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8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium

Date: 6/12/2014 - 6/14/2014
Location: Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
Cost: Variable; please see link for registration information
Sponsor: Institute for Genomic Biology; Department of Entomology; School of Integrative Biology; Arthropod Genomics Center at Kansas State University; Eck Institute for Global Health at University of Notre Dame; Monsanto
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The 8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium will be held Thursday, June 12 – Saturday, June 14, 2014, hosted by the Institute for Genomic Biology.

The symposium will feature sessions on the i5k consortium, vector biology, social insects, microbiomes, and population and comparative genomics. Patricia Wittkopp (University of Michigan) will give the keynote lecture on the evolution of promoters and gene regulation in Drosophila on Thursday evening.  Judy Willis (University of Georgia) will give a retrospective lecture on 50 years in insect genomics on Friday evening.

All are also invited to register for a pre-symposium Epigenomics Workshop to be held on-site on June 12.