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Important Dates
Abstract Submission Opens Sept 27, 2016
Conference Registration Opens Oct 3, 2016
Workshop Application Deadline Nov 7, 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline Nov 10, 2016
Larry Sandler Award Submission Deadline Dec 22, 2016
Late Abstract Submission Deadline Jan 23, 2017
Early(Discounted) Conference
Registration Deadline
Feb 3, 2017
Hotel Reservations Deadline March 3, 2017

 

2017 Meeting Organizers
Leanne Jones, Chair
Doris Bachtrog
Claude Desplan
Amy Kiger

 

Download the Poster

Drosophila 2017 Poster

 

Schedule of
Events

Know Before
You Go

Registration
(Register online and pick up onsite)

You are invited to attend the 58th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, sponsored by The Genetics Society of America. The Conference will be held March 29-April 2, 2017 at the Town & Country Resort & Convention Center.

 

This is the premier meeting for students, postdoctoral fellows, research staff and principal investigators studying Drosophila melanogaster. Share your research and learn about the latest findings at this leading edge conference. As many as 1,000 presentations means there is something for everyone. In addition to talks, students will also have the chance to participate in several education and career development sessions.

 

IMPORTANT IF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS MEETING IS IMPACTED BY THE TRAVEL BAN, PLEASE CONTACT SBROWN@GENETICS-GSA.ORG.

 

Three New Events
PI Early Career Forum (only a few spots remain)
How I Fly (HIF) Science Slam
Techniques & Technology Platform Session
 

Meeting App

Navigate #DROS17 with the mobile app or online planner

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You won't want to miss this meeting where you can build relationships that are key to future collaborations.

 

We are pleased to announce that the Keynote Address will be presented by:
Sean B. Carroll is currently Vice President for Science Education of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His laboratory research has centered on the genes that control animal body patterns and play major roles in the evolution of animal diversity. A prominent science communicator in print, television, and radio, Carroll is the author of several books including Brave Genius, Remarkable Creatures, The Making of the Fittest, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, and most recently, The Serengeti Rules. Carroll is also the architect of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s science filmmaking initiative, and has served as executive producer and/or on-screen presenter of more than a dozen feature and short documentary films.

 

Invited Plenary Speakers

Preview the #DROS17 invited speaker lineup at the Genes to Genomes blog.


Erika Bach Bruno Lemaitre
Buzz Baum Irene Miguel-Aliaga
Julius Brennecke Francois Payre
Virginie Courtier-Orgogozo Nitin Phadnis
Marcos Gonzalez-Gaitan Julia Zeitlinger
Robin Hiesinger Marta Zlatic

 


 

Conference Organizers
Leanne Jones, Chair Doris Bachtrog
Claude Desplan Amy Kiger

 

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