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One day pass to meeting is available

Abstracts must be submitted BY MAY 1 to Weizmann site ( You must be a society member to be eligible for prizes or selection for oral presentation. You can join at or use pdf form

25th Euroconference on Apoptosis
"Cell death and immunity in disease; from molecules to translational medicine"
Date: 27-29 September, 2017
Location: Leuven, Belgium
4/1/2017: One day symposium in honor of Hermann Steller 4/25/2017 Rockefeller U

December 30, 2016: 32nd  ‘Genes and Cancer’ meeting which will be held April 10th-12th 2017 at Robinson College, Cambridge, UK More info on the meeting can also be found at


November 30, 2016: See UPDATE for 15th Int. Cong. of Histochem & Cytochem, Antalya, Turkey May 18-21, 2017
November 7, 2016:  REGISTRATION FOR ICDS 2017 is now open.

Please check out 20 Years of Cell Death

 POST-DOC Position KU Leuven Biology of membrane contact sites & ER Stress (Nov. 16, 2016)

CAREER AWARDS for 2016: Seamus Martin and Hermann Steller

 MAY 17: POSTER SIZE! 1189 mm (46.8 inches) high by 840 mm (33 inches) wide.

May 11: Posters and Presentations: If you submitted an abstract and have not received an invitation to make an oral presentation or a rejection letter, please assume that your submission has been accepted as a poster. If you need a specific letter of acceptance, please let us know.
April 21: Abstract acceptances have been sent via email. If you submitted an abstract and have not heard from us, please check with us.

Feb. 21 Tentative Program is now posted. There may be late changes. FEB 29: ABSOLUTE LAST EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE MARCH 24, 2016.
February 1:  FOR HOTEL BOOKING: 

Delegates should contact Ciara Agnew directly to make bookings. Her email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone +353214800500.Please quote ‘International Cell Death Conference’ at time of booking. If you do not do this, you will be told that the hotel is full.


November 17: Meeting announcement for ICDS 2016 Cork, Ireland — See main page.
There will be a workshop associated with the meeting. Watch for details.
Also, don't miss your chance to buy 20 Years of Cell Death, 17 chapters by experts on many aspects of cell death.
September 29: Post-doctoral fellowship available in New York.
June 17: 20 Years of Cell Death now available as ebook or print version from all major retailers. See details.
Next meeting: June 2-5, Cork, Ireland. Theme will be: "Translational Implications in Cell Death". Watch for further announcements
Follow-up to meeting, survey results, pictures from meeting will be posted soon..

May 18: Instructions to get to hotel.
May 06. Just out! 20 Years of Cell Death (book). See details
May 04: Program for meeting is now posted (link opens new window)
April 14: If your abstract contains "(p<0.05)" or something similar and you did not submit it as a Word document, check that it is intact and send the Word document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or download the pdf from For some people, the "less than" symbol is being read as a code to delete some of the following text.
March 31,2015: TIME TO GET ABSTRACTS IN!!!! Abstract deadline April 15.
Meeting general schedule: The meeting will start at 2:00 PM on Thursday May 28. There may be a workshop running from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM on the same day. It will run until 6:00 PM on Saturday May 30, with a gala dinner that night.
We will accept Early Registration Discounts until 00:01 March 15, 2015 EST (GMT-5)
Feb. 13, 2015:
Last call for early registration discount!
See hotel information on Forms/Registrations page
Tours in Prague:

Internationa Congress of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, (ICHC)
Istanbul, Turkey, June 19-22, 2016. See flyer or Other Meetings

Meeting on Nitric Oxide and Cancer, Seville, Spain March 2015. See "Other Meetings"

List of confirmed speakers for Prague 2015 now available

Registration for Prague 2015 is now online! See under Forms/Registrations 2015 Prague or click here for entirely new window

Save the Date!!! ICDS Prague 2015. May 28-30, 2015. See under "Next Meeting"

New! ICDS Store! ICDS Teeshirts and caps (while supplies last) and books. See STORE/LINKS tab at top (July 11, 2014)

 A couple of pictures, 20th birthday slide show and survey results

Upcoming meeting: Iranian Cell Death Association, October 14-16, 2014 in Tehran. See site website and description of meeting under tab "Other Meetings"

  Great meeting! Please help us to do even better! Fill out the 4-page survey by following this link. Links to pictures and other offers for members will be posted soon.

Driving Directions to Protea Hotel

Shuttle services from and to the airport: (± R300.00 / ± 27 US$ one way)
Cape Town Airport Shuttle Service
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GO! Shuttles and Tours
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Tusk Events and Tours
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Meeting program is now posted (w cannot guarantee that there will be no last minute changes)

Thanks to server administration ( this site is protected against Heartbeat flaw as of April 9, 2014


Abstract Deadline March 31

A few openings left for pre-conference SAFARI. Click link for more information (Firefox: save to desktop to print, submit online,  or email)


For all forms (registration, abstracts, HOTEL AND SHUTTLES, etc, please see red "Forms" tab at top of page. UPDATED INFO AND INSTRUCTIONS FEB 5, 2014! READ CAREFULLY 


Dec. 6, 2013. The members of our society offer our condolences to our South African friends

August 19, 2013: 1st Cell Death Research Congress with International Participation Cesme, Turkey, Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2013. See website for meeting information

September 25-28, 2013: 21st ECDO Euroconference on Apoptosis, "Cell Death: A biomedical paradigm. Paris, France See website for meeting information


JULY 1 2013: List of poster prizewinners and access to pictures from meeting (see Followup under Next Meeting)


NOW AVAILABLE: Current list of Speakers and Chairs

"Mechanisms of Cell Death: The Command to Die"

Fuengirola (Malaga), Spain, June 6-9, 2013


Programmed Cell Death in Model Organisms, Israel: See "strong>Other Meetings"

3 career development fellowships @ MRC (pdf) posted Feb 1 2012

2012 ASCB meeting Dec 15-19, 2012 San Francisco:  See "Other Meetings"