Mamm Genome (2013) 24:179–189 DOI 10.1007/s00335-013-9455-1 Meeting report of the 26th International Mammalian Genome Conference • • Melissa A. Musser Steven C. Munger Teresa M. Gunn Received: 26 February 2013 / Accepted: 23 April 2013 / Published online: 15 May 2013 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013 Introduction enable us to expand the scope of our research questions and the mammalian systems we use to answer them. At the A diverse group of geneticists, clinicians, and bioinfor- same time, the Verne Chapman Lecture provided valuable maticians converged on sunny St. Pete Beach, Florida, historical perspective on the role of mammalian models October 21–24, 2012, for the 26th International Mamma- over the last half-century, and predicted the future oppor- lian Genome Conference (IMGC). Organized by Michelle tunities and challenges facing geneticists in the next 50 Southard-Smith (Vanderbilt University) and Teresa Gunn years. Abstracts from the meeting are available at (McLaughlin Research Institute) with help from the IMGS www.imgs.org, and online databases and resources pre- Secretariat, the conference attracted 148 participants from sented at the meeting are listed in Table 1. 14 countries. Investigators, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students returned to the site of the popular 11th IMGC (1997) to share
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