PAG-VIII Announcement

Stephen R. Heller srheller at CLIFF.NAL.USDA.GOV
Sun Nov 28 20:27:10 EST 1999

Dear Colleague: 
You are invited to attend the International Plant & Animal Genome VIII 
Conference (PAG-VIII), January 9-12, 2000 taking place at the Town & Country 
Hotel in San Diego, California.  
The meeting will again offer the satellite sessions and workshops which 
took place at Plant & Animal Genome VII.  The meeting draft for PAG-VIII 
and abstracts from previous PG-I through PAG-VII meetings are now available 
on the Internet via the World Wide Web (WWW) at: 
Important Dates & Deadlines to Remember: 
ABSTRACT DEADLINE:  October 15, 1999 
  All researchers presenting posters must pre-register for the meeting to 
  have their abstract printed in the final meeting program. You may submit 
  your abstract electronically from: 
  [for the reduced fee of $375 (non-profit/univ/gov't)/$475 (industry)] 
  After November 14: 
  The on-site registration fee of $475 (non-profit/univ/gov't)/$575 (ind) 
  applies. Postmarked date will be used for all deadlines. 
  Student fee is $150. 
  For Secure On-line registration go to:
HOTEL CUT OFF DEADLINE:  December 16, 1999 
  It is expected that the hotel will be SOLD OUT so people should book early. 
  There are also four travel award grants being offered this year. Please be 
  sure to check out the homepage to find out more 
  of the details. 
Requests for VISA letters should be directed to Hans Cheng at: hcheng at 
United airline travel code:  567HM 
All administrative questions regarding Plant & Animal Genome VIII should be 
directed to Scherago International at the following: 
     Tel:     212-643-1750 ext. 25, 
     Fax:     212-643-1758 or, 
     E-mail:  pag at 
I look forward to seeing you again at the upcoming International 
Plant & Animal Genome VIII Conference. 
     Darrin Scherago 
     Meeting Manager 
     Scherago International, Inc. 
Darrin Scherago, CMP - Scherago International, Inc. 
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 1003, New York, NY  10001 
Tel: 212-643-1750 ext. 20 / Fax: 212-643-1758 
E-mail: darrins at 

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