The International Congress of Genetics is held just once
every five years. In July 2003 the XIX International Congress
of Genetics will be held in Melbourne, Australia.
A total of 280 elite, invited speakers will address the Congress.
There will be a total of 54 Symposia. A dynamic program of
social events is planned and there are many options for pre-
and post-Congress holiday packages along with many tours.
A series of satellite meetings will be held in association
with the Congress. The annual conferences of the Association
for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, the Genetics
Society of Australia and the Human Genetics Society of Australasia
will be incorporated into the Congress.
The Congress will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of
the discovery of the structure of DNA. James D. Watson will
be joined by several other sponsers, aswell as luminaries who made seminal discoveries
in molecular genetics, including Seymour Benzer, Sydney Brenner,
Robin Holliday, H. Gobind Khorana and Charles Yanofsky.Related Biology
8 Nobel Laureates, 280 elite international speakers
and over 2000 delegates from 60 countries - It's the 'Olympics