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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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Single Cell Biology (C5)

Scientific Organizers: Shalev Itzkovitz and Arjun Raj


March 16—20, 2021

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, AB, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is )

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is )

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 19, 2021

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Tuesday, March 16 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Saturday, March 20 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Sunday, March 21 in order to fully experience the meeting.

TUESDAY, MARCH 16

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

Michael Elowitz†, California Institute of Technology, USA
Design Principles of Genetic Circuits

09:00—11:15
Developmental Biology at Single Cell Resolution
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

John Isaac Murray, University of Pennsylvania, USA
A Lineage-Resolved Molecular Atlas of C. Elegans

Coffee Break

Barbara Treutlein†, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Regeneration at the Single Cell Level

Prisca Liberali, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
Single Cell Approaches to Collective Cell Behavior

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Tissue Spatial Reconstruction
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

Long Cai, California Institute of Technology, USA
Image-Based Transcriptomics in the Spatial Context

Shalev Itzkovitz, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Spatial Transcriptomics of Mammalian Tissues

Speaker to be Announced
Speaker from TissueVision

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


THURSDAY, MARCH 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Single Cell Analysis in Pathology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

Arjun Raj, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Single Cell Analysis in Cancer

Leeat Keren, Stanford University, USA
New Tools for Visualizing Cellular Heterogeneity in Cancer

Coffee Break

Sabrina L. Spencer†, University of Colorado-Boulder, USA
Live Imaging of Single Cell Signaling Dynamics

Alex K. Shalek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Identifying And Rationally Modulating Cellular Drivers Of Enhanced And Diminished Immunity

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Tracking Dynamics of Single Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

Roser Vento-Tormo, Sanger Wellcome Trust, UK
Reconstructing Dynamic Maps of Reproductive Organs

Silvia Santos, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Signaling Dynamics for Cellular Fate Control

Hernan G. Garcia, UC Berkeley, USA
Transcriptional Dynamics in Single Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


FRIDAY, MARCH 19

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Computational Approaches
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

Uri Alon, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Design Principles of Tissues

Stephen Quake, Stanford University, USA
Technology and Applications in Single Cell Analysis

Coffee Break

Nancy R. Zhang, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Transfer Learning for Single Cell Transcriptomics

Cole Trapnell, University of Washington, USA
Computational Tools for Biological Inference

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Single Cell Biology of Mammalian Organs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

Ramnik Xavier, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Single Cell Analysis of the Intestine

Galit Lahav†, Harvard Medical School, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Naomi Habib†, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


SATURDAY, MARCH 20

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Single Cell Features Beyond mRNA
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

Ana Domingos, University of Oxford, UK
Sympathetic Neuroimmune Heterogeneity

Emma K. Lundberg†, SciLifeLab Stockholm and School of Biotechnology, KTH, Sweden
Spatial Proteomics

Coffee Break

Garry P. Nolan†, Stanford University, USA
Multiplex Proteomic Imaging

Aaron Streets, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Imaging and Sequencing Single Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Fate Tracing of Single Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

Allon M Klein, Harvard University, USA
Connecting Cellular States to Cellular Fates

Samantha A. Morris, Washington University in St Louis, USA
Visualizing Reprogramming Dynamics with Single Cell Resolution

Philipp Junker, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Organism-Wide Lineage Tracing

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/16/2021

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


SUNDAY, MARCH 21

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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