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Subject: HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - June 29, 2005
From: FS Zollmann <zollmann@hum-molgen.de>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 13:57:54 +0200

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Sixth Annual
Targeted Nanodelivery for Therapeutics and Molecular Imaging
August 21-23, 2005 - Washington, DC

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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION FORUM IN HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS
HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - June 29, 2005 - http://hum-molgen.org


Genetic News
by T.M. D'Souza, T. Dalaya, J. Mill, R. Nemade, F.S. Zollmann
http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen

- Call for Assistant News Editors
   Join our editorial team
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2003/msg01.html

- Promiscuous Catalytic Activity Possessed by Novel Enzyme Structure
   Structural basis for the promiscuous biosynthetic prenylation of
   aromatic natural products.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg46.html

- Mutation In Mouse Circulatory Gene Mimics A Form Of Congenital Heart
   Disease
   Myocardin-related transcription factor B is required in cardiac neural
   crest for smooth muscle differentiation and cardiovascular
   development.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg45.html

- Geneticists identify 'master switch' that causes female flies to
   behave like males
   Male-specific fruitless specifies the neural substrates of Drosophila
   courtship behaviour
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg44.html

- Thalassemia: Genetic Blood Disorder Expected To Double In Next Few
   Decades
   Children's Hospital Oakland has formed an international network
   treating patients throughout the world.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg43.html

- A Step Forward in Stem Cell Research
   Derivation of Multipotent Mesenchymal Precursors from Human Embryonic
   Stem Cells
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg42.html

- Disability Rights, Prenatal Diagnosis and Eugenics: A Cross-Cultural
   View
   This paper considers the disability rights critique of genetic testing
   in the context of different communities and the issue of
   nondirectiveness.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg41.html

- Genetic Evaluation and Counseling of Couples with Recurrent
   Miscarriage
   Recommendations of the National Society of Genetic Counselors
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg39.html

- New Role For BRCA1
   A new function for the tumor suppressor gene BRCA1 in normal cells is
   described.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg38.html

- Mechanism Of Motor Neuron Disease
   Study reports a new mechanism underlying motor neuron disease, which
   may be broadly relevant to several adult-onset neurodegenerative
   diseases.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg35.html

- Suppression Of Colorectal Cancer Progression
   The expression of an intestinal epithelial cell receptor is silenced
   in most human colorectal cancers that progress from benign to
   malignant.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg31.html

- Malignant Cells Exploit Vessel Structures
   Researchers reveal how a specialized region of blood vessels can
   sustain malignant metastasis in the bone marrow.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg30.html

- New Food Allergy Research Consortium Focuses on Peanut Allergy
   Food Allergy Research Consortium strives to develop therapies to treat
   and prevent food allergies.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg29.html

- Researchers Debut New X-Ray Resources for Studying Molecules
   The most powerful X-ray beams in the Western Hemisphere become
   available at the Argonne National Laboratory.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg28.html

- NIAID Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria
   Scientists have discovered why people with type C hemoglobin are less
   prone to severe malaria.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg27.html

- Adult Antisocial Syndromes Common Among Substance Abusers
   Data from a recent epidemiologic survey of more than 43,000 U.S.
   adults show that antisocial syndromes are more common among people
   with substance abuse disorders than those without these disorders.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg26.html

- Five Topics Regarding Vision Added to NIHSeniorHealth Web Site
   Eye diseases and conditions leading to vision loss increase
   significantly with age. Read about them on the NIHSeniorHealth Web
   Site.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg25.html

- Promising New TB Drug Enters Clinical Trial
   The novel antibiotic, PA-824, may shorten the time needed to treat
   tuberculosis.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg24.html

- Rodent Social Behavior Encoded in Junk DNA
   Junk DNA holds sequence for key hormone receptor involved in
   determining male-female relations and parenting behaviors in a species
   of voles.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg23.html

- US$3.68 Million Grant to Boost Public Health Informatics
   New National Library of Medicine and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
   Partnership Will Develop More Public Health Information Experts
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg22.html

- NIH Selects 13 More Organisms for Genome Sequencing
   The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) adds gibbon,
   bats, finch and mosquito strains to strategic mix.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg21.html

- Contact Genetic News editors
   news@hum-molgen.org


Biomedical Positions
http://hum-molgen.org/positions/

- Biotechnology: Post-doctoral fellow
   NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND,GALWAY, Ireland
   http://hum-molgen.org/positions/postdocs/2582.html

- Write a position announcement
   http://hum-molgen.org/flyer/positions.pdf
   1) Set up account: http://hum-molgen.de/cgi-bin/positions.pl?register
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Literature
http://hum-molgen.org/literature/

- Kumar et al. 2005. Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications.
   1st ed.
   Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact
   http://hum-molgen.org/literature/06-2005/msg04.html

- Sensen. 2005. Handbook of Genome Research. 1st ed.
   Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Bioinformatics, Ethical and Legal
   Issues, Two Volumes
   http://hum-molgen.org/literature/06-2005/msg03.html

- Schepers. 2004. RNA Interference in Practice. 1st ed.
   Principles, Basics, and Methods for Gene Silencing in C.elegans,
   Drosophila, and Mammals
   http://hum-molgen.org/literature/06-2005/msg02.html

- Online analytical toolbox for cancer and other biomedical research
   Data Warehouse for biomedical informatics data sets for prostate
   cancer
   http://hum-molgen.org/literature/06-2005/msg01.html


Biotechnical requests and sources
http://hum-molgen.org/biotechnology


Events in bioscience and medicine
http://hum-molgen.org/meetings/

- Post event (free)
   http://hum-molgen.de/cgi-bin/meetings.pl?login


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http://hum-molgen.org/companies/


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Targeted Nanodelivery for Therapeutics and Molecular Imaging, taking place
August 21-23, 2005 in Washington, DC, will address the challenges in
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and promote dialogue between diagnostic and therapeutic development.

 Extensive Focus on Delivery Strategies
 Regulatory and Safety Coverage
 Applications in Molecular Imaging
 New Partnering Forum for Early Stage Companies
 Nanoparticles in the Clinic

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