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6th Annual BioXFEL International Conference

Category: Meeting

The National Science Foundation BioXFEL Science and Technology Center is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its sixth annual international conference in San Diego, CA February 12th - 14th, 2019. Our annual External Advisors Meeting will be held Monday, Feb 11th.



Conference Co-Chairs:

Dr. Brenda Hogue (ASU) & Dr. Nadia Zatsepin (ASU)

Program Committee:

Marius Schmidt (UWM), Uwe Weierstall (ASU), Thomas Grant (UB), Wah Chiu (Stanford), Carolin Seuring (CFEL)

Keynote Speaker:

Patricia Raun (Virginia Tech)

Conference Documents:

6th BioXFEL International Conference Agenda & Abstracts

Poster Abstracts

BioXFEL Poster Template

Map of Meeting Space

Poster Competition

A scientific poster session will be held with posters available for viewing all three days.  A poster committee will be judging posters during the session and the award will be announced on the final day of the conference prior to closing remarks.  Posters should be 30h x 40w inches landscape.  If you have a larger poster already printed that you would like to use please email the conference organizer to ensure there is a board of your size available.  A poster template can be found here.  

In addition, a selection of abstracts will be chosen to give short talks.  Poster abstracts will be accepted until November 12, 2018 and may be submitted to Erin Uppington.  Abstracts received after this date may still participate in the poster session but will not be considered for a short talk.  For abstract formatting standards please click here.


The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay offering beautiful 360° views of the Pacific Ocean, Mission Beach, and the downtown San Diego skyline. Taxi and ride-sharing services are available just outside the airport. Rooms are available at the following rates:









Hotel reservations available at

Deadline for securing lodging at the group rate is January 5th, 2019

Registration Fees

Conference Fees:

Through October 31:  $350; $250 student

November 1 - November 15:  $400; $300 student

November 16 onward: $450; $350 student


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To Be a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Download our official Sponsorship and Exhibitor Brochure here.  Please contact Erin Uppington at or 716-898-8610 for more information.

When: From Tuesday, February 12 2019 - 08:00 AM (ET) (UTC -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada), Bogota, Lima
To Thursday, February 14 2019 - 5:00 PM (ET) (UTC -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada), Bogota, Lima
Where: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay, San Diego, CA