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Arthropod Genomics Center


All the information you need for scheduling your travel to Manhattan KS! Contact symposium coordinator Kascha Johnson if you have any questions.

Symposium Schedule

The 12th Arthropod Genomics Symposium Schedule (.pdf) will continue to be updated as presentation titles and meal locations become available. Speakers can be found in alphabetical order by session on the Speaker page. All symposium sessions will be at the K-State Alumni Center. A Night on the Prairie will be at the Konza Prairie Biological Station.

Pre-Symposium Workshop

A pre-symposium workshop title Curation Clinic will be in the afternoon on Wednesday, June 12 at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan, KS. To learn more about this opportunity, visit Pre-Symposium Workshop.


The Arthropod Genomics Symposium will begin Wednesday evening, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. with an opening keynote presentation and welcome reception. Thursday, June 13, and Friday, June 14, will include talks by featured speakers, abstract presentations and poster sessions.

Symposium Sessions

  1. i5K/Comparative Genomics
  2. Stress Response
  3. Bioinformatics
  4. Microbiome
  5. Evo/Devo
  6. Vector Biology

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions will be scheduled for Thursday and Friday of the symposium. Authors will present their posters at these sessions. If interested in submitting a poster abstract for the symposium, then learn more under Abstract Submission.

Night at the Konza Prairie

Symposium presentations will conclude Friday at 5:00 p.m. Spend Friday evening wrapping up the symposium at the event Night at the Konza Prairie. Find out about transportation, the Butterfly Hill Hike, who will be entertaining us and more.