International Conference "Life in the Cold 2004"
25-31 July 2004
Sailing the Inside Passage, Alaska

Second announcement and call for interest in making a presentation

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Life in the Cold 2004 is being organized around 15 session topics for
oral presentations, each with associated session organizers. Session
organizers are inviting speakers and soliciting contributions. If you
are interested in presenting a talk within any of the sessions and a
chapter for the book, please contact the session organizers (see below).
In addition, there will be poster sessions for additional papers
associated with a session and for general contributed papers. If you
wish to present a poster, please contact Brian Barnes
(brian.barnes [at]

Life in the Cold 2004,
25-31 July 2004.
Inside Passage, Alaska

Session Topics and Session Organizers (* tentative)

Hibernation and Torpor in Mammals
- Ecology and evolution
Barry Lovegrove, University of Natal, South Africa lovegrove [at]
- Behavior
Stewart Nichol, University of Tasmania, Australia s.c.nicol [at]
- Physiology
Gregory Florant, Colorado State University, U.S.A.
florant [at]
Marina Marjanovic, Eastern Illinois State University, U.S.A.
marinam [at]
- Energetics
Fritz Geiser, The University of New England, Australia
fgeiser [at]
- Neurobiology
Arjen Strijkstra, Groningen University, the Netherlands
a.m.strijkstra [at]
*H. Craig Heller, Stanford University, U.S.A. hcheller [at]
- Biological rhythms
Roelof Hut, Groningen University, the Netherlands r.a.hut [at]
- Cell and molecular basis
Sandra Martin, University of Colorado, U.S.A. Sandy.Martin [at]
- Genomic and proteomic approaches
Matthew Andrews, University of Minnesota, U.S.A. mandrews [at]
- Biomedical applications
Hannah Carey, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.
careyh [at]
Kelly Drew, University of Alaska Fairbanks, U.S.A. ffkld [at]

Overwintering and Cryobiology of Insects
Jack Duman, University of Notre Dame, U.S.A. John.G.Duman.1 [at]

Migration Biology
Eberhard Gwinner, Max-Planck Research Ctr for Ornithology, Germany
gwinner [at]

Overwintering in Ectothermic Vertebrates
William Milsom, University of British Columbia, Canada
milsom [at]

Thermoregulation and Thermogenesis
Gerhardt Heldmaier, University of Marburg, Germany
heldmaie [at]
Barbara Canon, The Wenner-Gren Inst Stockholm University, Sweden
barbara.cannon [at]

Polar Biology
*Arthur DeVries, University of Illinois, U.S.A. adevries [at]
*Chris Cheng, University of Illinois, U.S.A c-cheng [at]

Hibernation and Torpor in Birds
R. Mark Brigham, University of Regina, Canada Mark.Brigham [at]