Bethesda, MD - The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announces the opening of registration for the Science Research Conference (SRC): Liver Biology: Fundamental Mechanisms & Translational Applications.
This conference will take place July 29-August 3, 2012 in Snowmass, Colorado. It is the premier international conference on basic and translational research in liver biology. The goal of the conference is to broaden the attendees' understanding of liver biology in order to advance treatment and diagnosis of liver diseases. Specific session topics will cover liver differentiation metabolism, angiogenesis, injury and hepatic fibrosis, cancer, stem cells and tissue engineering. The program will include presentations from invited speakers and will also include short talks be chosen from submitted abstracts with preference given to junior and early stage investigators. The program will also include two poster sessions and a newly added "meet-the-experts session geared towards providing younger investigators with additional opportunities to network with senior investigators in the field.
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.
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 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.