Deadline for advance meeting registration: December 8, 2016 - In the past, the meeting reached capacity before the posted deadline date. Registration will go to wait list status when the site is at capacity. To guarantee your registeration is accepted, you should sign up as early as possible.
List of Registrants
Bulletin Board for Room Sharing
Begin your Registration
The deadline for receipt of early registration at the reduced rate is midnight (EST), Thursday, December 8, 2016. After that date, this program will continue to be available for online registration at the regular rate until midnight, March 9, 2017.
Important information about your registration:
- You must enter a telephone number and an e-mail address to register on-line.
- Upon successful registration, you will be assigned a registration number. Please save this number for any future correspondence regarding your registration.
To confirm address information and to access the registration form, please provide the following:
Note: If you have difficulty in completing the form or questions regarding your registration, please e-mail Anne Marie Mahoney at Mahoney@genetics-gsa.org.
When considering the cost/benefit of registering,
remember that there is no more effective tool for
relationship building, brainstorming and networking than
(by December 8,
| Advance Registration
the meeting is not sold out.)
fees shown in US dollars
| Faculty/Lab Tech
| Graduate Student
|Non GSA Member
| Faculty/Lab Tech
| Graduate Student
Please note that registration fees do not include
housing, meals or any pre-conference workshops.
The Asilomar Conference site has a
capacity of around 900. In recent years we have received
more registrations than could be accommodated. PIs are therefore asked to be selective in the number of graduate students and post
docs that attend the meeting from their laboratory.
Unfortunately, due to the limitation of the meeting space, we are unable to accept undergraduate registrations.
Registration will go to a Wait List status if the registration is at capacity. If you are put on the Wait List, you will be notified by email as soon as a spot becomes available. Your registration fee will not be processed until the registration is confirmed.
The Fungal Genetics Conference does not pay for, reimburse or
cover any expenses for invited speakers or session chairs at the meeting.
Please refer back to your invitation for details.
GSA membership dues are current only if paid through the end of 2017. Membership in the Genetics Society of America (GSA) has many benefits including discounted meeting fees.
REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES:
- Four scientific plenary sessions
- Twenty eight concurrent sessions
- Three poster sessions
- Mid-afternoon workshop sessions
- Perkins/Metzenberg Lecture
- Poster Awards
- Program Book with program schedule, session listings, author index, keyword
index, and exhibitor list
- PDF of full abstracts
- Welcome Reception on Tuesday
- Morning and afternoon coffee breaks
- Networking opportunities
- Closing Reception
Guests of meeting registrants do not need to register but they do need to make a housing reservation to stay in on-campus housing.
Benefits of GSA Membership
Reduced registration fees for the GSA Conferences
Reduced publication charges in the GENETICS and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics journals
Subscription to GENETICS and G3
Subscription to the GSA bolg: Genes to Genomes
- Eligibility to apply for GSA Trainee-Organized Symposia
- Discounted subscriptions for many genetics publications
- Eligibility for travel grants and awards for students and postdocs to advance their careers
- Inclusion in the GSA online membership directory
- Discounts on a wide assortment of reagents and antibodies
- A voice on Capitol Hill and at US federal funding agencies through GSA’s advocacy efforts
The attendee list lets you know who has already registered for the meeting. After abstract
assignments have been made, you will be able to click on an
attendee's name in the registration list and if they are presenting a talk or poster
at the meeting, the program number and title of the talk
will be listed.
Request for Duplicate Receipt/Letter of Invitation
To receipt a duplicate receipt/letter of invitation, please provide the following:
Credentials above must match Last Name, and E-mail Address used to register for meeting.
Advance Registration and Payment Options
You may register for the meeting online with a credit card or mail in an early registration form for payment by check. The registration form will only be processed if accompanied by payment. Payment may be made by: credit card or a check drawn on a U.S. bank, payable to
the Genetics Society of America. Keep a copy for your records. The
meeting capacity is 900 attendees. The meeting has reached capacity
since 2007. After the meeting reaches capacity, a wait list is
available. To guarantee your registration you should register as
early as possible.
Online: The online registration is now open. Your registration receipt and confirmation will be automatically emailed to you after a successful submission. The Genetics Society of America accepts the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
Mail: Complete the form
online, print it out and mail the form with payment to the GSA
office. Send the form with credit card information or a check
drawn on a US bank, made payable to GSA, to the following address: Fungal Registration, Genetics Society of America, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814.
GSA does not send invoices or accept
purchase orders for registration payments.
Meeting t-shirts will be available for purchase on the online registration form. The shirts will be $10
and may be picked up when attendees register at the meeting. There
will be a limited amount available for $15 at the meeting.
Logo Design Competition
Logo designs are being solicited for the program book cover and t-shirt. Please submit your original artwork by November 15.
Logo Design Submission instructions:
1. The artwork should be a black and white design
2. The artwork should be in a pdf file
3. Name your file with your first initial and last name. Example msmith.pdf
4. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner will be notified by November 30.
