical and practical genomics of parasitic zoonoses: diagnosis, epidemiology, phylogeny and evolution"
Organiser: Thanh Hoa Le (Institute of Biotechnology - IBT, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology - VAST, Hanoi, Vietnam)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers 10 April 2018

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17 - 22 June
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Course "Development of surface active compounds from microorganisms: production, characterization and evaluation"
Organiser: Jonathan Ricardo Coronel León (ESPOL-FIMCP-CIBE, Guayaquil, Ecuador)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers : 9 March 2018

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3 - 8 September
Santa Fe, Argentina
Course "Therapeutic mammalian cell-derived glycoproteins: design, expression and glycosylation analysis"
Organisers: Marcos Oggero Eberhardt and Guillermina Forno (University of Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina)
Contact: labcelfbcb.unl.edu.ar
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers8 June 2018

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2 - 4 October
Trieste, Italy
Course "Fluorescence microscopy - FluoMicro@ICGEB"
Organiser: Alessandro Marcello (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Co-organiser: Paolo Maiuri (IFOM, Milano, Italy)
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste:
8 May 2018 (midday Trieste time)

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8 - 10 October
Cape Town, South Africa
Workshop "Transcription factors in cancer therapy"
Organiser: Luiz F Zerbini (ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa)
Co-organiser: Sharon Prince (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Contact: nurhaan.larnieicgeb.orgclaudia.russoicgeb.org
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Cape Town: 15 July 2018

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10 - 12 October
New Delhi, India
Workshop "Plant responses to light and stress: emerging issues in climate change"
Organiser: Neeti Sanan-Mishra (ICGEB New Delhi, India)
Co-organiser: Sudhir K Sopory (ICGEB New Delhi, India)
Contact: neetiicgeb.res.in
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 15 May 2018

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15 - 23 October
Montevideo, Uruguay
Course "Proteome analysis by mass spectrometry"
Organiser: Rosario Durán (Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable & Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay)
Co-organisers: Carvalho Paulo (Carlos Chagas Institute, Fiocruz, Curitiba, Brazil) and Batthyany Carlos (Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers 1 July 2018
 
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22 - 24 October
Trieste, Italy
Workshop "Molecular biology of Leishmania"
Organiser: Lawrence Banks (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Co-organiser: Greg Matlashewski (McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste:
22 May 2018 (midday Trieste time)

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26 - 28 October
Shanghai, China
"VI ICGEB Workshop on Human RNA Viruses"
Organiser: Zheng-Hong  Yuan (Ministries of Education and Public Health, Fudan University Shanghai Medical College, P. R. China)
Co-organiser: Alessandro Marcello (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers 30 June 2018

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4 - 13 November
Sfax, Tunisia
Course "Bacillus thuringiensis genome sequencing: from DNA extraction to annotation through NGS technology"
Organiser: Slim Tounsi (Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax, Tunisia)
Co-organisers: Raida Zribi Zghal (Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax, Tunisia)
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers 1 June 2018

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19 - 30 November
New Delhi, India
Course "New frontiers in algal omics"
Organisers: Pannaga Pavan Jutur and Shireesh Srivastava (ICGEB New Delhi, India)
Co-organiser: Shashi Kumar Rhode (ICGEB New Delhi, India)
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 30 July 2018
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26 - 30 November
Trieste, Italy
Course "Translational aspects of plant microbiome research"
Organiser: Vittorio Venturi (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Trieste:
5 June 2018 (midday Trieste time)

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27 - 30 November
Cape Town, South Africa
Course "Challenges to the adoption of biopesticides in agriculture: exploring solutions"
Organiser: Dennis Obonyo Ndolo (ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa)
Co-organiser: Luiz Zerbini (ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa)
Contact: ndoloicgeb.org
Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB Cape Town: 25 May 2018
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ICGEB Sponsored Events 2018

3 - 7 September
Siena, Italy
EMBO Conference on "Lymphocyte antigen receptor signalling"
ICGEB grants will be 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 Italy.
Grants will include accommodation, meals, local transportation and fee waive.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 8 July 2018
Organiser: Cosima Baldari (University of Siena, Italy)

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14 - 17 October
Capri, Italy
EMBO Workshop "From epigenome towards epitranscriptome in cell fate choice"
ICGEB grants will be 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 Italy.
Grants will include accommodation, meals and fee waive.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 15 June 2018
Organiser: Maria R Matarazzo (Institute of Genetics and Biophysics "Adriano Buzzati-Traverso" - CNR, Napoli, Italy)

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2 - 6 December
San Diego, USA
"2018 ASCB/EMBO annual meeting"
ICGEB grants will be 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 500 to Euro 750  on the basis of financial need, scientific merit, and the potential benefit for future career development.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 31 August 2018
Contact: Marta Chacon

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