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NIGMS 50th Anniversary Symposia at Scientific Society Meetings

In addition to sessions at the scientific meetings above, NIGMS-sponsored 50th anniversary poster awards were made at the following annual meetings: American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Biophysical Society, RNA Society, Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, and Society for Developmental Biology.


Society for Glycobiology
Seattle, WA

"Karl Meyer Lecture"

November 11, 2011
4:45-5:30 p.m.

Armando Parodi
Leloir Institute Foundation

WatchVideo: Dr. Armando Parodi discusses his research at the Society for Glycobiology Meeting in Seattle, WA Link to external Web site

NIGMS contact: Pam Marino, 301-594-3827


American Society for Cell Biology
Denver, CO

"Discovery/Conversations with Cell Biologists"

December 5, 2011
7:00 p.m.

Katherine Wilson, moderator
Johns Hopkins University

Dyche Mullins
University of California, San Francisco

Christine Jacobs-Wagner
Yale University

Magdelena Bezanilla
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

NIGMS contact: Alexandra Ainsztein, 301-594-0828


Biophysical Society Link to external Web site
San Diego, CA

"The Crystal Structure of a Concentrative Nucleoside Transporter"

February 26, 2012
10:45 a.m.

Seok-Yong Lee
Duke University

NIGMS contact: Jean Chin, 301-594-0828


Annual Meeting of the P41 Biomedical Technology Research Centers Principal Investigators
Rockville, MD

"Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Biomedical Technology Research Center Programs"

March 30, 2012
9:30 a.m.

Jerome R. Cox, Jr.
Washington University

Keith Hodgson
Stanford University

Al Burlingame
University of California, San Francisco

NIGMS contact: Amy L. Swain, 301-451-6446


United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
Bethesda, MD

"Mitochondrial Proteomics"

June 13, 2012
2:30-3:00 p.m.

David Pagliarini
University of Wisconsin

NIGMS contact: Vernon Anderson, 301-594-3827


Genetics Society of America Link to external Web site
Model Organisms to Human Biology � Cancer Genetics
Washington, DC

June 18, 2012
7:00-7:45 p.m., Keynote Address

Angelika Amon
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

GSA News Release: Genetics Conference Highlights How Model Organisms Help Scientists Learn About Human Cancers Link to external Web site

GSA Reporter Article on Meeting Link to external Web site

NIGMS contact: Susan Haynes, 301-594-0943


International Society for Computational Biology Link to external Web site
Long Beach, CA

"Celebrating Science Together: ISMB 20 Years and NIGMS 50th Anniversary Special Session"

July 16, 2012
2:30-4:25 p.m.

Steven E. Brenner, Session Chair
University of California, Berkeley

Edward M. Marcotte
The University of Texas at Austin

Katherine S. Pollard
University of California, San Francisco

Russ B. Altman
Stanford University

NIGMS contact: Stephen Marcus, 301-451-6446


American Chemical Society
Philadelphia, PA

"50 Years of NIGMS-Supported Chemistry Enabling Biomedical Research"

August 20, 2012
8:00-5:00 p.m.

Advances in Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidation Reactions
Melanie Sanford
University of Michigan

Backwards and Forwards with Molecular and Classical Pharmacology
Brian K. Shoichet
University of California, San Francisco

Defining the Transcriptional Initiation Interaction Network In Vivo
Anna Mapp
University of Michigan

Complex Molecule Synthesis Enabling Studies at the Chemistry/Biomedical Interface
Daniel Romo
Texas A&M University

Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Methods for Applications in Organic Synthesis
Stephen L.  Buchwald
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sweet Chemical Signaling: Understanding the Structure-Function Relationships of Carbohydrates in Neurobiology and Cancer
Linda C. Hsieh-Wilson
California Institute of Technology

Inorganic Chemistry Controlling Cellular Physiology and Development
Thomas V. O'Halloran
Northwestern University

Coupling Activities of Helicase and Polymerase at the DNA Replication Fork
Smita S. Patel
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Fundamentals of Enzymatic Transition States and Use of the Information
Vern L. Schramm
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Chemistry in Living Systems
Carolyn R. Bertozzi
University of California, Berkeley

WatchVideo: Press Conference with Chemists Link to external Web site

ACS News Release: Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of a Remarkable Science Agency Link to external Web site

NIGMS contact: Bob Lees, 301-594-1338


Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Link to external Web site
Seattle, WA

October 11-14, 2012

NIGMS contact: Shawn Drew, 301-594-3900


Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students Link to external Web site
San Jose, CA

November 7-10, 2012

NIGMS contact: Shawn Drew, 301-594-3900

This page last reviewed on July 22, 2014