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Eye Development at the Houston "Fly Meeting"
International Journal of Developmental Biology
  • Amit Singh, University of Dayton
Document Type
News Article
Publication Date
1-1-2006
Abstract
Meeting report: The 47th Annual Drosophila Research Conference or "Fly Meeting" took place at Houston, Texas, USA from March 29th- April 2nd, 2006, under the aegis of the Genetics Society of America. The Fly Meeting provides an excellent opportunity for fly researchers to present their work and to get a snapshot of recent developments and upcoming trends in their research field. The fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is a very versatile model to study growth, patterning, neural development, evolution, systemetics and various other facets of biomedical science. The topics presented in the meeting covered a very broad spectrum of fly research. In this commentary, I have focused mainly on the presentations related to two fields: 1) research in various fields that use the Drosophila eye as a model system, and 2) the community resources available to all fly researchers.
Inclusive pages
659-663
ISBN/ISSN
0214-6282
Document Version
Published Version
Comments

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Publisher
UBC Press
Peer Reviewed
Yes
Citation Information
Amit Singh. "Eye Development at the Houston "Fly Meeting"" International Journal of Developmental Biology Vol. 50 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amit_singh/40/