6th COST/ACRIVAL/IOCD conference

Fred Opperdoes opperdoes at trop.ucl.ac.be
Fri Jan 17 04:19:59 EST 1997


First announcement:

                   European Cooperation in the field of 
                  Scientific and Technical Research (COST)
                               and the
       International Organization for Chemistry in Development (IOCD)


 
                               announce:

                 The 6th COST-815/ACRIVAL/IOCD Meeting on 
                        Antiparasitic Chemotherapy, 
                            14-16 May, 1997
                           Louvain, Belgium
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For further information on this meeting as well as on COST and IOCD, see
also our Web page at the following URL:
"http://www.icp.ucl.ac.be/~opperd/cost.html"
_____________________

Location:
The conference will be held at the University of Louvain on May 14, 15
and
16, 1997 in the 'Lemaire 'auditorium of the Faculty Club "Groot
Begijnhof"
14 at B-3000 Leuven, Belgium


Scientific Programme:
The purpose of the congress is to review the current state of the "COST
action 815 on antiparasitic chemotherapy". The scientific programme will
be
based on presentations by invited speakers, members of the COST-815
programme and other scientists. Most presentations will be given orally,
however, there will also be space available for poster presentations.

The 1997 congress will deal with the following topics:

    - Drug resistance mechanisms
    - Novel targets for antiparasitic drugs 
    - Rational development of drugs
    - Plants as sources for new drugs
    - Methods for in vitro screening of new drugs


Registration fee:
Registration will take place in the afternoon and early evening of
Wednesday, May 14th, and will be followed by a welcome reception. Two
full
days of scientific presentations are being planned for Thursday and
Friday,
15 and 16 May. A conference dinner is being planned for Thursday
evening.

Registration fee: 3000 BEF
Cost members will be charged: 2000 BEF
Conference Dinner: 2000 BEF

Hotels: 
Hotel facilities will be available next to the meeting facilities at the
"Begijnhof Congresshotel" (4000 BEF per night) which has its own private
parking, or at the Leuven city centre in the Holiday Inn (3000 BEF) with
underground parking or in the Ibis hotel .

Social Programme:
The meeting will take place just before the week-end of Pentecost or
Whitsunday and thus will be an excellent opportunity to combine work
with
pleasure and extend your visit to Belgium with a small holiday. For
those
that would like to stay a bit longer the possibility of organising a
sight-seeing tour to the medieval cities of  Brugge and Gent will be
studied.

 
Scientific Committee:
    - Prof. J. Barbe, Marseille
    - Prof. R. Brun, Basel
    - Prof. F.R. Opperdoes, Brussels

local organisers:
    - Fred R. Opperdoes
    - Paul.A.M. Michels
UniversitÈ Catholique de Louvain (UCL) and 
International Institute of Cellular and Molecular Pathology (ICP)

The abstract form and hotel reservation will be sent out in February
1997
to those who have returned the preliminary registration form.

Some travel fellowships may be available for participants from
developing
countries.

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Preliminary registration form
Name:  ....................................................

Institution:  .............................................
..........................................................

Address:  .................................................
..........................................................
..........................................................

Phone:  .......................Fax:  ......................
Email:  ........................

I intend to present a paper/poster (tentative title)
..........................................................
..........................................................

Hotel accomodation required


     [Ý] 4 star hotel next to the congress centre
     [Ý] 3 star hotel in centre of town
     [Ý] 2 star hotel
     [Ý] student dormitory


Please copy this form , complete it and send it by mail, fax or email,
not
later than February 15th, 1997 to:

Dr. F.R. Opperdoes
6th COST/ACRIVAL/IOCD Congress
ICP-TROP 74.39
Avenue Hippocrate 74
B-1200 Brussels, Belgium

email: opperdoes at trop.ucl.ac.be
Tel: ++32.2.764.74.39
Fax: ++32.2.762.68.53



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