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[Maize] Online registration is now open for Frontiers in Sexual Plant Reproduction III conference

Ravi Palanivelu via maize%40net.bio.net (by rpalanivelu from hotmail.com)
Tue May 20 02:59:19 EST 2008

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the online registration for the
upcoming "Frontiers in Sexual Plant Reproduction III", to be held in
Tucson, Arizona on October 17-19, 2008 is now open.  Please access the
following link to register for this conference (http://
Preliminary program and information on abstract submission, lodging,
travel and financial assistance are available in the FSPR III
conference website: http://www.cals.arizona.edu/FSPRIII.

Important reminders:
1.	Abstracts presented on or before May 31, 2008 will be considered
for an oral presentation. In each of the six sessions, two oral
presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts.
2.	With generous support from USDA, we are pleased to announce that 10
awards (each = $500) will be available to graduate students and post
docotoral fellows. Women and participants from under represented
groups will be given priority for these awards. To be considered for
the award, please register and submit your abstract no later than May
31, 2008.

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

We invite you to participate in this meeting and share your latest
results on reproductive biology research with your colleagues.  We
look forward to seeing you in Tucson 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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