XI ICMAM - 2012 ! ...

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XI International Congress of Medical and Applied Malacology (XI ICMAM)

from 25th to 29th September 2012 


The Eleventh International Congress on Medical and Applied Malacology (11th ICMAM) will be held in

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2012



The 11th ICMAM will be a great opportunity for professional, student and amateur malacologists to get together to discuss their research in formal and informal settings and also to exchange ideas and methodologies. In order to reach these purposes, there will be thematic symposia, open contributed sessions and a poster session.


The fundamental aim of this Congress will be to assemble researchers interested in several aspects of the biology of mollusks, including:

basic biology of mollusks, ...

mollusks as mediators of parasitic diseases of humans and other animals, in the harvesting, ...

culture and propagation of mollusks as food, and ...

in mollusks as pests of agriculture,

materials, etc.


This Congress is being co-hosted by the International Society for Medical and Applied Malacology (ISMAM) and the Brazilian Malacological Society (SBMa).



Dra. Sonia Barbosa dos Santos – President of the Brazilian Society of Malacology (sbmalacologia@yahoo.com.br)

Dra. Silvana Thiengo – Chair of the Brazilian Committee for the XI ICMAM (sthiengo@ioc.fiocruz.br)

Dr. John Burch – Chair of the International Committee for the ICMAMs (jbburch@umich.edu)