Event Date/Time: Jun 29, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 01, 2009
Registration Date: Jun 15, 2009
Early Registration Date: Mar 31, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 06, 2009
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7th Annual Ion Channel Retreat, June 29 – July 1, 2009, Vancouver BC, Canada. Sharing knowledge; Advancing Ion Channel Research. The 2009 Ion Channel Retreat will once again be held at the spectacular Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Hotel in downtown Vancouver.

Aurora Biomed invites you to attend the 7th Annual Ion Channel Retreat. Researchers from both academia and industry are invited to share knowledge for the advancement of ion channel research, ion channel technology, drug discovery and safety pharmacology. Aurora Biomed is accepting abstracts until March 6th for oral or poster presentations.

The program is divided into the following 6 categories. 1) Ion Channel Cell Biology 2) Ion Channel Technologies, 3) Ion Channels & Drug Safety, 4) Ion Channels as Drug Discovery Targets, 5) Ion Channels as Pain Targets, and 6) New Horizons in Life Science which focuses primarily on new developments in stem cell research.

Aurora Biomed is a Vancouver-based company providing technology and assay services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The mission of this conference is to encourage scientific discourse spanning the spectrum of ion channel disciplines. Researchers from both academia and industry from around the world will be able to establish connections and exchange fresh ideas to accelerate ion channel research, high throughput screening, safety screening and drug discovery in an enjoyable and relaxing environment.

The Ion Channel Retreat is a 2½ -day meeting encompassing several areas of ion channel research. Poster presentations will be available for viewing during all session breaks.

Please send correspondence to retreat@aurorabiomed.com or visit http://www.aurorabiomed.com/retreat09.htm for information regarding the program, Scientific Advisory Board or for Registration information.


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Additional Information

Register online and pay before March 31st to take advantage of early bird registration fees. Registrations received on or before March 31st 2009: o Academic Registration Fee $ 349.00 (USD) o Industry Registration Fee $ 699.00 (USD) Registrations Received after March 31st 2009: o Academic Registration Fee $ 399.00 (USD) o Industry Registration Fee $ 799.00 (USD)