3rd Consensus Meeting Towards Validation of CFTR Gene Expression and Functional Assays (3rd CF Meeting)

Venue: Tivoli Sintra Hotel

Location: Sintra, Lisbon, Portugal

Event Date/Time: Feb 11, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 08, 2002
Paper Submission Date: Mar 10, 2002
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The 3rd CFTR Consensus Meeting will be held between 12-14th April 2002 at the Tivoli Sintra Hotel (Sintra, Portugal). The Meeting will be limited to 80 participants, including members and non-members of the European Working Group on CFTR Expression. Worshops with oral presentations, poster sessions and roundtable discussions will be held.

Main topics included:
Transcript Analysis
(Ann Harris, Oxford, UK)
Cell Biology and Histology
(Edith Puchelle, Reims, France)
Protein Biochemistry / Biophysics
(Aleksander Edelman, Paris, France)
Cell Physiology
(David Sheppard, Bristol, UK)
In vivo and ex vivo Functional Assessment
(Burkhard Tummler, Hannover, Germany)
Animal and Cellular Models
(Bob Scholte, Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Novel Methodologies/Therapeutic strategies

Invited Guests:

Chris Boyd(Edinbourgh,UK)
Fiona B. Carter(Oxford, UK)
Jean-Jacques Cassiman(Leuven, Belgium)
Marc Chanson(Genève, Switzerland)
Hugo DeJonge(Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Bob Dormer(Cardiff, UK)
Aleksander. Edelman(Paris, France)
Raymond Frizzell(Pittsburgh, USA)
Paul Galvin(Cork, UK)
Michael Gray(Newcastle, UK)
Ghanshyam Heda(Tennessee, USA)
Martin Hug(Friburg, Germany)
Batsheva Kerem(Jerusalem, Israel)
Michael Knowles(North Carolina, USA)
Margaret McPherson(Cardiff, UK)
Nathalie Mouchel(Oxford, UK)
Georg Nagel(Frankfurt, Germany)
Franco Pagani(Trieste, Italy)
Edith Puchelle(Reims, France)
Dirk Schindelhauer(Munich, Germany)
Bob Scholte(Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Daniel Schüler(Giessen, Germany)
David Sheppard(Bristol, UK)
Maarten Sinaasappel(Groningen, The Netherlands)
Philip Thomas(Dallas, USA)
Burkhard Tümmler(Hannover, Germany)
Maria Tzetis (Athens, Greece)


Praça da República, 2710-616 Sintra, Portugal

Additional Information

Abstract Deadline 8th March 2002 Registration Fees: Before 15th MARCH Regular Fee (member) 600€ Regular Fee (non-member) 700€ Industry partner 1000€ Accompanying person(*) 400€ After 15th MARCH Regular Fee (member) 800€ Regular Fee (non-member) 800€ Industry partner 1200€ Accompanying person(*) 500€ (*) Registration fees for accompanying persons includes only accommodation in double bedroom and meals. Registration fee for participants include meeting sessions, accommodation, meals, social dinner (13th APRIL 2002), meeting proceedings and abstract book. Participants wishing to share a double bedroom will have a -50€ deduction on the registration fee. Travel costs and/or registration fees can be refunded totally or partially to Virtual Repository contributors, who wish to participate in the Meeting. A shuttle bus will be arranged from Lisbon airport to Meeting location (Friday 12th April) and from Meeting location to Lisbon airport (Sunday 14th April).