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The 2018 International Marine Genomics Academic Exchange Conference to be held on October 22
Publish Date: 2018-08-31

Building upon the success of the first International Conference on Genomics-Ocean (ICG-Ocean 2017) in September 2017, BGI announced the 2018 International Marine Genomics Academic Exchange Conference will be held October 22 in Qingdao. With a strong aim to improve the overall level of marine biological research, and provide a broad platform for academic exchanges and cooperation between experts from all over the world, the first conference. featured49 world-renowned scholars sharing presentations in the fields of marine genomics (including marine vertebrate, marine invertebrate and marine microorganisms study).

This year’s conference will set up a jury panel composed of influential academicians from universities and research institutions, and editors from well-known academic journals, to evaluate the latest breakthroughs in the fields of Marine Genomics Research and Application and discuss the direction of future research. Meanwhile, outstanding young scholars who have made great contributions to this field will be awarded the “Young Scientist Award.” All young scholars from marine biological research and application fields are welcome to join the event during the golden month of October in Qingdao.

 Applicants are welcome based on the following criteria for the Young Scientist Award:

1. Have published an article in the fields of marine genomics within the last three years as the first author or correspondent author (including co-authorship of equal contributions)

2. Aged 35 years old and under.

Based on the outcome of the review by the jury panel, selected candidates will be invited to the conference. The "Young Scientist Award" will be announced at the conference and the recipients will receive cash and in kind awards.


Name: “ Young Scientist Award”

Categories: The awards are set for different research directions, withfive winners in total. Each winner will be granted RMB 20,000 in cash and RMB 100,000 in the form of sequencing service (no less than 1T data yield) as research funding.

Participate in the following ways:

1.     Scan the QR code below

2、Click on this URL

We look forward to seeing you in October at the West Coast New Area of Qingdao.