Worm Breeder's Gazette 15(2): 1 (February 1, 1998)

These abstracts should not be cited in bibliographies. Material contained herein should be treated as personal communication and should be cited as such only with the consent of the author.

1998 East Coast C. elegans Meeting

Boston Area Organizing Committee / ECWM98


1998 East Coast C. elegans Meeting
Boston University
Boston, MA
June 5-7

The 1998 East Coast C. elegans meeting will be held at Boston
University, Boston, MA on Friday, June 5 - Sunday, June 7.  The meeting
will begin with a platform session on Friday evening and end after the
platform session Sunday morning.

Registration and Abstract Deadline: April 22, 1998

Registration and abstract forms are due with fees on April 22--no later! 
We request that all attendees submit abstracts, even if you do not
present a talk or poster.  

Meeting information: Information on the 1998 East Coast C. elegans
meeting can be accessed at: http://xanadu.mgh.harvard.edu/ECWM97
starting January 30th.  This page will include all registration and
abstract material and further announcements, directions, schedule
information, and a link to the abstracts.

Electronic submission of abstracts: WWW submission of your abstract is
To submit via WWW (using Mosaic or Netscape):
1) Open the URL http://eatworms.swmed.edu/   Click on C. elegans
1) Open http://xanadu.mgh.harvard.edu/ECWM97 
2) Click on East Coast Meeting Abstract Submission and follow the
instructions that appear.  You may submit either plain ASCII text or
formatted abstracts in HTML.

Hard copy submission of abstracts: A hard copy of your abstract is also
a) Submit on standard 8x11 paper.
b) Left margin should be 1.5 inches, right margin 1 inch, bottom margin
at least 0.75 inches.
c) Abstract should include title, authors, and addresses, followed by
d) In bottom margin, please indicate whether you wish to present a talk
or poster or whether you are just submitting an abstract.  Please note
that due to time constraints, only 1 in 4 people will be able to give

Please make the two abstracts as identical as possible. We will use the
hard copy to make the meeting book. We will use the electronic version
to post abstracts to the web- about a week before the meeting so that
the worm community will know what is being presented at the meeting. In
addition, this early posting will allow attendees to peruse abstracts
before the meeting. Contact hart@helix.mgh.harvard.edu if cannot submit
by WWW.

Parasitic Nematode Workshop: A Parasitic Nematode Workshop will be held
during the day on Friday, June 5 at Boston University.  Further
information will be posted on the Web Site.  Organizing committee: David
Bird and Claude Maina.

Looking forward to seeing you in Boston!

The Boston Area Organizing Committee