Invited Speakers

Michael Monaghan

Michael Monaghan


Dr. Michael T. Monaghan is a Senior Scientist and Group Leader (Molecular Ecology and Genomics) at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, Germany. His background is in freshwater ecology and evolutionary biology and he has lived and worked in Germany, England, Switzerland, Singapore, Japan, Tanzania, Madagascar, New Zealand, and the USA. He carried out his doctoral research at Eawag and received a PhD from ETH Zürich in 2002. He was then a post-doctoral fellow and later Research Associate at Imperial College and the Natural History Museum, London. His research group currently studies diversification and adaptation in freshwater organisms including the influence of environmental changes (e.g., climate and habitat). The group also works on the development of genomics and bioinformatics approaches for biodiversity research in rivers, lakes, and wetlands.

Key Dates

December 1, 2016
Call for special session proposal
June 9, 2017
Deadline for special session proposal
June 30, 2017
Notification of acceptance (special session)
October 5, 2017
Submission system open
December 29, 2017
April 30, 2018
Deadline for general session paper/abstract
January 26, 2018
April 30, 2018
Deadline for special session paper/abstract
March 16, 2018
To be announced
Notification of acceptance (paper/abstract)
April 27, 2018
June 30, 2018
Deadline for early bird registration
May 26, 2018
June 25, 2018
Deadline for final paper/abstract submission






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Tokyo Metropolitan Government