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The Iberian Association of Comparative Endocrinology (AIEC) was created on March 10, 1998 in Peñíscola-Castellón (Spain). 

The association was founded to provide encouragement and to foster the research and scientific development and knowledge in comparative endocrinology developed in the Iberian Peninsula. The Association is composed mainly by  Spanish and Portuguese scientists whose research are related to different aspects of endocrinology in both vertebrates and invertebrates. The Society is open for new members, coming from the Iberia Peninsula and other countries, interested in comparative endocrinology, comparative physiology and biochemistry as well as environmental issues. The aim of Association is to give its members the posibility to share and discuss their scientific results specially encouraging the participation of young researchers.

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Organizing Committee

AIEC Board

Isabel Navarro (President), University of Barcelona, Spain

Jose Luis Soengas (Vice-president), University of Vigo, Spain

Francisco Prat Bella (Secretary), Institute of Marine Sciences of Andalucia, Spain

Encarnación Capilla Campos (Treasurer), University of Barcelona, Spain

Mª Luz Pérez Igualada ( Vocal), Valencia Polytechnic University, Spain

Francisco Javier Sánchez-Vázquez (Vocal), University of Murcia, Spain

Patricia Isabel Silvestre Pinto (Vocal), Centre of Marine Sciences, Portugal

Ibon Cancio Uriarte (Vocal), University of the Basque Country, Spain


Local organizing committee (CCMAR/Univ. Algarve)

Adelino Vicente Mendonça Canário (Professor and Director of CCMAR)

Deborah Mary Power (Professor and Team Leader at CCMAR)

Patricia Isabel Silvestre Pinto (Auxiliary researcher)

João C. Cardoso (Senior researcher at CCMAR)

Pedro M. Guerreiro (Senior researcher at CCMAR)

Andreia Pinto (Communications Manager - CCMAR)