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Molecular Basis of Microbial One Carbon Metabolism 2016
2016-07-31 to 2016-08-05
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, USA

Join us for a great meeting of the minds at our 10th biennial Gordon Research Conference "Exploring, Understanding and Applying the Diversity of One-Carbon Metabolism"!

The C1-GRC will highlight the most recent research on all aspects of microbial one-carbon metabolism, spanning natural and synthetic systems, under oxic and anoxic conditions, and at scales from molecules to ecosystems. It will feature the wide-ranging metabolic diversity of autotrophic microbes, methanogens, acetogens, methylotrophs and methanotrophs. Complementary cross-disciplinary perspectives on C1 metabolism from microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, microbial ecology, environmental sciences and engineering will be provided. Innovative applications for production of biofuels and high added value chemicals, as well as for remediation of environmental contamination, will also be presented.

As in previous editions, the 2016 conference will bring together junior and senior investigators from the open and vibrant C1 research community, and provide a unique forum to present and exchange new data and ideas. Please note that a few speaker slots are still open, to be filled on the basis of the abstracts submitted by applicants to the conference.

For further details and the program, please see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=12764

The C1-GRC will be paired with a Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) that will take place immediately before the GRC at the same site. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows attending the C1-GRC are encouraged to participate in the C1-GRS as well. The GRS provides a unique platform for young scientists to showcase their own research and interact with key established and early-career scientists in the field. The 2016 C1-GRS will feature two keynote lectures by well-known senior and junior scientists of the "C1" community, and talks by GRS participants selected from submitted abstracts. The meeting will also include a mentoring session with experts in the field of academia, industry and scientific publishing, as well as poster sessions. Based on the current application situation, we suspect that the GRS will become overbooked, and we recommend interested students and postdocs to register soon and secure their place!

For further details and the program, please see: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=15360

https://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=12764external link

2016 Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages Meeting
2016-08-08 to 2016-08-12
University of Wisconsin, Madison
The meeting is often referred to as “The Phage Meeting” owing to its roots as the original bacteriophage meeting that helped launch modern molecular biology. The meeting has since expanded to include all areas of molecular bacterial and phage research. It is an excellent venue to learn about advances spanning the breadth of microbiology and to network with leaders from across the broader field in a relatively intimate setting.

http://apps.union.wisc.edu/phages/external link

Extremophiles 2016
2016-09-12 to 2016-09-16
Kyoto, Japan
The Congress will cover many aspects of research related to extremophiles, including ecology, molecular biology, physiology and biotechnology. Extremophiles2016 will provide an ideal opportunity for participants to meet and interact with experts from all over the world.

http://www.acplan.jp/extremophiles2016/external link