3rd to 7th August 2014

Preliminary Program - Main Topics

Structure and Evolution

Invited Speaker: Elena Temereva, Moscow State University, Moscow (Russia)

Development and organization of phoronid coelomic system sheds light on the coelom evolution in Bilateria.

Structure and Development

Invited Speaker: Andreas Hejnol, Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, Bergen (Norway)

How to make a protostome - a developmental perspective.

Structure and Function

Invited speaker: Peter Fratzl, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam (Germany)

Chitin, protein and minerals – material solutions from the toolbox of invertebrates.

Ancient Structures

Invited Speaker: Greg Edgecombe, The Natural History Museum, London (UK)

The fossil record of invertebrate anatomy: potential and limits.

Presidential Lecture

Invited Speaker: Gonzalo Giribet, Harvard University, Cambridge MA (USA)

Morphology should not be forgotten in the era of genomics.

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