March 09, 2006

Announcement: 2006 Spring Meeting

"Antimutagenesis and Anticarcinogenesis"
Monday April 24, 2006
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
15 T.W. Alexander Dr.
Research Triangle Park, N.C.


8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome & Speaker Introduction
Drs. Les Recio, GEMS President
Greg Stuart, GEMS President-Elect
9:15 - 10:15 Dr. Rudolph I. Salganik
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Apoptosis Against Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis"10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:30 Dr. Karen S. Katula
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
"Folate and Carcinogenesis: A Complex Relationship Based On Multiple Mechanisms"
11:30 - 12:15 Dr. Errol Zeiger
Errol Zeiger Consulting
"Identification of Antimutagens and Anticarcinogens: Issues and Fallacies"
12:15 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2:15 Dr. Alan J. Townsend
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
"Protection Against Carcinogen Genotoxicity by
Glutathione Transferases Co-expressed with Cytochrome P-450"
2:15 - 3:00 Dr. Daniel Shaughnessy
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
"Dietary Antimutagens: Studies in Bacteria and Humans"
3:00 - 3:45 Dr. Thomas W. Kensler
Johns Hopkins University
"Role of Keap1-Nrf2 Signaling in Cancer Chemoprevention"
3:45 - 4:30 Reception

A Registration Form for the meeting can be downloaded from the Documents Section on our web link:
Please note: We can only accept cash or checks - no credit cards.

Attendance at the GEMS Spring and Fall Meetings includes academics, governmental and industrial scientists, consultants, technicians, undergraduate and graduate students. We invite anyone who is interested in mutagenesis and genotoxicology to attend the meeting!

I look forward to meeting you there!


Greg Stuart, Meeting Organizer

Dr. Gregory R. Stuart, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
111 T.W. Alexander Drive
Building 101, Room E-326
P.O. Box 12233, MD E3-01
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 USA
Tel: (919) 541-5424; Fax: (919) 541-7613