Meeting Announcement!

Scott A. Ness s-ness at
Mon Sep 11 23:24:44 EST 1995

The Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University presents

The Coleman Foundation Symposium in the Basic Sciences:


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.

Symposium Organizer:
  Scott A. Ness, Ph.D
  Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology
  Northwestern University

Preliminary Schedule:

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
                   and immunodeficiency"
Richard Treisman   "The serum response element and the regulation of
                   c-fos transcription"

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
                    papillomavirus proteins"
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
Students: $25.00
   (Includes continental breakfast and lunch on both days.)


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


Contact Denise Barca at:

e-mail:  rky at
Tel. (312) 908-5258   Fax. (312) 908-1372

The Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center
Northwestern University
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
Coleman Foundation.

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