14 September 2022 – After two years of online meetings, Cell Bio, the joint meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and EMBO, will take place in person in Washington, DC, from 3 to 7 December 2022.
This year’s programme places a strong emphasis on diversity. The organizers ensure that science from all groups and areas of the community, including researchers from smaller and less well-known institutes, early-career scientists and under-represented groups, is represented at Cell Bio 2022.
“At Cell Bio 2022 we are excited to be able to showcase the high-level science being done in the less visible corners of our community,” says Maya Schuldiner, EMBO Chair, EMBO Member and professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science.
The varied five-day programme consists of plenary talks, workshops and symposia, alongside an extensive poster session and vendor exhibition. This year’s keynote lecture will be given by Alice Y. Ting, professor from Stanford University. Ting uses chemical and synthetic biology approaches to address cell biology questions, demonstrating how fresh perspectives can enable important breakthroughs. The recipient of the EMBO Gold Medal 2022, Prisca Liberali, senior group leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel, will present her research that uses organoids to explore multi-cellular systems.
Avery August, ASCB Chair and professor at Cornell University, says: “At Cell Bio 2022 attendees can expect the unexpected. Our efforts to integrate all parts of the cell biology community and our science have led to the most diverse programme yet.”
Discounted registration rates are available for EMBO community members.