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IBC s Assays & Cellular Targets Conference


IBC announced last week the keynote speakers for its Assays & Cellular Targets conference, to be held October 18-21 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego. Speakers include:

Jerrold Olefsky, MD, Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of California, San Diego

Bart Sefton, PhD, Professor, The Salk Institute

Lansing Taylor, PhD, Director, Cellomics

Ralph Garippa, PhD, Research Leader, Cell-based High Throughput Screening & Automation, Hoffmann-La Roche

Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD, Departments of Ophthalmology, Pharmacology, and Chemistry, University of Washington

Graeme Milligan, PhD, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology & Biochemistry, University of Glasgow

Reinhold Penner, MD PhD, Professor of Cell and Molecular Signaling, Center for Biomedical Research at The Queen’s Medical Center and John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Bertil Hille, PhD, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington School of Medicine

Further information about the conference can be found at the official website,

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