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#DiscoverBMB is the annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology taking place March 23–26 in San Antonio.

With a mission to share the latest, most impactful research findings in the molecular life sciences, #DiscoverBMB offers an exciting agenda that includes talks by the field's foremost experts, interactive workshops on the latest trends, technologies and techniques, and an invigorating exhibition of posters, services and products.

The meeting attracts researchers in academia and industry, educators, trainees and students from across the globe. It offers unparalleled opportunities for collaborating, networking and recruiting.

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Submit your abstract by Oct. 12 and you will be notified of a decision by Nov. 1.

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Explore the hottest trends

The program planning committee, chaired by Benjamin Tu of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Vanina Zaremberg of the University of Calgary, has assembled a slate of inspiring symposia covering the following themes:

Theme Organizers
Advances in natural product biochemistry and biotechnology
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Yi Tang, University of California, Los Angeles

Katherine Ryan, University of British Columbia

Cool and novel enzymes
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Shelley Copley, University of Colorado Boulder

Hung-wen (Ben) Liu, University of Texas at Austin

Education and professional development
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Saumya Ramanathan, Arizona State University

Lipid metabolism
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Maria Fedorova, Dresden University of Technology

Neale Ridgway, Dalhousie University

Maximizing Access Committee programming
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Sonia Flores, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Kayunta Johnson–Winters, University of Texas at Arlington

Karla Neugebauer, Yale School of Medicine

Jonathan Kelber, Baylor University

Ruma Banerjee, University of Michigan

Membrane contact sites
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Chris Beh, Simon Fraser University

Jen Liou, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Microbial signaling, communication and metabolism
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Peter Chien, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jade Wang, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Mitochondria, peroxisomes and chloroplast metabolism
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Pere Puigserver, Harvard Medical School

Greg Moorhead, University of Calgary

New frontiers in structural biology
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Jose Rodriguez, University of California, Los Angeles

Hosea Nelson, California Institute of Technology

Redox and metals in biology
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Siavash Kurdistani, University of California, Los Angeles

Gina DeNicola, Moffitt Cancer Center

RNA biology
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Katrin Karbstein, UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology

Jeremy Wilusz, Baylor College of Medicine

Signaling mechanisms in the nucleus
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Glen Liszczak, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Aaron Johnson, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus