Professional Development

Capitol Hill Day

Talk to policymakers at this special advocacy event the day before the conference. Learn more »

Community and Connections

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 »

CURE Workshop

Learn about course-based research experiences (CUREs) from experienced faculty. Learn more »

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Session

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 »

GENETICS Peer Review Training Workshop

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 »

Grants and Funding

Learn about funding decisions and get tips from experienced investigators and program officers. Learn more »

Industry Sessions

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 Practice
Learn about the latest advances in the use of genetic technology in agriculture.

Discovering Careers in Industry
This session offers a window into scientific careers in the private sector.

Meet the Editors

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:

  • Disability in science
  • LGBTQ+ in science
  • Parents in science
  • PUI educators
  • Science communication
  • TAGC alone (for those traveling without labmates)

New Faculty Forum

Network, learn, and find support at this one-day workshop designed for new faculty and advanced postdocs. Learn more »

Publishing Q&A

Join journal editors to discuss the ins-and-outs of getting your articles published. Learn more »

Poster Awards

Undergraduate and graduate student GSA members are eligible for GSA Poster Awards. Learn more »

Poster Viewing Invitations

Amplify your work and seek expert feedback by inviting specific scientists to attend your poster presentation. Learn more »

Recruitment Event

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.

Scientific Writing Workshop

Through this workshop, graduate students and postdocs will explore topics relevant to scientific writing through a series of lectures and interactive sessions. Learn more »

Undergraduate Platform Sessions

This session provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to highlight their research accomplishments while making connections. Learn more »