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Preliminary Schedule

 

All times listed are US Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Friday, June 18
Professional Development Workshops
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. #Worm2021 Virtual Welcome & Boot Camp
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. How to get involved in GSA’s Early Career Leadership Program
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Trainee Workshop & Forum
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Grants and Funding
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Career Exploration Panel
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. GENETICS Peer Review Training Program
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Community and Connections
 

Saturday, June 19

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Continuing Trainee Workshop & Forum
 

Monday, June 21

9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Opening Plenary

Invited Speakers: Luisa Cochella, Oded Rechavi, Emily Troemel

11:15 p.m. – 11:45 p.m. Invited Speaker Breakout Sessions
11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Poster Session
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Social and Meet the Professors
 

Tuesday, June 22

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Early-Bird Social and Meet the Professors
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Poster Session
1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Session
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Publishing Workshop
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Various Socials available from rooms based on career stage to Meet the Professors
 

Wednesday, June 23

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Early-Bird Social and Meet the Professors
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Company-sponsored Educational Sessions
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Worm Variety Show
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Social and Meet the Professors
 

Thursday, June 24

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Early-Bird Social and Meet the Professors
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Company-sponsored Educational Sessions
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Art Show and Poster Awards
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Closing Plenary

Invited panel members will reflect on successes and challenges in the field and discuss the future of C. elegans research. Moderated by Julie Ahringer and Needhi Bhalla, the confirmed panellists include Kavita Babu, Arantza Barrios, Heather Bennett, Martin Chalfie, Andrew Fire, Robert Horvitz, Craig Mello, and Guangshuo Ou. The speakers will bring their unique perspectives to the discussion and will answer attendee questions submitted in advance of the session. We are hoping for a lively and interesting discussion that highlights the strengths and diversity of our field.

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Final Social
 

Friday, June 25

Time TBD Teaching Workshop
Time TBD Parasitic Nematode Workshop

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