British Society for Protist Biology Spring Meeting

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Protists, other small organisms, and Next Generation Sequencing: A forum for ideas, news, information, and exchange

Scyphidia Protist

Hosted by British Society for Protist Biology

10-12 April 2013
The Natural History Museum, London

This meeting will be an exciting forum for exchange of knowledge, experiences, and obstacles, and learning about new experimental and analytical methods associated with NGS, from data generation to analysis.

Guest speakers include Christopher Quince (Computational Microbial Genomics Group, Glasgow University), Si Creer (School of Biological Sciences, Bangor University), Konrad Paszkiewicz (Wellcome Trust Biomedical Informatics Hub & Head of Exeter University Sequencing Service), Micah Dunthorn (Kaiserslautern University), and Dawn Field (Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics Group, NERC CEH), Neil Hall (University of Liverpool), Kamran Shalchian-Tabrizi (University of Oslo).

To register for this meeting please click here to download a registration form (alternative formats of this form are available in the 'related links column on the right of this page). A limited number of student bursaries for BSPB members of up to £250 are available; to apply please click here.

Book by the 10th March for the 'early bird' rate. Both members of the BSPB and Fellows of the Linnean Society of London are offered a special members rate.

If you would like to offer an oral or/and poster presentation, please send the title(s) and abstract(s) to David Bass ( with the subject line 'BSPB 2013 presentation' by 10th March 2013. In addition to the main symposium there will also be an open session for presentations on any topic in the field of protistology. Space is limited and submissions will be considered in the order that they are received.

This meeting is supported by The Linnean Society of London

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