ETCS CONGRESS - TOP URGENT

celer at brno.ics.muni.cz celer at brno.ics.muni.cz
Thu Dec 21 03:09:01 EST 1995


                                  42nd   INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS
                              OF THE EUROPEAN TISSUE CULTURE SOCIETY

                                                    Organized by
                     THE EUROPEAN TISSUE CULTURE SOCIETY
                                                          and
               CZECH BRANCH OF THE EUROPEAN TISSUE CULTURE SOCIETY

                                          BRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC
                                               APRIL 21 - 24, 1996



Full information on the Congress in the form of a Second Announcement booklet with
registration and abstracts forms is available on request from celer at brno.ics.muni.cz


INVITATION FROM THE CHAIRMAN


        On behalf of the European Tissue Culture Society and its Czech branch we
cordially invite you to participate in the 42nd International Congress of the
Society.        This is the first time that Congress is held in Czech Republic and
Brno, which is the second largest city of the country and a Metropolis of
South Moravia, is proud of hosting the participants in this Congress. As you
probably know, our beautiful city has much to offer in culture, scenery,
traditional cuisine and unforgettable peaceful atmosphere. It should also be
remembered that Brno is closely associated with the name of Johann Gregor
Mendel who lived in Brno and made his major discoveries of the laws of
heredity in a monastery located close to the Congress venue. Since in the year
1996 we will mark the 130th anniversary of the first publication of his
outstanding study results, the Congress has been devoted to Mendel4s
heritage.       The unique scientific programme with the most prestigious speakers
at plenary symposia and workshops will cover many fields of basic and applied
research as well as industrial areas where cell and tissue cultures are
becoming an indispensable technique. This will be completed by selected poster
presentations that will highlight recent advances and research developments in
this multidisciplinary field. In addition, ad hoc organized mini-symposia
and round-table discussions are scheduled. We heartily invite you to come, to
meet and to exchange our knowledge. Your registration and presence in Brno
will be highly appreciated.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

DEADLINES   !!!

Abstract Form submission                        January 31, 1996

Early registration at regular fee                       February 28, 1996

Accommodation Form receipt and hotel deposit    February 28, 1996



CONTACT ADDRESSES            E-mail:         CELER at BRNO.ICS.MUNI.CZ

        or

        Secretariat of the 42nd ETCS Congress
        Tissue Bank
        University Hospital Brno - Bohunice
        Jihlavska 20
        CZ - 639 00 Brno
        Phone:  +42 5 43193997
        Fax:    +42 5 43216200


SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

Participants are invited to submit abstracts to be considered
for either oral presentation at the workshop or poster session.

TOPIC CATEGORY LIST

SYMPOSIA
Genome mapping by new technologies
Genome manipulation
Gene therapy

WORKSHOPS
Plant genetics using cell cultures
Cell immortalization and carcinogenesis
Modulation of tumour growth in in vitro systems
Gene products regulating normal cell function
Function of the genome in invertebrate cultures
Antisense strategies
Diagnostic and therapeutic application of cultured cells
Domains of genome related to cell function
Inherited metabolic disorders


Registration fee (in DM):


Participant
(ETCS - AICC member)            410

Non - member                    520

Student                         80

One day registration fee                        140 (including abstract book,coffee -
breaks and lunch)




Full registration fee includes:

-  admission to scientific sessions and book of abstracts
-  Get - together party on Sunday,April 21
-  an evening concert on Monday, April 22
-  three lunches and coffee breaks at the Congress venue


The accompanying persons registration fee covers:

-  Get - together party
-  an evening concert on Monday, April 22
-  sightseeing tour on Wednesday, April 24


organizing committee
MVDr. Celer Vladimir





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