17th Meeting of the Danish Society for Flow Cytometry

 

Program for a joint meeting of the Danish Immunological Society and Danish Society for Flow Cytometry

 

Thursday, 20 March 1997, 13:30-18:00

Auditorium 2, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, Copenhagen

 

Special topic:     Apoptosis

13.30-13.35      Welcome.

13:35-14:25      Definition of apoptosis, methods for detection and characterization of apoptosis, in particular by flow cytometry. Michael Ormerod, Reigate, Surrey, U.K.

14:25-15:15      Inhibitors and activators of apoptosis. Marja Jäättelä, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen.

15:15-15.30      Ligation of MHC Class I molecules induces cell death in T cells. A novel pathway for apoptotic signaling. Søren Skov, Institute of Medical Anatomy, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen.

15:30-15:50      Apoptosis of activated T cells induced by human retinal pigment epithelial cells. Annette Jørgensen and Carsten Röpke, Institute of Medical Anatomy, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen.

15:50-16:10      Coffee break.

16:10-16:25      Apoptosis in β-cells within the islets of Langerhans: A functional response to hypoglycemia? Ole Madsen, Hagedorn Research Institute, Novo Nordisk, Copenhagen.

16:25-16:40      Cytokine-induced apoptosis in rodent islets. Allan Karlsen, Hagedorn Research Institute, Novo Nordisk, Copenhagen.

16:40-17:30      Cytokine-induced apoptosis in human islets. Decio Eizirik, Diabetes Research Center, Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium.

17:30-18:00      Refreshments.

 

All are welcome.

The general Assembly of the Danish Society for Flow Cytometry will take place in advance of the scientific meeting (13:00-13:15).

The meeting is sponsored by the Hagedorn Research Institute/Novo Nordisk, the Danish Medical Society and Becton Dickinson Denmark.

Please, register not later than March 12 to Jette Christiansen, the Finsen Laboratory, on telephone (45) 3545-5659 or telefax (45) 3138-5450.

 

27 January 1997

Jesper Zeuthen       Jørgen K. Larsen

 

Abstracts are available, but not in electronic format.