Calendar of events, rewards and opportunities


Each week we update this list with new meetings, awards, scholarships and events to help you advance your career. If you would like us to present something that you have to offer to the bioscience community, send us an email with the subject line “For Schedule”. Offers from ASBMB members are given priority and we do not promote any products / services. Learn how to advertise in ASBMB today.

January 2: AAAS Mass Media Fellowship Application Due

The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship has received widespread accolades over the years for training scientists to become professional science writers and communicators. The application period for the next 10 week summer program is January 2. We strongly encourage emerging scicomers, especially those looking to work in newsrooms, to consider applying. Learn more about the program.

January 10: Submit an abstract for the ASBMB Deuel Lipid Conference

The ASBMB Deuel conference, taking place March 1-4 in Monterey, California, is a must-attend event for leading lipid researchers.

“We would like to bring in people who may not have cut their teeth in lipid metabolism, but have found a way to study lipids. In many cases, this is where you get the most exciting, unusual and quirky presentations, and it can spark collaborations that might not have happened otherwise, ”said co-organizer Russell DeBose- Boyd at ASBMB Today.

This year’s theme is “Place, Location, Location: How Lipid Trafficking Affects Cell Signaling and Metabolism”. In an interview, co-organizer Arun Radhakrishnan explains it this way: “In recent years, we have started to better understand the mechanisms of lipid trafficking. We thought it would be great to have a meeting focused on this aspect and what this new knowledge is telling us about cell signaling and metabolism.

The early bird registration deadline is December 6. Abstracts are accepted until January 10. Regular registration ends February 1st. See the program.

January 13: Webinar on Conflict Management as a Graduate Student

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology will host speakers Lori Conlan, director of the National Institutes of Health Office of Postdoctoral Services and the Career Services Center, and Stacey Satchell, senior academic life coach at Vanderbilt University Graduate School, the January 19. 13 to discuss conflict resolution strategies and resources. Register.

January 15: Share your iBiology research contest

This is an opportunity for eight scientists at the start of their careers. Here’s how it works: You submit a one-minute video on your research for a general biology audience, along with your CV. If you are selected, you will be able to participate in the iBiology Science Communication course for free in April. You will receive coaching and ultimately develop a final video (20 minutes long), which will be promoted on the iBiology website as part of the Share Your Research series. Learn more and apply. (We also want to point out that iBiology offers several free courses at your own pace.)

January 23: Articles on education and the STEM workforce

The Journal of Science Policy & Governance and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, launched a call for papers on “Re-envisioning STEM Education and Workforce Development for the 21st Century. The journal will produce a special issue with the winning submissions. The deadline is January 23. Adriana Bankston, Associate of ASBMB Today, is the CEO of the journal and the Managing Editor. She told us in an email, “For this issue, we’re looking for editorials and policy position papers to rethink the landscape in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and build a future focused on equity and ‘inclusion. , access to technology and the alignment of training opportunities with the demands of the workforce. The first, second and third prize winners will receive cash prizes. Here is the call for applications.

Important dates # ASBMB2022

The ASBMB annual meeting will be held in person in Philadelphia in April. We can’t wait to see you!

  • January 27: End of last chance abstract submissions
  • February 7: Early registration (biggest discount) ends
  • February 8: Advance registration (smaller but still significant reduction) begins
  • March 18: Advance registration ends
  • March 19: Start of regular registrations

January 28: Webinar on Scientific Identity in Latinx Students

The American Society for Cell Biology is hosting an event titled “Science Identity Among Latinx Students in the Biomedical Sciences: The Role of a Critical Race Theory-Informed Undergraduate Research Experience” on January 28. Here is how the ASCB describes the event: “Tissyana Camacho will discuss the results and provide information on the background, development and research process behind her recent publication Science Identity Among Latinx Students in the Biomedical Sciences: The Role of a Critical Race Theory-Informed Undergraduate Research Experience. ” Register.

