amphibian symposium

malacins malacins at indiana.edu
Tue Oct 6 12:27:29 EST 1998

George M. Malacinski would like to inform you of an important meeting
scheduled for March 22-24 in Hiroshima, Japan:

An international symposium entitled "The Frontiers of the 
Biology of Amphibia" will be held March 22 - March 24, 1999, 
in Hiroshima, Japan. The purpose of the symposium is to 
encourage international cooperation among amphibian 
biologists. Invited speakers (as of 18 August 1998) are

	Enrique Amaya--Transgenesis
	Jeremy Brockes--Regeneration
	Sylvia Evans--Embryonic morphogenesis
	David Hillis--Molecular phylogeny and evolution
	Kristen Kroll--Transgenesis
	Michael Schmid--Cytogenetics
	Yun-Bo Shi--Metamorphosis
	Hubert Vaudry--Cellular and molecular neuroendocrinology
	Cris Wright--Embryonic morphogenesis

	Mitsugu Maeno--Mesoderm induction
	Masafumi Matsui--Phylogenetic systematics
	Noriyuki Sakata--Molecular mechanism of cell cycle regulation
	Masanori Taira--Embryogenesis
	Kazuhito Takeshima--Embryogenesis and metamorphosis
	Naoto Ueno--Embryonic morphogenesis
	Masakane Yamashita--Molecular mechanism of oocyte maturation

The program will include oral presentations by the invited 
speakers and poster presentations, for which all who wish may 
submit an abstract.

The official language of the symposium is English. An optional tour of the
Laboratory for Amphibian Biology at Hiroshima University is also planned.

The deadline for submitting an abstract is November 30, 1998. 
The registration deadline is January 31, 1999.

For more information contact:
	M. Sumida
	The Frontiers of the Biology of Amphibia
	Laboratory for Amphibian Biology
	Faculty of Science
	Hiroshima University
	Higashihiroshima 739-8526

	Telephone:  81-824-24-7482
	Fax:  81-824-24-0739
	Email:  msumida at ipc.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

You may also wish to contact the chairman of the organizing committee,
Katsutoshi Yoshizato <kyoshiz at ipc.hiroshima-u.ac.jp>.

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