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The 5th International Workshop on the Biology of Fish Gametes – THIRD ANNOUNCEMENT

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Ancona (Italy),7th – 11th September 2015.

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the organizing committee, it is my great pleasure and honor to welcome you to join the 5th International Workshop on the Biology of Fish Gametes that will be held in Ancona (Italy) from September 7 to 11, 2015.
I remind you that the date of the 1st of June, which allows you to profit from the early registration fees, is approaching.

The congress will cover issues on the following topics:

Oogenesis: the molecular basis behind oocyte growth, egg quality, fertilization and embryo development
Spermatology: basic and strategic research leading to high quality sperm
Anthropogenic contaminants in the environment: effects on fish gametes
Progress and perspectives on fish gametes cryopreservation
Reproduction and development in ornamental fish and invertebrates
Fish germ cell: from basic sciences to applied biotechnologies
Epigenetic programming: from gametes to embryo

We would like to invite contributors like you to submit papers to the conference through this email address according to the Instructions for Authors page on our website. The due date for abstract submissions is June 1st, 2015.

All accepted papers will be published in a special issue of General and Comparative Endocrinology to ensure the widest dissemination of your published work (

We sincerely wish you are planning to join us for this great event and we look forward to seeing you in Ancona!

Should you need further information, please refer to the conference’s website ( or do not hesitate to contact us.

+39 071 220 4990
+39 071 220 4334
+39 071 220 4643
Program Coordinator

Oliana Carnevali
Prof. Developmental Biology