Meeting Organizers

Tin Tin Su, Chair
Gio Bosco
Pamela Geyer
Noah K. Whiteman

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Why Exhibit / Sponsor?

Conference Overview

Philadelphia, PA
Conference dates
April 11–15, 2018
Exhibit dates
April 11–14, 2018
Expected attendance

Innovative community with buying power

Reach leaders at the cutting edge of biology and biomedical research by expanding your visibility to the Drosophila research community. This constantly innovating group consistently drives new technology development, forecasts trends, and provides insights central to the biology of all organisms, including humans.

Established forum

The Annual Drosophila Research Conference is the largest gathering of the international fly community. Running annually for nearly 60 years, this proven platform is expected to attract around 1,400 attendees in 2018.

Flexible opportunities

The conference format features not only oral and poster sessions, but attendee-organized workshops on emerging themes, along with a wide range of professional development, networking, and community events that are available to sponsor. To maximize exhibitor visibility, the exhibition hall will house the opening reception, exhibits, and the popular poster sessions. There are also a range of sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

Destination City

The Conference will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the birthplace of US democracy and one of the most popular destination cities in the United States. Philadelphia is easily accessible by flights from Europe and the rest of the world.

Top-notch research

High-profile invited speakers and up-and-coming early career scientists present on a wide variety of topics and techniques, including:

Cytoskeleton, Organelles & Trafficking | Cell Biology & Signal Transduction | Cell Division & Growth Control | Cell Death & Immunity | Physiology, Metabolism, Growth & Aging | Gametogenesis | Stem Cells | Neural Development & Physiology | Neural Circuits & Behavior | Models of Human Disease: Neurodegeneration & Neurological Disorders | Models of Human Disease: Developmental & Physiological Disorders | Evolution & Population Genetics | Evolution of Development, Other Species | Patterning, Morphogenesis & Organogenesis | Regulation of Gene Expression | Chromatin & Epigenetics | RNA Biology | Techniques & Technology | Education

Questions? Contact Suzy Brown to discuss how we can help you connect with our community—your customers.