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Details about poster presentation are now posted in the posters page. Click the "poster information" link on the left navigation bar above for details!

Check out the information about shuttle service from Tucson and Phoenix airports to Marriott in the "shuttle from airports" link on the left navigation bar above for details!

Details about talks in the conference are now posted in the oral presentations page. Click the "Oral presentations" link on the left navigation bar above for details!

Meeting sponsors and exhibitors


A special thanks to our sponsors and exhbitors whose support made this meeting an affordable one to all its participants.


To all FSPRIII participants: Please support the sponsors and exhbitors by visiting their websites and booths in the conference respectively.


With generous support from USDA and NSF, we are pleased to announce that several awards (each = $500) will be available to graduate students and post docotoral fellows. Women and participants from under represented groups will be given priority for these awards.

Amount awarded will be first used to fully reimburse the registration fees of the attendee. The remainder will be provided to the awardee to cover the cost of attending FSPR III (room and/or travel).


To be considered for the award,

(i) please register no later than June 16, 2008 (you will be asked to indicate whether you are seeking financial assistance in the registration form) and

(ii) submit your abstract no later than June 16, 2008.

(iii) submit a brief justification demonstrating the need for financial support

(iv) submit a letter from your advisor in support of your financial assistance application.

Register here and submit your financial assistance documents by emailing them to Ravi Palanivelu (