49th Annual Systematics Symposium at MO

Alina Freire alina.freire at MOBOT.ORG
Tue Apr 23 14:51:00 CDT 2002

Dear Taxacomers:

The Missouri Botanical Garden is inviting you to attend the 49th Annual
Systematics Symposium, to be held in October 11 and 12 (See announcement

For further information, please contact P. Mick Richardson. Tel: 314 577
5176;  Fax: 314 577 0820;  E-mail: mick.richardson at mobot.org

Thanks and best wishes,

M. em C. Alina Freire Fierro, M. Sc.
Senior Herbarium Assistant
Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
Phone: 1-314-577-9535
Fax: 1-314-577-0830
E-mails:<alina.freire at mobot.org><aff at joethejuggler.com>
URL <http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/Research/people.shtml>

49th Annual Systematics Symposium
Missouri Botanical Garden
11 and 12 October 2001

Co-sponsored by the Center for Plant Conservation and with support from the
National Science Foundation.

The Genetics of Conservation

This symposium will have a good mix of animals, plants, experiments, theory,
and provocative ideas.

Moderators - Barbara Schaal, Washington University and Kathryn Kennedy, CPC
Rob DeSalle, American Museum of Natural History.  Genetic structure and
conservation in animals
Tzen-Yuh Chiang, Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan. Phylogeography and
conservation of rare Asian species
Michael Purugganan, North Carolina State University. Hawaiian Silverswords:
speciation and conservation
Michele Dudash, University of Maryland.  Genetic structure and fitness in
Mitch Cruzan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Genetic structure of
central and marginal plant populations
Barbara Schaal, Washington University.  Conservation genetics of natural and
introduced plant populations.
Steven O'Brien, Evening Speaker, National Cancer Institute. Conservation
genetics of large animals

Friday evening, 11 October, will be devoted to an informal mixer on the
Garden grounds for all Symposium participants and speakers. All papers will
be presented on Saturday, 12 October in the Shoenberg Auditorium.
Registration must be accompanied by a $35.00 registration fee, which covers
the cost of refreshments at the Friday mixer and lunch on Saturday. If you
wish to attend the dinner and cocktail hour on Saturday, there is a further
charge of $60.00. Information on local hotels and motels will be sent to
registrants. No refunds will be granted after 28 September.

This form may be photocopied or downloaded

I plan to attend the Systematics Symposium. Enclosed is my $35.00
registration fee. I understand that there is a $60.00 charge if I wish to
attend the dinner and cocktail hour on the Saturday. Please make checks
payable to "Missouri Botanical Garden"

I enclose my registration and dinner fee of $95.00 _____   OR    I enclose
my registration fee of $35.00 ______

I request vegetarian meals: ______

My name and professional address:




e-mail address:

Mail to: Systematics Symposium, Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St.
Louis, MO 63166-0299

For further information, contact P. Mick Richardson. Tel: 314 577 5176;
Fax: 314 577 0820;  E-mail: mick.richardson at mobot.org

        The 2002 Delzie Demaree Travel Award

Graduate students in plant systematics are eligible to apply for the Delzie
Demaree Travel Award, a $250.00 stipend to defray expenses related to
attendance at the Annual Systematics Symposium. The application should
include a letter from the applicant telling how symposium attendance will
benefit his/her graduate work and a letter of recommendation sent by the
major professor. Please mail letters of application to:

Dr. Donna M. E. Ware
Biology Department
The College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23185

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