Special Symposium for Christian de Duve

Fred Opperdoes opperdoes at trop.ucl.ac.be
Fri May 9 03:46:30 EST 1997


First Announcement

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     *                    A Special Symposium                       *
     *           on the Occasion of the 80th Birthday of            *
     *                  Prof. Christian de Duve                     *
     *                                                              *
     *      Saturday, October 11th, 1997 in Brussels, Belgium       *
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October this year Prof. Christian de Duve will reach the respectable age
of
80 years. Christian de Duve received the "Nobel Prize in Medicine or
Physiology" in 1974, and in that same year he founded the International
Institute of Cellular and Molecular Pathology (ICP). 

To celebrate this event, the members of the "Laboratoire de Chimie
physiologique" of the "Universite catholique de Louvain" and the
Biochemistry Unit of the ICP, of which Christian de Duve has been the
director for many years, have decided to organise a reunion of as many
as
possible of his former and present colleagues. This meeting will show
how
Christian de Duve's pioneering experimental work has affected
present-day
science.

This event will be organised on Saturday, October 11th, 1997, in the
form
of a special scientific symposium that will take place in the "Palais
des
Academies" in the centre of Brussels. At the end of the Symposium Prof.
Christian de Duve will be offered a present and a reception in the
"Palais
des Académies".

The symposium will be open to all those interested in biomedical
sciences
as well as to those who would like to give a token of their appreciation
to
Prof. Ch. de Duve.

Further information as well as the possibility for electronic
registration
is available on the following website of the ICP:
http://www.icp.ucl.ac.be/



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