7th East Coast Protistology Conference

Linda Hufnagel aun103 at URIACC.URI.EDU
Fri Oct 18 17:22:25 EST 1996


                        PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT
                        

The 7th East Coast Protistology Conference (formerly known as East Coast
Protozoology Conference) will be held on May 21-23, 1997, at the University
of Rhode Island, Bay Campus, Narragansett, RI.
        This conference is open to all who are inerested in any and all
types of free-living and parasitic eukaryotic unicellular organisms. 
Students are particularly encouraged to attend and present papers.
        Highlights of the meeting will be a Plenary Lecture by David Caron,
Woods Hole Oceanogrtaphic Institution and a Rhode Island Clambake or
Lobster Boil.
        A special workshop will be offered on Ecological Methods for
Protistology.  The workshop will include methods for collecting, examining
and enumerating protists.  It will feature hands-on examination of local
marine and freshwater ciliates, flagellates and foraminifera.  Enrollment
will be limited to 15.
        The University of Rhode Island is located half an hour south of
Providence and 20 min from Newport, sailing capital of the East Coast.  It
is easily reached by air, train and car.
        The topical sessions will be held in the Corless Auditorium on the
Bay Campus, also home to the Graduate School of Oceanography and a stone's
throw from Narragansett Bay.  Dormitory housing will be available on the
Kingston Campus.  Local motels, hotels and guest houses are also available.
        Registration materials will be sent out about March 1, 1997.  If
you would like to receive these materials, please fill out the following
pre-registration form and mail it to:

                Dr. Linda Hufnagel
                Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
                University of Rhode Island
                Kingston, RI 02881 
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                             PREREGISTRATION FORM
                (Please return this form by November 1, 1996)

___  I AM INTERESTED IN MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE 7TH EAST COAST
PROTISTOLOGY CONFERENCE.  PLEASE INCLUDE ME IN THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND
SEND REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

___  I AM INTERESTED IN THE WORKSHOP ON ECOLOGICAL METHODS FOR PROTISTOLOGY


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Linda A. Hufnagel, Professor          "Seeing is believing, but don't believe
                                       everything you see!"                
                                                





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