Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society

49th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas

September 22-26, 2018 - Hyatt Regency San Antonio

Maintaining Genomic Integrity in the Face of Environmental Insult



The EMGS welcomes members and attendees from across the US and around the world. Our diversity is essential to our success, and as your national professional society, we are committed to providing a safe and supportive forum for the communication of world-class science. The EMGS Diversity and Inclusion committee sends a special welcome to members of the LGBT community.  Please reach out to any member of the EMGS Diversity and Inclusion Committee with your comments or concerns.

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Important Dates

June 17: Abstract Submission Deadline

July 1: Early Bird Registration Ends

August 30: Hotel Reservation Deadline

The 49th Annual Meeting for EMGS will be Saturday, September 22nd to Wednesday, September 26th at the Hyatt Regency at San Antonio, Texas.

63 days to go!

400+ Attendees

10+ Vendors

100+ Sessions

3 Tracks


Welcome to the 49th annual meeting of the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS). This year’s meeting will feature the theme of “Maintaining Genomic Integrity in the Face of Environmental Insult”  (Program Chair Miriam Poirier, Co-Chair Malathi Banda). The meeting will be held in beautiful San Antonio, TX; historic home of the Alamo, where the meeting hotel is located on the Riverwalk, with easy access to many superb restaurants.  In the opening Keynote address, which is open to the public, Dr. Marc Edwards will detail the Flint, Michigan water crisis. Additional keynote topics include signature mutations in cancer, bioinformatics in toxicology, and mechanisms of mutagenesis in skin cancer. The meeting will feature fifteen symposia covering topics such as: fetal effects of lead in pregnancy; chromosome positioning and DNA repair; genotoxicity and cancer in whales; and, controversies and challenges in risk assessment. Looking for more reasons to attend? The San Antonio meeting will also feature generous travel awards and special events for Students and New Investigators, a Women’s lunch, financial breaks for Emeritus Members, and special opportunities for funding New Investigators.

We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio,

Robert W. Sobol, Ph.D., EMGS President

Important Dates

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Deadline is June 17

-34 days to go!


Hotel Reservation Deadline is August 30

40 days to go!


Early Bird Registration Ends July 1

-20 days to go!