Public Release:  FASEB SRC announces conference registration open for: Mobile DNA in Mammalian Genomes

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Bethesda, MD - The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announces the opening of registration for the Science Research Conference (SRC): Mobile DNA in Mammalian Genomes.

Mobile elements have been one of the major driving forces shaping the structure and altering functions within mammalian genomes, and continue to cause human diseases. Our conference will explore the explosion of data from high throughput sources, as well as functional studies, to understand both the evolutionary and contemporary impact of these elements on genomic function, including their potential impact on human health. The conference will also emphasize the progress made in utilizing transposable elements as tools in biomedicine.

FASEB SRC has announced a total of 34 SRCs in 2013. To register for an SRC, view preliminary programs, or find a listing of all our 2013 SRCs, please visit www.faseb.org/SRC.

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Since 1982, FASEB SRC has offered a continuing series of inter-disciplinary exchanges that are recognized as a valuable complement to the highly successful society meetings. Divided into small groups, scientists from around the world meet intimately and without distractions to explore new approaches to those research areas undergoing rapid scientific changes. In efforts to expand the SRC series, potential organizers are encouraged to contact SRC staff at SRC@faseb.org. Proposal guidelines can be found at www.faseb.org/SRC.

FASEB is composed of 26 societies with more than 100,000 members, making it the largest coalition of biomedical research associations in the United States. FASEB enhances the ability of scientists and engineers to improve--through their research--the health, well-being and productivity of all people. Our mission is to advance health and welfare by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.

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