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2012 ASCB Annual Meeting

Networking / Social Events

Saturday, December 15 (+)

Meet and Greet
5:00 pm-5:45 pm, Room 250
All are welcome, especially those attending from the physical sciences and biotech fields or others who are coming to the ASCB meeting for the first time. A cash bar will be available.

View the IAC International Research & Training Exchange Fair

Sunday, December 16 (+)

Morning Coffee Break
9:30 am-10:30 am, Exhibit Hall

MAC Awards Luncheon (by invitation only)
12:00 Noon-2:00 pm, Room 120
MAC poster winners are honored, MAC yearly activities are shared, and lots of networking takes place.

Afternoon Refreshment Break
3:00 pm-4:00 pm, Exhibit Hall

Monday, December 17 (+)

Morning Coffee Break
9:30 am-10:30 am, Exhibit Hall

Afternoon Refreshment Break
3:00 pm-4:00 pm, Exhibit Hall

Meet the Editor of Molecular Biology of the Cell
3:15 pm-4:00 pm
ASCB Booth, Exhibit Hall

Meet the Editor of CBE—Life Sciences Education
3:30 pm-4:00 pm
ASCB Booth, Exhibit Hall

Student and Postdoc Social, featuring “The Deadbeats”
8:00 pm-1:00 am, Fourth Street Bar and Grill

An offsite event for students, postdocs, and the public at Fourth Street Bar and Grill in the Marriott Marquis. This is your chance to get to know other young scientists in a fun setting while enjoying live music by the “The Deadbeats,” starring cell biologist Jim Ferrell and his bandmates.

Tuesday, December 18 (+)

Morning Coffee Break
9:30 am-10:30 am, Exhibit Hall

ASCB Business Meeting and Town Hall
12:00 Noon-1:00 pm, Room 270
An opportunity for ASCB members to discuss the most important issues in the field! After a brief overview of the year’s accomplishments and challenges, acknowledgment of critical volunteers and staff, and the official passing of the gavel from President Ron Vale to President-Elect Don Cleveland, the Town Hall will be open for questions. Join Vale, Cleveland, Treasurer Thoru Pederson, and many other members of the ASCB Council and committees to discuss pressing needs, future plans, suggestions, and more. Get more involved in your Society, your community!

Afternoon Refreshment Break
3:00 pm-4:00 pm, Exhibit Hall

WICB Network Reception (refreshments served)
3:30 pm-4:30 pm, Room 111
Members of the ASCB Women in Cell Biology Committee's Network and people interested in learning more about the Network and the Committee's activities—and meeting one another—are cordially invited to attend the WICB Network Reception.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Session
1:30 pm-2:30 pm, Room 250

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