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