Conference Themes

The Allied Program Committee has chosen the following categories for abstract submission.

New Technology and Resources

Gene/genome editing

Chemical biology

Emerging model organisms

Sequencing technologies

Single-cell genomics and proteomics

Optogenetics

Phenotyping technologies

Genomics and Systems Biology

Genome structure and organization

Gene and protein networks

Gene regulatory networks

Computational biology

Heterochromatin

Transposable elements

Microbiome

Evolutionary and Population Genetics

Adaptation and natural selection

Speciation

Experimental evolution

Comparative genomics

Phylogenetics and biogeography

Population history

Ecological genetics

Response to climate change

Quantitative Genetics

Gene-environment interactions

Gene-gene interaction (epistasis)

Genomic selection/prediction

Complex trait genetics

Statistical genetics methods

Developmental Genetics

Patterning, morphogenesis, and organogenesis

Regeneration and wound healing

Stem cells

Meiosis and germline development

Sex determination

Cell death

Intracellular Dynamics

Cell cycle, cell division, cytokinesis

Signaling (intracellular and intercellular)

Cytoskeleton

Cell motility (cilia, basal bodies)

Cell polarity

Nuclear organization

Stress response

Organelles

Autophagy and proteostasis

Protein trafficking

Metabolism and Physiology

 

 

Gene Regulation

Regulation of gene expression (transcriptional and post-transcriptional)

Gene regulatory networks

Epigenetics

Chromatin structure

RNA splicing

Non-coding RNAs (piRNA, siRNA, lncRNA, etc.)

Disease Models and Aging

Aging

Cancer

Mendelian diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases

Infection and immunity

Host-microbe interactions

Genome Integrity

DNA repair and recombination

DNA replication

Chromosome segregation and centromeres

Telomeres

Meiotic recombination

Mutation

Neurogenetics

Behavioral genetics

Neurodevelopment

Neurotransmission

Neural circuits

Ethical, Legal, Social Issues

Privacy

Eugenics

Ethical use of technology

GMOs

Best Practices in Training and Education

Diversification of training

Diversity, equity, and inclusion in training and outreach

Funding policies—distribution of funding; grant review

Educational practice

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