On Wednesday, August 19, the IGTRCN Short Course is hosting a mini-symposium from 5 to 9 pm with three internationally recognized experts in their respective fields of study and who rely heavily on insects and insect genetic technologies in their research. This mini-symposium is expected to be well-attended by local scientists. Located at 9630 Gudelsky Drive – Universities at Shady Grove.
Special Presentation – August 19, 2015 from 5-9 PM
Flies, Monarchs and Mosquitoes: Insights Using Genetic Technologies
Norbert Perrimon, Ph.D., Harvard University – “Tools for functional genomics in Drosophila”
Steven Reppert, M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School – “Neural and genetic basis of monarch butterfly migration”
Leslie Vosshall, Ph.D., Rockefeller University – “The Neurogenetics of Mosquito Behavior”
Buffet and Refreshments provided