TAGC brings together researchers from the C. elegans, Drosophila, mammalian, Xenopus, yeast, zebrafish, and population, evolutionary, and quantitative genetics research communities—along with those researching humans, plants, and agricultural species. The conference is designed to help you find colleagues with complementary interests, meet potential employers, and make career-long connections you value.
Alongside the scientific sessions, TAGC features exciting professional development programs to help you get ahead. What’s next for your career? What gaps in your skills and network do you need to fill? Learn more about TAGC’s professional development events and initiatives below.
Talk to policymakers at this special advocacy event the day before the conference. Learn more »
Meet new colleagues and learn from stimulating discussions on topics you care about! Join us moderated discussion tables on scientific, professional development, and community topics. All career stages are welcome! Learn more »
Learn about course-based research experiences (CUREs) from experienced faculty. Learn more »
In this session, speakers will discuss ways that our community can foster a more inclusive scientific culture. We invite abstracts on these important topics both from life scientists and from those who study social sciences and the humanities. Learn more »
Becoming a better reviewer will help you to become a better author and to hone some of the skills central to scientific success. Learn more »
Learn about funding decisions and get tips from experienced investigators and program officers. Learn more »
TAGC’s Industry Sessions will bring together scientists from industry and academia to encourage collaboration and stimulate technology development.
The Biotech Pipeline
This session explores how discoveries move from the research setting through the industry pipeline to the marketplace.
Genetic Technology in Agriculture
Learn about the latest advances in the use of genetic technology in agriculture.
Transitioning to Industry
This session offers a window into scientific careers in the private sector.
Visit the GSA booth in the Exhibit Hall to sign up for a 15-minute consultation with a GENETICS or G3 editor. Consultations will be held during the Friday and Saturday Poster Sessions.
Stop by and meet other attendees who share your interests and challenges! Meetups are scheduled on the following topics:
Network, learn, and find support at this one-day workshop designed for new faculty and advanced postdocs. Learn more »
Join journal editors to discuss the ins-and-outs of getting your articles published. Learn more »
Undergraduate and graduate student GSA members are eligible for GSA Poster Awards. Learn more »
Amplify your work and seek expert feedback by inviting specific scientists to attend your poster presentation. Learn more »
TAGC’s recruitment program will bring together jobseekers and organizations from all sectors of the workforce to discuss employment opportunities. Companies and organizations can identify qualified talent entering the market and job candidates can learn about new career options and job leads.
Through this workshop, graduate students and postdocs will explore topics relevant to scientific writing through a series of lectures and interactive sessions. Learn more »
This session provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to highlight their research accomplishments while making connections. Learn more »