4th Congress of Slovenian Genetic Society and 2nd meeting of The Slovenian Society of Human Genetics with international participation

September 28th – October 1st 2006

Biological Centre, Ljubljana 

Dear Colleague,
on behalf of the boards of Slovenian Genetic Society and Slovenian Society for Human Genetics I would like to invite you to attend the 4th Congress of Slovenian Genetic Society and 2nd Meeting of Slovenian Society for Human Genetics, which will be held at Biological Center, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana, Slovenia, from September 28th to October 1st 2006. 

The organising committee anticipates an exciting and fruitful scientific meeting where the most recent developments in genetics and their relation to medicine, biotechnology, agriculture, population, resources and environment will be presented. It will consist of plenary lectures, oral presentations and posters, grouped into the following main topics:

1. Genomic technologies
2. Pharamcogenomics
3. Biotechnology
4. Genetic diseases
5. Genetic resources and diversity
6. Mutagenesis and genome environment interactions
7. Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

The meeting will be special challenge for young researchers who are invited to apply for the competition for the Golden Chromosome award.

Call for Abstracts


Participants are invited to submit abstracts of their presentations before July 31, 2006. Title and abstract should be written in Slovene and English language. Abstracts should include: Title, Authors (presenting author underlined), Affiliation, of the authors and Abstract text (maximum 250 words). Abstracts should be sent by E-mail as attachments to sgdinfo@nib.si  Short oral presentations (15 minutes including discussion) will be selected from submitted abstracts. Authors of contributions selected for oral presentation will be notified by August 30, 2006. Posters will be displayed during the conference and presented during the poster session. Maximum size of the poster is: 1m width and 1,5 m height. Official language of the congress will be Slovene, and the working language will be English.

Registration:

Before July 15 25.000 SIT/104 EUR
After July 15 30.000 SIT/125 EUR

The deadline for the rduced regustration fee has been extended till July 15 2006.

Undergraduate students with a valid proof of student status have free attendance to lectures.

Registration fee includes congress materials, welcome party and get together dinner.

Registration form can be found at : http://www.sgd.si/en/Registration_form/
Payment of registration fee for foreign participants:
Account name: Slovensko genetsko društvo, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Account number: 02014-0051073956 with notification Genetika06
Bank name: NLB d.d. Ljubljana, Podružnica Moste, Nove Fužine 33, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
BIC/SWIFT: LJBASI2X
IBAN code: SI56020140051073956
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