Countdown begins for EMGS Virtual Meeting

The clock is ticking for the commencement of the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society’s Virtual Meeting, scheduled for September 12-16, 2020. Scientists from around the world will gather virtually to share and study groundbreaking research, network with other peers and discuss topics related to mutagenesis, DNA repair, genomics, genetic toxicology, epigenetics, heritable diseases, and other fields.  

As a reminder, registration for the 2020 meeting is free for all participants, however, we encourage you to join EMGS or make a donation in support of the meeting. 

The planned Program includes 15 symposia on topics of societal interest, nine platform sessions as well as 106 poster sessions, the Bioinformatics challenge and more. Late breaking abstracts will be accepted through August 29. 

The planned Program also includes meeting times for all the Society’s Special Interest Groups. Downloadable agendas for each SIG will be included within the online Program. 

The meeting will also include a stellar cast of keynote speakers, including: 

  • Dr. Kari Stephansson, pioneer in analysis of human DNA sequence variation 
  • Dr. Serena Nik-Zainal, a CRUK Advanced Clinician Scientist and Honorary Consultant in Clinical Genetics from Cambridge University 
  • Dr. Joan Steitz, who has made seminal discoveries about small non-coding RNAs 


Watch for additional messages in the weeks ahead highlighting different features of the meeting, and be sure to join us for great science, targeted support for your career stage, and lots of good fellowship!  

KEEP IN TOUCH! Use the hashtag #EMGS2020 to find or share content related to the meeting on social media, and check out the EMGS channels on or Facebook. 

For questions about registration, please contact the EMGS business office 
at or call 904-289-3410. 


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