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The Miami Nature Biotechnology Winter Symposia

University of Miami

The University of Miami and Nature Publishing Company are sponsoring the 30th annual Miami Nature Biotechnology Winter Symposia. Research topics include basic science and genetic research on diseases such as cancer, diabetes, transplantation, muscular distrophy, and Alzheimer's disease. More information on the symposia can be found at


Deadline November 3, 1997

Short Reports for poster presentation of exceptional interest may be selected for 15 minute oral presentation within the program. Short Reports will be published as Volume 9 of the Miami Nature Biotechnology Short Reports, by IRL Press at Oxford University Press as part of their Nucleic Acids Symposium Series.

The Miami Nature Biotechnology Winter Symposia
Advances in Gene Technology: Molecular Biology in the Conquest of Disease
February 7-11, 1998
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.


  • Functional Genomics
  • Gene Delivery
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cellular and Molecular Technologies in Transplantation
  • Genetic Analysis of Complex Diseases
  • Degenerative Processes
  • Transplantation Strategies Involving Molecular Biology to Improve Recovery After Central Nervous System Injury
  • Therapeutic Strategies

Speakers: P. Aebischer, A. Bairoch, F. Bach, D.J. Baylink, G.I. Bell, F.R. Blattner, C. Bordignon, M.B. Bunge, M.R. Capecchi, C.T. Caskey, J. Folkman, T. Gaasterland, P. Gruss, E.P. Hoffman, R. Jaenisch, P.H. Krammer, H. Lehrach, D.J. Lockhart, C. Ricordi, A.D. Roses, P.R. Sanberg, C. Sander, O. Smithies, P.K. Srivastava, R.I. Tepper, S. Tonegawa, C. Weissmann, and H.F. Willard

This is a CME credit (23.5 hours) activity of the University of Miami School of Medicine

Instructions for preparing Short Reports for poster presentation along with the full program and registration information can be found on the web at or you can call 1-305-243-3597, fax 1-305-324-5665 or email (or use the coupon below)

Posters received after the deadline of November 3, 1997, will be considered for presentation in the posters sessions but will not be published in the proceedings. Copies are distributed at the meeting as additional poster presentations.

Sponsored by the University of Miami and Nature Publishing Company Orgainzed by the University Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Foundation, Inc. and Nature Biotechnology

Major Supporters: Boehringer Mannheim Biochemicals, Coulter Corporation, Warner-Lambert, Parke Davis Pharmaceuticals, and Glaxo-Wellcome Research and Development

To receive a program and poster information fill in this coupon and fax it (1-305-324-5665) or mail it (MNBWS, PO Box 016129, M823, Miami, Fl. 33101, USA)
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