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FOSTERING PARTNERSHIPS AMONG COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND K-12 SCHOOLS

San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel
SAT. APR 26, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Advance workshop registration required.  For more information, visit www.asbmb.org/hopes2014. This workshop is designed for junior high and high school teachers and college/university faculty and researchers who are interested in forming collaborative partnerships to bring creative, cutting-edge, and hands-on science into K-12 classrooms.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR TRAINEES
San Diego Convention Center
SAT. APR 26, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Advance event registration required (*)

Energize your career objectives with insider perspectives on career options, panel discussions that respond to your burning questions, and networking opportunities that will benefit you at the meeting and in the future.  Join us for this pre-meeting program that is sure to help you make the most of your "big" meeting experience.  
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* Advance event registration required and will be accepted when registering for Experimental Biology.   Registration includes lunch: $25 ASBMB Members, $35 all other EB registrants.  Event registration will close when fully subscribed. 
Event registration is included with the ASBMB Graduate/Postdoc and Graduate Minority Travel Awards, so event registration is not required for awardees.  However, travel award recipients must register for Experimental Biology.

 

OPENING RECEPTION & SCIENCE OUTREACH POSTERS
San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel, North Tower, Marriott Hall 3
SAT. APR 26, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM (immediately following the Opening Lecture)

Kick start your meeting experience enjoying refreshments while connecting with friends and fellow attendees at the ASBMB Opening Reception.  Science Outreach Activity posters will be on display during the reception.  After the reception, explore San Diego's night life in the Gas Lamp District, Embarcadero/Seaport Village, Old Town and more.  ASBMB members and biochemistry nonmember attendees and guests welcome at the Opening Lecture and Reception.

 
ASBMB TWITTER BREAKFAST
San Diego Convention Center, Room 14A (Mezzanine Level)
SUN. APR 27, 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Start your meeting experience right by joining ASBMB staff on Sunday morning to learn about Twitter tips and tricks to use during the annual meeting and beyond. We welcome a group of diverse professionals from a variety of areas including academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, private corporations, media, etc. Attendees will leave the breakfast, well-informed, well-equipped, and well-caffeinated. 

 

 BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE 

sponsored by the ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Committee
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 6B (Upper Level)
SUN. APR 27 12:30 PM-2:00 PM, Learn more

Moderator: Jeremy M. Berg, Univ of Pittsburgh
Michael Marletta, Scripps Res Inst
Lita Nelson, MIT
Lana Skirboll, Sanofi
Paula Stephan, Georgia State Univ

 

ASBMB WELCOME AND NETWORKING RECEPTION
sponsored by the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee
San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel (next to convention center)
Marina Ballroom D, South Tower
SUN. APR 27, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee welcomes primary investigators, industry professionals, educators, young scientists and students to enjoy this networking and mentoring reception.   ASBMB members and biochemistry nonmembers welcome.  Reception features posters from this year's ASBMB Graduate Minority Travel Award recipients. 

 

CELEBRATE WITH THE JBC
San Diego Convention Center, Room 6B
MON, APR 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, immediately following the afternoon sessions 

Find your home at the JBC. Explore the launch of our 23 Affinity Groups, network with the Associate Editors, and enjoy refreshments. We will thank our authors and want to meet our future authors while celebrating the journal. ASBMB members and biochemistry registrants welcome.

 

Y.E.S. MIXER (YOUNG EXPERIMENTAL SCIENTISTS)
San Diego location tba
MON. APR 28, time tba

The Y.E.S. Mixer brings together trainees and students from all Experimental Biology disciplines for a fun, club-like, dance party. Meeting registration badge must be worn to gain admittance. Beverage tickets issued at the door, while supplies last. Alcohol will Not be served to those under 21 or those without proper ID.

 

WOMEN SCIENTISTS NETWORKING EVENT
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 14A (Mezzanine Level)
TUES. APR 29, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Each year, the ASBMB sponsors a session where women scientists reflect on some aspect of their careers or general issues surrounding women’s participation in science. This year, leaders from academics and industry will discuss their career paths and facilitate discussions on how women can better promote themselves and support one another in reaching their goals.

 

 

START TREK THE NEXT GENERATION OF UNDERGRADUATE ANNUAL MEETING EVENTS 
San Diego locations and times tba
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Beam Me Up Scotty!  A Galactic Overview/Orientation of the ASBMB Annual Meeting (SAT.)

Boldly Go Where No Scientist Has Gone Before!  Exploring Careers after College (SAT.)

Vulcan Mind Probe!  ASBMB 18th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Poster Competition (SAT. Advance event registration required). 

Trekking for Tribbles, An Undergraduate Scavenger Hunt