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Annual Meeting: Atlanta, USA
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The 35th annual meeting of the ISCE will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from 2-6 June 2019, and hosted by by Mark Hay and Julia Kubanek of the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Biological Sciences and Aquatic Chemical Ecology Center.

The meeting venue is the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, near the center of Atlanta. The scientific program will offer sessions focused on inter- and intraspecific interactions, as well as molecular structures, applications, and member-submitted symposia. We will keep you advised of registration dates, and the official meeting website will be continuously updated as information is available.

Recent News

9 April 2019:

The International Max Planck Research School invites applications for five doctoral students to join several ongoing projects in the field of chemical ecology. [view listing]

17 March 2019:

A doctoral student position is available at Lund University to study odorant receptors in several species of bark beetles. [view listing]

18 February 2019:

The first issue of the 2019 ISCE newsletter is available, and voting is open for the 2019 officer election. Please log into your account to vote.

9 February 2019:

Student travel awards are available for attending the 2019 ISCE meeting in Atlanta, Georgia! The deadline for submitting applications is 1 March 2019. [view award]

9 February 2019:

The Tholl lab at Virginia Tech is seeking a Masterís or Ph.D. student to study stink bug pheromone metabolism and engineering in trap crops. [view listing]

4 February 2019:

A postdoctoral position is available with Project EXTEMIT-K to functionally characterize olfactory receptor neurons in spruce bark beetles. [view listing]

4 February 2019:

A postdoctoral position is available with the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) to study the chemical ecology of spotted wing Drosophila. [view listing]

16 January 2019:

In honor of Dr. Jerrold Meinwald's birthday, the ISCE reissues six short videos originally presented at the 2017 ISCE/APACE meeting in Kyoto, Japan. [1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6]

See more in the news archives.