[Taxacom] ICP4, The Fourth International Congress on Phthiraptera

Vincent Smith vince at vsmith.info
Tue Jul 28 02:50:56 CDT 2009

ICP4, The Fourth International Congress on Phthiraptera
June 13-18, 2010
Conference Hall of Mustafa Hotel, Urgup, Cappadocia, Turkey
Congress Website: http://www.icp4.org/

The 4th International Congress on Phthiraptera will showcase the
latest research on Phthiraptera (lice) and louse-borne diseases, in
all its aspects of theory, principles, methodology, and practice.
Speakers will be invited from accepted abstracts which will be printed
in the proceedings. Abstracts for poster presentations will also be
accepted. We invite contributions in any area of louse research within
the following topics:

• Morphology and Physiology of Lice
• Louse Systematics, Population Genetics and Evolution
• Epidemiology of Human Lice
• Ecology and Epidemiology of Animal Lice
• Medical and Veterinary Aspects of Louse Infestations
• Microorganisms Associated with Lice
• Prophylaxis and Control of Lice
• Phthirapterists and Phthirapterology
• Techniques to Study Lice

The conference program includes workshops and round table discussions on:
• Efficacy trials of pediculicides: developments in protocols since ICP3
• The louse comb
• Identification of lice

Please see the ICP4 website (http://www.icp4.org/) for more
information on abstract submissions and registration. The submission
deadline for abstracts and early registration is December 31, 2009.

For additional information please contact:
Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu, kostam at cc.huji.ac.il (Chair of the ICP4 organizing
Vince Smith, vince at vsmith.info (ICP4 International organizing committee)
Robert Dalgleish, bob.dalgleish at phthiraptera.org (International
Society of Phthirapterists)

Apologies for cross postings!


Dr. Vincent S. Smith
Cybertaxonomist, The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK

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