THE INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON THE GENETICS OF POLYPLOIDS

The INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON THE GENETICS OF POLYPLOIDS aims at promoting knowledge exchange and discussions on the latest developments regarding the field of polyploidy. The meeting will take place next November 11th–12th, 2010 at the Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL).

The main topics to be covered in the meeting will be gene expression, genome dynamics, sex and reproduction, and will include subjects such as epigenetics, gene regulation, genome structure and evolution, heterosis, sexual differentiation and determination.

This international meeting will feature outstanding speakers in the field of polyploidy such as Luca Comai, UC Davis, USA; James Bogart, University of Guelph, Canada; Manfred Schartl, University of Wuerzburg, Germany; Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield, UK.