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  • INT . J. RADIAT. BIOL ., 1987, VOL . 51, NO . 1, 189-190

    Announcement

    Radiation Protection Prize

    The Vereinigung Deutscher Strahlenschutzarzte E.V. and the Hanns-Langendorff-Stiftung will award, on the occasion of the 28th Annual Meeting of theVereinigung Deutscher Strahlenschutzarzte in 1987 (12-13 June, Munchen), theHANNS-LANGENDORFF-PREIS for progress in radiation protection . Theprize of DM 10000, is to be awarded to young scientists who have accomplishedoutstanding work in the field of MEDICAL RADIATION PROTECTION . Theprize can be divided .

    The deadline date for the submission of papers is 1 February 1987 . Applicationsshould be addressed to : Professor Dr W. Borner, Vorsitzender der VereinigungDeutscher Strahlenschutzarzte e.V ., Universitat Wurzburg, Abteilung fur Nuklear-medizin, