[MARMAM] AGA Conservation Genetics Meeting - NYC

Matthew S. Leslie mleslie at amnh.org
Fri Jun 15 11:04:04 PDT 2007


Hello MarMam:

Please see the announcement below - and any pardon cross-postings.
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ConGen3: The 3rd biannual International Symposium on Conservation  
Genetics

sponsored by the American Genetic Association

Date: 27-29 September, 2007

Location: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA

Website: http://genomics.amnh.org/congen3
E-mail: congen3 at gmail.com

ConGen3 will be held at the AMNH Sackler Institute for Comparative  
Genomics in New York City.

Session topics:

- Genetic research for biodiversity surveys, characterization of  
unique microbial communities, and barcoding initiatives.
- Conservation Genetics in Time: conservation phylogenetics and tree  
reconstruction for identification of hidden biodiversity and  
examination of hybrid zones.
- Ex Situ Conservation Genetics: intensive metapopulation management
in theory and practice.
- Genetics of Invasive Species: patterns and control.

POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS OPEN - Deadline July 1

REGISTRATION FEE: STUDENTS (US$100), POSTDOCS, RESEARCHERS,  
PROFESSORS (US$250)

More information regarding registration will be made available soon  
at http://genomics.amnh.org/congen3. Interested participants can  
exchange information on New York City related travel and housing  
options on the online forum http://groups.google.com/group/congen3

On behalf of the organizers:
George Amato (American Museum of Natural History)
Gisella Caccone (Yale University)
Rob DeSalle (American Museum of Natural History)

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Matthew S. Leslie
Program Manager
Center for Conservation Genetics
Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024 -USA-
office: +1 212 769 5584
lab: +1 212 313 7617
fax: +1 212 769 5277
http://congen.amnh.org



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