Parasitic Helminths from Genomes to Vaccines II 1999
July 8-11 1999
This meeting will cover all aspects of modern helminthology, from the
characterisation of genomes, to the isolation of genes, the definition of
biochemistry, the investigation of immunity to the development of new
The meeting has an official web site at
This is the second announcement.
The meeting over three days (four nights) will include keynote talks by Dr.
P Kuwabara (C. elegans "postgenomics"), Dr. J. Dalton (flatworm
biochemistry), Dr. K. Henkle (filarial nematode molecular genetics) and
Prof. A. Scott (nematode immunomodulators). There will be six sessions of
talks chosen from submitted abstracts, and one or two poster sessions. A
full programme of social events is planned including the legendary Ceildh
(Scottish traditional dancing). The meeting will be at the Pollock
conference centre in the middle of the ancient city of Edinburgh. We expect
between 150 and 180 participants: space is limited so please book early.
Registration and abstract submission forms are available on the WWW (see
Deadline for abstract submission, and for registration, is 01 June 1999.
If you cannot access the web based forms please contact me
(mark.blaxter at ed.ac.uk) by email and you will be supplied with email text
The cost of the meeting is as follows:
Registration =A3150 or $255
Student Resgistration =A3120 or $200
(students claiming this discount must supply a letter confirming their
student status; there may be a few student bursaries available)
Accommodation (on the site of the Meeting) =A3150 or $255
Payment can be made by cheque or bankers draft made out to The University
of Edinburgh. Please post payment to PHfG2V, Mrs. K. Lainson, Ashworth
Labs., Kings Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT.
On receipt of your payment we will book you accommodation and confirm your
Payment can be made in Pounds Sterling or in US dollars (see prices above)
Dr. Mark Blaxter email Mark.Blaxter at ed.ac.uk
Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology
Ashworth laboratories, Room 311
King's Buildings, University of Edinburgh,
West Mains Road, EDINBURGH EH9 3JT, UK
phone: (+44) 131 650 6760 Fax :...650 5450
may all beings be happy