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4th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology

Fri Oct 1 15:39:06 EST 1993

      4th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology

               July 31 - August 4, 1994 Chicago

       Registration Information and Call for Abstracts

Deadline for abstracts: December 1, 1993

Who may be submit an abstract: Each member of ICVM is entitled to submit
one abstract for presentation.

Fees: $150 before Dec. 1, $200 after Dec. 1

Plenary speakers: Sharon Emerson (USA), Jean-Pierre Gasc (France),
Louis Gillette Jr. (USA), Brian Hall (Canada), Peter Holland (UK).


1. Paleontological and neontological approaches to the
   amphibian-anniote transition.
2. Vertebrate segmentation: mechanisms and evolution.
3. Teeth: homeoboxes to function.
4. Evolution of neural systems.
5. Design of musculoskeletal systems.
   Organizers: Wim Weijs (Netherlands), Andrew Biewener (USA)
   Speakers: R. McNeill Alexander (UK), Johan van Leeuwen (Netherlands),
   Gerald Loeb (Canada), Sharon Swartz (USA), John Trotter (USA),
   Mark Westneat (USA).
6. Integumentary specializations in aquatic vertebrates
7. Quantitative-genetic basis for vertebrate morphology.
8. Vertebrate morphology today: the many guises of the Phoenix.
   Organizers: Linda Trueb (USA), Frits DeVree (Belgium)
   Speakers: David Carrier (USA), P. Dullemeijer, H. de Jongh, G. Zweers
   (Netherlands), Abbott Gaunt (USA), Bert Otten (Netherlands),
   Steve Reilly (USA), Olivier Rieppel (USA)


1. Teaching comparative anatomy
2. Lancelets: a new look at old beasts
3. Three-dimensional morphometry

Information about ICVM organization, membership, and registration
forms can be obtained from:

Dr. Susan W. Herring
Dept. of Orthodontics
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 543-3203
Fax:   (206) 685-8163
Email: herring at u.washington.edu

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