Special Interest Subgroups

Member-Organized Special Interest Subgroups take a deep dive into specialty subjects under the seven scientific meeting tracks All talks in these 2.5 hour sessions are selected from submitted abstracts.

Apply to Organize a Subgroup at Cell Bio 2022

Subgroups are completely organized by members from session idea to format, speaker selection, and schedule. Organizers can only be accepted to organize one Subgroup session.

Eligibility: All ASCB members

Not an ASCB member? Join/renew your ASCB membership to become eligible.

This application is now closed. 

How to Apply

Process Overview

Subgroup Organizer ApplicationsApplications accepted for consideration in organizing a Subgroup session.Opens March 1; Deadline: May 2
Subgroup Organizer ReviewProgram Committee Chairs review applications.May 13 to 23
Subgroup Organizer NotificationsApplicants receive selection notifications.May 27
Abstract SubmissionAbstracts received for talk consideration in Subgroups.Opens early June; Closes August 2
Abstract ReviewSubgroup organizers review and assign abstracts to their sessions.August 5 to 16
Session SchedulingSubgroup organizers finalize Subgroup talk schedules.August 5 to 16
Speaker NotificationsAbstract submitters receive selection notifications. Week of September 7