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

Overall Conference Schedule
Oral Presentations Scheduled
Talks and Poster Index
Complete abstracts book
Author Index
Poster Program
Speaker Guidelines
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Keynote Speakers

Laura Landweber PhD
Laura Landweber PhD

Professor, Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, USA

Michael Lynch PhD
Michael Lynch PhD

Professor, Biology, Indiana University, USA

Trudy Mackay PhD
Trudy Mackay PhD

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor of Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University, USA

Rasmus Nielsen PhD
Rasmus Nielsen PhD

Professor, Biology, University of California Berkeley, USA


We will have 27 scientific symposia spanning a wide range of different research topics. All symposia are organized by experts in their fields, and will showcase invited talks, contributed talks, and contributed posters. For a detailed description of all symposia, including the names of symposium organizers and confirmed invited speakers, please click here

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