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In 2019 the AGS returns to KSU in Manhattan, KS. Visit our website at www.k-state.edu/agc/ags<http://www.k-state.edu/agc/ags> for more details about the symposium. **Please Note: The Save The Date announcement said 13th Annual AGS. That was an error as this is the 12th Annual AGS.
Register online at the Symposium website, www.k-state.edu/agc/ags<http://www.k-state.edu/agc/ags>!
ABSTRACT DEADLINES IN 2019:
Monday, March 11 – Abstracts due for Oral Presentation consideration
Monday, May 20 - Abstracts due for Poster Presentations
The symposium focuses on new insights gleaned from analyzing arthropod genomes and is designed for scientists interested in genomic studies of Arthropods, both model organisms and those of agricultural or health relevance. The program will include platform presentations, welcome reception and arthropod genomics-related poster sessions. A few poster abstract submissions will be selected for platform presentations. Postdoctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students are also encouraged to attend. Sessions begin Wednesday evening, June 12, with a Welcome Reception featuring our Keynote Speaker and conclude Friday evening, June 14, with a walk and dinner on Konza Prairie.
Keynote Speaker: Denise Montell, Duggan Professor and Distinguished Professor from University of California Santa Barbara
Featured Speakers Include:
+ Kerri Coons, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
+ Conor McMeniman, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
+ Shahideh Nouri, Kansas State University, USA
+ Luisa Orsini, University of Birmingham, UK
+ Mark Rebeiz, University of Pittsburgh, USA
+ Stephane Rombauts, Ghent University, Belgium
+ Surya Saha, Boyce Thompson Institute, USA
+ Nick Teets, University of Kentucky, USA
+ Yoshi Tomoyasu, Miami University, USA
+ Jamie Walters, University of Kansas, USA
QUESTIONS: Contact Symposium Coordinator, Kascha Johnson at kascha from k-state.edu<mailto:kascha from k-state.edu>
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From the 2019 SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Sue Brown, Neal Dittmer, Maureen Gorman, Mike Kanost, Berlin Londono, Jocelyn McDonald, Mary Ann McDowell, Kristin Michel, Yoonseong Park, Mike Pfrender, Hugh Robertson, Gene Robinson, Molly Scheel
Sent on behalf of the committee by:
2019 Arthropod Genomics Symposium
Division of Biology, Kansas State University
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