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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

In Memoriam:

Society member and former ISCE president Prof. Kenji Mori passed away on April 16, 2019, at the age of 84. Prof. Mori was a prolific organic chemist, a founder of the Asia-Pacific Association of Chemical Ecologists, and an exemplary ambassador for interdisciplinary research through dedication, inspiration, disciplinary rigor, and human understanding. For more about Prof. Mori's life, please continue reading here.

19 May 2019:

A PhD position is available with the Molecular Evolutionary Biology and Chemical Communication group at the University of MŁnster to study sexual signaling in parasitoid wasps. [view listing]

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]

See more in the news archives.