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Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution 2017
July 2nd - 6th 2017 Austin, USA

Conference Updates

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SMBE Business Meeting

The SMBE business meeting will be in Grand 1 tomorrow at 12:15.

 July 3, 13:58am CDT
Late Breaking Posters                                                           
If you submitted a late breaking poster, please check your email or visit the poster information desk as we may have been able to move your slot/poster number to be with your actual topic

July 3, 7:54am CDT
The SMBE business meeting will take place on July 4 at noon, not on July 3 as stated in the printed program.

July 2, 3:56pm CDT
The talk by Logan Kistler on Mon. July 3 at 5:30pm (Integrating Ancient and Modern DNA) has been cancelled. The time slot will be taken by Hernán Burbano, talk title: Genomic estimation of complex traits reveals ancient maize adaptation to temperate North America.

July 1, 9:00pm CDT
We have to announce a number of last-minute changes to the conference program:

June 29, 6:23pm CDT
The talk by Nicola Barson on Tues. July 4 at 3:00pm (Evolutionary genomics of structural variation Session 2) has been cancelled. The time slot will be taken by Mahul Chakraborty, talk title: New Drosophila reference genomes uncover 
previously hidden genetic variation.

June 29, 0:17am CDT
Trey Ideker’s talk on Mon. July 3 will begin at 8:30am. Updated talk title: Conservation of cellular programs as a guiding principle in design of targeted therapy.

June 28, 3:02pm CDT
We’ve been asked whether the poster boards at SMBE 2017 will be able to accommodate 36″ x 48″ posters. The answer is yes, they will. The exact size of the poster boards is 38 1/8″ x 50″.

June 27, 3:30pm CDT
Unfortunately one of our keynote speakers, Siv Andersson, had to cancel due to an unexpected illness. Michael Lynch will speak in her place, on Tues. July 4 at 11am. He will not speak on Mon. morning.