- Access to all speaker and poster sessions, coffee breaks, lunches and dinner as specified in the programme.
- Accommodation must be booked separately with the hotel upon acceptance for the full 5 nights of the meeting. Staying at the venue is an integral part of the meeting package and is essential for us to offer competitive prices for accommodation, meals, and meeting registration.
Payment of Registration
Please note that attendance of this meeting is not automatic upon registering as the meeting is likely oversubscribed, abstracts will be selected based on merit and motivation (see selection criteria below).
You only need to submit payment of your registration only after you have received an acceptance of your abstract (after 15th of February). Payments of registration should be made to the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciênca, either by PayPal or bank transfer. Instructions will become available in due course.
Rooms at the venue will be available at a preferred rate especially for our conference participants. Please note that staying at the hotel is mandatory as we reserved the full hotel for all participants.
Please use the hotel booking system available here.
Rooms are available in three categories, depending on room size and amenities at €90, €100 or €120 per night. For double occupancy, rates are €120, €130 and €150, respectively.
Participants will be admitted based on their track record and publication record in the field or based on their motivation to attend for junior scientists. Everyone is expected to be an active scientist within the broad theme of the field. We do encourage participation of those that have a peripheral research line as this will complement the meeting.
We have 19 speaker slots available selected from abstracts that will be selected on the basis of scientific area, to establish a balance in representation across the areas of basic mechanistic cell/molecular biology through clinical aneuploidy. We seek to have around 50 precent representation from students and post-doctoral researchers as well as good representation of the international community while maintaining gender and geographic balance.
PLEASE NOTE: If you intend to share with an non-participant, an additional fee of €40 euros per night will be charged that you will be asked to pay upon checkout.
PLEASE NOTE: Only book and pay your room after your application has been approved. You will be notified about your application by the 15th of February 2019.
Please submit a brief (max 300 words) abstract outlining key aims, results and implications of your research.
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A limited number of travel grants are available for participants. Applicants do not need to apply separately for travel grants for this event but should indicate on the registration form if they wish to be considered for a travel grant. Selection of awardees is handled directly by the organizer who will notify all eligible participants. More information is available at EMBO Travel Grants' page.
Child care grant
EMBO Courses and Workshops offers grants to offset additional child care costs incurred by participants or speakers when participating at any EMBO Courses and Workshop funded meeting. Eligible costs include fees for a caregiver or child-care facility, travel costs for a caregiver, or travel costs for taking the child to the meeting etc. Please indicate on the registration form whether you would like to be considered for the grant. Please also describe how you intend to use the child care grant and specify the sum that you will need.