A workshop on parasitic nematodes will be held at the C. elegans meeting at
2-4 pm on Friday, June 4. As well as an opportunity for discussion, the
following short talks (12 min + 3 min questions) are scheduled:
Prema Arasu: "TGF-beta in pregnancy-induced reactivation of arrested
Charlie Opperman: "Genetic analysis of parasitism in sedentary phytophagous
David Bird: "Regulatory networks in plant nematode feeding cell formation."
Andras Fodor: "Genetic analysis of entomopathogenic nematode/bacerium
Horolma Pamjav: "Entomopathogenic nematode/bacterium symbiotic complexes:
Phylogenetics and coevolution."
Antonia Volgyi: "Desiccation tolerant transgenic entomopathogenic nematodes."
Sarwar Hashmi: "Role of cysteine protease(s) in C. elegans
Kirsten Crossgrove: TBA
Please contact me for more information.
See you in Madison
David McK. Bird
Plant Nematode Genetics Group
Department of Plant Pathology
North Carolina State University
3415 Gardner Hall
Raleigh, NC 27695-7616
Office: (919) 515-6813
Lab: (919) 515-2753
Fax: (919) 515-9500