10th International Congress of Protozoology

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*********   10TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PROTOZOOLOGY *********

				ICOP-X

			UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

		MONDAY 21 JULY - FRIDAY 25 JULY 1997

		http://www.bio.uts.edu.au/icop.html


CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT
	Professor David J. Patterson
	School of Biological Sciences A08
	University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia	
	Telephone: [+612] 351 2438
	Facsimile: [+612] 351 4119
	EMAIL: DJP at bio.usyd.edu.au

	Professor Alan M. Johnson
	Faculty of Science
	University of Technology Sydney
	Westbourne Street
	Gore Hill NSW 2065 Australia
	Telephone [+612] 330 4063
	Facsimile [+612] 330 4026
	EMAIL: Alan.Johnson at uts.edu.au


PRESIDENT OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE

	Professor G.F. Mitchell, AO, FAA
	CSL Limited
	45 Poplar Road
	Parkville Victoria 3053 Australia
	Telephone: [+613] 9389 1877
	Facsimile: [+613] 9388 2063

PROVISIONAL SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME:


Up to eight plenary lectures may be given on the following topics

	Evolution	
	Cytoskeleton: Structure and Function	
	Protozoan Vaccines	
	Genetics of Host Resistance and Susceptibility to Disease
	Molecular Mechanisms:  Genes to Proteins
	Parasites of Farmed Aquatic Animals
	Opportunistic Infections
	Protozoan Diversity




The following themes and subjects have been suggested forSymposia and 
contributed paper/poster sessions.   Poster presentations will form a 
significant part of the Congress.

Cell Biology

1A	Motility
1B	Cell Cycle and Cultivation
1C	Structure and Function of Subcellular Organelles
1D	Morphogenesis
1E	Intracellular Trafficking
1F	Signalling, Surface Receptors and Signal Transduction and Transmission

Genetics and Evolution

2A	Control of Gene Expression
2B	Genome Organisation
2C	Telomere Formation
2D	Molecular Epidemiology
2E	Labyrinthulids/Thraustochytrids and Slime Moulds
2F	Molecular Systematics

Ecology

3A	Anaerobic Protozoa
3B	Pollution and Toxic Blooms
3C	Role of Protozoa in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
3D	Protozoan Links and Mixotrophy in Food Chains
3E	Patchiness of Endemism
3F	Ecology of Soil Protozoa
3G	Biology of Foraminifera
3H	Introduced Species
3I	Bioindicators

Parasitic Protozoa

4A	Virulence and Pathogenesis
4B	Immunology
4C	Parasites of Shellfish/Molluscs/Fish
4D	Opportunistic Protozoa and AIDS
4E	Giardia
4F	Host Parasite Relationships
4G	Microspora and Myxozoa
4H	Zoonoses including Toxoplasma and Cryptosporidium
4I	Trichomonads
4J	Chemotherapy and Drug Resistance
4K	Neospora
4L	Entamoeba
4M	Blood Parasites

Other Themes

5A	Cultivation
5B	Interactions in Symbiosis
5C	Video Films
5D	Viruses in Protozoa
5E	Biotechnology
5F	Other

If you are interested please contact the conference organizer (below) 
with an indication of the subject areas in which you are interested, and 
whether you are intending to submit a paper:

	Ms Skye McKenzie
	Interact International Events
	PO Box 236
	Balgowlah NSW 2093 Australia
	Telephone	(+612] 9948 6977
	Facscimile	[+612] 9948 7406
	EMAIL:	iie at ozemail.com.au

We anticipate that a significant number of bursaries will be available.  
Further details will be provided at a later date.
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