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LIGAND-GATED ION CHANNELS

LIGAND-GATED ION CHANNELS
18th Neuropharmacology Conference in association with IUPHAR

November 12-14, 2008 • Washington DC, USA
Satellite to the 2008 meeting of the Society for Neuroscience

SUBMIT ABSTRACTS NOW
Submit abstracts now for consideration for the IUPHAR Young Investigator Poster Awards
- Abstract submission deadline: July 18, 2008

www.neuropharmacology-conference.elsevier.com

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Join international experts to review exciting developments in our knowledge of the following major neurotransmitter receptors: Ionotropic glutamate receptors (AMPARs, NMDARs and KARs), GABAA receptors, P2X receptors, Nicotinic receptors, 5-HT3 receptors & Glycine receptors.

To supplement the invited program, abstracts are invited for poster presentation at the conference. A limited number of submissions will be selected for presentation as short oral communications within the conference program. Poster presentations will be judged for three IUPHAR Young Investigator Awards - see the conference website for details.

Program Overview
For a full timed program visit: www.neuropharmacology-conference.elsevier.com

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

13.40 Opening Remarks
Graham Collingridge, University of Bristol, UK

IUPHAR and ligand-gated ion channel receptors
Michael Spedding, Institut De Recherches Servier, France

IONOTROPIC GLUTAMATE RECEPTORS 1 - AMPARs
David Lodge, University of Bristol, UK
Roger Nicoll, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Daniel Choquet, University of Bordeaux, France
Michael Spedding, Institut de Recherches Servier, France

IONOTROPIC GLUTAMATE RECEPTORS 2 - AMPARs and NMDARs
Husseini Manji, National Institutes of Mental Health, USA
Chris Parsons, Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, Germany
Suzanne Zukin, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Peter Seeburg, Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Germany

18.30 - 20.00 Poster Session I & Reception

Thursday, November 13, 2008

GABAA RECEPTORS
Richard Olsen, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Trevor Smart, University College London, UK
Martin Wallner, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Robert MacDonald, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Cindy Czajkowski, University of Wisconsin, Madison Medical School, USA
Uwe Rudolph, McLean Hospital, Harvard University, USA

HOT TOPICS
8 shorts talks from contributed papers

P2X RECEPTORS
Baljit Khakh, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Michael Jarvis, Abbott Laboratories, USA
Richard Evans, University of Leicester, UK

18.00 - 20.00 Poster Session II & Reception

Friday, November 14, 2008

NICOTINIC RECEPTORS
Jean-Pierre Changeux, Institut Pasteur, France
Neil Millar, University College London, UK
Robin Lester, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

5-HT3 RECEPTORS & GLYCINE RECEPTORS
Sarah Lummis, University of Cambridge, UK
John Peters, University of Dundee, UK
Heinrich Betz, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Germany
Joe Lynch, University of Queensland, Australia

IONOTROPIC GLUTAMATE RECEPTORS 3 - KARs
Mark Mayer, NICHD, USA
David Jane, University of Bristol, UK
Graham Collingridge, University of Bristol, UK
Stephen Heinemann, Salk Institute, USA
Christophe Mulle, University of Bordeaux, France
Juan Lerma, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante, Spain

17.30 End of Conference

Registration now open

Registration for the conference is now open. Reduced registration rates apply for delegates until September 15, 2008.

Ligand-Gated Ion Channels is organized, sponsored and hosted by Elsevier / Neuropharmacology in association with IUPHAR and is the 18th in a series of meetings addressing key topics in neuropharmacology.

For further information please visit: www.neuropharmacology-conference.elsevier.com or contact eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%63%68%2e%77%69%6c%6b%69%6e%73%40%65%6c%73%65%76%69%65%72%2e%63%6f%6d%22%3e%63%68%2e%77%69%6c%6b%69%6e%73%40%65%6c%73%65%76%69%65%72%2e%63%6f%6d%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b'))