A $75 handling fee will be charged for all advance
meeting registration cancellations. Cancellation requests must be sent to email@example.com.
Due to housing and food and beverage guarantees given to Asilomar, no refunds will be issued for cancellations received after January 6, 2017.
Confirmation/Receipt/Letter of Invitation
A confirmation/receipt will appear
directly online after a successful submission. Confirmation
of registration will include your registration number and a
link to your letter of invitation. For security purposes,
letters of invitation can only be sent to individuals that
have registered for the meeting. For questions about
your registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Program Book will be provided at
the meeting to registrants and is included in the
Registrants will be able to select if they
want to receive a Program Book OR a Program and Abstract Book when they register.
Option 1 - Program Book will include the Schedule of Events, Plenary, Concurrent and
Poster Session listings, Exhibit Information, Map of
Asilomar, Company sponsored ads, Speaker and Keyword Index
to the abstracts. The text of the abstracts
will NOT be included. The book will be
about 70 pages (depending on the number of abstract
submissions). The text of the abstracts will be available on
the website, mobile website and through a pdf supplement
Option 2 - Program and
Abstract Book will contain the same information in
the Program Book AND the text of the
abstracts. The book will be about 350 pages (depending on
the number of abstract submissions).
Upon your selection, you will be
committing to receiving that type of book when you arrive at
the conference. Substitutions may not be made.
Code of Conduct
GSA expects attendees to
respect each other, GSA staff, and Asilomar staff and
behave in a courteous and civilized fashion. Attendees
should respect common sense rules for public behavior,
personal interaction, common courtesy, and respect for
Abusive, harassing, or threatening behavior towards any
other attendee, GSA staff, or Asilomar staff will not be
tolerated. Please report any incidents in which an attendee
of the meeting is abusive, insulting, intimidating,
bothersome, or acting in an unsafe or illegal manner to GSA
staff or security immediately.
Need to file a complaint? Please contact: Anne Marie
Certificate of Attendance
Certificates of attendance will be available at
the conference registration desk during the meeting. Anyone
needing a certificate after the meeting should contact email@example.com.
On Site Registration Hours
The registration area will be located in the Surf and Sand meeting
room and will be open according to the following schedule:
|Tuesday, March 14
||3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
|Wednesday, March 15
||8:00 am – 6:00 pm
|Thursday, March 16
|| 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
|Friday, March 17
|| 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
|Saturday, March 18
|| 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Registration is limited to 900
people. As in the past, to accommodate all the attendees,
there will be a video/audio feed sent to Chapel.
If limiting attendance is necessary,
first year graduate student registrations will be considered
lowest priority, as there will be opportunities for them to
attend a future meeting.
Listed below are the various travel awards that are
available to meeting participants.
FUNGAL MEETING TRAVEL AWARDS
Online Application Deadline: The deadline has passed. Applications are no longer being accepted.
Funds will be available to
support the participation of students and others that
might otherwise be unable to attend. Awards are
generally limited to room and board, although in special
circumstances, travel assistance may also be available.
If you wish to be considered for such support, please
complete the Travel Award Application by
November 10, 2016. All applicants must register in advance for the
meeting. The meeting typically sells out so do not wait
until the December 8 deadline to register. If you do not receive a travel award and are therefore unable to attend, then a full refund will be given. Receipients
of travel awards will receive a check at the meeting.
PERKINS FUND AWARD
Deadline for application:
December 8, 2016
The Perkins Fund Award allows
graduate students or postdoctoral scientists that
utilize Neurospora as an experimental organism to attend
the Fungal Genetics Conference or the Neurospora
Conference. It is now time to solicit nominations for
Perkins Fund Awardees.
As a result of your generosity,
the fund can support two awards to attend the upcoming
29th Fungal Genetics Conference. Awards of approximately
$400 each will go to one graduate student and one
postdoctoral scientist. Nominations for Perkins Fund
Awardees should be made in the form of a one-page letter
from the candidate’s research advisor. This letter
should include a 200 word description of why the
individual’s work is exceptional. Up to two re-prints or
pre-prints of published research may also be included
with the nomination.
Evaluation of the nominations
will be overseen by the Neurospora Policy Committee. The
awardees will be notified prior to the meeting, and the
award will be presented at the banquet on the final
night of the meeting.
The nomination letter and any
accompanying materials should be sent as a PDF via
e-mail no later than December 8, 2016 to: Chair
Neurospora Policy Committee, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics
Application Deadline: October 28, 2016
This award is named for long-time GSA member and National Science Foundation Program Director in Eukaryotic Genetics, DeLill
Nasser. It is given in recognition of the critical role she
played in research and for her love of genetics. The award
is for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees, to
support travel costs for young geneticists to attend
national and international meetings and enroll in laboratory
courses. Visit the award website for more information and to apply.
By attending a GSA conference, you grant GSA with the
right to use your photograph, name, and likeness for use in
GSA educational, news, or promotional materials. GSA will
take steps to avoid sharing the content of presentations and
posters in order to protect unpublished data.