International Symposium on Advances in Mussel Research (AMMR2016)

APPLICATION DEADLINE 20 October 2016

The first AMMR 2016 (26-27 October 2016) symposium, which will be held at the University of Vigo – Faculty of Biology, Vigo, Spain. This symposium aims to highlight the latest research on marine mussels (Mytilus spp.) from a multidisciplinary perspective, including studies from the fields of genomics, proteomics, immunology, physiology, ecology and aquaculture among others. Marine mussels represent an excellent study system in evolutionary biology, ecology, ecotoxicology, climate change and more importantly, they are a key species in aquaculture, being commercialised worldwide.

The symposium will include 7 talks from the invited speakers, 5 short talks from participants and a poster session on Wednesday 26. On Thursday 27 we will have a boat trip to Cies Islands.

Invited Speakers:

Nicolas BIERNE, University of Montpellier (France)

Carlos CANCHAYA, University of Vigo (Spain)

Ibon CANCIO, University of the Basque Country (Spain)

Antonio FIGUERAS, IIM CSIC (Spain)

Beatriz NOVOA, IIM CSIC (Spain)

David SKIBINSKI, Swansea University (UK)

Antonio VILLALBA, CIMA – Xunta de Galicia (Spain)

Organizers:

Angel Pérez Diz, University of Vigo

Juan Galindo, University of Vigo

Armando Caballero, University of Vigo

Antonio Villanueva, ECIMAT – University of Vigo

For more information about the symposium:

http://advmusselres16.webs.uvigo.es/home.html

Contact: advmusselres16@uvigo.es

APPLICATION DEADLINE 20 October 2016

 

 

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