Program and Abstract Book (pdf)


The Genetics Society of America invites you to attend the 19th International C. elegans Meeting. The meeting will be held June 26 - 30, 2013 at the University of California, Los Angeles campus.   The meeting will begin on Wednesday evening, June 26 at 7:00 pm and will end on Sunday, June 30 at 12:00 noon.


Victor Ambros, University of Massachusetts Medical School will deliver the Keynote Address on Friday, June 28 at 5:00 pm. In addition to the keynote, each plenary session will have one of the following invited speakers:


Tony Hyman Max Planck Institute, Dresden
Benjamin Podbilewicz Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Anne Villeneuve Stanford University
Marian Walhout University of Massachusetts Medical School


Mark your calendar now to submit your abstract by the deadline of Friday, April 12 so that it can be included in the Program and Abstract book. You don’t want to miss this meeting where you can build relationships that are key to future collaborations.


Any meeting questions should be directed to Anne Marie Mahoney, Genetics Society of America, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, telephone: 301-634-7039.


Meeting Organizers:

Monica Colaiacovo Harvard Medical School
Ralf J. Sommer Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen

Organizing Committee:

Raffi Aroian University of California, San Diego
Jean-Louis Bessereau INSERM
Keith Blackwell Harvard Medical School
Peter Boag Monash University
Raymond Chan University of Michigan
Diana Chu San Francisco State University
Barbara Conradt Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
Erin Cram Northeastern University
Asher Cutter University of Toronto
Anton Gartner University of Dundee
Alla Grishok Columbia University
Tina Gummieny Texas A&M Health Science Center
Alex Hajnal University of Zurich
Max Heiman Harvard Medical School
Oliver Hobert Columbia University
Bill Kelly Emory University
Rik Korswagen Hubrecht Institute
Chris Li City College of New York
Enrique Martinez-Perez Imperial College, London
Ikue Mori Nagoya University
Valerie Reinke Yale University
Matt Rockmann New York University
Ahna Skop University of Wisconsin, Madison
Emily Troemel University of California, San Diego


Organizer of the Worm Art Show: Ahna Skop, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2013 C. elegans Meeting logo design created by Ahna Skop

Important Dates


Meeting Registration Deadline May 22, 2013
Platform and Poster Assignments Available online May 22, 2013
Housing Reservation Deadline June 7, 2013
Abstract Search and Program Planner online June 14, 2013
Mobile website available June 18, 2013


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