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Keystone Symposia “Advances in Islet Biology”
Mar 25, 2012 - Montery, CA
Announcing Keystone Symposia’s Meeting on “Advances in Islet Biology”
Apply for a scholarship, submit an abstract and register for Keystone Symposia’s conference on “Advances in Islet Biology,” which takes place March 25-30, 2012 at Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, California, USA.
Organized by Lori Sussel of Columbia University, Jorge Ferrer of Institut d''Investigacions Biomediques Auguts Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) and Andrew F. Stewart of the University of Pittsburgh, the conference will:
- Convene with a keynote address by Andrew Hattersley of Peninsula Medical School on the evening of Sunday, March 25, followed by four days of informative plenary sessions, workshops and poster sessions;
- Address some of the controversies that still exist in the field, especially with regards to the generation and maintenance of functionally mature b cells for therapeutic purposes;
- Discuss comparative mouse and human studies to illustrate if and when mouse studies can be applied to the human situation;
- Provide ample free time for informal networking and collaboration-building in a scenic coastal setting.
Discounted registration rates are available to students, and scholarships are available to students and postdoctoral fellows.
Deadlines: Abstract & Scholarship – November 22, 2011 / Late-Breaking Abstract – January 3, 2012 / Early Registration Deadline – January 25, 2012
To apply for a travel award or scholarship, register, submit an abstract or to see the full meeting program, please visit www.keystonesymposia.org/12C7 and for a downloadable PDF flyer, visit http://www.keystonesymposia.org/meetings/MeetingFlyer.cfm?MeetingID=1174.