MUSCLE PLASTICITY MEETING INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORMS

Jim Stauffer Stauffer at codon.nih.gov
Fri Aug 4 19:00:34 EST 1995


Dear Colleagues:

        The following includes meeting information and registration forms
to be returned either by e-mail or snail-mail. 

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      MOLECULAR MECHANISMS REGULATING SKELETAL MUSCLE PLASTICITY

                      
Sessions & speakers will include:

MYOBLAST AND MYOFIBRIL  DIVERSITY
     C. Ordahl, B. Wold, N. Rosenthal, L. Leinwand

DETERMINATION AND  DIFFERENTIATION FACTORS 
     E. Olson, B. Paterson, W. Wright

SYNAPTOGENESIS AND PLASTICITY AT THE NMJ 
     J. Lichtman, W. Thompson, S. Burden, Z. Hall

MECHANISMS REGULATING FIBER-TYPE PLASTICITY
     D. Pette, A. Kelly, S. Williams, S. Hauschka,
     S. Schiaffino, A. Buonanno

REGENERATION AND NEUROMUSCULAR DISESASE
     M. Rudnicki, Z. Yablonka-Reuveni, H. Blau

LOCATION:  The conference rooms, meals and sleeping quarters will be
provided by the Airlie Conference Center.  The Airlie buildings are
historic manor homes, cottages and estates dating from the 18th century,
and are surrounded by hills and ponds that serve as a wildlife refuge. The
Airlie Conference Center is located in Virginia 50 miles  southwest of
Washington, DC approximately 1 hour from National Airport, and about 30
minutes from Dulles International Airport. 

TRANSPORTATION:  We suggest that participants fly into Dulles
International Airport, Virginia (located west of the Washington
metropolitan area) since airfares are usually more inexpensive and ground
transportation will be provided on Sunday, September 24th from  Dulles to
Airlie;  fewer buses will be chartered from Washington National Airport. 
If  you choose to take a cab,  fares from Dulles and Washington Airports
to Airlie are approximately $ 50 and $80, respectively. 

Transportation from Airlie to both airports will be provided at noon time
on the last day of the symposium.

HOUSING AND MEALS:  Single and double rooms with air conditioning and
private baths are available. The package includes breakfast, lunch,
dinner, snacks and overnight accommodations. The cost of the package for
the 3 days of the meeting  are $ 480 for single and $ 390 for double
rooms.  A package for local participants is available for $ 120; it
includes attendance to  all conferences and poster sessions, snacks and
lunch.

POSTER SESSIONS: Poster sessions will be held on September 25 and 26. 
Please indicate the session most appropriate for your work on the
Registration Form. Abstract sizes should be limited to 6 X 4 in.. The
presentation boards will be 4 X 4 ft.. 

REGISTRATION:  The meeting will be limited to a total of 150
participants.  Registration deadline is August 15, 1995.  A registration
fee of $ 120.00 should be paid by check or money order (in US Dollars),
and accompany the completed Registration Form and abstract. The
registration fee is non-refundable.  Applications received after the
meeting has been filled to capacity will be  returned immediately with
full payment.  Please make the check or money order payable to the "Airlie
Conference Center". Send registration package to: Muscle Plasticity
Symposium; Building 49, Room 5A-38, 49 Convent Drive; National Institutes
of Health; Bethesda, MD 20892-4480. 


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         MOLECULAR MECHANISMS REGULATING SKELETAL MUSCLE PLASTICITY
         
                International symposium sponsored by the 
           National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

                     September 24-27, 1995
                     AIRLIE CONFERENCE CENTER
                     Airlie, Virginia


REGISTRATION FORM


________________________________________________________________________________                           

Last Name                                                       First Name


________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                                               

Department                                                           Institution


________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                                               

Street/P.O.Box                     City                 State        Zip
Code                 
 

________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                                              

Province/Country             Business Phone            Fax            E-mail



Housing needs :      [ ] Double              [ ]  Female        [ ] Smoking
(includes all meals) [ ] Single              [ ]  Male          [ ] Non-smoking 


Transportation :                [ ] Dulles International Airport   
(see information sheet)         [ ] Washington National Airport  

                                        Arrival Date/Time:____________

                                
Poster Presentation :           [ ] Yes   (Choose from the sessions below) 
(See information sheet)         [ ] No


Poster Sessions :               [ ]  Myoblast & Myofibril Diversity    
                                [ ]  Determination and Differentiation Factors 
                                [ ]  Synaptogenesis and Plasticity at the NMJ 
                                [ ]  Plasticity and Regulation of
Fiber-Type                    
                                [ ]  Regeneration and Neuromuscular Diseases 


REGISTRATIO FEE: Make check or money order payable to Airlie Conference
Center in US Dollars.
        
Please submit the Poster Abstract (6 X 4 in.), Registration Application
Form and payment to the address below by  August 15, 1995.  Registration
is limited to a maximum of 150 participants. Applications received after
the conference is filled will be returned with full payment.

                                MUSCLE PLASTICITY SYMPOSIUM
                                Building 49, Room 5A38
                                National Institutes of Health
                                49 Convent Drive, MSC 4480
                                Bethesda, MD 20892-4480


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