The Genetics Society of America Conferences

The Organizing Committee invites you to attend the 17th International C. elegans Meeting, sponsored by the Genetics Society of America. The meeting will be held June 24 – 28, 2009 at the University of California, Los Angeles campus.

The meeting will open on Wednesday evening, June 24 with a Keynote Address by Barbara Meyer, University of California, Berkeley at 7:00 pm, followed by a plenary session from 8:15 pm until 11:00 pm. A social will be held immediately after the session from 11:00 pm until 12:00 midnight in front of Royce Hall. The meeting will end on Sunday, June 28 at 12:00 noon.

All meeting questions should be directed to Anne Marie Mahoney, GSA Meetings Manager,

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Meeting Organizers:

David Greenstein (Co-organizer) University of Minnesota
Chris Li (Co-organizer) City College of New York


Organizing Committee:

Victor Ambros University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mario de Bono MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Andrew Chisholm University of California, San Diego
Scott Clark University of Nevada, Reno
Abby Dernburg University of California, Berkeley
Marie Anne Felix CNRS-Institut Jacques Monod
Anne Hart Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Craig Hunter Harvard University
Ed Kipreos University of Georgia
Michel Labouesse IGBMC, Strasbourg
Morris Maduro University of California, Riverside
Eleanor Maine Syracuse University
Don Moerman University of British Columbia
Janet Richmond University of Illinois, Chicago
Ann Rougvie University of Minnesota
Ralf Sommer Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen
Asako Sugimoto RIKEN, Kobe
Meera Sundaram University of Pennsylvania
Man-Wah Tan Stanford University
Heidi Tissenbaum University of Massachusetts Medical School
Simon Tuck Umea University
Sander van den Heuvel Utrecht University
Alex van der Bliek University of California, Los Angeles
Yi-Chun Wu National Taiwan University


Organizer of the Worm Art Show:

Ahna Skop University of Wisconsin, Madison


2009 C. elegans Meeting logo design created by: Martin Jones


Important Dates



February 16 Abstract Submission Opens
February 23 Registration Site Opens
March 24 Abstract Submission Deadline
March 25 Abstract Revision Deadline
March 27 Abstract Withdrawal Deadline
April 1 Housing Site Opens
May 1 Financial Aid Application Deadline
May 22 Meeting Registration Deadline
May 22 Housing Reservation Deadline





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