17 March 2011

Reminder: 13th MAM meeting this Saturday

The annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Malacologists (MAM), unarguably the best mollusk meeting on the east coast, will take place this Saturday, 19 March 2011 at the Delaware Museum of Natural History in Wilmington, Delaware.

From the announcement:

This one-day gathering is designed to facilitate contact among professional, amateur, and student malacologists who are interested in any aspect of molluscan biology. There are no dues, officers, abstracts, or publications. Meeting and parking are free of charge. Participants are encouraged to present and discuss data, compare notes on methods and problems, and catch up with colleagues and friends. Presentations (15 minutes max.) are very informal and cover topics as diverse as current research, trip reports, and collection issues.

Schedule:

0930 Museum opens & light refreshments are served.
1000 Morning presentations
1200 Break for lunch.
1300 Afternoon presentations
1600 Concluding remarks & end of session.
For more information about the meeting, contact Liz Shea eshea@delmnh.org.

I plan to be there and will talk about the respiratory anatomies of some semi-terrestrial snails in the superfamily Rissooidea.

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