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Mitochondria & Chloroplasts
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Meeting Cycle

24 Months

Conference Description

Note: The "Extrachromosomal Elements" conference split in two after the 1991 meeting. The new conference, "Mitochondria & Chloroplasts", was first held in 1992 and is scheduled on even years. "Extrachromosomal Elements" changed its name to "Plasmid & Chromosome Dynamics" and is held on odd years.

What is a GRC? Gordon Research Conferences (GRC) are 5-day meetings that bring scientists together from around the world to present and discuss unpublished research with other leaders in their field.

Related Conference

This Gordon Research Conference (GRC) series is related to the "Mitochondria & Chloroplasts" Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) series. Although a related GRS will typically be scheduled in conjunction with its parent GRC each time it meets, that may not always be the case. Refer to the individual meetings in the Meeting History section below for more details. For more information about the associated Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) series, click here.

What is a GRS? Gordon Research Seminars (GRS) are 2-day meetings that bring graduate students and post-docs together to discuss their cutting edge research among peers and mentors. Each GRS immediately precedes an associated Gordon Research Conference (GRC), and topics addressed at the GRS relate closely to the GRC.

Meeting History

YearMeeting NameDatesConference SiteChair(s)
2018 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Jul 8-13 Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Johannes M. Herrmann
2016 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts
Evolution, Biogenesis and Quality Control of Organelles of Endosymbiotic Origin
Jun 19-24 Mount Snow Klaas J. Van Wijk
2014 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts
Biology and Physiology of Energy Converting Organelles
Jul 6-11 Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Luca Scorrano
2012 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Jul 29 - Aug 3 Bryant University Alice Barkan
2010 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Jul 11-16 Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Laurie S. Kaguni
2008 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Aug 10-15 University of New England Jean-David Rochaix
2006 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Aug 13-18 Magdalen College Michael P. Yaffe
2004 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Jul 25-30 Kimball Union Academy Sally Mackenzie
2002 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Aug 25-30 The Queen's College Eric A. Shoubridge
2000 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Jun 24-29 Connecticut College David B. Stern
1998 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Sep 13-18 Les Diablerets Conference Center Gottfried Schatz
1996 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Jun 16-21 Plymouth State College Kathleen J. Newton
1994 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts May 1-6 Centro Studi Santa Maria Maddalena Wilhelm Gruissem
1992 Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Jun 22-26 Plymouth State College Thomas D. Fox
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