Invitation to the 3rd Colloquium of Genetics

We are inviting you to the 3rd Colloquium of Genetics, which is organized by Genetic Society of Slovenia (GSS) in cooperation with Slovenian Society of Human Genetics (SSHG). The colloquium will be held on

13th September 2013

at Marine Biology Station Piran,
National Institute of Biology

The purpose of the meeting is to present the research achievements of graduate students and post-graduate students in the field of molecular biology, genetics and genomics in relation with health, biotechnology, agriculture and environment.

Participants have to be under the age of 35; participants can also be students, which finished their PhD study, but the time elapsed between defence of PhD thesis and the last day of registration should not exceed more than one year. Contributions will be presented as short presentation (10 min) or as poster. The best presentations and posters will be awarded.

Meeting will include the following sections:
1. Genomics
2. Biotechnology
3. Molecular basis of diseases
4. Population genetics
5. Interaction genome - environment
6. Genomic interactions

Official language of the meeting will be English.


Registration fee is 15 EUR for students, 20 EUR for other members of GSS and 25 EUR for non-members of GSS. The fee includes meeting material, lunch and coffee within breaks.

Only GSS members that have already paid membership for year 2013 can apply for reduced registration fee. Instructions for membership payment can be found on society web page:



Instruction for preparation of contributions

Contributions can be submitted in two forms:

• as abstracts (up to 250 words) or

• as articles. An article has to include more than 4 pages/more than 8000 characters and have to be structured into following sections: abstract, introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion.

Please send completed registration form and contributions to the following e-mail address:

The extended date for the registration is 10th August 2013.

Abstract and article forms can be found in the attachment at the bottom of the page.



Payment of registration fee

Registration fee should be pay by bank transfer to GSS bank account.

Name: Genetic Society of Slovenia (GSS)
Address: Jamnikarjeva 101, 1000 Ljubljana

Bank account opened at NLB Poljanska, Poljanska cesta 31

SI56 0201 4005 1073 956

As payment intent it should be written >ČL colloquium – Name and Surname< of the participant.



At the 3rd Colloquium of Genetics awards for best contributions have been conferred:

For best research work presentation:

First award: Marko Flajšman, UL, Biotechnical faculty

Second award: Victoria Bertucci, University of Trieste, Department of Life Sciences


For best poster presentation:

Jana Obšteter: UL, Biotechnical faculty



On behalf of Organization Committee of GSS