Conference Announcement: Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution 2017

On behalf of the organizing committee, we are delighted to welcome you to SMBE 2017 – the Annual Meeting of the Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution.


SMBE 2017 will explore a diversity of topics within interdisciplinary genomics, proteomics, molecular biology and evolution. The meeting will see 1,500 attendees from around the world.


SMBE 2017 will showcase an exciting scientific program, including four keynote speakers and 27 symposia featuring invited and contributed talks. The detailed scientific program will be made available soon. To receive updates on our program, please sign up at the bottom of this page.

Download Preliminary SMBE 2017 Scientific Program

Please note that this is a draft program and is subject to change. 

Important Dates

Early-Bird Registration Opens: January, 2017

Abstract System & related Awards applications Closed: February 1st, 2017 [Extended 15th February]

Abstract Notifications: March 15th, 2017

Early-Bird Registration Closes: 12th April, 2017

Keynote Speakers

Siv Andersson PhD, Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Laura Landweber PhD, Professor, Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, USA

Prof. Trudy Mackay PhD, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor of Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University, USA

Rasmus Nielsen PhD, Professor, Departments of Integrative Biology and Statistics, UC Berkely, USA


You can contact the SMBE 2017 Conference Secretariat by emailing or calling +353 1 280 2641.

If you need any help, information, or would just like to speak about the conference, please find us on Twitter at @OfficialSMBE and Facebook at

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