The ConGen2015 Conference (www.congen2015.com) and the Open Lecture Series in Rincon will be proceeding as scheduled January 12-22, 2015 at Rincon of the Seas Hotel. I am attaching the most current schedule in excel file. A lot more information about this event can be found at www.congen2015.com. People from more than 28 countries will come to Rincon for this international course which has been sponsored by the American Genetic Association, the Smithsonian Institution, UPRM and others.
A special interest is the Open Science Lecture Series. These are lectures by famous scientists that will occur every night at 7:30 pm except Saturday.
Here is the list of the speakers and what they are famous for:
In addition on Saturday 17th there will be a field demonstration at the zoo by Luis Figueroa and the famous okapi and rhino vet Scott Citino from White Oak Conservation Center, and Sunday 18th there will be a Puerto RIcan Parrot day - with Tom White, Ricardo Valentin a dn Jafet Velez all presenting on the success of the Parrot program to the international audience.