Important Dates

2019
January 15
Workshop Proposal Deadline
February 7
Abstract Submission Opens
March 20
Registration Opens
March 28
Abstract Submission Deadline
March 29
Abstract Revision Deadline
April 30
Early Registration Deadline
May 15
Housing Reservation Deadline

Conference Organizers

Julie Ahringer
University of Cambridge, UK

Michael Koelle
Yale University

C. elegans Home      PROGRAM: Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 20 - NOTE THURSDAY START DATE, not Wednesday as it has been in the past
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration Sunset Village Plaza
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. GENETICS Peer Review Training Workshop West Coast Room
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 4th Parasitic Nematodes: Bridging the Divide Workshop Northwest Auditorium
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Teaching Workshop 
What is a primarily undergraduate institution ( PUI) and how do I get a job at one?
Navigating the PUI: Teaching vs research, politics and earning tenure
Introduction to CUREs: Designing Authentic Undergraduate Experiences in Research                            
 
2:00 p.m. - 24 hours Nursing Mothers Room Sunset Village, room tbd
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Nursing Mothers Room Royce Hall, room tbd
6:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome from Conference Organizers and GSA and tribute to Sydney Brenner and John Sulston Royce Hall
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Plenary Session 1 Royce Hall
10:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Opening Mixer Royce Quad
 
Friday, June 21
24 hours Nursing Mothers Room Sunset Village, room tbd
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration Covel Commons
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Parallel Session 1  
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Workshops
CRISPR: New Techniques and Best Practices
Microfluidics and Customized Experimental Platforms
Glia: Exciting Discoveries and New Approaches
Career Success: Strategies to Develop Visibility When You Prefer to be a Wallflower
 
2:30 p.m. "A" Authors may display posters after 2:30 pm. and posters must be removed by 10:30 p.m. Pauley Pavilion
2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Nursing Mothers Room Royce Hall, room tbd
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Plenary Session 2 Royce Hall
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Poster Session 1/Exhibits/Art Show Pauley Pavilion
10:30 p.m. - 11:30 pm. Social Pauley Pavilion
Saturday, June 22
24 hours Nursing Mothers Room Sunset Village, room tbd
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. microPublication Biology: How to Publish your Single Experimental Findings Covel Private Dining Room
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration Covel Commons
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Parallel Session 2  
10:00 a.m. "B" Authors may display posters after 10:00 a.m. and posters must be removed by 10:30 p.m.  Pauley Pavilion
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Workshops
Small Things Considered: 2nd C. elegans Workshop on the Microbiome
Wormbase 2019:Data, Tools, and Community Curation
Real-Time Biochemistry and Biophysics in Live Worms
Assay Development for Human Disease Models in C. elegans 
Food on the Mind: Sensory Detection of Food and Integrative Feeding Behaviors in C. elegans 
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. GSA Publishing Q&A Covel Study Lounge
2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Nursing Mothers Room Royce Hall, room tbd
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Plenary Session 3 Royce Hall
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Plenary Session 4 - Keynote Address: Cori Bargmann, Rockefeller University Royce Hall
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Poster Session 2/Exhibits/Art Show Pauley Pavilion
10:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Social Pauley Pavilion
Sunday, June 23
24 hours Nursing Mothers Room Sunset Village, room tbd
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Worm Board Meeting (private event) Covel Private Dining Room
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Registration Covel Commons
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Parallel Session 3  
10:00 a.m.  "C" Authors may display posters after 10:00 a.m. and posters must be removed by 6:00 p.m.  Pauley Pavilion
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Workshops
New Tools for Conditional Expression or Degradation
Whole-Brain Imaging Workshop
Bridging the Physiologic Gap: Using C. elegans to Improve Human Skeletal Muscle Health
Teaching Workshop: Providing a Broader Research Experience by Collaborating Across Independent CURE Courses
 
     
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Poster Session 3/Exhibits/Art Show Pauley Pavilion
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Conference Dinner Wilson Plaza
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Worm Variety Show, Worm Art Show Awards and GSA Poster Awards Royce Hall
8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Conference Party Ackerman Grand Ballroom
Monday, June 24
12:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Nursing Mothers Room Sunset Village, room tbd
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Nursing Mothers Room Royce Hall, room tbd
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Plenary Session 5 Royce Hall

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