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Barbara J. Mann bjm2r at GALEN.MED.VIRGINIA.EDU
Tue Apr 12 08:21:51 EST 1994

Symposium Announcement:

A special symposium entitled "Progress in Amebiasis" will be presented 
at this year's annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine 
and Hygiene on November 16, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  We would like to  
encourage anyone interested in Amebiasis to attend.  Speakers will include 
C. Graham Clarke, Daniel Eichinger, Adolfo Martinez-Palomo, William Petri, 
John Samuelson, Sam Stanley, and Egbert Tannich.  There will also be both 
oral and poster sessions on Amebiasis to which abstracts may be submitted. 
These sessions will also be held on November 16.  The abstract deadline is 
June 1st.  To obtain an application write to ASTMH, 60 Revere Dr., Suite 500, 
Northbrook, Il  60062, fax (708) 480-9282.  

Travel awards are available for students, postdoc and senior investigators.  
To be eligible for the student and post-doc award the young investigator 
must be the first author on an abstract submitted for the annual meeting 
and be an undergraduate, graduate or medical student, or a postdoctoral 
fellow in the first two years of study.  Limited funding is also available 
to support travel of selected outstanding senior investigators principally 
from developing countries to participate in this year's annual meeting, 
November 13-17 in Cincinnati, OH.  Candidates will be selected based on 
their willingness to participate in the meeting through oral or poster 
presentations, research activities within the field of tropical medicine 
and hygiene, and financial need.  Membership in ASTMH is not required for 
either award. The dealine for application is June 1, 1994.  Persons interested 
in either award should request an
application from:  Dr. James W. LeDuc, Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland.  Fax: 41-22-788-2937. 

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