Meeting report: Mobile genetic elements and genome plasticity 2018

John M. Abrams, Irina R. Arkhipova, Marlene Belfort, Jef D. Boeke, M. Joan Curcio, Geoffrey J. Faulkner, John L Goodier, Ruth Lehmann, Henry L. Levin

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The Mobile Genetic Elements and Genome Plasticity conference was hosted by Keystone Symposia in Santa Fe, NM USA, February 11-15, 2018. The organizers were Marlene Belfort, Evan Eichler, Henry Levin and Lynn Maquat. The goal of this conference was to bring together scientists from around the world to discuss the function of transposable elements and their impact on host species. Central themes of the meeting included recent innovations in genome analysis and the role of mobile DNA in disease and evolution. The conference included 200 scientists who participated in poster presentations, short talks selected from abstracts, and invited talks. A total of 58 talks were organized into eight sessions and two workshops. The topics varied from mechanisms of mobilization, to the structure of genomes and their defense strategies to protect against transposable elements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number21
JournalMobile DNA
Volume9
Issue number1
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StatePublished - Jun 22 2018

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Abrams, J. M., Arkhipova, I. R., Belfort, M., Boeke, J. D., Joan Curcio, M., Faulkner, G. J., ... Levin, H. L. (2018). Meeting report: Mobile genetic elements and genome plasticity 2018. Mobile DNA, 9(1), [21]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13100-018-0126-3

Meeting report : Mobile genetic elements and genome plasticity 2018. / Abrams, John M.; Arkhipova, Irina R.; Belfort, Marlene; Boeke, Jef D.; Joan Curcio, M.; Faulkner, Geoffrey J.; Goodier, John L; Lehmann, Ruth; Levin, Henry L.

In: Mobile DNA, Vol. 9, No. 1, 21, 22.06.2018.

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Abrams, JM, Arkhipova, IR, Belfort, M, Boeke, JD, Joan Curcio, M, Faulkner, GJ, Goodier, JL, Lehmann, R & Levin, HL 2018, 'Meeting report: Mobile genetic elements and genome plasticity 2018', Mobile DNA, vol. 9, no. 1, 21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13100-018-0126-3
Abrams JM, Arkhipova IR, Belfort M, Boeke JD, Joan Curcio M, Faulkner GJ et al. Meeting report: Mobile genetic elements and genome plasticity 2018. Mobile DNA. 2018 Jun 22;9(1). 21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13100-018-0126-3
Abrams, John M. ; Arkhipova, Irina R. ; Belfort, Marlene ; Boeke, Jef D. ; Joan Curcio, M. ; Faulkner, Geoffrey J. ; Goodier, John L ; Lehmann, Ruth ; Levin, Henry L. / Meeting report : Mobile genetic elements and genome plasticity 2018. In: Mobile DNA. 2018 ; Vol. 9, No. 1.
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