Meetings to attend
This Meetings List is targeted for Pasion Lab members.
Some meetings have Travel Awards available (pay attention to DEADLINES).  The College and the Department have some travel funds available for graduate students to attend meetings - you have to apply for the funds.  CSUPERB also has travel awards to attend a scientific meeting to present your research (
October and tentatively again in March).

•You must keep track of the registration, abstract, housing deadlines.
•You must present a poster or talk.
•You must write your own abstract.

See this useful guide on preparing a poster  The Poster Session: A Guide for Preparation
See this SACNAS web page for information on preparing a poster and writing an abstract:  Student Resources


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL

Feb 13 - 17, 2014
Advanced Registration Deadline January 2014
2015    San Jose, CA    12-16 February 2015


39th West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference
Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, CA
Apr 12, 2014
Abstract Deadline March 2014 TBA
Registration Deadline
March 2014 TBA
40th conference: Point Loma Nazarene University, April 11 or April 18, 2015
41st conference: : location TBA, April 2016


American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting (Experimental Biology)
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA

Apr 26 - 30, 2014
Abstract Submission deadline: Late breaking Feb 21, 2014
Travel Awards deadline: Nov 2013
Early Registration deadline February 21, 2014


Cold Spring Harbor Meeting: The Cell Cycle
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
May 13 - 17, 2014
Abstract deadline Feb 28, 2014


ASMCUE: 21st Annual ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators
Blending Science and Education
Doubletree by Hilton Boston North Shore
Danvers, MA

May 15 - 18, 2014
Abstract Deadline 2/3/2014
Early Bird Registration closes 3/10/2014
Travel Awards deadline 2/17/2014


American Society for Microbiology 113th General Meeting (asm2014)
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Boston, MA

May 17 - 20, 2014
Abstract Deadline 1//2014
Advanced Registration Closes 4/7/2014
Travel Awards deadline is the abstract submissions deadline


San Francisco State University Personalized Medicine 7.0
7th Annual Conference
South San Francisco Convention Center
South San Francisco, CA
May 22, 2014


AAAS Pacific Division (AAASPD) 95th Annual Meeting
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA

Jun 17 - 20, 2014
Student Travel Grants TBA (probable deadline May 1, 2014)
96th Annual Meeting: San Francisco State University Jun 16 - 19, 2015
97th Annual Meeting: San Diego, CA tentative Meeting: Meeting: SS
98th Annual Meeting: Hawaii or Pacific Northwest tentative


Yeast Chromosome Structure, Replication and Segregation
Steamboat Springs, CO
Jul 13 - Jul 18, 2014


Yeast Genetics Meeting
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Jul 29 - Aug 3, 2014
Early Registration Deadline June 26, 2014 (opens March 28)
Abstract Submission Deadline April 24, 2014 (opens March 21)
2015: Orlando World Marriott July 13 - 17, 2015, Orlando FL


Cold Spring Harbor Meeting: Epigenetics & Chromatin
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Sep 9 - 13, 2014
Abstract deadline Jun 27, 2014


Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference
Los Angeles Convention Center
Creativity, Vision, & Drive: Towards full representation in STEM

Los Angeles, CA
Oct 15 - Oct 19, 2014
Pre-registration deadline TBA Sep 2014
Travel Scholarship Submission: Mar 17 - Apr 15, 2014


Americans Society of Human Genetics 64th Annual Meeting
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA
Oct 18 - 22, 2014

Abstracts Apr - Jun 4, 2014
Travel Award May 1 - Sep 7, 2014


Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
San Antonio, TX

Nov 12 - 15, 2014
Abstracts TBA May 1 - Sep 7, 2014
Travel Award TBA May 1 - Sep 7, 2014

FASEB MARC Travel Award Application Deadline TBA Sep 2014
Advanced Registration Deadline TBA Oct 2014
2015 Conference - Seattle, WA

Asilomar Chromatin and Chromosomes Conference (36th Annual Meeting)
Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA
Dec 11 - 14, 2014
EARLY Registration Deadline September 2014

American Society for Cell Biology 54th Annual Meeting (ASCB)
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

Dec 6 - Dec 10, 2014

Abstract submission deadline:  TBA September 2014
Early Registration Deadline TBA October 2014
Late Abstract Submission TBA October 2014

ASCB 55th Annual Meeting - Dec 12-16, 2015, San Diego, CA


CSUPERB 27th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium
tentative Anaheim, CA

TBA Jan 2015
Registration deadline
(Nov 2014)
Abstracts deadline (Oct 2014)


Upcoming meetings


28th Fungal Genetics Conference
Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA
Mar 17 - 22, 2015 (link to 27th Fungal Genetics Meeting)
Registration and Housing deadline (Dec 2014)
Abstracts deadline (Dec 2014)
Financial Aid Application deadline (November 2014)


LAST UPDATED 1/20/2014