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To register for the 2018 Arthropod Genomics Symposium please fill out the form here.

Vector Biology Travel Grants are available. For more information click here.


Tours (Optional, registration required)

Friday, June 8th
5:00pm - 6:30pm

We will offer walking tours of the UIUC campus during the 5:00pm - 6:30pm time slot on Friday, June 8. These are guided tours of the main campus and the adjacent agriculture or engineering campuses, each with a theme depending on the faculty leading the tour.

Each tour is limited to 20 participants. If the tours are filled, there will also be self-guided tours available with more regular campus themes through phone apps. Tours will go ahead in all weather, except an official severe weather warning, so bring an umbrella if rain is forecast. Register for these tours using the registration link above.

Tour 1: Genomics
Led by Gene Robinson, Director of the Institute for Genomic Biology, and leader of the honey bee genome project.

Tour 2: Entomology
Led by May Berenbaum, Head of the Department of Entomology, and author of Buzzwords in American Entomologist.

Tour 3: Art
Led by Hugh Robertson, insect genomics enthusiast, and Christina Nordholm, Hugh’s artist wife.