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The Allied Genetics Conference 2016
GSA Trainee-Organized Symposia
C. elegans
Model Organisms to Human Biology
Population, Evolutionary and Quantitative Genetics
Other Meetings of Interest










GSA is proud to support the international community of C. elegans researchers, and sponsors the C. elegans genetics conference biannually.  Conference attendees learn about cutting-edge research in a diverse array of topics, including: physiology, neurobiology, development, evolution, behavior, aging, ecology, gene regulation, genomics, and many more.  In addition, this renowned conference allows you to network with premiere geneticists in the field, forge new collaborations, and of course experience the Worm ARt Show and the Worm Variety Show.  The C. elegans conference also boasts many opportunities to learn about genetics education and career development.


Current Conference

C. elegans Development, Cell Biology and
Gene Expression Topic Meeting

July 13-17, 2016

Orlando World Marriott

Orlando, Florida

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This meeting is a part of:

Bringing Genetics Together:

  • Unique jamboree of seven genetics and model organism communities
  • Access to a wide range of scientific sessions, networking opportunities, and more
  • Cross-cutting keynote sessions, workshops, and posters
  • Celebration of 100th anniversary of journal GENETICS
  • Affordable and accessible to all career stages

Future Conferences


21st International C. elegans Conference
June 21-25, 2017

University of California

Los Angeles, CA

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Conference History

2015: Los Angeles, CA

2013: Los Angeles, CA

2011: Los Angeles, CA

2009: Los Angeles, CA

2007: Los Angeles, CA

2005: Los Angeles, CA

2003: Los Angeles, CA