Regulation of Cell Growth
Scott A. Ness
s-ness at nwu.edu
Wed Jul 12 22:22:06 EST 1995
The Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University presents
The Coleman Foundation Symposium in the Basic Sciences:
THE REGULATION OF CELL GROWTH
Monday/Tuesday, Sept. 18-19th, 1995
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
The two day symposium will focus on the topics of receptors and signals,
cytoplasmic mediators, cell cycle control and transcription. Participants
are encouraged to present their work in the field of cell growth and
differentiation in the poster session.
Scott A. Ness, Ph.D
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology
Monday, Sept. 18th: (begins at 8:30 am)
Andrius Kazlauskas "Signal transduction by the PDGF receptor"
Kelly Mayo "Growth hormone-releasing hormone and its receptor in
the regulation of cell growth"
James Ihle "Signaling by the cytokine receptor superfamily"
Martine Roussel "Receptor signalling and G1 progression"
Sara Courtneidge "Src family kinases and the cell cycle"
George Vande Woude "Mos: Meiosis and transformation"
Owen Witte "Role of cytoplasmic tyrosine kinases in human leukemia
Richard Treisman "The serum response element and the regulation of
Tuesday, Sept. 19th: (begins at 8:30 am)
Edward Ziff "Gene regulation by growth factors"
Barbara Graves "Molecular basis of inhibition of Ets-1 DNA binding"
Robert Holmgren "Cell fate specification and differentiation in Drosophila"
Tom Kadesch "Immunoglobulin gene transcription and B cell development"
Lou Laimins "Modulation of epithelial differentiation by human
Scott Ness "Myb: Regulation of transcription and differentiation"
Paula Enrietto "The Role of Rel in normal and oncogenic processes"
Geoffrey Wahl "Cell cycle control of genetic stability"
Craig Thompson "Apoptosis as a mechanism of cell growth control"
(Schedule subject to change)
Full/regular fee: $60.00
Post-doctoral trainees: $35.00
(Includes continental breakfast and lunch on both days.)
NOTE: Post-doctoral trainees and students who submit suitable poster
session abstracts by Friday, Aug. 18th may register at the reduced rates
of $25.00 and $15.00, respectively. Contact the meeting office for
A block of rooms has been reserved at reduced rates for symposium
attendees at a nearby hotel. Rates are $89 single or $99 double occupancy
(per night). To receive the reduced rates, mention that you are attending
a symposium sponsored by the Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern
University. To make reservations, contact:
The Omni Orrington Hotel
1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Tel: (708) 866-8700
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Contact Denise Barca at:
e-mail: rky at merle.acns.nwu.edu
Tel. (312) 908-5258 Fax. (312) 908-1372
The Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center
Olson 8250 N505
303 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611-3008
The Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University is a National
Cancer Institute-designated clinical cancer center.
This symposium is made possible in part by a generous donation from the
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