36th International Mammalian Genome Conference (IMGC2023)


36th IMGC will be held as a “Hybrid meeting”

The 36th IMGC in Tsukuba will be a hybrid style of face-to-face and virtual presentations, where all participants can enjoy scientific presentations and communication!

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Online Program

Program in detail (PDF)

Changes in Trainee Symposium (PDF)

List of poster session (PDF)

The program includes:

Program at a glance

The IMGS Secretariat meeting will be held on Monday, March 27, 14:00-18:00 in a room at Cohen Space near Nikko Hotel. Details will be sent to the secretariat members.


Invited Lectures

Invited speakers in main conference of 36th IMGC will be:

In addition, other invited talks are planned for the RIKEN Symposium.

Technical workshop

In the 36th IMGC, Technical workshops are held on the morning of the first day, March 28 (Tue).
Planned workshops are:

  • Engineered Allele Validation Workshop (organized by Lydia Teboul, Mary Lyon Centre, MRC Harwell)
  • Practical aspects of designing and developing genetically engineered animal models (organized by Channabasavaiah Gurumurthy, University of Nebraska Medical Center)
  • The Alliance of Genome Resources and MGI – what's new and in progress (organized by Cynthia L. Smith (Mouse Genome Informatics, The Jackson Laboratory)

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Trainee Symposium

The Trainee Symposium on the afternoon of the first day, March 28 (Tue), will feature presentations by students and post-docs who will compete for awards and presentation slots in the main meeting. A mentoring lunch will give on the second day those looking for career advice the opportunity to interact with established scientists.


Luncheon Seminar

Luncheon seminars sponsored by our exhibitors are scheduled March 30th and 31st at the main conference hall (Leo Esaki Main Hall). Pick up a lunch box provided by our sponsors.

March 30th: Sponsord by Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. Coralville, IA, USA
Presenter: Jessica Woodley or Garrent Petting
“Improved methods for large HDR knock-ins using Alt-RTM HDR Donor Blocks and Alt-R HDR Enhancer V2”


Plenary Sessions

Plenary sessions of the main conference in oral presentations will address:

  • Evolution & Conservation
  • Translational & Systems Genetics
  • Development, Epigenetics & Stem Cells
  • Technology & Resources
  • Neuroscience & Behavior
  • Immunology & Infection
  • Human Disease Models

All abstracts will undergo peer review by the IMGS program committee and may be accepted for either oral or poster presentation.

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions will be taken place in the venue on 29th (Wed) and 30th (Thu). Online Poster is available anytime during the conference period. Q&A will be done both in-person and online chat function of the app.

RIKEN Symposium “Developmental Epigenetics and Advanced Phenotyping Technology”

A symposium co-sponsored by RIKEN, which focuses on epigenome research and phenotype analysis will be held on March 29th (Wed) and 30th (Thu).

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