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Presentation Themes

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The Allied Program Committee has chosen the following categories for abstract submission.

  1. New Technology and Resources
    1. Gene/genome editing
    2. Chemical biology
    3. Emerging model organisms
    4. Sequencing technologies
    5. Single-cell genomics and proteomics
    6. Optogenetics
    7. Phenotyping technologies
  2. Genomics and Systems Biology
    1. Genome structure and organization
    2. Gene and protein networks
    3. Gene regulatory networks
    4. Computational biology
    5. Heterochromatin
    6. Transposable elements
    7. Microbiome
  3. Evolutionary and Population Genetics
    1. Adaptation and natural selection
    2. Speciation
    3. Experimental evolution
    4. Comparative genomics
    5. Phylogenetics and biogeography
    6. Population history
    7. Ecological genetics
    8. Response to climate change
  4. Quantitative Genetics
    1. Gene-environment interactions
    2. Gene-gene interaction (epistasis)
    3. Genomic selection/prediction
    4. Complex trait genetics
    5. Statistical genetics methods
  5. Developmental Genetics
    1. Patterning, morphogenesis and organogenesis
    2. Regeneration and wound healing
    3. Stem cells
    4. Meiosis and germline development
    5. Sex determination
    6. Cell death
  6. Intracellular Dynamics
    1. Cell cycle, cell division, cytokinesis
    2. Signaling (intracellular and intercellular)
    3. Cytoskeleton
    4. Cell motility (cilia, basal bodies)
    5. Cell polarity
    6. Nuclear organization
    7. Stress response
    8. Organelles
    9. Autophagy and proteostasis
    10. Protein trafficking
    11. Metabolism and Physiology
  7. Gene Regulation
    1. Regulation of gene expression (transcriptional and post-transcriptional)
    2. Gene regulatory networks
    3. Epigenetics
    4. Chromatin structure
    5. RNA splicing
    6. Non-coding RNAs (piRNA, siRNA, lncRNA, etc.)
  8. Disease Models and Aging
    1. Aging
    2. Cancer
    3. Mendelian diseases
    4. Neurodegenerative diseases
    5. Infection and immunity
    6. Host-microbe interactions
  9. Genome Integrity
    1. DNA repair and recombination
    2. DNA replication
    3. Chromosome segregation and centromeres
    4. Telomeres
    5. Meiotic recombination
    6. Mutation
  10. Neurogenetics
    1. Behavioral genetics
    2. Neurodevelopment
    3. Neurotransmission
    4. Neural circuits
  11. Ethical, Legal, Social Issues
    1. Privacy
    2. Eugenics
    3. Ethical use of technology
    4. GMOs
  12. Best Practices in Training and Education
    1. Diversification of training
    2. Diversity and inclusion in training and outreach
    3. Funding policies—distribution of funding; grant review
    4. Educational practice

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