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Research Festival Set, Sept. 28-Oct. 1
The 2004 Research Festival runs from Tuesday, Sept. 28, through Friday, Oct. 1 at the Natcher conference center. It kicks off Tuesday at 9 a.m. with a keynote address by NIH deputy director for intramural research Dr. Michael Gottesman on new and emerging prospects in the NIH intramural research programs.
Symposia Tuesday and Wednesday focus on: Meeting the Continuing Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases; Epigenetics and Cell Cycle Control From DNA Replication to Cancer Therapy; Proteomics in Disease; Molecular Biology of Parkinson's Disease; The Challenge and Promise of Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine; Mast Cell Function Biological and Clinical Implications; Signaling Mechanisms During Development; NIH Pharmacology and Therapeutics The Road to Identification of Molecular Targets and their Structures; Technological Advances in Structural Biology and Biophysics; New Frontiers in Mammalian Genomics; Molecular Imaging A Tool for Studying Systems Biology in vivo; Worms, Flies and Fish as Models of Human Disease; Computer-aided Detection in Diagnostic Radiology; Chromatin Remodeling and Gene Regulation; c-AMP-dependent Protein Kinase Signaling and Human Disease; Complex Genetics and Common Brain Disorders.
Festival food and music are provided midday Tuesday and Wednesday; Thursday offers the Job Fair for NIH postdocs and research and clinical fellows; and the Technical Sales Association Exhibit tent show runs Thursday and Friday. For program details and to register for lunch, see http://festival04.nih.gov. For reasonable accommodation, call the Visitor Information Center, (301) 496-1776.
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