11-14 November, online & in person & live where possible
We would like to invite PhD and TDK students, researchers and staff of Semmelweis University to attend online and on-site at the Semmelweis University Basic Medical Science Center (EOK; address: H-1094 Budapest, Tűzoltó utca 37-47.) the TWINS2021 conference between 11 and 14 November, 2021, which will be open to the students and researchers of Semmelweis University free of charge after online registration.
Recommended especially for all twin researchers, twin & higher order multiple advocates, & twin-curious.
Free registration for ISTS members; non-members can join here https://www.twinstudies.org/membership/ Full: AUD180, ~EUR115, ~USD130; Student: AUD100, ~EUR65, ~USD75; Non-professional/retired: AUD140, ~EUR90, ~USD105. Free to undergraduates and Semmelweis University students and researchers.
Seven pre-conference workshops over 2 days (11 & 12 November, 2021, online only): Microbiome, Epigenetics, Management of twin registries & studies, Twin statistics, Twin birth cohorts, Imaging, Twin systematic reviews
Eight 90-minute main sessions over 2 days (13 & 14 November, online & on-site at the Semmelweis University Basic Medical Science Center, EOK): The Biology of Twinning, COVID-19, Longitudinal twin birth cohorts, New twin registries & studies, Psychological, Biological & Social Perspectives, Cognition & neurodevelopmental disorders, Clinical trials, Chronic Diseases & Cancer
Three discussion sessions: Recent & Forthcoming Books on Twins, Participant engagement & user involvement in twin research, Controversial topics in twin research.
Deadline for registration: 5 November 2021.
Keynote Speaker: L Scott Forbes ‘The evolutionary biology of twinning in humans’
Cash prizes for awards: Best student oral presentation – AUD1,000/500; Best poster talk – AUD1,000/500; Best research paper from an Early Career Researcher – AUD1,000.
Sponsorship from Cambridge Journals, DynaTrek, ISTS & International Council of Multiple Birth Organisations (ICOMBO), Ministry of Human Resources of Hungary
Other benefits of ISTS membership: Low annual membership fees; Subscription to Twin Research & Human Genetics (H-index 82, increasing impact factor, low publication costs, regular special issues); News of future conferences & events).
Program at a glance on our website: www.twins2021.org