UF's Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics to host workshop, symposium

The University of Florida’s Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics is pleased to announce its 2014 UF Metabolomics Workshop & Symposium, which will be held May 20-23 on the main UF campus in Gainesville, Fla. Registration is now open, and early registration discounts end March 31.

Participants will learn the basics of metabolomics, including introductions to analytical instrumentation, study design and statistical analysis. The two-day workshop is limited to 50 participants and is appropriate for graduate students, technicians, postdocs, and faculty who are new to the field. The two-day symposium is limited to 160 registrants and will feature leading metabolomics investigators from around the world who will present metabolomics applications in plants, animals and humans.

The workshop on May 20-21 includes classroom lectures and facility tours. The workshop concludes and the symposium begins with a dinner and poster session on May 21. From May 22-23, the symposium will feature talks by leading metabolomics investigators from Pennsylvania State University, RIKEN (Japan), the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, the University of California, Davis, and the University of Geneva, with additional speakers to be announced in the coming weeks. For the most up-to-date schedule, visit http://secim.ufl.edu/workshops.

Early registration discounts end March 31 (two-day fee: $175; four-day fee: $300), and general registration closes April 29 (two-day fee: $225; four-day fee: $350). Workshop registration will close as soon as it is full. Registration includes light breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks each day, plus dinner on May 21. Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements and costs.

Register for the workshop and/or symposium at http://secim.ufl.edu/workshops.

Please send any questions about the event to workshop@secim.ufl.edu