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"I would urge, that a thorough study of Human Physiology is, in itself, an education broader and more comprehensive than much that passes under that name. There is no side of the intellect which it does not call into play, no region of human knowledge into which either its roots, or its branches, do not extend." — Thomas Henry Huxley
Click Here to Download the Official 2014 APS Intersociety Meeting Program
Workshop 1: Trainee Workshop: Non-Traditional Career Paths for Comparative Physiologists
Workshop 2: The Challenge of Teaching Physiology in a Changing Environment: Innovation and Resources
The Meeting Organizer and the APS would like to welcome you to the official 2014 APS Intersociety Meeting: Comparative Approaches to Grand Challenges in Physiology that is scheduled to take place at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center located in San Diego, California. Click on the menu tabs to the left to find information on how to submit an abstract, register for the meeting, make your hotel reservations and learn more about the meeting program, plus much, much more.
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About the Meeting
The theme of the meeting will be “Comparative Approaches to Grand Challenges in Physiology.” Comparative physiology takes advantage of the diverse evolutionary histories and ecological settings of animals. By definition, comparative physiology is broad, spanning a variety of animal taxa occurring in diverse environmental settings, and studied at many levels of biological organization (from molecular physiology to physiological ecology). This breadth allows comparative physiology to (a) understand basic physiological processes and (b) identify novel mechanisms used by animals to solve specific physiological challenges.
This meeting will draw comparative and evolutionary physiologists from around the world to present and discuss recent advances in animal physiology. The three and a half day meeting will feature 15 symposia, 2 plenary lectures, 2 workshops, and multiple sessions for volunteered abstracts as either oral or poster presentations. This meeting will include the 2014 Scholander Award competition for young comparative physiologists, a best poster competition, as well as several travel awards.
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