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2023
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February 12 – 17, 2023 CONFERENCE

Gordon Conference on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics

Location: Four Points Sheraton / Holiday Inn Express, Ventura, California

Brief info:

This year’s subtitle of the conference is “Leveraging High-Throughput Phenotyping Techniques to Study Complex Traits”. In the weekend prior to the GRC we will have the Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, which provides a unique forum for young doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to present their work, discuss new methods, cutting edge ideas, and pre-published data, as well as to build collaborative relationships with their peers.

Early registration ends: n/a

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Oct 22, 2022

Contacts: Guilherme J. M. Rosa , Tel. 515-294-7509, Fax 515-294-9150

May 8 – 13, 2023 WORKSHOP

Data visualisation for biology

Location: Hinxton, UK

Brief info:

This course will give insights into, and practical experience in, data visualisation for exploring complex and multi-dimensional biological data.

Biological and life sciences data often consists of multiple dimensions: a combination of numerical values, ordered data, categories, and time-series. To make sense of this data, simple plots like scatterplots, barcharts, and boxplots are often not enough. Still, visualisation is critical in gaining deep insight into the data. This is why many custom visualisations originated in the biological field.

In this course, we will dive into the topic of visualisation of complex biological data and how it can be used to gain insight into and get a "feel" for a dataset, so that targeted analyses can be defined. It will be delivered through a mixture of lectures and workshop sessions, and will provide hands-on experience in developing visualisations. The course will focus on working with omics (e.g. genomics, transcriptomics) data rather than e.g. imaging data.

Early registration ends: n/a

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Dec 06, 2022

Contacts: Jan Aerts , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

July 2 – 7, 2023 CONFERENCE

39th International Conference on Animal Genetics (ISAG)

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Brief info:

The 39th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference will be held in Cape Town, South Africa. It will be an excellent opportunity to bring together outstanding scientists, policy makers, professionals and students from interdisciplinary animal genetics fields to share the latest developments, meet old friends and form new partnerships.

Early registration ends: April 14, 2023

Abstract due: March 07, 2023
Last updated: Jan 25, 2023


Contacts: Contact , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

July 14 – 16, 2023 SYMPOSIUM

Statistical Genetics Symposium 2023

Location: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Brief info:

There is a growing awareness of the societal implications of recent advances in genomic technologies and statistical methodology. The 2023 Symposium in Statistical and Quantitative Genetics will complement the concurrent Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics, and the University of Washington strengths in Biostatistics, Genome Sciences and Public Health Genetics. Leading researchers will present their current work in invited talks, and applications are invited for contributed oral or poster presentations.

Early registration ends: n/a

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Jan 24, 2023

Contacts: Bruce Weir , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

August 13 – 17, 2023 CONFERENCE

14th Transgenic Animal Research Conference (TARC)

Location: Granlibakken, Tahoe City, California

Brief info:

This is a biannual international conference hosted by UC Davis focused on current developments on the genetic engineering and gene editing of livestock, poultry and fish.

Objective: To bring together attendees from academia, industry and government for the dissemination of the latest science-based information on the use of gene biotechnologies in livestock, poultry and fish and to foster interactions with and education of governmental regulators and the general public.

Intended audience: Scientists working in the fields of genetic engineering and gene editing in agricultural species, federal regulators and livestock producers.

Early registration ends: April 01, 2021

Abstract due: July 01, 2021
Last updated: Oct 27, 2022

Contacts: Alison Van Eenennaam , Tel. 5307525930, Fax 5307520175

July 3 – 8, 2026 CONFERENCE

World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP)

Location: Madison, WI

Brief info:

This is the premier conference for researchers and professionals involved in genetic improvement of livestock. Delegates from around the world gather every four years to attend the scientific program and to network with colleagues. This builds on previous successful congresses in Madrid (Spain, 1974 and 1982), Lincoln (USA, 1986), Edinburgh (UK, 1990), Guelph (Canada, 1994), Armidale (Australia, 1998), Montpellier (France, 2002), Belo Horizonte (Brazil, 2006), Leipzig (Germany, 2010), Vancouver (Canada, 2014), Auckland (New Zealand, 2018), and Rotterdam (The Netherlands, 2022).

The 2026 WCGALP will be co-costed by Iowa State University, University of California-Davis and University of Wisconsin- Madison.

Early registration ends: January 01, 2026

Abstract due: January 07, 2026
Last updated: Aug 04, 2022

Contacts: Organizer , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

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