• 2020 ASBMB Annual Meeting

    At the 2020 ASBMB Annual Meeting, you’ll find a diverse community of scientists eager to learn about the work you’re doing — and the work you dream of doing. Present your latest findings, hear inspiring lectures, participate in workshops, and form new bonds that will help you achieve the most important work of your career. The ASBMB annual meeting is the nexus for those seeking lasting connections that yield transformative results.


    Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee 2020 Co-Chairs:
    Robert S. Haltiwanger, University of Georgia
    Carla Koehler, University of California, Los Angeles

    Travel information

    Planning to join us in San Diego? Check out these resources for traveling to the meeting.

    Key dates

    • Nov. 18, 12 p.m. PSTRegular abstract deadline
    • Nov. 27Travel award application deadline (requires abstract submission by Nov. 18)
    • Dec. 3 — Last Chance and Science Outreach Activity poster abstract submissions open.
    • Jan. 30 — Last chance abstract deadline
    • Jan. 30 — Scientific outreach activity abstract deadline
    • Feb. 5 — Early-bird registration deadline (save up to $140!)
    • March 13 — Advanced registration deadline.
    • March 6Housing deadline (based on room availability).
    • Jan. 20 — Travel award notifications sent to applicants
    • Jan. 30 — Preliminary abstract programming notifications sent to first authors of regular submissions. Includes format of presentation (oral, poster or both). Co-authors will not receive notification.
    • Feb. 15 — Final abstract programming notifications sent to first authors of regular submissions. Includes date and time of session in which abstract has been programmed and format of presentation (oral, poster or both). This information will also be available through the abstract system. Co-authors will not receive notification.
    • Feb. 29 — Last Chance and Science Outreach Activity poster programming notifications sent to first authors. Includes date and time of poster presentation. Co-authors will not receive notification.

    Get a taste of the ASBMB Annual Meeting experience


    Held in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2020