[Taxacom] Conference: Systematics Association Biennial meeting, Belfast, July 4-8th

James Cotton james.cotton at sanger.ac.uk
Tue Mar 29 04:30:44 CDT 2011


8TH  SYSTEMATICS ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL
QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST
4-8 JULY 2011


Dear Colleagues,


We are pleased to announce that registration is open for the 8th biennial conference of the Systematics Association, held for the first time in Northern Ireland!
There is an exciting programme that includes both plenaries and thematic symposia, as well as a large number of contributed sessions. Currently scheduled symposia include:

	• Next Generation Systematics - Studying Evolution and Diversity in an Era of Ubiquitous Genomics
	• Arthropod Systematics: are Morphology, Palaeontology and Molecules Coming Together?
	• Algal Systematics: Where Next?
	• Advances in Using Museum Specimens and Ancient DNA in Systematics Research

Symposia will include a mixture of talks from invited speakers and other contributions. The Biennial also presents excellent opportunities for contributed papers on any aspect of systematics and is a great forum for students and young researchers to present their work. For further details, please see http://www.systass.org/biennial2011/.

On behalf of the conference organisers, we hope to see you there!

Juliet Brodie, President
James Cotton, Programme Officer
Peter Olson, Treasurer
Christine Maggs, Local Organiser

Sponsors: British Phycological Society, Cambridge University Press, Genetics Society, Linnean Society, Queen’s University Belfast




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