June 26 - 29, 2018

Rice University

Houston, Texas


The conference will begin in the late afternoon of Tuesday, June 26 with a keynote talk followed by an opening reception/dinner at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences and will close with a banquet on the evening of Friday, June 29. Optional tutorial sessions may be organized in the late morning and early afternoon of Tuesday, June 26.   


Important Deadlines

Abstract submission to be considered for the spotlight and contributed talks was completed on February 28, 2018. Poster only abstracts can still be submitted here until 03/15/2018.
Early Registration and On-site Housing reservation deadline: April 2, 2018
Late registration deadline: May 31, 2018


If you have questions regarding the q-bio conference, please contact us via email.




q-bio Summer School

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