Thursday evening, April 10, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Contributions to Genome Annotation. Christine
Elsik (BeeBase), Georgetown University, will provide
training on the Apollo Genome Annotation Curation Tool.
Cost to attend this
optional workshop is
$25. Seating is
limited to the first 40
Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April
The following featured speakers will present new
insights from genomic approaches in arthropods and
describe the development of tools for genomic
analysis. The Symposium sessions will begin
Friday at 8:30 am and conclude Saturday at 4:00 pm.
John Kenneth Colbourne, Indiana University
Christine G. Elsik, Georgetown University
Sarjeet S. Gill, University of California,
Catherine A. Hill, Purdue University
Thomas Kaufman, Indiana University
J. Robert Manak, University of Iowa
Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan, Kansas State
Hugh M. Robertson, University of Illinois at
Bruce R. Schatz, University of Illinois at
Jeff Stuart, Purdue University
Judith H. Willis, University of Georgia
Evgeny Zdobnov, University of Geneva Medical
There will be two poster sessions.
A few platform presentations will be chosen from
submitted poster abstracts.
Friday evening, April 11, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Saturday evening, April 12
Sunday morning, April 13
Participate in a roundtable discussion led
by members of the ArthropodBase Consortium regarding
the generation of integrated arthropod genome
databases, tools for genome analysis, and community
Individual training throughout the meeting
funding provided by the Center for Genomic
Studies on Arthropods Affecting Human, Animal
and Plant Health with support from Targeted
Excellence at Kansas State University.