Conference: Basel.SwissSystematics.Feb7-8

Conference: Basel.SwissSystematics.Feb7-8

13 November, 2012

Dear Colleagues,
it is our pleasure to announce the joint congress of the Swiss

Organismal Biology Societies
held in Basel on 7 & 8 February 2013.
The biology is the yearly joint congress of the Swiss

Zoological Society, the Swiss Botanical Society, and the Swiss

Systematics Society hosted by a Swiss University. The University of

Basel is proud to host the biology back at its birthplace in 2013!
As is the tradition, the conference is open to everybody to attend.

Masters and PhD-students as well as Post-Docs from Swiss universities

and research institutions are encouraged to make a scientific

contribution in form of a talk or a poster.

A highlight not to be missed will be the Darwin Dinner in downtown

Basel honoring Charles Darwin. An invited international speaker will

enrich the evening with an entertaining talk and there will be plenty

of opportunity for discussions, also with our keynote speakers.
The following keynote speakers are confirmed so far:
Marta Barluenga, Natural History Museum Madrid

Jenny Boughman, University of

Carlos Herrera, CSIC Sevilla

Chris Jiggins, University of Cambridge

Mark Wilkinson, Natural History Museum London
All updated information on the conference can be taken from the

Registration opens 5 November 2012. Abstract submission deadline for

talks and posters is 6 January 2013. If you have any questions please

contact us under
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Basel,
your organizing committee
Marco Colombo, Halil Kesselring, Simon Loader, Csar Metzger, Dario

Moser, Marius Roesti, Juerg Stoecklin & Walter Salzburger

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