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Hydra Conference

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Molecular and Cellular Biology of Helminth Parasites


Hydra, Greece, 14-19 September 2002
his Conference fulfils a unique role at a time of rapid advances in
molecular and cell biology of helminth parasites, the nematodes,
cestodes and trematodes. It builds on 2 previous meetings held in
Edinburgh (in 1997 and 1999) with a mixed format of invited speakers,
selected submitted presentations, poster sessions and workshops. The
Conference combines broad areas of helminth research ranging from
applied aspects such as chemotherapy, drug resistance and
immunoprophylaxis, through to areas of basic science such as
developmental biology, neurobiology and functional genomics.
Attendance will be limited to 100 delegates.

Invited Speakers include :

John Dalton (Dublin, Ireland)
Richard Grencis (Manchester, UK)
Peter Hotez (Washington DC, USA)
Jonathan Hodgkin (Oxford, UK)
David Knox (Edinburgh, UK)
Marshall Lightowlers (Melbourne, Australia)
Jim McKerrow (San Francisco, USA)
Els Meeusen (Melbourne, Australia)

Organising committee:
Murray Selkirk, Imperial College
Rick Maizels, University of Edinburgh
Malcolm Kennedy, University of Glasgow
Kleoniki Gounaris, Imperial College

Registration Deadline 15 April 2002
Conference Fee (includes refreshments and receptions) =A3185 (or
$275/euro310 if paying in other currencies)
Student rate : =A3135 (or $210/euro230 if paying in other currencies)
Choice of Hotel Accommodation,
ranging from =A320/euro33-=A350/euro83 per night (payable direct to the hote=
Please note that we do not have facilities to accept credit card
payments, and ask delegates to pay the Conference Fee by cheque.
The Hotels will take credit cards. We hope to have credit card
facilities ourselves by 2004!
Delegates should arrive any time on Saturday 14 September, taking a
hydrofoil from Piraeus (Athens). Delegates leave Hydra on the morning
of Thursday 19 September.

Conference Administrator:
Kim Lainson, University of Edinburgh
k.lainson at ed.ac.uk
=46ax (+44) 131 650 6564
Tel (+44 )131 650 5552.
Registration form can be downloaded from

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