Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
October 9 - 13, 2018
You are cordially invited to participate in the eleventh biennial meeting on Germ Cells to be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Long Island, New York. The meeting will begin with dinner and the first session on the evening of Tuesday, October 9 and will conclude after lunch on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The specific goals of this conference are to bring together a diverse group of scientists studying various molecular, cellular and genetic aspects of germ line and gamete development. This meeting is intended to provide a format for the exchange of ideas and information, to discuss the latest research findings and technical advances, and to facilitate the intellectual unification of research on germ cells and related disease states in diverse systems.
- Germline Evolution
- Sex Determination
- Germline Stem Cells & Their Niche
- Meiosis, Chromosome Mechanics & Cell Biology
- Gametes & Fertilization
- Epigenetics & Egg-to-Embryo Transition
- Environmental & Hormonal Control
- Post-transcriptional Control
The format of the meeting will include seven oral sessions consisting of invited and short talks, chosen from the submitted abstracts, and one poster session. All speakers and chairs are strongly encouraged to stay for the entire meeting. The organizers will decide the suitability of each abstract for oral or poster presentation, but please specify if you prefer a poster.
Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.