CELL DEATH SOC INTERNATIONAL JULY 98 MEETING

Richard A. Lockshin lockshin at mindspring.com
Mon Apr 27 13:35:52 EST 1998


Mechanisms of Cell Death
A Symposium presented by the CELL DEATH SOCIETY
FOR FULL DETAILS SEE HTTP://WWW.CELLDEATH-APOPTOSIS.ORG
Friday and Saturday
July 17-18, 1998
8:45 AM-6:00 PM

OPENING REMARKS
Zahra Zakeri, Queens College, City University of New York, USA

OVERVIEW
Richard Lockshin, St. John's University, USA

THE MACHINERY OF DEATH: A COMMAND TO DIE
Chair: Yuri Lazebnik, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, USA

PIERRE GOLSTEIN
Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, FRANCE 
Programmed cell death: Evolutionary considerations

YONGWON CHOI
Rockefeller University, USA
TRAF proteins in the immune system

GERARD EVAN
Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, UK 
Oncogene-induced apoptosis

EILEEN WHITE
Rutgers University, USA
Regulation of apoptosis by viral transforming proteins

THE MACHINERY OF DEATH: REGULATION OF CELL DEATH
Chair: Gerry Melino, Universitá di Roma Tor Vergata, ITALY

KAREN NEWELL
University of Vermont, USA
On the relationship between metabolism, immune recognition, and cell
death

LINA OBEID
Duke University, USA
Lipid mediators: An insight into mechanisms in apoptosis

KRISTIN WHITE
Harvard Medical School, USA
A genetic dissection of apoptosis in Drosophila

CELL DEATH IN DISEASE
Chair: Mauro Piacentini, Universitá di Roma Tor Vergata, ITALY

LUC MONTAGNIER
INSERM Paris, FRANCE and Queens College, City University of New York,
USA
Apoptosis and AIDS Pathogenesis

SALLY A. HUBER
University of Vermont, USA
Apoptosis of myocytes during coxsackievirus R3-induced myocarditis
results in dilated cardiomyopathy

DOUGLAS HANAHAN
University of California, San Francisco, USA 
Acquired resistance to apoptosis during tumorigenesis

SCOTT LOWE
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, USA
Modulation of apoptosis by oncogene and tumor suppressor genes

CELL CYCLE REGULATION AND CELL DEATH 
Chair: Barbara Osborne, University of Massachusetts, USA

JUAN HURLE
Santander, SPAIN
Regulation of cell death in development

JEAN GAUTIER
Columbia University, USA
Apoptosis during Xenopus development

HUBER WARNER
National Institute on Aging, USA
The role of cell death in aging

EUGENIA WANG
The Bloomfield Center for Research in Aging, CANADA
Caspase gene regulation and human longevity

CLOSING REMARKS: Martin Tenniswood
W Alton Jones Cell Science Center, USA

POSTERS

Please submit one original and three copies, 4 1/2 inches wide x 7
inches high, titles in caps and bold, 12 point type. Selected
abstracts will be chosen for short presentations. There will be a
limited number of student awards.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Zahra Zakeri, Department of Biology, Queens College, City
University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367

Tel: (718) 997-3417, Fax: (718) 997-3429 or 997-3445
E-mail: zhz$biol at qcl.qc.edu
FEE (before June 15, 1998)
Includes two lunches and a// meeting refreshments
Post-doctoral fellows and students (Society members): $50
Post-doctoral fellows and students (non-members): $70
Other society members: $100
Others: $140
On-site registration, all: $190

 

 

Richard A. Lockshin
(lockshin at mindspring.com;lockshin at sjumusic.stjohns.edu)
check out Cell Death Soc web page: 
http://rdz.stjohns.edu/~lockshin/index.html




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