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23rd Stadler Genetics Symposium
Genome Exploitation: Data Mining
March 31 - April 2, 2003
University of Missouri - Columbia, MO

General Information | Program | Registration Form

The College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources and University Extension at the University of Missouri-Columbia present the 23rd Stadler Genetics Symposium, held on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. The meeting is being organized by JP Gustafson, R Shoemaker, and JW Snape.

The Conference will begin Monday, March 31, 2003 with registration at 8:00 am. Conference days will begin at 8:00 a.m. each morning and end at 5:00 p.m. each night. The banquet on Tuesday, April 1, will begin at 7:00 pm. A detailed program will be distributed at registration.

Directions

All program sessions of the Symposium will be held at the Memorial Union on the Campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Columbia is located near the center of the state. Columbia is approximately 115 miles/185 Kilometers(approx 2 hours) from the St. Louis Airport and approximately 140 miles/225 Kilometers (approx 2 1/2 hours) from the Kansas City Airport.

Directions from St. Louis Int'l. Airport to Memorial Union in Columbia, MO
Directions from Kansas City Int'l. Airport to Memorial Union in Columbia, MO

Lodging

A block of rooms is being held for participants at the following hotels. Reservations should be made before March 10 to receive the discounted rate. Attendees should make their own arrangements with one of the following establishments, specifying that they are part of the Stadler Genetic Symposium group:

Quality Inn (574/449-2731)
1112 Stadium Drive
$47.00 . single/double

Holiday Inn Express (573/449-4422)
801 Keene
$72.00 . single/double

Need a Roommate to Reduce Expenses?

Please contact Yisbel DeLeon-Sudler. She will provide you with a list of other participants who have requested similar information. Telephone: 573/882-8320 E-Mail: .

Transportation

A shuttle bus will be provided to and from the hotels.

Transportation to Columbia
Flights between Columbia and St. Louis are accommodated by American Airlines. Car rental agencies are available at both Kansas City International and St. Louis Lambert Airport. Commuter flights are not available between Kansas City and Columbia. Columbia is located near the center of the state. Columbia is approximately 115 miles/185 kilometers(approx 2 hours) from the St. Louis Airport and approximately 140 miles/225.3 kilometers (approx 2 1/2 hours) from the Kansas City Airport.

Greyhound Service
Greyhound Buses run from Downtown St Louis and downtown Kansas City to Columbia. Buses depart St. Louis , from the Greyhound station downtown at 7:15 a.m., 1:40 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Buses depart Kansas City, buses depart from the Greyhound station downtown at 12:20 a.m., 7:15 a.m. , 1:50 p.m. and 5:55 p.m. You would need to find transportation from the airport to the downtown bus stations.

Tiger Air Express and MoX
Tiger Air Express and MoX are passenger van services serving Columbia to and from St. Louis-Lambert Airport and Kansas City International Airport. For scheduling and more information contact Tiger Air Express at 1-800-333-3026 or online at gotigerairexpress.com or MoX at 877/256-1991 or online at .

Fees

Registration Fees
Participants with proceedings . $170
Participants without proceedings . $120
Student (includes proceedings) . $130
On Site Registration Penalty . Additional $25 fee

The proceedings will be published by Kluwer Academic Publishers and is offered in the registration fee for $50. Retail cost may average $100.

Banquet Fee
The charge for the banquet on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 is in addition to your registration fee. The charge per ticket is $30.00. The banquet will be one of the highlights of the Symposium. The meal will offer an array of food choices; including vegetarian options.

Parking Fee
For those who will be parking a car on campus, parking passes are available for purchase on your registration form for a cost of $6.00. The hang tag for parking will be sent to you with your confirmation materials. Anyone registering after March 14, 2003 will need to pick up the tag at the conference.

Poster Exhibits

Poster Abstracts will be distributed at the conference. Abstracts must be one page in length and received at the MU Conference Office by February 28, 2003. Maximum poster size is 4 ft. X 4 ft. A board with stand will be provided; all other materials are to be furnished by the presenter. Location for posters will be provided at the time of on-site registration.

For Additional Information...

For Additional Program Information Contact:
Perry Gustafson
206 Curtis Hall
University of Missouri- Columbia
Columbia, Missouri 65211
Telephone: 573/882-7318
Fax: 573/875-5359
E-mail:

For Information Regarding Registration, Lodging or Transportation Contact:
Jamie Schieber
344 Hearnes Center
University of Missouri- Columbia
Columbia, Missouri 65211
Telephone: 53/882-9552
Fax: 573/882-1953
E-mail:

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