CELL DEATH CLUB 9/11 MEETING 10/12 NATIONAL MEETING

Richard A. Lockshin yo_doc at usa.pipeline.com
Tue Sep 10 08:52:21 EST 1996


SPEAKERS FOR THE SEPTEMBER 11 MEETING, SAME TIME SAME PLACE 
 
Emanuela Grassilli, U. of Modena, Role of cell cycle genes and cell death 
Eric Lam, Rutgers, Programmed cell death during the hypersensitive response
in  
 
higher plants. 
 
If you haven't seen it, here is the schedule for the October 12 meeting: 
 
FALL MEETING Mechanisms of Cell Death 
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. 
 
Jean-Claude Ameisen 
Universite de Paris, Paris, France 
On the evolutionary origin of programmed cell death and its role in 
host-pathogen interactions 
 
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 
Universita 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 
 
THIS IS AT QUEENS COLLEGE ON A SATURDAY.  IF YOU NEED INSTRUCTIONS FOR  
SUBWAY/CAR, PHONE ZAHRA'S LAB OR CONTACT ME at this address or at  
lockshin at sjumusic.stjohns.edu.



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