XXIV International Congress – Cytometry in the Age of Systems Biology

XXIV International Congress – Cytometry in the Age of Systems Biology

International Society for Analytical Cytology (ISAC)

May 17-21, 2008
Budapest Sportarena
Budapest, Hungary

The 2008 Congress will highlight the most important current hardware and software advances in all areas of cytometry, including measurements of properties of whole cells (whether in flow or on a substrate) and analysis of subcellular patterns (whether for adherent cells or cells in suspension). A major emphasis will be placed on the critical role cytometry is playing in the growing field of systems biology, which seeks a comprehensive understanding of the behavior of biological processes at all levels.

A highlight of the Congresses is the impressive set of exhibitions by both new and established companies. Attendees can learn first-hand about the most recent instruments and software. The atmosphere at the meeting is very conducive to discussions among participants and facilitates cross-fertilization between flow and imaging approaches to cell analysis. The Congress also presents a number of formal educational opportunities, including short courses, tutorials and workshops.

Research Education Grants for Statistical Training in the Genetics of Addiction (R25)

Research Education Grants for Statistical Training in the Genetics of Addiction (R25)

Key Dates:
Release/Posted Date: January 28, 2008
Opening Date: February 18, 2008 (Earliest date an application may be submitted to Grants.gov)
Letters of Intent Receipt Date(s): Not required.
NOTE: On time submission requires that applications be successfully submitted to Grants.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. local time (of the applicant institution/organization).
Application Submission/Receipt Date(s): March 18, 2008, March 17, 2009, March 17, 2010
Peer Review Date(s): June 2008, June 2009, June 2010
Council Review Date(s): August 2008, August 2009, August 2010
Earliest Anticipated Start Date(s): September 2008, September 2009, September 2010
Additional Information To Be Available Date (Activation Date): Not Applicable
Expiration Date: March 18, 2010

Purpose. This FOA invites applications focused on research education for the development and testing of new statistical models to address genetics-based research problems in addiction. Applicants are expected to propose a well-integrated research education and training program in statistical models or computational methods in genetics for undergraduate, graduate, and/or postdoctoral level students. Since this is a novel program, participants may be supported for as long as five years, however shorter durations of funding of some individual participants are encouraged. Achieving the capacity of the institution to address the identified research area(s) is an additional goal of this award. During this award, institutions will be expected to implement strategies for enhancing research infrastructure and capacity building at their institution and in collaborative activities.