science conferences
Travelers to West Africa Banned from Conference
Travelers to West Africa Banned from Conference
Jef Akst | Oct 31, 2014
Louisiana state health officials ask anyone who has visited Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea in the past 21 days to skip next week’s meeting on tropical diseases in New Orleans.
AIDS Researchers Died in MH17 Crash
AIDS Researchers Died in MH17 Crash
Kerry Grens | Jul 18, 2014
A commercial flight shot down over Ukraine took with it the lives of 298 people, including some AIDS researchers.
Speaker Selection Bias
Speaker Selection Bias
Tracy Vence | Jan 7, 2014
Including at least one woman when planning scientific symposia prompts the selection of more female speakers, a study shows.
Opinion: How to Give Better Talks
Opinion: How to Give Better Talks
David Rubenson | Oct 8, 2013
Eight ways to improve your biomedical research presentation
Turmoil for AIDS Conference Organizers
Turmoil for AIDS Conference Organizers
Kate Yandell | Jul 30, 2013
Conflict between former conference organizers has shuttered a website that has come to serve as a resource for the HIV/AIDS community.
The Birthday Conference
The Birthday Conference
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2012
Snapshots from an annual meeting that celebrates the birth of a prominent biologist
A Celebrated Symposium
A Celebrated Symposium
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2012
A conference, started 10 years ago partly as a disease ecologist’s birthday party, has become one of the most valued meetings in the field.
 
Defending Science Meetings
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 24, 2012
Scientific associations say new legislation that limits federal funding for conferences will hurt research.