AMYLOID/bionet.neuroscience.amyloid PASSES: 249 YES to 1 NO

BIOSCI Administrator biosci-help at
Thu Apr 6 13:58:25 EST 1995

I am pleased to announce that the proposal below to create


passed by a vote of 249 YES to 1 NO.

Thus the AMYLOID group has graduated from "prototype" to full
newsgroup status.  Please continue to use the current AMYLOID mailing
list until an announcement is made regarding the creation of the
USENET newsgroup and the second posting address at our Daresbury site
in the U.K.


				Dave Kristofferson
				BIOSCI/bionet Manager

				biosci-help at

Proposal to establish AMYLOID/bionet.neuroscience.amyloid

Proposed USENET name:           bionet.neuroscience.amyloid

Proposed mailing list name:     AMYLOID

Proposed e-mail addresses:      amyloid at
                                amyloid at

Discussion leader:              David Small
                                david_small at

Newsgroup charter:

The aim of the newsgroup is to be a discussion forum for researchers
on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders ( including prion
diseases).  The newsgroup is only intended to be for the use of people
**actively** working in the field of dementia research.  Areas covered
include the biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology of
amyloidogenesis, the epidemiology and clinical features of Alzheimer's
disease, scrapie, CJD etc.

Material which would be welcome for posting includes: 1) the
advertisement of scientific conferences, 2) questions of a technical
or scientific nature.  Postings related to issues of carer support,
ageing (in general, i.e., not dementia related) and advertisement of
commercial products should not be made on this mailing list.

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