CELL DEATH SYMPOSIUM LAST CALL

Richard A. Lockshin lockshin at mindspring.com
Fri Oct 4 09:25:15 EST 1996


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From:         "Richard A. Lockshin" <lockshin at sjumusic.stjohns.edu>
Organization:  St. John's University

FALL MEETING Mechanisms of Cell Death LAST CALL
CELL DEATH SOCIETY The Death Poets' Society)

Date: Saturday, October 12, 1996 8:45AM-6:00 PM

Queens College of C.U.N.Y.
Music Building, Lefrak Hall
Flushing, Queens, N.Y.

Speakers:

Session I
Opening Remarks
Chair:  Zahra Zakeri

Samuil Umanski
LXR Biotechnology, Inc., Richmond, CA
Relationship between cell death and proliferation.

Arturo Zychlinsky
Skirball Inst., NYU
Apoptosis as a trigger of inflammation in Shigella infection

Coffee Break

Session II
Chair:  Raymond Birge

Michael Hengartner
Cold Spring Harbor Labs, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Programmed cell death in C. elegans

Barbara A. Osborne
University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
Regulation of apoptosis in the thymus

Gabriel Nunez
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Regulation of Cell Death by Bcl-2 Gene Family

Lunch

Session III
Chair:  Richard Lang

David Vaux
Walter & Elisa Hall Institute, Australia 
Using cell death inhibitors to understand pathways of apoptosis

Dale Bredesen
La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA
Thanatopsis: Principles emerging from the study of neural cell death.

Coffee Break

Session IV
Chair:  Richard Lockshin

Martin Tenniswood
W. Alton Jones Cell Science Center, Lake Placid NY
Is there a causative link between apoptosis and metastasis in
glandular 
tissues?

Mauro Piacentini
Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy
"Tissue" transglutaminase:  A multifunctional element of the 
physiological cell death program

Closing Remarks:  Richard Lockshin

Organizers: Zahra Zakeri, Queens College, Ray Birge, Rockefeller 
Organizing Committee: Richard Lang, NYU; Richard Lockshin, St. John's 
U., Michael Hengartner, Cold Spring Harbor Labs.

FEES:  BEFORE OCTOBER 1, 1996, INCLUDES LUNCH
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS AND STUDENTS       $25
OTHERS                                  $50
ON-SITE REGISTRATION, ALL               $75

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO QUEENS COLLEGE FOUNDATION (CELL DEATH CLUB).  
SEND 
TO: MS UMA NARAYAN, QUEENS COLLEGE, REMSEN HALL 125, FLUSHING, NY
11367-
1597.   SORRY, NO CREDIT CARDS

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 400.

Contact:  
Zahra Zakeri
Department of Biology
Queens College and Graduate Center of CUNY  Flushing, NY 11367
Tel:    718:  997-3417
Fax:    718:  997-3445
Email:  zhz$biol at qc1.qc.edu


FOR INSTRUCTIONS, DIRECTIONS, HOTEL INSTRUCTIONS, ETC. CONTACT ZAHRA 
ZAKERI AT ABOVE ADDRESSES.


Richard A. Lockshin
(lockshin at mindspring.com;lockshin at sjumusic.stjohns.edu)




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