ANNOUNCING: Ion Channel / Transporter Symposium

Gerry S. Oxford, Ph.D. gsox at med.unc.edu
Sat Apr 1 13:07:00 EST 1995


                   ANNOUNCING
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        SOCIETY OF GENERAL PHYSIOLOGISTS
            49th Annual Symposium
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    "ORGANELLAR ION CHANNELS AND TRANSPORTERS"

               September 7-9, 1995
           Marine Biological Laboratory
          Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
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Organizers:  David Clapham (Mayo Foundation)
             Barbara Ehrlich (Univ. of Connecticut)
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The Society of General Physiologists is sponsoring a
symposium on the latest findings in the structure and
function of ion channels and transporters in cellular
organelles.  The symposium focuses on featured speakers
and poster sessions in the wonderful atmosphere of the
MBL in early September.  The schedule of sessions and
speakers for this symposium is as follows:

Wednesday, September 6  -  Registration (2-10 p.m.)

Thursday, September 7

  ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM I
     Inositol Trisphosphate Receptors
          Graeme Bell (University of Chicago)
          Matsumitsu Iino (University of Tokyo)
          Ilya Bezprozvanny (Stanford University)
     Ryanodine Receptors
          Kevin Campbell (University of Iowa)
          Andrew Marks (Mt. Sinai)
          Barbara Block (Hopkins Marine Station)

  POSTER SESSION I

  NEW FACES / NEW IDEAS SESSION (Presentations of late-breaking
       news in exciting areas by younger investigators)

Friday, September 8

  ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM II
     Ca-ATPase Pumps
          David MacLennan (University of Toronto)
     Intracellular Transporters
          Carlos Hirschberg (University of Massachusetts)
          Michael Forgac (Tufts University)

  MITOCHONDRIA
     VDAC and Mitochondrial Channels
          Michael Forte (Vollum Institute)
          Catia Sorgato (Padua, Italy)
     Mitochondrial Transporters
          Gerard Brandolin (Genoble, CERN)
     Bacterial Intracellular Channels
          Ching Kung (University of Wisconsin)

  POSTER SESSION II

  NUCLEUS
     Nuclear Pores
          Kathy Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
     Nuclear Channels
          Lisa Stehno-Bittel (Mayo Foundation)
     Nuclear Transporter
          Roger Tsien (UCSD)

Saturday, September 9

  SECRETION
     Vesicle Fusion
          Julio Fernandez (Mayo Foundation)
          Judy White (University of Virginia)
     I(CRAC) and Other Channel Mechanisms
          Reinhold Penner (Max Planck, Gottingen)
          Richard Lewis (Stanford University)
     Intracellular Calcium Buffering
          Knox Chandler (Yale University)
     Organellar Localization of Calcium
          Ian Parker (UC-Irvine)

  POSTER SESSION III

  KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  Clara Franzini-Armstrong
                    University of Pennsylvania

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Poster presentations may be submitted for the three 
scheduled sessions by any participant.  For further 
information pertaining to registration, abstract submission
forms, lodging, and transportation, please contact:

   Society of General Physiologists
   P.O. Box 257
   Woods Hole, MA  02543-0257
   USA

   Phone:  508-540-6719
   FAX:    508-540-0155






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