call paper for the 3rd international symposium on plant pathology and biotechnology

Jianping lidb at PUB.ZJPTA.NET.CN
Mon Apr 7 23:13:17 EST 1997


3RD HANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
ON PLANT PATHOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

HANGZHOU, P.R.CHINA
(First Announcement)

November 2- November 7, 1997

The 3rd Hangzhou International Symposium on Plant Pathology and
Biotechnology will be
hold at the Institute of Biotechnology , Zhejiang Agricultural
University (IBZAU) from
November 2 - November 7, 1997, sponsored by the Chinese Plant Pathology
Society.  

LOCATION

The symposium will be held in Hangzhou, one of the most famous scenic
cities in China.
Situated beside beautiful and enchanting West Lake, it is a thriving
center of tourism,
learning, commerce and international congress.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

The scientific program will include plenary lectures, symposia, and
posters on the following
subjects, several invited professor will present their papers on plenary
section.

Mechanisms of Disease Resistance
Molecular and Physiological Studies of the Plant-Pathogen Interaction
Molecular Aspects of Pathogenesis
Structure and Expression of Virus Genomes
Novel Approaches to Diagnosis and Detection of Pathogens and Diseases
Plant Diseases and Biotechnology
Transformation and Transgenic Plant


LANGUAGE

The official language of the symposium will  be English

REQUIREMENT OF PAPER

Space is available for posters. Researchers with new results and data in
the areas relevant to
plant pathology and biotechnology are encouraged to submit abstracts for
poster display to
ensure the broadest possible coverage and exchange of recent advances.
Please notice the
deadline for the submission of the abstract is Aug. 15, 1997. One page
abstract should be
written in English, typed in single spaced using 10-12 characters per
inch and side margined
of 1 1/4 inches (3 cm) and  printed in a size of A4 in duplicates.
Please mail them with a
copy of abstract as a Microsoft Word for Windows 95 or Windows 3.X or 
Macintosh 3.X
file on a floppy diskette. Please be sure to indicate the authors and
their mailing addresses
and e-mail addresses. The poster board will be 30 X 40 inches (about 75
cm X 95 cm) for
each one. The title should be printed with letters at least 1 inch (2.4
cm). The official
invitation will be forwarded on request.

FEE AND ACCOMMODATION CHARGES

The 100 USD registration fee for foreigner and 500RMB for Chinese is
required. The
accommodation is approximately 100 USD/day. Graduate students pay half
of the cost.

SPECIAL SUPPORTS

Special supports could be granted. If the paper with high respective,
all or part of
accommodation fee for limited authors might be exempted.

SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

There will be a symposium banquet and sightseeing tours around West Lake
and  other
scenic spots around Hangzhou.

LIAISON

The honor chairman for the symposium is Professor Liu Yi, who is the
chairman of the
Chinese Society for Plant Pathology.

The chairman of the symposium is  Li Debao, who is the vice chairman of
Chinese Society
for Plant Pathology and the Professor and Director of IBZAU. 

For more information please contact: Dr. Xu Ping or Dr. Xu Jianping with
the address of:
Institute of Biotechnology , Zhejiang Agricultural University, Hangzhou,
Zhejiang 310029,
P.R.China.
Fax: +86-571-696 1525
Telephone: +86-571- 697 1182, 697 1184
E-mail: lidb at pub.zjpta.net.cn 


The list of members of organizing committee will be announced in the
next circulation.



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