23rd International Mammalian Genome Conference: 1 - 4 November 2009, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, California.
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Final Programme Download

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Important Deadlines
Abstract Submission
August 7, 2009
Notification to Authors September 8, 2009
Early Registration July 31, 2009
Hotel Booking September 25, 2009


We welcome you to the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Mammalian Genome Society and to La Jolla, California. We are planning an exciting meeting with emphasis on cutting edge research in the fields of mammalian genetics, epigenetics, and phenotyping, touching on wide-ranging areas of biology. The meeting will begin with Bioinformatics Workshops followed by the Student Satellite Meeting. It will continue with sessions on Large Scale Resources, Infectious Disease, Host Resistance and Epigenetics, Neuroscience, Behavior and Sensory Perception, Development and Neoplasia, Metabolism and Physiology, Scientific Approaches to Animal Husbandry, and Population Genetics, Male health pill generique, Comparative Genomics, and Evolution. This year, we will learn the initial results of massively parallel sequencing applied to numerous mouse genomes. Attendees will also tour the world-famous San Diego Zoo after a special lecture on the evolution of mammals and preservation of mammalian species.

CaliforniaLa Jolla (Spanish La Joya, "The Jewel"), is the Jewel of America's finest city, San Diego. La Jolla is located 15 minutes from downtown San Diego. It has wonderful beaches, cultural activities and fine restaurants. La Jolla melds an exquisite combination of a southern European resort atmosphere and Southern California fun.

The conference will take place in the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, nestled in the Palisades above Southern California's spectacular coastline and overlooking the legendary Torrey Pines Golf Course. It's at the heart of San Diego's expansive bioscience and biotechnology community, walking distance from the beach, and minutes from the village of La Jolla, Del Mar and downtown San Diego.

We look forward to seeing you in La Jolla, California!

CaliforniaLocal Organizer
Bruce Beutler

Scientific Committee/Secretariat of the IMGS
Karen Steel, President
David Threadgill, Vice-President
Maja Bucan, Past President

Terms through 2009 meeting:
Yoichi Gondo
Fuad Iraqi

Terms through 2010 meeting:
Kent Hunter

Terms through 2011 meeting:
David Beier
Ian Jackson
Nancy Jenkins

IMGS Business Manager
Darla Miller

Conference Organizers
Mammalian Genome
Conference Organizers
In Conference Ltd
4 – 6 Oak Lane
Edinburgh, EH12 6XH
Scotland, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 131 339 9235
Fax: + 44 (0) 131 339 9798
E-Mail: imgc2009@in-conference.org.uk

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Exhibition and Sponsorship

For further information on exhibiting or providing sponsorship during the conference please contact the conference organizers by e-mail montserrat@in-conference.org.uk

The 23rd International Mammalian Genome Conference (IMGC) would like to thank the following organizations:

IMGC Exhibitors

IMGC Sponsors


IMGC Awards Sponsors

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Student Scholarship

Funding for student scholarships was made possible by: 2R13HG002394 from the following ICs at NIH: NHGRI, NIMH, NICHD, NIDCD, NIAID, NIEHS, AND NINDS

Conference organisers: In Conference Ltd. www.in-conference.org.uk