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Annual Meeting: Kyoto, Japan
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The 33rd annual meeting of the ISCE was held in Kyoto, Japan from 23-27 August, 2017. This was our second joint meeting with our colleagues in APACE, the Asia-Pacific Association of Chemical Ecologists.

Thank you to all our members and to APACE for making this meeting a huge success! The official meeting website is still available online for viewing the program, which is also listed under the "previous meetings" section of the ISCE website. Additionally, please return here soon for more information regarding the 2018 Meeting in Budapest, Hungary.


Recent News

12 October 2017:

The Jena School for Microbial Communication is seeking a doctoral student to study interactions between pea aphids and their bacterial symbionts. [view listing]

9 October 2017:

A position is available at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences for a doctoral student to study oviposition site selection in mosquitoes. [view listing]

8 September 2017:

A postdoctoral position is available at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences to study the olfactory genetics of mosquitoes. [view listing]

30 August 2017:

The Beckman lab at Utah State University is seeking a doctoral student to study variation in the defensive traits of leaves, fruits, and seeds of Panamanian trees and shrubs. [view listing]

14 August 2017:

The Département des sciences naturelles at the Université du Québec en Outaouais invites applications for a tenure track professor position in chemical ecology and natural product chemistry. [view listing]

1 August 2017:

The Paris lab at James Cook University invites applicants for a doctoral scholarship to study the pack-forming pheromones of African wild dogs. [view listing]

31 July 2017:

A postdoctoral fellowship is available at SLU Alnarp to study the chemical communication between apple trees, microbes, and insects. [view listing]

14 July 2017:

The second issue of the 2017 ISCE newsletter is published and available for viewing online! [view newsletters]

See more in the news archives.