The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences will host the 6th Aquatic Animal Models for Human Disease June 30 – July 3. It will be held jointly with the Midwest Zebrafish conference. Many members of the MBRG and XGSC will be attending this meeting -- hope to see you there! The conference website is here:
Abstracts are due by May 1 -- but you must register to be invited to submit your abstract.
We are pleased to report that the paper describing the genome of X. maculatus is in press, and will be published in Nature Genetics soon. Watch this space for more details!
Here's a link to the story on the KENS5 website. The video is available below, too.
http://www.xiphophorus.txstate.edu is the new home of Xiphophorus.org.