From 25-29 September, the 11th International Congress on Medical and Applied Malacology was held in Rio de Janeiro. The abstract book just appeared. It may be found here: http://www.icmam2012.com.br/si.html (follow the link under the heading of Abstract book).
Robert Cowie (University of Hawaii) – Advancing Malacological research: crossing boundaries to have a broader impact (28).
Takahiro Asami (Shinshu University) – Quantitative variation and evolution of chirality in pulmonate snails (29).
John B. Burch (University of Michigan / USA) – Ethics in Scientific Publication (30).
Uthaiwan Kovitvadhi (Kasetsart University) – In vitro culture of freshwater pearl mussel from glochidia to adult (31).
David Gwyn Robinson (Academy of Natural Sciences / USA) – The official USDA response to invasive pest snails in the USA: two recent case studies (32).
Alejandra Rumi (Universidad Nacional de La Plata) – Neglected diseases: contributions from the continental malacology (33).
José Henrique Leal (The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum) – Museums and Malacological Collections (34).
Gonzalo Giribet (Harvard University) – Advancing Malacology with the use of transcriptomic data (35).
Ana Paula M. Oliveira; Monica A. Fernandez; Silvana C. Thiengo – Aelurostrongylus abstrusus larvae (Nematoda; Metastrongyloidea) in Achatina fulica from Brazil: current situation (42).
Daniel Coscarelli; Almir R. Pepato; Teofânia Vidigal – Systematics of genus Omalonyx from sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit I gene and morphology (68).
Meire Silva Pena – Diversity of land mollusk in Northern Minas Gerais state or: – what do we know about the Brazilian malacofauna? (71).
Joana Zanol; Elisson Romanel; Jéssica Caeiro; Silvana C. Thiengo; Claudia A. de M. Russo – Genetic diversity of Achatina (Lissachatina) fulica Bowdich, 1822 in Brazil (82).
Norma Campos Salgado; Claudio José Fernandes da Costa – The land malacofauna from Serra da Capivara National Park, Northeast of Brazil, Piauí, recognized as World Heritage Site by Unesco (91).
Meire Silva Pena – Morphological characterization of Scutalus cotopaxiensis (Pfeiffer, 1852) (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Orthalicidae) (92).
Janine Oliveira Arruda; José Willibaldo Thomé; Luiz Roberto Malabarba – Taxonomic review and cladistic analysis of Omalonyx (Gastropoda, Succineidae) (93).