Welcome to the Umeå Cell Biology Symposium 2018

When: Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 of May 2018
Where: KBC Carl Kempe Salen and KBC Focus Environment

Registration deadline: 2 April 2018

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To register for the Umeå Cell Biology Symposium, please fill out the registration form below. If you would like to submit an abstract, please use this template (note that you can only submit .doc- or .docx-files):  Abstract_template_UCBS_final.docx

You are also encouraged to submit an image to participate in the `cell biology image competition´ (accepted file formats: jpg, jpeg, png; max file size: 20MB).

Personal data
Presentations at the symposium
Research areas and methods

So that we can arrange the program effectively, please tell us more about the research areas and methods you are working with and/or are interested in. You are welcome to check more than one option.

Feel free to suggest topics that are not listed here by choosing "Other" and filing out the free text field that is opening.

What are you working with now?
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What are you interested in?
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Select the breaks you like to participate in

We will order food and coffee/tea according to your registration requirements. Please help us to reduce waste and to save on resources by registering only for the breaks that you will attend. If you realize that you will not be able to attend a break that you have registered for, please inform us as soon as possible and at least 48 h in advance. Thank you!

Photo competition

You are welcome to submit an image to participate in the `cell biology image competition´. Please note that your image will be only included in the competition when the following criteria are fullfilled:

  • The image should either be taken by you, or be an image of your sample if taken by someone else. Please submit the name(s) of the author(s).
  • Make sure that you have the copyrights for your image (it is best not to submit an image that you plan to use in a publication. If you wish to submit an image that has already been published, make sure you check permission with the copyright holder).
  • Please submit a short description of your image: What is displayed on the image (e.g. type of cell/cell compartment, organism)? What type of technique was used to generate the image (i.e. preparation of the sample, type of microscope, imaging technique, staining or contrast method)?
  • The image should have a resolution of 300dpi and be ca. one A4 page in size or 3500/2200 pixels in width/height. If possible, please submit the original image.

Allowed file formats: jpg, jpeg, png

Maximum file size: 20MB

* The personal data you provide in this registration form is to enable KBC to register and contact you about your attendance at the event, to carry out administrative and planning activities for the event, to facilitate your requirements in relation to the event and to allow the compilation and analysis of statistics relevant to the event. The information you provide will be processed in accordance with the Swedish Personal Data Act (Personuppgiftslagen, SFS 1998:204) which is based on Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. The following parties have access to your personal data: KBC Communication Office and the organisers of the event. Under the Personal Data Act (1998:204) anyone registered in the KBC register is entitled to receive information about what data has been registered. After submission of your registration form, you'll receive an email with the information you provided.