Call for Papers EEEF 2008

The 2008 Ecological and Evolutionary Ethology of Fishes Conference will be held June 29 - July 3, 2008 on the campus of Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

The early package fee for registration and university lodging for 5 nights is $570 for students and $640 for professionals. The early registration fee to attend is $200 for students and $260 for professionals.

See www.bu.edu/eeef for more information about registration fees, symposia, program updates, and author instructions.

For additional inquiries, contact the EEEF 2008 Host, Maria Abate, at mabate@bu.edu or (617) 353-7453.

Four main symposia are proposed:

1. The George Barlow EEEF Commemorative Symposium:
Fish Reproductive Behavior, Mating and Parental Care Strategies
2. Behavior, Ecology and Evolution of Cichlid Fishes
3. Brains, Genes, and Behavior of Fishes
4. The Biodiversity of Fishes: Mechanisms, Maintenance, and Threats
5. Proposals are also welcome for contributed sessions on special topics

Sessions will begin on June 30 and end on July 3 and will include both oral and poster presentations.
Optional holiday weekend housing is available on campus.

Scientific Program Committee:
Maria Abate - Host, Boston University
Sigal Balshine, McMaster University
Ronald Coleman, California State University, Sacramento
John Godwin, North Carolina State University
Les Kaufman, Boston University
Phillip Lobel, Boston University
David L. G. Noakes, Oregon State University

Important Dates:
April 15: Earliest registration period ends
May 30: Last day to email abstracts to eeef@bu.edu

Local Organizing Committee:
Maria Abate, Boston University
Michael Clancy, Boston University

Please join us for an exciting program in a historic city during a fantastic holiday time of year!

On behalf of the organizing committee,
Maria Abate
Boston University
Division of Natural Science
Affiliated Faculty of Biology and the Marine Program