Open Invitation: 2004 Schistosoma Genome Network Meeting

David Johnston daj at nhm.ac.uk
Thu May 13 02:31:26 EST 2004


From: Philip LoVerde <loverde at buffalo.edu>

Open Invitation 2004 Schistosoma Genome Network Meeting TIGR, Rockville, 
MD, USA 9-10 August 2004

A Joint Filarial/Schistosome Genome Meeting sponsored by UNICEF/ UNDP / 
World Bank/ WHO  special programme in Tropical Disease Research will be 
held at TIGR, Rockville, Maryland, USA from August 9-10. There are limited 
funds to support travel and room and board during the meeting. These funds 
are primarily for participants from Disease Endemic Countries.

Those who wish to attend should contact Philip T. LoVerde, Co-ordinator for 
the Schistosome Genome Network as soon as possible at 
<mailto:loverde at buffalo.edu>loverde at buffalo.edu. As funds are limited, all 
of the interested parties, especially those from developed countries, are 
requested to pay for their own travel costs. International flights are 
available either directly to Washington, DC area via three airports, Reagan 
National, Dulles, and BWI.

The meeting will start in the morning of the 9th of August and end late 
afternoon August 10th. We expect to accommodate as many applicants as 
possible and look forward to a very fruitful and exciting meeting.

Philip T LoVerde, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology
138 Farber Hall School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
State University of New York
3435 Main Street Buffalo NY 14214-3078
Phone: 716-829-2459
Fax: 716-829-2169

David A. Johnston, Secretary to the WHO Schistosoma Genome Network,
Biomedical Parasitology Division, Dept. of Zoology,
The Natural History Museum,
Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD,
England, UK.

Tel: 020-7942-5566 office /5008 lab
Fax: 020-7942-5347 (from outside the UK: 44-20-7942 ****)
eMail daj at nhm.ac.uk

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/schisto/

The  Biomedical Parasitology Division is a WHO Collaborating Centre for the 
identification of schistosomes and their snail hosts. 




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