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[Arthropod] Conference Reminder: one week left to submit abstracts for the 2014 Arthropod Genomics Symposium, June 12-14, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

Arthropod Genomics Symposium 2014 via arthropod%40net.bio.net (by ags from igb.illinois.edu)
Thu Apr 10 08:08:06 EST 2014

One week remains to submit abstracts for the 8th Annual Arthropod 
Genomics Symposium! The deadline for early-bird registration is also 
coming up fast, on the following Monday. Register and submit your 
abstract soon to enjoy the reduced registration rate and take advantage 
of this opportunity to present your work.

The schedule of speakers for AGS 2014 is now available on the website 
(link below.)

Important Dates:

Thursday, April 17, 2014:  Deadline to submit poster abstracts

Monday, April 21, 2014:  Early-bird registration deadline

The 8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium will be held Thursday, June 
12 -- Saturday, June 14, 2014, hosted by the Institute for Genomic 
Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The link for 
conference registration and abstract submission is below. Two speakers 
for each session of the symposium will be selected from among the 
submitted abstracts.

The symposium will feature sessions on the i5k consortium, vector 
biology, social insects, microbiomes, and population and comparative 
genomics. Patricia Wittkopp (University of Michigan) will give the 
keynote lecture on the evolution of promoters and gene regulation in 
/Drosophila/ on Thursday evening. Judy Willis (University of Georgia) 
will give a retrospective lecture on 50 years in insect genomics on 
Friday evening.

All are also invited to register for a pre-symposium Epigenomics 
Workshop to be held on-site on June 12.

To register for the Arthropod Genomics Symposium or view more 
information visit: _http://conferences.igb.illinois.edu/arthropod/_

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