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, and institution.
The meeting will be held from December 2 to December 16. Here is an overview of the Program (click here to view at-a-glance schedules for each week):
- Wednesday, December 2 to Friday, December 4- Education and Professional Development Sessions and Awards. Sessions will take place between 10:30 am and 5:00 pm EST.
- Monday, December 7 to Friday, December 11- Scientific Talks Sessions, Scientific Award Lectures, Exhibitors, Exhibitor Tech Talks, Roundtable Discussions, and other Interactive Networking Opportunities. Sessions will take place between 10:00 am and 5:30 pm EST.
- Monday, December 14 to Wednesday, December 16- Scheduled Poster Presentations. Poster presentations will take place between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm EST. Each presenter will have an assigned one-hour time slot to interact. Posters will also be available on-demand before and after the scheduled time slots.
All sessions will be available on-demand for at least two weeks after the session is live. Check back for more updates including session times.
Get Involved & Help Shape Your Meeting
Cell Bio Virtual 2020 features unique learning formats and networking opportunities where you can contribute to the knowledge shared at the meeting. Are you interested in giving a talk? Or running a networking session? Check out the opportunities below to expand your participation at this year's meeting:
Present a Poster
Two Deadlines: September 2 or October 7, 2020 (higher fee)
Lead a Virtual Roundtable Discussion
Application Deadline: October 7, 2020
Cell Bio Virtual 2020 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.
Cell Bio Virtual 2020 Program Organizers
Buzz Baum, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, London, United Kingdom
Rebecca Heald, University of California, Berkeley
Committee Members by Scientific Track
Cells in Distress and Disease: Cancer, Aging, Infection, Stress, Chemical Biology, and Therapeutics:
Coleen Murphy, Princeton University
Jorge Torres, University of California, Los Angeles
Cellular Dynamics: Compartmentalization, Trafficking, Cytoskeleton, Division, and Migration
Tatyana Svitkina, University of Pennsylvania
Hong Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Cellular Genome: 4D Organization, Expression, Replication, and Repair
Orna Cohen-Fix, The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Daniel Gerlich, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria
Communal Cell: Development, Differentiation, Regeneration, Stem Cells, Organs, and Organoids
Adam Martin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Angela Nieto, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante, Spain
Physical Cell: Bioengineering, Mechanobiology, and Synthetic Biology
Marileen Dogterom, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Satyajit Mayor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India
Signaling and Metabolism: Integrating Intra- and Intercellular Signaling and Information Processing
Irene Miguel-Aliaga, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Kunxin Luo, University of California, Berkeley
Specialized Cell and Evolution: Neurobiology, Immunology, and Emerging Model Systems
Lillian Fritz-Laylin, University of Massachusetts- Amherst
Snezka Oliferenko, Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom