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Public Release: 21-Aug-2014
American Society of Human Genetics 2014 Annual Meeting
American Society of Human Genetics 2014 Annual Meeting
The American Society of Human Genetics 2014 Annual Meeting will include invited and platform (oral) sessions and other presentations of the latest research in human genetics. Advance press registration is now available.

Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan
press@ashg.org
301-634-7346
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 20-Aug-2014
5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences
Chancellor Merkel opens meeting of Nobel Laureates in economics
German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel has opened the 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with a speech on economic policy. In front of an audience of 17 participating Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences and more than 450 young economic scientists from over 80 countries, the Chancellor emphasized the importance of policy counseling by scientific experts.

Contact: Christian Schumacher
christian.schumacher@lindau-nobel.org
49-838-227-73115
Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates

Public Release: 19-Aug-2014
Straight Talk: The Future of Medical and Health Research
Straight Talk: The Future of Medical and Health Research
Leaders from government, industry, academia and patient advocacy organizations will explore the future of R&D investments, policy trends, public-private partnerships, public health and social sciences research, global health threats and other timely medical and health research issues in panel discussions hosted by Research!America.

Contact: Anna Briseno
abriseno@researchamerica.org
571-482-2737
Research!America

Public Release: 13-Aug-2014
Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
Join A.S.P.E.N. for Clinical Nutrition Week 2015, Feb. 14-17, 2015 in Long Beach, Calif.
Beginning on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) will be in Long Beach, Calif., for Clinical Nutrition Week 2015 (CNW). CNW is the only interdisciplinary conference focused on clinical nutrition and metabolism.

Contact: Fatema Gharzai
fatemag@nutritioncare.org
301-920-9124
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Public Release: 11-Aug-2014
2014 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons
Apply for press credentials: ACS Clinical Congress October 26-30
Writers, editors, and producers with an interest in contemporary surgical topics are invited to apply for press credentials to cover the 2014 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons -- one of the largest international meetings of surgeons in the world.

Contact: Dan Hamilton
pressinquiry@facs.org
312-202-5328
American College of Surgeons

Public Release: 6-Aug-2014
ASH Meeting on Lymphoma Biology
ASH to host agenda-setting scientific meeting on lymphoma biology
The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, will hold its first ASH Meeting on Lymphoma Biology, a meeting focused on furthering the treatment of lymphoma, Aug. 10-13 in Colorado Springs, Colo. More than 350 lymphoma experts from around the world will attend the meeting to share cutting-edge findings in the field and establish a visionary agenda to accelerate the development of new approaches to understanding and eradicating lymphoma.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
International Conference on End of Life: Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice 2014 (ICEL 2014)
International Conference on End of Life: Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice 2014
The conference will welcome more than 270 delegates from 26 countries for a forum on law, ethics, policy and practice relating to the end of life, around the conference's themes: withholding and withdrawal of potentially life-sustaining treatment; palliative care and terminal sedation; euthanasia and assisted suicide; determination of death and organ and tissue donation.

Contact: Niki Widdowson
n.widdowson@qut.edu.au
61-731-382-999
Queensland University of Technology

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
2014 APA Annual Convention
The psychology of fiction, improving lifestyle habits, and more at the APA Annual Meeting
SPSP (Division 8 of APA) is sponsoring a wide range of symposia, invited addresses, poster sessions, awards, and a social hour at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association held in Washington, DC Aug. 7- Aug. 10, 2014.

Contact: Jennifer Santisi
press@spsp.org
202-524-6543
Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition
'Next Generation Ambassadors of Chemistry' symposium features up-and-coming chemists
Fifteen rising stars in the field of chemistry will be discussing their work as part of the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. The 'Next Generation Ambassadors of Chemistry' symposium will provide each student with the opportunity to develop skills in scientific productivity and leadership through specialized trainings and workshops. In addition, each student will deliver an oral presentation highlighting their research and findings.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition
How science sizzles in the modern kitchen
Some of the world's finest chemists don't wear lab coats. Instead, they don aprons and toques, and masterfully meld their passion for cooking with an awareness of the science behind the culinary arts. A group of prominent chefs, authors and culinary educators will speak on the topic in San Francisco on Sunday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. until noon, at the 248th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition
Creating buzz about science to help solve pressing global challenges
Leading science communicators will share their latest strategies on how to capture the coveted attention of young students, the public and policymakers to strengthen the scientific enterprise. They will speak at the 248th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, taking place Aug. 10 to 14 in San Francisco.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 1-Aug-2014
Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics
CRF announces late-breaking trials and first report investigations for TCT 2014
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation has announced the late-breaking trials and first report investigations that will be presented at next month's Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2014 scientific symposium. TCT, the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine, will take place Sept. 13 – 17, 2014 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Public Release: 30-Jul-2014
11th World Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES) Conference
Vedic living in a modern world: International conference at Maharishi University
Leaders in Vedic Studies and Modern Science will convene July 31-Aug. 3 at Maharishi University of Management for the 11th World Association for Vedic Studies conference. Plenary talks will be webcast. This is the first time a large and diverse group of Vedic scholars will be on campus to explore the relevance of ancient Vedic knowledge in today's world. Topics include yoga, meditation, natural medicine, higher states of consciousness, and reflections on Vedic texts.

