Barcelona will be the European capital of archaeology from today on to September 8. The city is holding the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA), which is jointly organized by the entity and the University of Barcelona. This event gathers around 3,100 archaeologists from more than 65 different countries in Barcelona.
From apples and pears to wheat and potatoes, the bounty of Northwest agriculture depends on roads, bridges, railways and ports to reach a global market. But that vital infrastructure is often decades old, crumbling and inefficient -- a bottleneck not just for regional agriculture, but the national economy as well. A research team led by Washington State University economist Eric Jessup, director of the WSU Freight Policy Transportation Institute, is focusing needed attention on aging infrastructure.
The Endocrine Society has confirmed the plenary program speaker line-up for ENDO 2019, the world's largest event for endocrine science and medicine. This year features a presidential plenary from Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world.
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced the press conference schedule for late-breaking trials and late-breaking clinical science that will be presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2018 scientific symposium. TCT, the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine, will take place September 21-25 in San Diego, California.
The symposium "Smart Cities, Secure Societies: Breakthroughs in EU and Japan Research Cooperation" will be held on Oct. 24, 2018 at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). This event will feature the latest collaboration between Japan and the EU in disaster resilience, energy, mobility and cultural identity, introduced by prominent researchers from Japanese and EU institutions.
For more than 10 years, scientists from Kiel University and GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel have been working on physical, biological and chemical processes in the tropical ocean with a special focus on the oxygen-depleted regions in the world's oceans. This week, more than 300 scientists from 33 countries convene in Kiel, Germany, to discuss new results. The conference is organized by the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 754.
The ninth edition of the annual Heart Team Course will take place from Sept. 9-11, 2018, at the ExCeL London. The unique exchange platform aims to keep participants aligned with the constant evolution of patient care in the fast-growing field of transcatheter therapies for valvular heart disease.
Insilico Medicine presents on human aging biomarker development at the BSRA Scientific Meeting. The BSRA meeting will take place at Oriel College, Oxford on Sept. 6-8, 2018. The BSRA is committed to funding, supporting and disseminating high-quality research into the biology of ageing.
Social, scientific and cultural change flows from cities to benefit regions and nations. City regions will continue to shape our future as mass urbanisation continues and technological innovation rates accelerate. Are we prepared to manage the challenges? This one-day symposium hosted by RMIT Europe, Baden-W?rttemberg International (BW-I), the Enterprise Europe Network and the Four Motors for Europe will bring together industry, research, government and community representatives interested in working together on innovation in City Regions.
From Oct. 1-5, MIPT will host the fourth Biomembranes conference. This international event is part of the conference series Virtual Human -- Imaging Across Scales. The program of the conference features over 40 lectures by researchers from Russia, the US, Germany, France, China, Japan, and elsewhere, as well as a poster session. The proceedings will be published in a peer-reviewed journal.
The American Association for Dental Research, with funding from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will host the AADR Oral Health Effects of Tobacco Products: Science and Regulatory Policy conference on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland.
Gender-based approaches to studying and treating disease have remained largely unexplored in medical oncology, despite the field's growing interest in precision medicine and accumulating evidence that sex is a major factor in disease risk and response to treatment. At the ESMO workshop, 'Gender medicine meets oncology,' to be held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2018, a multidisciplinary faculty of experts will discuss the concepts and methods of gender medicine and their implications for clinical practice and research in oncology.
Insilico Medicine will present with the talk 'End-to-end machine learning engine for drug discovery' at the 5th Global Precision Medicine & Biomarkers Leaders Summit.
Fifty years ago, US ecologist Garret Hardin launched a global debate. In his essay "The Tragedy of the Commons" he warned of the consequences of a growing world population. Today, 'commons' research is established worldwide and provides answers to local and global problems. In light of this, the "World Commons Week" will be held around the world from October 4 to 12. Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) will participate with a mini-conference.
Animal research has failed to benefit human health, wasted limited public research funds, misled clinicians, and harmed countless animals unnecessarily, finds a new report by PETA scientists Emily Trunnell, Ph.D., and Frances Cheng, Ph.D. It will be presented in poster form at the second annual Pan-American Conference for Alternative Methods in Rio de Janeiro on August 24.
The University of Texas at Arlington is hosting the second annual Responsible Shale Energy Extraction Conference Oct. 12-13. This year's event will focus on freshwater and wastewater management and will include round-table discussions on produced water recycling, water infrastructure and emerging new technologies, with industry leaders discussing their areas of expertise.
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the Association for Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) welcome members of the press to write about research presented at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting by attending sessions on-site or covering them remotely.
The event at the University of Huddersfield will showcase the research of doctoral students and early career researchers.
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) presents the IASLC 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) on Sept. 23-26, 2018, in Toronto, Canada. The WCLC is the world's largest meeting dedicated solely to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies, and is expected to convene over 7,000 researchers, physicians, specialists, patients, advocates and industry members from around the world.
Journalists are invited to follow the ESC Congress 2018 press programme for tips on the hottest research in cardiology this year. Journalists on site will receive embargoed material.
Insilico Medicine will present the latest insights into the biomarkers of aging at the 5th Annual Aging Research for Drug Discovery Forum in Basel, Switzerland, Sept. 12-13, 2018. The 5th Annual Aging and Drug Discovery Forum will cover the latest progress in aging and longevity in the context of drug discovery.
The Crohn's & Colitis Congress®, the premier meeting for clinical and research professionals in the IBD space, has opened registration for the 2019 meeting. A partnership of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the meeting will include four main sessions, as well as basic science sessions and pre-Congress workshops. The 2019 Crohn's & Colitis Congress will take place Feb. 7-9, 2019, at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.
Was a pious Christian in the 18th century allowed to simply feel or were there limits to what he could feel -- a kind of emotional police or norm that intervened when he felt too much or the wrong thing? Did feeling and norm contradict one another? The Congress for Pietism Studies, which will take place in Halle from Aug. 26-29, 2018, is devoted to these and other topics.
More than 60 percent of American adults weigh more than is healthy, which results in increased health issues for the patient and high health care costs. The 2018 AGA James W. Freston Conference, taking place Aug. 18-19, 2018, in Arlington, Virginia, will bring together leading physicians and researchers to discuss current research and techniques to help combat the growing epidemic of obesity. Here we summarize three of the most impactful obesity abstracts to be presented as oral presentations.
The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT), the European Academy of Tumor Immunology (EATI), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will sponsor the fourth International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City, Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2018.