The Genetics Society of America (GSA) will be hosting the 2010 Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting, from July 27-August 1, 2010, at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. This biennial meeting brings together investigators studying various aspects of eukaryotic biology in yeast. The Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting is the most important scientific meeting for yeast biologists.
Program highlights for the 2010 Yeast Genetics Meeting include a lecture by Nobel Laureate (2009) Jack Szostak, and a special symposium featuring Nobel Laureates (2001) Paul Nurse and Lee Hartwell , and Marc Garneau (Canadian astronaut and Member of Parliament) that will address how scientific research and new discoveries impact and are impacted by society, policy, and funding issues. In addition, this year's meeting will feature special lectures and symposia, a series of presentations from this year's group of distinguished award winners, several workshop sessions on topics of interest, as well as platform and poster sessions based on abstracts.
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend the 2010 Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting, and can apply to receive a complimentary press badge. For more information on press policies and guidelines, media eligibility requirements, and online press registration, please see the "Press" page on the 2010 Yeast Genetics Meeting Web site at: http://www.yeast-meet.org/2010/pages/media.shtml. If you are interested in attending the 2010 Yeast Genetics Meeting, please fill out the online press registration form at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YeastMedia.
2010 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Special Symposium: "Discovery, Research and Society" Thursday, July 29
Presenters: Paul Nurse, 2001 Nobel Laureate and President, Rockefeller Univer
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Genetics Society of America