1st international symposium on insulin receptors
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Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 1 I (1980) 195 0 Elsevier/North-Holland Scientific Publishers, Ltd.
1st INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INSULIN RECEPTORS Rome 22-23 September 1980
President: D. Andreani (Italy). Scientific Committee: H. Beck-Nielsen (Den- mark), P. Felig (U.S.A.), J. Gliemann (Denmark), K. Hepp (Germany), G. Lenti
(Italy), J. Olefsky (U.S.A.), J. Roth (U.S.A.).
Scientific Secretaries: R. de Pirro and R. Lauro, 2nd Medical Clinic, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale de1 Policlinico, 00161 Roma (Italy).
Topics: Isolation and purification of insulin receptors; insulin internalization and intracellular receptor sites; insulin action and degradation as a consequence of insu- lin binding; physiologic regulators of insulin receptors; insulin receptors in patho- logical conditions; antireceptor antibodies.
Organizing Secretariat: Serono Symposia, Via Ravenna 8,00161 Roma (Italy).
‘This Symposium will be a Satellite Symposium of the EASD 1980 Congress of Athens. A limited number of participants will be accepted. For further informa- tions contact the Scientific Secretaries or the Organizing Secretariat.
GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON THE MAMMALIAN GENITAL
TRACT July 7-11, 1980; Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH (U.S.A.)
The fourth in a biennial series, this conference will deal with the following
topics: Cells and Secretions, Prostaglandins and Cyclic Nucleotides, Immunology, Development and Differentiation, Binding Proteins and Steroid Antagonists, Cells in Culture, Enzymes and Protein Structure, Hormonal Regulation, and Blastocyst Development. The complete program will be published in Science. The cost of registration and residence is US $ 200.00. Application forms should be requested from Dr. A. Cruickshank, Gordon Research Conferences, Pastore Chemical
Laboratory, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 (U.S.A.). 8 grants-in- aid of US $ 100.00 each are available for graduate students or first-year post- doctoral fellows. Applications for a grant-in-aid, in the form of a letter stating the reasons for wishing to attend the conference and accompanied by a letter of support from the thesis advisor or supervisor, should be sent to the chairman of the conference, Dr. D.W. Bullock, Department of Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 (U.S.A.), from whom further information about the conference may be obtained.