From: Philip LoVerde <loverde at buffalo.edu>
Open Invitation 2004 Schistosoma Genome Network Meeting TIGR, Rockville,
MD, USA 9-10 August 2004
A Joint Filarial/Schistosome Genome Meeting sponsored by UNICEF/ UNDP /
World Bank/ WHO special programme in Tropical Disease Research will be
held at TIGR, Rockville, Maryland, USA from August 9-10. There are limited
funds to support travel and room and board during the meeting. These funds
are primarily for participants from Disease Endemic Countries.
Those who wish to attend should contact Philip T. LoVerde, Co-ordinator for
the Schistosome Genome Network as soon as possible at
<mailto:loverde at buffalo.edu>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,
Tel: 020-7942-5566 office /5008 lab
Fax: 020-7942-5347 (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.