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Apply today for one of over 400 Gordon Research Conferences and Seminars!

 We have missed you and are thrilled to see you in person in 2022! Applications are open for the 2022 conference season, so be sure to secure your spot at the frontiers of science today. 

GRC remains committed to our mission to advance the frontiers of science and provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological, chemical, physical and engineering sciences, and their interfaces. Now more than ever, we look forward to continuing to carry out our mission. 

The health and safety of our attendees remain GRC’s top priorities, and we will:
•  require proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster shot (for eligible individuals) from all registered attendees and guests*, 

• continue to monitor all health and safety guidelines provided by the federal and state governments,

• continue to work closely with our venues to take all necessary precautions and welcome our attendees back safely, 

• provide information about testing availability in the area of our venues and recommend that attendees bring their own COVID-19 at-home rapid tests,

• and offer GRC masks to all attendees, as well as recommend that attendees utilize KN95 and N95 masks.

Please visit our COVID-19 protocol pages and venue information pages for venue-specific COVID-19 related protocols in the location where your conference is being held. Thank you for your continued support of GRC, and we look forward to seeing you in person soon. 

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2022 Conferences

225 Gordon Research Conferences and 189 associated Gordon Research Seminars are scheduled throughout 2022.

Connects 2.0

Feeling a part of the community is an integral part of attending a GRC. GRC Connects 2.0 matches a long-time attendee at a Gordon Research Conference with a first time attendee to ensure new attendees feel welcomed and included as a member of the community, serving as a "meeting mentor."

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The Power Hour

GRC has had a longstanding commitment to inclusion and addressing the challenges women and all underrepresented groups face in achieving equity in science.  The Power Hour promotes conversations about the barriers to inclusivity within its 400 communities and has been incredibly popular with both men and women, reflecting growing conversations in the sciences about issues including unconscious bias, mentoring and sponsorship, strategies for addressing harassment and inappropriate behavior, and the culture change needed to support the professional growth of all scientists.

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The GRC Community

You'll always remember your first GRC.

"I volunteered to Chair a GRC because I was always impressed by the excellence of the GRC, and having an opportunity to shape one of them was a great honor and a fantastic challenge."

- 2014 GRC Chair

"GRCs are different from other scientific conferences because they are organized by members of the community, they emphasize new results and they are structured to provide enough time (free of distractions) to interact meaningfully."

- 2014 GRC Attendee
"This is a test of a 4th testimonial"
- test 4th testimonial

The Gordon Research Conferences provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological,chemical, and physical sciences, and their related technologies.

Gordon Research Conferences (GRC) are:

  • Created by scientists, for scientists
  • Forums to discuss pre-publication research at the forefront of
    your field
  • Informal communities of experts in the field
  • A great opportunity to network with your peers

Gordon Research Seminars (GRS) are:

  • Organized by and for young investigators
  • A way to interact with leaders who may later serve as mentors

Supporting GRC

Gordon Research Conferences is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building communities that advance the frontiers of science.

Contributions made to the GRC Frontiers of Science Fund are used to benefit all of GRC’s scientific communities.

Please support Gordon Research Conferences by making a tax-deductible contribution to the GRC Frontiers of Science Fund today.

Support GRC


If you would like to contribute to a specific meeting, please use the meeting-specific contribution link available on each conference program page.

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