Mark your calendars! The ISD will be holding a joint meeting with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology (ANZSCDB) at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia, 2018 September 23-27. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
We are pleased to advise that the ComBio2018 website is now live at: http://www.combio.org.au/
ComBio2018 will be held from 23 to 26 September 2018 at the brand new International Convention Centre Sydney on the Darling Harbour waterfront.
We are pleased to advise that the Program Timetable and the Provisional Symposium Schedule can be downloaded from:
The Provisional Symposium Schedule includes the Stream Co-ordinators, the titles of each of the 73 sessions and the Chairs of each of the
Online registration and abstract submission will be available towards the end of April 2018
The early registration and abstract submission deadline is 22 June 2018.
The ISD is offering travel awards ranging from $500-1000 USD (reliant upon travel distance from Sydney) to graduate students and postdocs whose mentors are ISD members or junior faculty within 3 years of the last postdoc and who are also members. These awards require evidence of training status and confirmation by their mentor. Applications may be accessed here.
ComBio2018 is a combination of six societies holding their annual meetings with the International Society of Differentiation (ISD) partnering with the Australia and New Zealand Society of Cell and Developmental Biology, and the New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the New Zealand Society of Plant Biologists joining in with the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Australian Society of Plant Scientists.
The ASBMB Grimwade Keynote Plenary Lecturer is Randy Wayne Schekman. Professor Schekman is a Nobel Prize-winning American professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley. The ANZSCDB is proud to sponsor an international plenarylecture by Professor Christoph Niehrs, founding and scientific director of the Institute of Molecular Biology in Mainz, Germany. The ISD Brachet Award Plenary lecture will be presented by Professor Liz Roberston (University of Oxford) The Anne McLaren Award Plenary lecture will be presented by Professor Anna Philpott (University of Cambridge).
The names and institutions of all confirmed international plenary speakers can be seen at: http://www.combio.org.au/combio2018/plenary.html.