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    April 9-11, 2014
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    Western Region

    2015 Western Regional Meeting
    January 29-31, 2015
    Carmel, California

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    2015 Southern Regional Meeting
    February 26-28, 2015

    Grant Writing Skills Workshop

    The workshop scheduled for April 3rd has been rescheduled to September 18, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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    Eastern Region

    2014 Eastern Regional Meeting
    April 9, 2014
    Omni Shoreham, Washington, DC

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    Experimental Biology

    Experimental Biology 2014
    April 26-30, 2014
    San Diego, California

    Manuscripts from EB Symposia and other important manuscripts are now online and available FREE.
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    Midwestern Region

    Combined Meeting

    April 24-25, 2014
    Renaissance Blackstone Chicago
    Chicago, Illinois

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