[Arabidopsis] Reproductive biology conference in Tucson, Arizona, USA (October 17-19, 2008)

Ravi Palanivelu via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by rpalanivelu from hotmail.com)
Thu Jul 17 02:41:35 EST 2008


Dear colleagues,

We invite you to participate in an upcoming conference in the field
of  plant reproductive biology, "Frontiers in Sexual Plant
Reproduction III" (http://www.cals.arizona.edu/FSPRIII), that will be
held in Tucson, Arizona on October 17-19, 2008 in the Tucson Marriott
University Park.

Early bird registration closes on July 31, 2008. Please register on or
before this date to take advantage of low fees. The registration fees
for the three-day meeting includes food {Breakfast, 10/17 - 10/19;
lunch (10/17- 10/19) & dinner (10/17)}, transportation and visit to
desert museum on 10/18 and banquet dinner in desert museum on 10/18.

Participants are encouraged to submit an abstract and present a
poster. Three faculty judges will identify top three posters for a
cash award of $500 (first prize), $300 (second prize) and $200 (third
prize). The prizes will be announced and awarded during the conference
banquet dinner (October 18th, 2008).

Six major sessions have been planned for the conference:

Male gametophyte development and function,
Female gametophyte development and function,
Endosperm development and imprinting,
Compatible and incompatible pollen-pistil interactions,
Evolution of plant reproduction,
Systems biology of plant reproduction and emerging technologies

Preliminary program and information on registration, abstracts,
lodging and travel is posted at the FSPR III conference website:
http://www.cals.arizona.edu/FSPRIII.

We look forward to seeing you in Tucson in October 2008 for an
exciting scientific meeting on plant reproduction.

Sincerely,

The organizers:
Dr. Ravi Palanivelu, University of Arizona (rpalaniv from ag.arizona.edu)
Dr. Dmitry Belostotsky, University of Missouri, Kansas City.



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