science conferences
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.