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[Maize] Early-bird registration reminder: Plant Reproductive biology conference in Tucson, AZ, USA

Ravi Palanivelu via maize%40net.bio.net (by rpalanivelu from hotmail.com)
Tue Jul 29 13:26:09 EST 2008

Dear colleagues,

We invite you and your lab to participate in an upcoming conference in
the field of plant reproductive biology, "Frontiers in Sexual Plant
Reproduction III" (http://www.ag.arizona.edu/FSPRIII), that will be
held in Tucson, Arizona on October 17-19, 2008 in the Tucson Marriott
University Park.

Six major sessions have been planned for the conference:

Male gametophyte development and function,
Female gametophyte development and function,
Endosperm development and imprinting,
Compatible and incompatible pollen-pistil interactions,
Evolution of plant reproduction,
Systems biology of plant reproduction and emerging technologies

Preliminary program and information on registration, abstracts,
lodging and travel is posted at the FSPR III conference website:

**Early bird registration closes on July 31, 2008. Please register on
or before this date to take advantage of low fees**.  The registration
fees for the three-day meeting includes food {Breakfast, 10/17- 10/19;
lunch (10/17- 10/19) & dinner (10/17)}, transportation and visit to
desert museum on 10/18 and banquet dinner in desert museum on 10/18.

Participants are encouraged to submit an abstract and present a
poster. Three faculty judges will identify top three posters for a
cash award of $500 (first prize), $300 (second prize) and $200 (third
prize). The prizes will be announced and awarded during the conference
banquet dinner (October 18th, 2008).

Please forward this to other colleagues who may be interested in this

We look forward to seeing you in October 2008 for an exciting
scientific meeting on plant reproduction.


The organizers:
Dr. Ravi Palanivelu, University of Arizona (rpalaniv from ag.arizona.edu)
Dr. Dmitry Belostotsky, University of Missouri, Kansas City.

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