Call for participation to “Future of the nematodes studies” meeting

To cultivate communications and research activities of nematode breeders in Japan, we are having for the second time a meeting entitled “Future of the nematodes studies”. This meeting is unique in covering the following topics, which are not well presented in other meetings, such as Asia Pacific Worm meeting. Last year the highly acclaimed meeting was hosted at the National Institute of Genetics, while this year it will be hosted by Nagoya University Neuroscience Institute of the Graduate School of Science. We expect your enthusiastic participation! We call for oral & poster presentations.


Date  21st (Wed) 13:00-22nd (Thu) evening, Aug 2019
Place Sakata and Hirata Hall (Science South Building), Department of Science, Nagoya University
Participation fee Free (some amount will be collected for the welcome party)
Deadlines Oral presentations: 14th July 2019
Poster presentations and registrations: 21st July 2019
Registration form
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Prioritized subjects

  • Presentations by researchers who have worked on nematodes less than 5 years
  • Technical tips: trials and errors in experiments, especially for new techniques
  • Proposals for a new field of nematode research


  • To give young students opportunities to present their research
  • To help those who consider starting researches using nematodes
  • To exchange information and experience about new technologies and techniques
  • To encourage young researchers (there will be Next leader and Best poster prizes)
  • To communicate with PIs other than your own
  • To encourage communication among PIs


21st (Wed) 13:00-22nd (Thu) evening, Aug 2019

- A reception/mixer is planned on the evening of 21st (Wed) during the poster presentation. Please join! Estimated cost is ¥3000~¥5000/person, with significant discount for students (~¥1000/person). In line with the aims of the meeting for lively discussion, your participation is highly encouraged.

- On the evening of 22nd there will be a PI meeting. Not only PIs, but anyone with a leadership position such as a postdoc or assistant professor who wants to exchange ideas about the world of nematodes is welcome. Please indicate your participation in the Google Form.


Sakata and Hirata Hall (Science South Building), Department of Science, Nagoya University
ADDRESS:Furo-cho 1, Chikusa-ku , Nagoya, Aichi 464-8601, JAPAN

How to get there: get off at Nagoya Daigaku Station on the Meijo subway line, use exit 2 or 3. The venue is about 5 min walk from the station

(look for D7-2)