Final Schedule Cell Death Meeting 7/17-18

Richard A. Lockshin lockshin at mindspring.com
Thu Jul 9 08:19:05 EST 1998


Subject:	Final Schedule July 17-18 meeting
Attached is the final schedule for the July 17-18 meeting "Mechanisms
of Cell Death"  Participants in the society may still register at the
discount price.  See annnouncement at
http://www.celldeath-apoptosis.org/july98.htm and fax your information
to Zahra Zakeri at 718: 997-3417.

MECHANISMS OF CELL DEATH
A Symposium Presented by the Cell Death Society
July 17-18, 1998

FRIDAY JULY 17
8:00		Registration: Coffee
8:45-8:55	Opening Remarks
		Zahra Zakeri, Queens College of CUNY
8:55-9:00	Address by Dr. Benjamin Mojica, Department of Health,
		NYC on behalf of Mayor Rudolph Giuliani
9:00-9:15	Overview
		Richard A. Lockshin, St. John's University
Session I: THE MACHINERY OF DEATH: A COMMAND TO DIE
Chair: Yuri Lazebnik, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories , NY, USA
9:15-9:40	Programmed cell death: Evolutionary considerations
		Pierre Golstein, Marseille-Luminy, France
9:40-9:50	Discussion
9:50-10:15	TRAF proteins in the immune system
		Yongwon Choi, Rockefeller University
10:15-10:25	Discussion
10:25-10:45	Coffee Break
10:45-11:10	Acquired resistance to apoptosis during tumorigenesis
		Douglas Hanahan, U.C.S.F.
11:10-11:20	Discussion
11:20-11-45	Regulation of apoptosis by viral transforming proteins
		Eileen White, Rutgers University
11:45-11-55	Discussion
11:55-12:10	DnaseY: A rat Dnasel-like gene coding for a
constitutively
 		expressed chromatin-bound endonuclease
		Qing Liu, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
12:10-12:20	Discussion
12:20-1:40	Lunch
Session II: THE MACHINERY OF DEATH: REGULATION OF CELL DEATH
Chair: Gerry Melino, University di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
1:40-2:05	On the relationship between metabolism, immune
 		recognition, and cell death
		Karen Newell, Univ. of Vermont
2:05-2:15	Discussion
2:15-2:40	Lipid mediators: An insight into mechanisms of
apoptosis
		Lina Obeid, Duke University
2:40-2:50	Discussion
2:50-3:15	A genetic dissection of apoptosis in Drosophila
		Kristin White, Harvard Med. School
3:15-3:25	Discussion
3:25-3:40	Mechanisms of DNA damage-induced neuronal apoptosis
		Erick Morris, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical
		School, N.J.
3:40-3:50	Discussion
3:50-4:05	Requirement of CASPASE activity for inhibiting TNFa-
		induced necrosis
		Ming Li,  Columbia University, NY
4:05-4:15	Discussion
4:15-6:00	Coffee and POSTERS

SATURDAY, JULY 18

Session III: CELL CYCLE REGULATION AND CELL DEATH
Chair : Marianna Sikorska National Research Council, Ottawa. Canada
9:00-9:25	Regulation of cell death in development
		Juan Hurle, Santander, Spain
9:25-9:35	Discussion
9:35-10:00	Apoptosis during Xenopus development
		Jean Gauthier, Columbia University
10:00-10:10	Discussion
10:10-10:35	The role of cell death in aging
		Huber Warner, NIA
10:35-10:45	Discussion
10:45-11:05	Coffee Break
11:05-11:30	Caspase gene regulation and human longevity
		Eugenia Wang, Bloomfield Center for Research on Aging,
		Montreal, Canada
11:30-11:40	Discussion
11:40-11:55	The antiapoptotic CLN3 gene is differentially
expressed in
 		development and cancer and exerts its effect by
 		modulating ceramide formation downstream
		R-M Boustany, Duke University Medical Center, NC.
11:55-12:05	Discussion
12:05-1:40	Lunch
Session IV: CELL DEATH IN DISEASE
Chair: Mauro Piacentini, Univesita di Roma tor Vergata, Italy.
1:40-2:05	Apoptosis and AIDS pathogenesis
		Luc Montagnier, INSERM Paris, France and Queens
 		College of CUNY
2:05-2:15	Discussion
2:15-2:40	Apoptosis of myocytes during coxsackievirus R3-induced
 		myocarditis results in dilated cardiomyopathy
		Sally A. Huber, Univ. of Vermont
2:40-2:50	Discussion
2:50-3:15	Oncogene-induced apoptosis
		Gerard Evan, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London
3:15-3:25	Discussion
3:25-3:40	Modulation of apoptosis by oncogene and tumor
suppressor
		genes
		Scott Lowe, Cold Spring Harbor Labs
3:40-3:50	Discussion
3:50-4:05	TPA modulation of LNCP cells response to radiation is
 		mediated through ceramide synthases activation
		Adrianna Haimovitz-Friedmann, Memorial Sloan Kettering
 		Cancer Center,NY
4:05-4:15	Discussion
4:15-4:30	Different mode of cell death induced by oxidant insult
		Lin Mantell, Winthrop-University Hospital, NY
4:30-4:10	Discussion
4:40-4:55	Apoptotic cell s are targeted antigens in SLE-like
disease
		Dror Mevorach, Cornell University
4:55-5:25	Closing remarks
		Barbara Osborne, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,
 		MA, USA
5:25-5:30	Formal closure
		Zahra Zakeri, Queens College of CUNY



Richard A. Lockshin
lockshin at stjohns.edu, lockshin at mindspring.com
http://www.celldeath-apoptosis.org



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