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RSG with DREAM | November 19 - 21, 2017 | New York, NY | VOLUNTEER


The RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory & Systems Genomics with DREAM Challenges is pleased to announce a call for Student Support Staff for its 10th annual conference (an official conference of the International Society for Computational Biology). The conference will be held November 19-21, 2017 at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 417 E 68th Street, in New York City, New York.

The conference is one of the premier annual meetings in the fields of regulatory genomics, systems biology, and network visualization. This multidisciplinary conference brings together both computational and experimental researchers from across the world to discuss recent discoveries about genomic and molecular regulatory networks as well as innovative, integrative methods for developing a systems-level understanding of biological activity.

As a member of the Student Support Staff, you will receive valuable first-hand experience at an academic association conference, a certificate of appreciation as well as a full refund on your registration once your obligations are complete. Please review the below volunteer requirements:

  • Attend a volunteer meeting before the conference to ensure you are prepared for all volunteer responsibilities
  • Complete all assigned shifts
    • You will be notified of your shifts in advance of the conference and are required to sign and return in acknowledgement
    • Please review the list of possible assignments below:
      • Registration:
        • Handing out name badges, processing of invoices and assisting with on-site registration
      • Educational sessions:
        • Check in with the session leader at the beginning of the session and identify yourself as the volunteer to assist in that session
        • Checking badges for entrance to session rooms
        • Counting attendees in each educational session
        • Monitor session rooms, alerting conference manager of any AV or emergency needs during session
      • Other conference opportunities:
        • Numbering poster boards to include monitoring hanging up and taking down of poster boards by presenters
        • Assist attendees in locating various events throughout the conference
        • Answer questions about the scientific program and giving directions within the venue

Complete the Application and Return by November 6, 2017
Only a small number of students will be selected to participate on this team. Apply today by completing the application and emailing it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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