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8th Central Diatom Meeting (10 – 13 April at University of Zagreb, Croatia).

Dear colleagues,

Please note deadlines for abstract submission and reduced registration fees for 8th Central Diatom Meeting (10 – 13 April at University of Zagreb, Croatia).

Please note important deadlines:

Submission of abstracts - 25th January 2014

Reduced registration fees - 1st February 2014


Submission […]

Proceedings of the 21st International Diatom Symposium

The Proceedings of the 21st International Diatom Symposium, held in St Paul, Minnesota, August 2010, are now available. The special issue of Phytotaxa (Volume 127 (1): 1-210) can be viewed here:

Job Opportunity - Palaeoecology Group, Utrecht University

The Palaeoecology group at Utrecht University seeks a postdoctoral researcher to support and develop diatom based palaeoecological and palaeoclimatological studies within the Department of Physical Geography. The Palaeoecology group works on the interface of biology and geosciences and aims on combination and integration of modern ecological data and proxy-derived information. The position is […]

23rd International Diatom Symposium, Nanjing, China: 7-12th September 2014

Dear All
We are pleased to announce details of the 23rd International Diatom Symposium, which is being hosted by Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The symposium will being with an ice-breaker party on Sunday 7th through to the farewell banquet on Friday evening 12nd September 2014.
We welcome participation from across the full spectrum […]

British Diatom Meeting October 25th - 27th 2013

Dear all,
Here is some advanced notice of the British Diatom meeting 2013.  This year the meeting is to be held at Blencathra Field Centre situated in the picturesque surroundings of the Lake District, running from dinner on Friday 25th October until lunch on Sunday 27th October. Please join us for […]

Central European Diatom & ADLaF joint meetings: 16-20 sept 2013 – registration open

Dear colleagues,


Registration for the 7th Central European Diatom meeting (CE-Diatom) and the 32nd conference of the French Speaking Diatomists Association (ADLaF) is now open at:

The meetings will be held in Thonon, 30 km from Geneva. The ADLaF conference will be held in French from Sept […]

Meeting - The Molecular Life of Diatoms, 25 – 28 June 2013, Paris

Rapid progress in genomics and molecular genetics in selected model diatoms, together with the novel resources derived from modern oceanography and materials science are providing new opportunities to understand diatom biology and ecology, and to exploit them for biofuels and nanotechnology. This EMBO Workshop aims to be a platform to share the most recent research, […]

XIII International scientific phycological conference (XIII Diatom School): Borok, Yaroslavl, Russia, 24th - 29th August 2013

Further details about the XIII Diatom School can be found here:
First circular
Registration form

4th Polar Marine Diatom Taxonomy and Ecology Workshop, Cardiff University, United Kingdom: 4th – 9th August 2013

Following the great success of the first three Polar Marine Diatom Workshops in Yamagata, Nebraska and last year in Sydney, the 4th Polar Marine Diatom Taxonomy and Ecology Workshop will be held at Cardiff University, United Kingdom, from 4th – 9th August 2013. Place these dates in your calendar, think […]

Combined Central European Diatom and ADLaF meetings September 2013

The 32nd meeting of the French Speaking Diatom Association (16-18 sept 2013) and the 7th Central European Diatom Meeting, Thonon-les-Bains, (18-20 sept 2013) will be held in Thonon-les-Bains.
Thonon-les-Bains is 30 km from Geneva international airport, on the
shore of lake Geneva. Please visit the website of the meetings:

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