Erratum to the previous message, the meeting venue has been changed:
2004 Schistosoma Genome Network Meeting 9-10 August 2004
Parasitology and International Programs Branch,
National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases,
610 Rockledge Drive,
A Joint Filarial/Schistosome Genome Meeting sponsored by UNICEF/ UNDP /
World Bank/ WHO special programme in Tropical Disease Research will be held
at the Parasitology and International Programs Branch of the National
Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Rockville, Maryland, USA
from August 9-10.
NOTE, this is a change of venue from that indicated in the original posting
There are limited funds to support travel and room and board during the
meeting. These funds are primarily for participants from Disease Endemic
Those who wish to attend should contact Philip T. LoVerde, Co-ordinator for
the Schistosome Genome Network as soon as possible at loverde at buffalo.edu.
As funds are limited, all of the interested parties, especially those from
developed countries, are requested to pay for their own travel costs.
International flights are available either directly to Washington, DC area
via three airports, Reagan National, Dulles, and BWI.
The meeting will start in the morning of the 9th of August and end late
afternoon August 10th.
We expect to accommodate as many applicants as possible and look forward to
a very fruitful and exciting meeting.
Philip T LoVerde, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology
138 Farber Hall
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
State University of New York
3435 Main Street
Buffalo NY 14214-3078
David A. Johnston,
Secretary to the WHO Schistosoma Genome Network,
Biomedical Parasitology Division,
Dept. of Zoology,
The Natural History Museum,
Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, England, UK.
Tel: 020-7942-5566 office /5008 lab
(from outside the UK: 44-20-7942 ****)
eMail daj at nhm.ac.ukhttp://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/schisto/
The Biomedical Parasitology Division is a WHO Collaborating Centre for the
identification of schistosomes and their snail hosts.