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Announcing Thermo Fisher Scientific as a Sponsor for #iEOS2014 for a second year.

We would like to announce sponsorship from Thermo Fisher Scientific. The company represents a leader in the field of ‘Omics instrumentation, excellence in molecular biology and pre-eminence in Genomics service provision. We are very grateful for their sponsorship and encourage all attending the conference to come and learn about how they are providing the tools and technical innovations to support and underpin ‘Omics
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Bursaries available for September workshop on Gene expression analysis,Metabolomics,RADSeq or Population genomics

Workshops are being hosted by NERC-NBAF (Natural Environment Research Council Biomolecular Analysis Facility , UK) on four techniques, targeted at Environmental ‘Omics users of different levels of experience. This workshop is fully funded by NERC and bursaries are available to cover reasonable travel and accommodation costs for all delegates within the UK, although the workshops are available to all those interested.
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#iEOS2014 Day2|Session4 – Epigenetic basis of phenotypic plasticity. Invited speakers Prof Frank Lyko & Dr Jana Asselman

Day 3 – Wednesday 17th September 2014. Afternoon.   SESSION IV. EPIGENETIC BASIS OF PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY UNDERPINNING ACCLIMATISATION Chairs: Prof Peter Kille & Prof Kevin Chipman Invited Speakers: Prof Frank Lyko, DKFZ (German Cancer Research Centre), Heidelberg – Epigenetic regulation and phenotypic plasticity in Marbled Crayfish Dr Jana Asselman, Environmental Toxicology Lab (GhEnToxLab), Ghent Uni
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#iEOS2014 Day2|Session3 – Meta-omic analysis of biome composition and function w/ invited talks from Prof Jeroen Raes & Dr Xin Zhou

Day 3 will open with the Keynote from Prof Margaret Riley.   Day 3 – Wednesday 17th September 2014 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION  – Prof Margaret Riley, Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst – Title TBC SESSION III.  META-OMIC ANALYSIS OF BIOME COMPOSITION AND FUNCTION Chairs: Dr Simon Creer & Prof Dawn Field Invited Speakers: Prof Jeroen Raes, KU Leuven, Belgium – Title TBC Dr Xin Zh
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NBAF Technology workshops at #iEOS2014 are fully funded by the NERC Advanced Training Call.

We are pleased to say that the NBAF Technology workshop, part of the EOS conference held in Liverpool, has been fully funded by the NERC Advanced Training Call. Reasonable travel and accommodation costs will therefore be refunded on production of receipts. Priority will be given to researchers working the environmental ‘omics area, but you do not have to be supported by a NERC-funded grant or studentship. The w
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Announcing Working Groups for NERC Highlight Topics and Strategic Programmes in ‘Omics

 NERC has recently announced its mechanism for developing new strategic research programmes by inviting research communities to submit ideas for scientific advances that address its strategic societal challenges (http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/portfolio/strategic/ideas/). ‘Ideas’ for new Highlight topics or Strategic Programme Areas will be consider by the new Strategic Programme Advisory Group (SPAG) and
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#iEOS2014 Announcing Working Groups for NERC Highlight Topics and Strategic Programmes in ‘Omics

NERC has recently announced its mechanism for developing new strategic research programmes by inviting research communities to submit ideas for scientific advances that address its strategic societal challenges (http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/portfolio/strategic/ideas/). ‘Ideas’ for new Highlight topics or Strategic Programme Areas will be considered by the new Strategic Programme Advisory Group (SPAG) an
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#iEOS2014 Day1|Session2 – Evolutionary Genomics w/ invited talks from Profs Stuart Piertney & Jon Slate

Day 2 – Tuesday 16th September 2014, afternoon session. SESSION II. EVOLUTIONARY GENOMICS Chair: Prof Steve Paterson Invited Speakers: Prof Stuart Piertney, University of Aberdeen -Awaiting Title Prof Jon Slate, University of Sheffield -Awaiting Title   Chosen talks from submitted abstracts to follow. Registration and abstract submission is here
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Day1|Session1 – We open with Archaeological Omics talks from invited speakers Prof Dan Bradley & Dr Logan Kistler #iEOS2014

SESSION I. ARCHAEOLOGICAL OMICS – LEARNING FROM THE PAST TO INFORM THE FUTURE Chairs: Prof Terry Brown & Prof Matthew Collins Invited Speakers: Prof Dan Bradley, Trinity College Dublin – Ancient population genomics: do it all or not at all Dr Logan Kistler, Pennsylvania State University – Megafauna, climate change, and domestication: Using archaeogenomics and integrated datasets to study crop plant ev
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#iEOS2014 Keynote speakers Profs Gary Ankley, Neil Hall & Margaret Riley

Keynote Speakers Prof Neil Hall, Co-Director of Centre for Genomic Research, University of Liverpool http://www.liv.ac.uk/genomic-research/ Prof Gerald T. Ankley, United States Environmental Protection Agency Prof Gerald (Gary) Ankley is a Toxicologist with the USEPA/ORD Mid-Continent Ecology Division in Duluth, Minnesota.  He also is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota-Dul
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