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FASEB SRC announces conference registration open for: Ubiquitin and Cellular Regulation

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): Ubiquitin & Cellular Regulation.

This conference will take place June 24-29, 2012 in Saxtons River, Vermont. is the premier forum for the field on the fundamental biochemistry and biologic functions of the ubiquitin-proteasome system. The ubiquitin-proteasome system and ubiquitin-like proteins (Ubls) are key to regulation of virtually all aspects of eukaryotic cell biology.

This conference will highlight advances in our understanding of biochemical mechanisms of ubiquitin and Ubl conjugation, deconjugation, and proteasome function, as well as the role of ubiquitin and Ubls in a broad range of biological contexts, including membrane dynamics, the response to pathogens, human disease, and plant biology.

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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 recent years, the SRC series has expanded into non-summer months. To better enhance the SRC series and allow for future expansion of conferences, FASEB's Office of Scientific Meetings and Conferences recently changed the SRC name from Summer Research Conferences to Science Research Conferences.

FASEB SRC has announced a total of 36 SRCs in 2012, spanning from June through October. To register for an SRC, view preliminary programs, or find a listing of all our 2012 SRCs, please visit http://www.faseb.org/SRC.

Additionally, in efforts to continue expanding the SRC series, potential organizers are encouraged to contact SRC staff at SRC@faseb.org. Proposal guidelines can be found by clicking "Submit a Proposal" on our website at http://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. Celebrating 100 Years of Advancing the Life Sciences in 2012, FASEB is rededicating its efforts to advance health and well-being by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.

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