Cell Bio focuses on the fundamental basis of biology, where attendees congregate in an inclusive environment to learn about the latest advances in cell science from peers, educators, and renowned experts from all over the world. We believe cutting-edge science is found at every corner of our community. As such, Cell Bio welcomes presenters, organizers, and attendees from every career-level, research area, institution, and demographic background.

Want to contribute to the 2023 program?
Learn more about the available opportunities below to give a talk or poster presentation, sponsor a session, or lead a roundtable discussion.

Program Overview

Keynote & Symposia

These sessions feature the most cutting-edge advances in nearly every area of cell biology. Listen, learn, and be inspired by world-class experts and emerging scientists who are at the forefront of scientific discovery.


These sessions offer the most groundbreaking research by scientists with top-scoring abstracts in each of the eight meeting tracks.

Special Interest Subgroups

These member-organized sessions take a deep dive into specialty subjects under the seven scientific tracks.

Education, Professional Development, Diversity, & Inclusion

Gain access to topics focused on the scientific enterprise: education, career development, international relations, science policy, communications, and diversity in the workforce.

Sponsored Sessions

These special sessions, hosted by our sponsors, dive further into the scientific enterprise: education, career development, international relations, science policy, communications, and diversity in the workforce.

Poster Presentations - 1st Poster Deadline: Sept 5; 2nd Poster Deadline: Oct 10

Visit poster presenters and learn about new scientific research developments within the cell biology community.

Exhibitor Tech Talks

Learn about new products advancing scientific research and innovation.

Roundtable Discussions - Application Period: June 1-Oct 10

Strike up unique conversations with peers at these lunchtime roundtables discussing the hottest topics in the research community.

Meeting Tracks

Cell Bio 2023 aims to enhance your meeting experience by integrating special interest tracks focused on your area of interest. These tracks will identify scientific sessions, poster presentations, and networking sessions within a topic area providing your ideal path for navigating the latest science at the meeting.

Communal Cell Specialized Cell & Evolution Signaling & Metabolism Cellular Genome
Cellular Dynamics Cells in Distress & Disease Physical Cell


Cell Bio Virtual 2023 Program Organizers

Program Co-Chairs
Amy Gladfelter, ASCB Chair
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Sara Wickström, EMBO Chair
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine


Committee Members by Scientific Track
Communal Cell
Tyrone Hayes, University of California Berkeley
Anne Grapin Botton, MPI-CBG
Cellular Dynamics
Akihiko Nakano, Riken, Japan
Juan Bonifacino, National Institutes of Health
Specialized Cell and Evolution
Ido Amit, Weizmann Institute of Science
Frank Bradke, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Cells in Distress and Disease
Michael Boutros, DKFZ
Nihal Altan-Bonnet, National Institutes of Health
Signaling and Metabolism
Heather Pinkett, Northwestern University
James Olzmann, Berkeley
Physical Cell
Jeanne Stachowiak, University of Texas at Austin
Kandice Tanner, National Institutes of Health
Cellular Genome
Eva Hoffman, University of Copenhagen
Melike Lakadamyali, University of Pennsylvania