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2014 Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens August 15
Conference Registration Opens October 6
Travel Award Application October 16
Abstract Submission Deadline October 27
Abstract Revision Deadline October 28
Early Meeting Registration November 13
Housing Reservation November 13
Platform/Poster Assignments Online December 15


Schedule of Events




Principal investigators are invited to attend the 6th Strategic Conference of Zebrafish Investigators. The conference will be held January 17-21, 2015 at the Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA. The meeting is limited to 200 attendees to encourage discussion.

The Conference will open on Saturday evening, January 17 with a Keynote Lecture, by Sandy Johnson, University of California, San Francisco at 7:00 pm. An opening session will follow the talk from 8:00 pm until 9:00 pm. An Opening Reception will be held from 9:00 pm until 11:00 pm in Merrill Hall. The meeting will end on Wednesday, January 21 after breakfast.



Application/Abstract Submission Timeline:

October 27 - Application/Abstract Submission Deadline

October 30 - Authors are notified if they have been accepted into the meeting

November 13 - Housing/Registration deadline

December 15 - Authors notified about the presentation time and format of their abstract (platform or poster)

*Please note: If your application/abstract is not accepted for the meeting, your registration fee will be reimbursed in full.


Conference Organizers

Matthias Hammerschmidt, University of Cologne, Germany

Alex Schier, Harvard University
Deborah Yelon, University of California, San Diego


Planning Committee

Michael Brand, Technische Universitat Dresden

Ashley Bruce, University of Toronto

Rebecca Burdine, Princeton University

Joan Heath, Walter and Eliza Hall Inst of Medical Research

Hiromi Hirata, National Institute of Genetics

Corinne Houart, King's College London

Phil Ingham, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology

Thomas Look, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Randall Peterson, Massachusetts General Hospital

Tatjana Piotrowski, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Ken Poss, Duke University Medical Center

John Postlethwait, University of Oregon

Didier Stainier, Max Planck Institute




QUESTIONS? Contact:, Genetics Society of America, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, telephone: 301-634-7039.