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Mollusc Research Austria

Austrian platform for mollusc researchers

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„Molluskenforschung Austria“ (MoFA) is a society founded as an Austrian platform for Malacologists supporting their projects and activities as well as the communication with related research groups and initiatives at a national and international level.
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In the first general meeting of the society in January 2017 the society´s organs were elected. Presently the board of MoFA consists of the following persons Read more…


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Dear Colleagues and friends of malacology,

we heartily invite you to the 1st Annual Meeting of the Society Mollusc Research Austria (MoFA) which will be held from 26-27 June 2019 in Salzburg, Austria.

The deadline for the excursion to Triestingtal on May 17th, 2019 is approaching. Please register until 19th April at . We will have the opportunity to gain insights into the system of drinking water supply, to visit some springs and to search at some springs for snails. The participation is free of charge. Detailed […]

The first MoFA Annual Meeting is approaching!
Date: 26th and 27th June 2019 in Salzburg
Your early registration facilitates the smooth planning of the meeting!
Registration deadline and abstract submission: April 30th, 2019 → to the conference page

Contributions from all areas of malacology are welcome.

We are pleased to announce that the MoFA Junior Award will be awarded for the best talk and the best poster of participants in early careers (e.g., MSc and PhD studies). → read more!

Contact us!

“Mollusc Research Austria“ society
Natural History Museum Vienna
Burgring 7
1010 Vienna


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