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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


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The Genetics Society of America

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) sponsors and supports specialty meetings for sharing research on a variety of organisms, and serves as a central resource for information dissemination and exchange. GSA also promotes communication among genetics researchers and provides educational opportunities through its journal, GENETICS, and individual genetics specialty meetings. Currently, the GSA membership numbers over 5,500 professionals who are involved in basic genetics research at university, government and private facilities.

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Suzy Brown, CMP
The Genetics Society of America
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814-3998

Telephone: (301) 634-7341
Fax: (301) 634-7079

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7000 Lindell Road

Las Vegas, NV 89118-4702


Phone:  800.475.2098
Fax:    866.329.1437


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Phone: 702.515.5970
Fax:   702.263.1520


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