January 31 and March 31: Apply to host the symposium for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

The Federation of European Biochemical Societies and its partners are looking for institutions to host the FEBS-IUBMB-ENABLE Symposium in 2023 and 2024 for graduate students and post-docs. Institutions interested in hosting the 2023 event must apply before January 31. Those interested in hosting the 2024 event have until March 31. Note that symposia must be organized by students / postdoctoral fellows. Learn more.

February 9: Lasker Essay Competition

The Lasker Foundation will begin accepting essays for its annual competition on February 9. The competition is open to medical students, interns, residents and scholarship holders; doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in biomedical sciences; and graduate students in public health programs or other health professions. Winners will receive up to $ 5,000. The monetary prizes will be paid to the winners’ establishments to be used for the educational expenses of the winners. The topic will be announced in early February and the winners will be announced in early July. Learn more.

February 15: RNA Summer Internship Program in Colorado

The University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus promotes its summer internship program as part of the RNA Bioscience initiative. This 10-week internship runs from June to August and offers a stipend of $ 4,000, round-trip travel costs and accommodation. Half of the participants are selected from applicants affiliated with the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos / Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. The deadline to apply is February 15th. Find out more.

February 16: Webinar on Best Practices for Clinical Relevance

The American Physiological Society, ADInstruments and InsideScientific are hosting an hour-long roundtable on translational science with three international researchers. It will include live presentations and Q&A that will address topics for researchers who wish to advance their preclinical research models in the translational and clinical sectors. Learn more.

April 26: Abstract deadline for the ASBMB O-GlcNAc meeting

This conference, to be held in person in Athens, Georgia, will discuss the multitude of roles that modification of the O-GlcNAc protein has in the regulation of nuclear and cytosolic proteins. It will bring together researchers from various fields to share their research, tools and experience in the biology of O-GlcNAc. The organizers are Gerald Hart and Lance Wells, both of the University of Georgia. Learn more.

July 21-24: Evolution and basic process in gene expression

Come to a venue in person in the summer of 2022: The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the most recent information on the cis regulatory code, how the cis regulatory information is read by transcription factors, pathways. signaling and other proteins, how cell diversity is created during development, and how we can study this problem using advanced genomic technology and computational methods.

The meeting will simultaneously examine the problem from an evolutionary perspective: how the elements of cis regulation evolve, how regulatory variation affects gene expression and phenotypes, how these changes shaped development and parallel evolution, and how noise affects the regulatory circuits and their evolution.

Stay tuned for summaries and registration deadlines.

August 14-18: Mass spectrometry in health and life sciences

This five-day conference will be an international forum for discussion on the remarkable advances in cell biology and human proteins revealed by ever more innovative and powerful mass spectrometry technologies. The conference will juxtapose sessions on methodological advances with sessions on the roles that these advances play in solving problems and seizing opportunities to understand the composition, dynamics and function of the cellular machinery in many biological contexts. In addition to celebrating these successes, we also intend to articulate the urgent and unmet needs and unresolved issues that will lead the field into the future. Registration and abstract submission begins November 1. Abstracts are due May 16. Find out more.

28 Sep – Oct 2: Epigenetic regulation and genome stability

Save this date! Most epigenetics and chromatin meetings focus on transcription, while most genome integrity meetings pay little attention to epigenetics and chromatin. This Seattle conference will fill this gap to link researchers interested in epigenetic and chromatin regulations with those interested in genome integrity. Learn more.

Call for proposals for virtual scientific events

The ASBMB provides members with a virtual platform to share scientific research and achievements and to discuss emerging topics and technologies with the BMB community.

The ASBMB will manage the technical aspects, market the event to tens of thousands of contacts, and present the digital event live to a distant audience. Additional tools such as polls, Q&A, chat rooms, and post-event Twitter chats can be used to facilitate maximum engagement.

Seminars generally last one to two hours. A workshop or conference can be longer and even span several days.

Potential organizers can submit proposals at any time. Decisions are usually made within four to six weeks.

Suggest an event.


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