The Pan-American Regional Group
International Association of Wood Anatomists IAWA

The Pan-American IAWA Regional Group meeting will serve as an international forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience in a wide variety of fields, including general wood anatomy and identification, wood formation and cambial activity, wood anatomy in relation to climate and ecology, paleobotany, tree ring analysis, and wood quality research. New developments in the areas of nanotechnology including recent advances in microscopy and molecular biology are pushing the frontiers of wood anatomy.  Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their recent research progress, exchange information and develop collaboration. 

The IAWA Pan-American meeting is co-sponsored by the Internacional Association of Word Anatomists, Instituto de Biologia-Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Investigación de Zonas Deserticas-Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosí, Instituto de Ecologia-AC, and Internacional Union of Forest Research Organization.