Northeast Ecology and Evolution Conference

Mike Barker barkerms at MUOHIO.EDU
Wed Nov 5 02:30:27 CST 2003

 Northeast Ecology and Evolution Conference (NEEC):
 University of Connecticut, Storrs, March 26-28, 2004.

 The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department at the University of Connecticut will host the second
 Northeast Ecology and Evolution Conference (NEEC) this Spring.  Entirely organized by graduate students, NEEC 2004 will
feature talks and posters by grads, post-docs, and upper -level undergraduates from many fields of biology, including the
botanical sciences. The inaugural NEEC, hosted by Rutgers University in 2003, attracted participants from more than 40

 The Saturday science program will be followed by a banquet featuring a Keynote Address by Dr. Michael
 Soule, Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. Dr. Soule is a
 founder of the Society of Conservation Biology and the Wildlands Project. Access will be provided during the conference to
the University's recently-opened Systematic Research Collections facility, the new home of the George Safford Torrey
Herbarium and UConn's Paleobotany collection.

 NEEC 2004 represents a fantastic networking opportunity for the region's grads, as well as a chance to introduce the next
generation of biologists to the research of their peers.

 Conference information, including registration materials and the  call for papers, can be found at

 Contact: Chris Martine, Krissa Skogen, or Robynn Shannon, Co- chairs, NEEC 2004
 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program, University of  Connecticut
 Email: christopher.martine at
 Phone: 860-486-4156
 Fax: 860-486-6364

Mike Barker

"We should realize that the game is crooked,
but also that it is the only game in town."
- Cronquist on phylogenetic reconstruction, 1988

Mike Barker
Dept. of Botany         ph. 513-461-1260
Miami University        fx. 513-529-4243
Oxford, OH 45056        barkerms at


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