Physiomar 12 will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia (Spain) from 4th to 8th September, 2012 at the Faculty of Biology (Room Santiago Ramón y Cajal), University of Santiago de Compostela. The conference is being organised by USC (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM-CSIC) and Centro de Investigacións Mariñas (CIMA, Xunta de Galicia).
Physiomar 12 is planned as a forum for the communication of recent advances in all aspects of the physiology of marine molluscs and will focus mainly on Reproduction, Growth and Bioenergetics, Nutrition, Biomolecules and Biomaterials, and Genetics, genomics and proteomics. The 2012 conference will also include two specific sessions on Inmune reponse and Response to environmental changes and toxicity.
Call for Abstracts - the deadline to submit an abstract is April 15, 2012.
All abstracts, both oral and poster, will be published in the book of abstracts. All student presentations, both oral and poster, will be entered into the Student Presentation Awards. Student must be the presenter author.
You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation on any Physiomar 12 related topic, including:
Growth and Bioenergetics
Biomolecules and Biomaterials
Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics
Response to Environmental Changes and Toxicity
Abstracts should be submitted in English no later than 15th April 2012. Abstracts MUST be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org as .rtf files, following the detailed format specifications provided in Instructions to authors (see below). Please indicate Physiomar 12 and a topic in the subject. The abstract should not exceed one full page. All oral presentations must be PowerPoint and must given to the technical staff by 5 pm the day before the presentation. A permanent poster exhibition will be displayed at the workshop centre. The size of the poster should not exceed 110 cm high/ 80 cm wide so as to be compatible with the panels of the poster stands. Please state your preference for an oral or poster presentation. The scientific committee reserves the right to ask that an oral presentation be changed to a poster or vice versa, to help ensure the organisation of balanced thematic sessions. After submitting, you will receive an email confirming the reception of your abstract.
Registration will open 3th May 2012 and information about will soon be posted on the Physiomar 12 web site. For information on planning your trip and about the meeting the Physiomar 12 web site should be functional by the beginning of February, 2012.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.
The Organising Committee:
Luz Pérez-Parallé (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)
José Luís Sánchez (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)
Antonio Pazos (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)
Jose Babarro (Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas, IIM-CSIC)
Antonio Villalba (Centro de Investigacións Mariñas, Xunta de Galicia)
José Miguel Fuentes (Centro de Investigacións Mariñas, Xunta de Galicia)