[Taxacom] Call for Papers - Sixth International Barcode of Life Conference, August 18-21, 2015

Alex Borisenko aborisen at uoguelph.ca
Wed Apr 8 12:29:04 CDT 2015

Call for Papers - Sixth International Barcode of Life Conference 

The Sixth International Barcode of Life Conference will be held in Guelph, Canada from August 18 -21, 2015. Themed "Barcodes to Biomes", conference sessions will reflect the ongoing expansion of DNA barcoding research -- in geographic and taxonomic scope, in disciplinary breadth, and in the diversity of socio-economic applications. This conference will feature: 

* an exciting line-up of internationally renowned plenary speakers 

* sessions on systematics, ecology, evolution, conservation, and whole biome analysis 

* sessions on the diverse applications of DNA barcoding including education; international development; protection of endangered species; detection of invasive species, agricultural pests, and species within natural health products; and food safety & authenticity 

* poster session 

* diverse opportunities for networking at meals, breaks, and gala dinner 

* 13 prizes for excellent oral and poster presentations by students and post-doctoral fellows 

* travel awards to support international participation 

* pre-conference training workshops 

* post-conference excursions to scenic sites such as Niagara Falls 

Submit your abstract by April 15th to ensure its full consideration for inclusion in the scientific program. We look forward to welcoming you to Guelph for a stimulating and productive meeting. 


Conference Operating Committee: 
Sarah Adamowicz 
Mehrdad Hajibabaei 
Robert Hanner 
Paul Hebert 

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