CELL DEATH/APOPTOSIS MEETING

Chuck Miller rellim at MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU
Mon Sep 16 10:21:35 EST 1996


CROSS POSTING FROM BIONET.ANNOUNCE.....


FALL MEETING Mechanisms of Cell Death
CELL DEATH SOCIETY The Death Poets' Society)
$25 BEFORE OCT 1
Date:
Saturday, October 12, 1996
8:45AM-6:00 PM

Queens College of C.U.N.Y.
Music Building
Lefrak Hall
Flushing, Queens, N.Y.

Speakers:

Session I
Opening Remarks
Chair: Zahra Zakeri

Samuil Umanski
LXR Biotechnology, Inc., Richmond, CA
Relationship between cell death and proliferation.

Jean-Claude Ameisen
Universite de Paris, Paris, France
On the evolutionary origin of programmed cell death and its role in
host-pathogen interactions

Coffee Break

Session II
Chair: Raymond Birge

Michael Hengartner
Cold Spring Harbor Labs, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Programmed cell death in C. elegans

Barbara A. Osborne
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Regulation of apoptosis in the thymus

Gabriel Nunez
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Regulation of Cell Death by Bcl-2 Gene Family

Lunch

Session III
Chair: Richard Lang
David Vaux
Walter & Elisa Hall Institute, Australia
Using cell death inhibitors to understand pathways of apoptosis

Dale Bredesen
La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA
Thanatopsis: Principles emerging from the study of neural cell death.

Coffee Break

Session IV
Chair: Richard Lockshin
Martin Tenniswood
W. Alton Jones Cell Science Center, Lake Placid NY
Is there a causative link between apoptosis and metastasis in
glandular
tissues?

Mauro Piacentini
Universita degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy
"Tissue" transglutaminase: A multifunctional element of the
physiological cell death program

Closing Remarks: Richard Lockshin

Organizers: Zahra Zakeri, Queens College, Ray Birge, Rockefeller
Organizing Committee: Richard Lang, NYU; Richard Lockshin, St. John's
U., Michael Hengartner, Cold Spring Harbor Labs.

FEES: BEFORE OCTOBER 1, 1996,
INCLUDES LUNCH
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS AND STUDENTS $25
OTHERS $50
ON-SITE REGISTRATION, ALL $75

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO QUEENS COLLEGE FOUNDATION (CELL DEATH CLUB).
SEND TO: MS UMA NARAYAN, QUEENS COLLEGE, REMSEN HALL 125, FLUSHING,
NY
11367-
1597. SORRY, NO CREDIT CARDS

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 400.

Contact:
Zahra Zakeri
Department of Biology
Queens College and Graduate Center of CUNY Flushing, NY 11367
Tel: 718: 997-3417
Fax: 718: 997-3445
Email: zhz$biol at qc1.qc.edu

THIS IS AT QUEENS COLLEGE ON A SATURDAY. IF YOU NEED INSTRUCTIONS FOR

SUBWAY/CAR, PHONE ZAHRA'S LAB OR CONTACT ME at this address or at
lockshin at sjumusic.stjohns.edu.
Richard A. Lockshin
(lockshin at mindspring.com;lockshin at sjumusic.stjohns.edu)





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