malacins at indiana.edu
Tue Oct 6 12:27:29 EST 1998
George M. Malacinski would like to inform you of an important meeting
scheduled for March 22-24 in Hiroshima, Japan:
An international symposium entitled "The Frontiers of the
Biology of Amphibia" will be held March 22 - March 24, 1999,
in Hiroshima, Japan. The purpose of the symposium is to
encourage international cooperation among amphibian
biologists. Invited speakers (as of 18 August 1998) are
Sylvia Evans--Embryonic morphogenesis
David Hillis--Molecular phylogeny and evolution
Hubert Vaudry--Cellular and molecular neuroendocrinology
Cris Wright--Embryonic morphogenesis
Mitsugu Maeno--Mesoderm induction
Masafumi Matsui--Phylogenetic systematics
Noriyuki Sakata--Molecular mechanism of cell cycle regulation
Kazuhito Takeshima--Embryogenesis and metamorphosis
Naoto Ueno--Embryonic morphogenesis
Masakane Yamashita--Molecular mechanism of oocyte maturation
The program will include oral presentations by the invited
speakers and poster presentations, for which all who wish may
submit an abstract.
The official language of the symposium is English. An optional tour of the
Laboratory for Amphibian Biology at Hiroshima University is also planned.
The deadline for submitting an abstract is November 30, 1998.
The registration deadline is January 31, 1999.
For more information contact:
The Frontiers of the Biology of Amphibia
Laboratory for Amphibian Biology
Faculty of Science
Email: msumida at ipc.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
You may also wish to contact the chairman of the organizing committee,
Katsutoshi Yoshizato <kyoshiz at ipc.hiroshima-u.ac.jp>.
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