ASCB 2015 is a large meeting, but it has a simple, accessible structure.

New to the meeting? Check out the main meeting elements below!

It all starts on Saturday

Grant-Writing Workshop

Grant-Writing Workshop
10:30 am-2:30 pm


Geared toward senior postdocs and junior faculty, this seminar will address both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to the proposal-writing process.

Special Interest Subgroups

Special Interest Subgroups 1:00-5:00 pm


This is where ASCB members drive the specific scientific agenda! Plan to arrive Saturday afternoon to attend one of these popular scientific sessions at the ASCB meeting.

Keynotes

Keynotes
6:00 pm


Jane Lubchenco and Sallie W. Chisholm will advance the thesis that a better understanding of cell technology, structure, and function are critical to coming to grips with the global impacts of human activity.

Opening Night Reception

Opening Night Reception Following Keynotes


Join us in celebrating the start of another great meeting! Meet new people, find old friends and colleagues, and start having fun. Buffet and cash bar available.



A typical day at the ASCB meeting

Symposia

Symposia
8:00-9:30 am 9:45-10:45 am


Morning symposia crosslink disciplines, fields, and systems within the context of broad scientific questions. Our stellar invited speakers will address cell biology on a variety of spatial scales.

Career Development Programs

Career Development Programs
All day


Take your career to the next level! ASCB 2015 offers mentoring roundtables, Science Discussion Tables, onsite CV review, career advice panels, and more.

Poster Presentations

Poster Presentations
12:00-3:00 pm


Posters highlighted the best in basic research are displayed throughout the meeting, from Saturday evening through Tuesday afternoon. Posters are on display from the evening before the poster session until the afternoon after the session.

ASCB Learning Center

ASCB Learning Center
All day


The exhibit floor is now an interactive learning center where all scientists and companies can learn from each other, acquire new skills, learn new methods, and explore hands-on science.

Microsymposia

Microsymposia
12:00-4:00 pm


Attend oral presentations with multimedia electronic posters showcased on a large screen.

Tech Talks

Tech Talks
All day


Technical talks by scientific exhibitors in dedicated theaters in the Learning Center. Learn about the latest in technologies, applications, and methods.

Hands-on Workshops on Analyzing Large Data Sets

Workshops on Analyzing Large Data Sets
3:00-6:25 pm


The workshops (Sunday-Tuesday) will cover 1) Sequence analysis in RNA sequencing, 2) Network analysis in signal transduction, and 3) Image analysis in quantitative microscopy.

Minisymposia

Minisymposia
4:00-6:25 pm


Speaking opportunities (plus Q&A) to drill down into the science. This year co-chairs will create topic areas on the basis of abstracts submitted.

Award Lecture

Award Lecture
6:45-8:00 pm


Sunday night will feature the Kaluza prize presentations and the Porter Lecture. Tuesday night is the E.B. Wilson Award Presentation.



It all ends on Wednesday

Closing Symposium

Closing Symposium
11:15 am-12:15 pm


Beyond the Five Senses: Detection of Magnetic and Electric Fields

Arash Komeili, University of California, Berkeley Alex Mogilner, New York University

Special Interest Subgroups

Special Interest Subgroups 1:00-5:00 pm


This is where ASCB members drive the specific scientific agenda! Plan to arrive Saturday afternoon to attend one of these popular scientific sessions at the ASCB meeting.

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