Most people are familiar with antibiotic resistant bacteria -- and the same has happened with herbicides. Decades of research has shown that resistant weed varieties have adapted, and other weed-control tools will be necessary. The 'Future of Weed Science: Thinking Beyond Herbicides in the Agricultural Landscape' symposium planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL, will address this important topic.
A record 4,950 abstracts have been submitted for the Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition to be held in Seattle, Wash., Oct. 22-25, 2017 and over 7,500 geoscientists are expected to attend. The meeting will be one of the largest earth science gatherings on the west coast this year. The scientific program schedule is online now.
The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting is the premier meeting in rheumatology. With more than 450 sessions and thousands of abstracts, it offers a superior combination of basic science, clinical science, tech-med courses, career enhancement education and interactive discussions on improving patient care. For more information about the meeting, visit https://www.rheumatology.org/Annual-Meeting, or join the conversation on Twitter by following the official #ACR17 hashtag.
EMBO and Basel Life are pleased to announce the EMBO at Basel Life conference, taking place at the Congress Center Basel, Switzerland, from Sept. 10-13, 2017. A committee of leading scientists has organized this international and broad-scope scientific conference on current and emerging life science research to be held as part of Basel Life.
Leading experts in stroke and neurovascular treatment and research will converge at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich., for a one day, rapid fire, TED-style event. The Detroit Stroke Conference takes place Fri., Oct. 6.
The AI and Blockchain for Healthcare Innovation Forum will be held in Basel, Switzerland, Sept. 12-13, 2017. Insilico Medicine will present the company's latest research on the application of generative adversarial networks (GANs) and Reinforcement Learning (RL) for validation, quality control, reconstruction and management of healthcare data on Blockchain platforms.
The AI and Blockchain for Healthcare Innovation Forum will be held in Basel, Switzerland, September 12-13, 2017. Insilico Medicine will present the company's latest research on the application of generative adversarial networks (GANs) and Reinforcement Learning (RL) for validation, quality control, reconstruction and management of healthcare data on Blockchain platforms.
4R is an agricultural nutrient stewardship guideline that refers to 'right source, at the right rate, at the right time, and in the right place.' The "Lab to Field: CCA 4R Nutrient Management and Soil Health Working Together" symposium planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL will cover this important topic.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem will host an international conference, 'Building Interdisciplinary Bridges for Research and Recognition of Intersexed Bodies,' focused on the complex experiences and challenges of people born with intersexual bodies. Featuring scholars from around the world, the conference will seek to build bridges between the various communities engaged with this issue, from the medical establishment to intersex support groups and activists. The media are invited to attend, or to request interviews with the organizers and speakers.
What risks threaten the entire future of humanity within the next hundred years? And what should we do to protect against them? A group of researchers will take on these questions in the autumn as part of the research program 'Existential risk to humanity' at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.
The Tokyo-New York Stem Cell Summit, organized by the University of Tokyo and the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), will be held in New York on Sept. 8. The one-day meeting designed for those interested in translational medicine will highlight research and advances in the field of stem cells. Speakers include leading scientists from Japan and the US discussing the latest research in their laboratories.
With Zika infection numbers falling but still threatening, cholera exploding in Yemen and East Africa, and an obscure mosquito-borne disease possibly on the move in South America, thousands of disease experts from around the world will gather in Baltimore in November for the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. The conference provides a vital forum for sharing the latest research and strategies for tackling some of the world's most dangerous diseases.
Rapid development in quantum computing over the past few years has brought it from an exotic theoretical possibility to a technology with tangible prototypes. Its ultimate potential is hard to assess, but some researchers expect it to be revolutionary in terms of what it will do for the complexity of problems computing can address. On Sept. 28, 2017, a collective of theorists and experimentalists will take the stage for this Hot Topic of the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Sept. 24-29.
George Kourounis has been on the front lines of climate change for years. He has witnessed first-hand the effects of our changing environment. Kourounis, a professional storm chaser and host of "Angry Planet," will present the closing lecture, "On the Front Lines of Climate Change," at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL.
Abstracts accepted as oral presentations and posters at the ESMO 2017 Congress will be published online at 00:05 CEST on Aug. 31, 2017. The full text of the abstracts will be found in the online program.
Europe's largest meeting in applied and translational neuroscience, the 30th ECNP Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) will take place at the Paris Conference Centre, Paris from Sept. 2-5, 2017. Between 4,000 and 6,000 psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists and psychologists are expected to attend the Paris congress.
Soils can be extraordinarily biodiverse and differ widely in the kinds of microbial communities that inhabit them. Without a vibrant soil microbial community, humans would not be able to depend on soil for food and other ecosystem services. The 'Life Underground: Who, Where, Why?' lecture planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
The Illinois State Archaeological Survey will host the Ancient Cahokia Future Visions Conference April 27, 2018. The conference brings together leading archaeologists and decision makers to discuss Cahokia's past and future. This conference is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Illinois and celebrates 150 years of research. Ancient Cahokia Future Visions Conference is free to attend but registration is required.
Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, whose lab was involved in a recent, successful effort to correct a gene mutation in human embryos, is one of a number of distinguished speakers participating in the upcoming Cell Symposia on CRISPR: From Biology to Technology and Novel Therapeutics. The conference, organized by Cell Press, takes place Oct. 22-24, 2017, in Sitges, Spain.
On Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 9 a.m., pioneers in cognitive science, neuroscience and machine learning will come together at Columbia University to address a fundamental question: how can artificial intelligence help us understand the brain's most complex abilities?
Registration is open for the 4th ESCMID Conference on Vaccines. New and old diseases in children and adults: unmet needs in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Sept. 8-10, 2017. The conference, organized by the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), brings together about 40 internationally renowned experts who will debate the most recent data and approaches that will protect generations to come from vaccine-preventable diseases. Registration for bona fide journalists is free.
By the initiative of the Portuguese Government and of the Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino, the Oceans Meeting will be held in Lisbon between Sept. 7-8.
Genetic and agronomic potential do not result in yield without adequate soil fertility. Crops need to grow in nutrient-rich soil, with available nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus. Recent research also shows the importance of micronutrients. The 'Plant Nutrients: The Disconnect Between Local Needs and Global Production' lecture planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL, will address this important topic.
Maize is one of the three most important crops in the world. CIMMYT (International Center for Maize and Wheat Improvement) and its international research partners have developed hybrids that will expand production even further. The lectureship, entitled 'Partitioning and Passion, Pothole and Partnerships: A Journey with Tropical Maize,' will address this topic at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla.
Four University of Utah Health researchers will present their research and clinical trial findings, as well as engage in critical discussions around cardiovascular medicine at the 2017 European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, Spain.