Contact: Ken Chawkin
kchawkin@mum.edu
641-470-1314
Maharishi University of Management

Public Release: 29-Jul-2014
FEBS-EMBO 2014 Conference
Counting down to FEBS-EMBO 2014 in Paris, France
With 30 days to go and almost 2,500 registered participants, the final preparations for the FEBS-EMBO 2014 Conference are well underway. The event, a joint venture between the Federation of European Biochemical Societies, EMBO, and the French Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, will take place from Saturday, Aug. 30, to Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France.

Contact: Barry Whyte
communications@embo.org
49-622-188-91108
EMBO

Public Release: 28-Jul-2014
ESC Congress 2014
ESC Congress 2014 focuses on innovations in cardiology
ESC Congress 2014 promises to be bigger, better and more interactive than ever before, says professor Keith Fox, Chair of the Congress Programme Committee. The European Society of Cardiology hosts the world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event every year in August.

Contact: ESC Press Office
press@escardio.org
33-049-294-8627
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 25-Jul-2014
2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting
Yeast meeting to showcase latest breakthroughs in genetics and molecular biology
Nearly 600 scientists from 25 countries and 35 states will attend the 2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting organized by the Genetics Society of America next week at the University of Washington in Seattle. The conference will feature close to 500 presentations (including 70 talks) of cutting-edge research results on topics including gene expression and regulation, functional genomics, chemical biology and drug discovery, emerging technologies, evolution, aging, and a variety of diseases.

Contact: Raeka Aiyar, Ph.D.
press@genetics-gsa.org
202-412-1120
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
VEINS 2014
Preliminary agenda available for 4th VEINS Conference to be held Oct. 9-12 in Chicago
VEINS 2014 is the premier national venous meeting for cardiologists of all specialties providing comprehensive education for the treatment of patients with venous disease. The conference will feature cutting-edge and future strategies for venous treatment and several fast-paced didactic lectures, given by a multidisciplinary group of physicians who are experienced in developing venous programs.

Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Public Release: 23-Jul-2014
NIBIB Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium
NIBIB to host second Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering will host its second Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium on July 30, 2014, on the NIH campus. There will be ten exciting presentations from recent new investigators covering a wide breadth of NIBIB-funded research.

Contact: Margot Kern
nibibpress@mail.nih.gov
301-496-3500
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
6th Latin American Lung Cancer Conference (LALCA 2014)
The 6th Latin American Conference on Lung Cancer (LALCA 2014)
The 6th Latin American Conference on Lung Cancer will be held Aug. 21-23, 2014 in Lima, Peru.

Contact: Rob Mansheim
rob.mansheim@iaslc.org
720-325-2952
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
IUMS 2014
Montreal hosts International Union of Microbiology Societies congresses
Emerging infectious diseases, vaccination, antibiotic resistance, and cheating in science are among the topics to be discussed by leading bacteriology, virology, and mycology experts in Montreal at the three International Union of Microbiological Societies congresses from July 27-Aug. 1, 2014.

Contact: Stéphanie Thibault
stephanie.thibault@adm.inrs.ca
450-687-5010 x8865
INRS

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
40th COSPAR
40th COSPAR: Media registration now open
Media registration for the COSPAR Scientific Assemblies (Aug. 2-10, 2014), the most important meetings in space research, is now open. It is for the first time that the COSPAR Assembly takes place in Moscow, Russia. Conference venue is Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Contact: Ilya Usov
science-release@rector.msu.ru
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Public Release: 18-Jul-2014
The 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014)
Prioritizing children and families at AIDS 2014
Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation will give oral presentations, moderate conference events, and exhibit a variety of educational posters and abstracts related to ending AIDS in children.

Contact: Johanna Harvey
jharvey@pedaids.org
202-280-1657
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Public Release: 18-Jul-2014
Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics
TCT 2014 agenda now available
Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics is the annual scientific symposium of CRF and the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For more than 25 years, TCT has featured major medical research breakthroughs and gathered leading researchers and clinicians from around the world to present and discuss the latest evidence-based research in the field.

Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
HFES 2014 International Annual Meeting
Registration is now open for the HFES 2014 International Annual Meeting
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society invites you to register to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting, to be held October 27-31 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Early bird discounts end on September 15, so register soon.

Contact: Cara Quinlan
cara@hfes.org
310-394-1811
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
4th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference
Tel Aviv University to host leading international cyber conference
Cyber Week 2014, one of the most important annual cyber events, is slated to take place in Israel on September 14-17. The signature event of the conference series, the 4th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference, will be held at Tel Aviv University on September 14th. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak at the event.

Contact: George Hunka
ghunka@aftau.org
212-742-9070
American Friends of Tel Aviv University

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