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USC Holds 2nd Annual Medical Genetics Symposium; Nations Leading Geneticists Discuss The Future Of Genomic Research
...professorof biochemistry and molecular biology and symposium
organizer. "Complex humantraits are clearly determ...rchers may one day use for genetherapy. The free symposium
is sponsored, in part, by the Lucille P. Markey CharitableTrust. It will begin at 9 a.m. in the Maye...
Plasminogen-related Growth Factors
...egory R. Bock (Organizer) and Jamie A. Goode This symposium
is based on a proposal made by Ermanno Gherardi E. Gherardi Chairman's introduction R. F. Doolittle, G. Spraggon and S. J. Everse Evolution of vertebrate fibrin formation and the process of its dissolution Discussion E. Gherardi, R. Gonzale...
UF Researchers: Development Promotes Disease Among Gopher Tortoises
...ponsored by Walt Disney Co. Brown said the symposium
created an exchange of ideas to help fish and game...and development. Among the issues discussed at the symposium
were relocation, restocking and land mitigation banking. "Relocation involves moving a torto...
Top Scientists Challenge Others: Join Biodiversity Year
...ntific Unions. Mooney is co-organizer of the AAAS symposium
with population ecologist Jos Sarukhn, professor a...dubbed IBOY. He and Mooney will be joined in the symposium
by three other prominent scientists. Microbiologist Rita Colwell is past president of AAAS and curre...
Fauci: New Findings Help Explain "Rebound" Of HIV In Patients Who Discontinue Triple-Drug Therapy
...Chicago Ballroom. The lecture is part of a special symposium
chaired by Dr. Fauci called "Host Fact...s in HIV Infection: Implications for Therapy." The symposium
also features Drs. Stephen O'Brien of the National Cancer Institute, Barton Haynes of th...
At Life's Most Sensitive Stage, Embryos Cope With Stress
... a group of scientists met in the first scientific symposium
tolook at how animals and plants cope with stress ... in frog populations.Among the participants in the symposium
were Clegg, who presented an overview ofthe topic; Epel, who described coping strategies that embryo...
Summary Of USGS Presentations And Activities, AAAS, 1998
...ndt, USGS geologist, Denver, Colo., hasorganized a symposium
for the 150th Anniversary of AAAS entitled:"Petroleum: The Past, Present and Future of a Needed Resource".Philadelphia is an appropriate setting for the 150th AAAS meeting becauseit provides linkages to the early history of AAAS where earth sciences ...
"Genetic Factors Influencing Cholesterol Response To Diet"
...rkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Ca., at AAAS symposium
on"Gene-Diet Interactions in Coronary Heart Disease" Saturated fat and cholesterol are two of the strongest dietarydeterminants of blood cholesterol levels, particularly the low-densitylipoprotein (LDL) or "bad cholesterol" fraction. The LD...
Induced Mutant Mouse Models Of Lipoprotein Disorders And Atherosclerosis
...The Rockefeller University, New York, NY., at AAAS symposium
on"Gene-Diet Interactions in Coronary Heart Disease" The mouse has become a highly useful model for the study of lipoproteindisorders and atherosclerosis. Although the mouse lipoprotein pattern isdissimilar from that of the human, through i...
Not Just What You Eat That Affects Risk For Heart Disease And Stroke; Your Genes Influence How Much Damage High-Fat Diet Causes
...cent research findings, to be presented today at a symposium
at theAmerican Association for the Advancement of ... American Heart Association,co-sponsor of the AAAS symposium
titled, "Gene-Diet Interactions in CoronaryHeart Disease." The LDL (low-density lipoprotein) sticks ...
Curing Malaria, Controlling Mosquitoes Symposium Set For AAAS Meeting
...ing Mosquito Breeding,Finding a Cure" as part of a symposium
at the American Association for theAdvancement of ...ing public understanding of science. The symposium
is the culmination of a debate that began as an onlineInternet discussion last fall among experts wh...
American Museum Of Natural History Holds Symposium On Biodiversity And Human Health Issues
...ariety of electronic and traditional formats. The symposium
is sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History's Centerfor Biodiversity and Conservation, Harvard Medical School's Center for Healthand the Global Environment, the United Nations Environment Programme, and theFogarty International Center of t...
Rapid Progress Reported On New Class Of Anti-Cancer Drugs
...ed forpresentation at an American Chemical Society symposium
on "Protein Prenylation." FTase activates ...factors that tell the cell to divide. The symposium
included: Pat Casey, of the Duke University Medical Center, who reported onresearch by a ...
Smog Spreading To South Pacific
... in the upper atmosphere. Rowland spoke today at a symposium
honoring Molina as the 1998 winner of theAmerican Chemical Society Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Scienceand Technology. Paper ENVR 22 will be presented by F. S. Rowland from 9:40 to 10:10 a.m., Tues.,March 31, in the Convention Center,...
Renowned Breast Cancer Experts Present Latest Findings At UCSF Cancer Center Symposium
...ly esteemedbreast cancer specialists at a day-long symposium
at the University ofCalifornia San Francisco, Thur...reatment outcomes for cancer patients. The symposium
is sponsored by the UCSF Cancer Center, directed by FrankMcCormick, PhD, the David A. Wood Professor...
IFT/NCFST Symposium To Address Safety Of Fresh Produce
...ts, and keeping fresh-cut producesafe. The symposium
will conclude on Thurs., May 14, with a discussion...ce safety initiative. Registration for the symposium
will be on May 12 from 11:30 AM to 1 PMat the Holiday Inn-O'Hare in Rosemont, Ill. The program will...
Health Effects Of Consuming Alcohol, Dairy Foods, And Iron-Fortified Products ToBe Debated
...e than two drinks per day) willbe discussed in the symposium
"Alcohol, Nutrition and Health" (Session 75, June24, 9 AM). Biological and epidemiological studies to date will be examined. Research over the past 30 years links light to moderate alcohol consumption tohealthier fat and blood clotting profiles and ...
Biosphere Lessons Can Be Applied To Space, Former Crew Co-Captain Says
...rs, Silverstone said. Silverstone spoke at symposium
on future directions in space lifescience research at a meeting of the Space and Underwater Research Group of theWorld Federation of Neurology here today. The meeting is being coordinated bythe Stroke Research Center of the Wake Forest University B...
40% Of Developing World Infants Stunted
...tal Biology (FASEB) in San Francisco in April in a symposium
he organized on why and how stunting occurs, and in the The Third Report on the World Nutrition Situation , published by the United Nations in December 1997. The UN report used data from the World Health Organization global database on child growth...
New Technology Deposits Bone-Regenerating Materials On The Surface Of Implants
... more firmly in place. Dr. Campbell presided at a symposium
at which she and nine other scientistsreported new progress in the creation and use of biologically active materials,and the way the body responds to them. Such "bioactive" materials can grow newbone, deliver medications, and serve as a "scaffoldin...
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