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Plant Biochemistry Summer Course - 2nd Announcement

James C. Carrington carrington at wsu.edu
Thu Feb 18 13:04:00 EST 1999


Plant Biochemistry Summer Course
July 11-24, 1999
Washington State University, Pullman, WA

*** Second Announcement ***

The DOE/NSF/USDA Triagency supported Plant Biochemistry Research and
Training Center at Washington State University will conduct a training
course in plant biochemistry, July 11-24, 1999, on the Washington State
University campus in Pullman, WA. The course is designed to teach
fundamental principles and recent advances in a wide range of topics. The
course is intended for graduate students, postdoctorals, faculty, and
industrial scientists, and will provide an excellent opportunity to
interact with leaders in the field. To encourage participation, funds have
been allocated to partially offset travel expenses for up to 65
participants. For further information and an application form, contact Ms.
Karen Maertens, PBRTC, Institute of Biological Chemistry, 285 Clark Hall,
P.O. Box 646340, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6340;
telephone 509-335-5496; fax 509-335-7643; e-mail maertens at wsu.edu.
Application deadline: April 16, 1999.

Topics to be covered and a partial list of speakers include:

Introduction and Historical Perspectives
Paul Stumpf, Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of
California-Davis
G.H. Neil Towers, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia

Photosynthesis and Bioenergetics
David M. Kramer, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University
David Oliver, Department of Botany, Iowa State University
Krishna Niyogi, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of
California, Berkeley

Sugars and Polysaccharides
Thomas W. Okita, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University
Frank A. Loewus, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Biological Chemistry,
Washington State University
Steven S. Huber, USDA Crop Science and Botany, North Carolina State University
Karen Koch, Horticulture Science, University of Florida
 
Nitrogen, Amino Acids, Nutrients
Michael L. Kahn, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University
Maria Harrison, S.R. Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma
David Dalton, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

Defense Responses
Gregg Howe, MSU/DOE Plant Research Lab, Michigan State University
Brian Staskawicz, Department of Plant and Molecular Biology, University of
California, Berkeley
James C. Carrington, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State
University
Clarence A. Ryan, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State
University

Lipids and Membranes
John A. Browse, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University
Kent Chapman, University of North Texas
Pappachan Kolattukudy, Biotechnology Center, Ohio State University

Unique Plant Products
B. Markus Lange, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University
Vincent DeLuca, Novartis, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Richard A. Dixon, S.R. Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma
Norman G. Lewis, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University

Hormones and Signaling
Alan Jones, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina
Tom Guilfoyle, Department of Biochemistry, University of Missouri
Howard Grimes, Department of Botany, Washington State University

Subcellular, Intercellular, and Long-Distance Transport
Vincent Franceschi, Electron Microscopy Laboratory, Washington State University
Rebecca Boston, Botany Department, North Carolina State University
Andrew Staehelin, MCDB, University of Colorado
John Rogers, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University

Microbial Model Systems, Light Response and Genomics
Susan Golden, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University
Jim Golden, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University
Tom Adams, Cereon Genomics, Cambridge, Massachusetts


James C. Carrington
Institute of Biological Chemistry
Washington State University
Pullman, WA  99164-6340
Phone: 509-335-2477
Fax: 509-335-2482
e-mail: carrington at wsu.edu



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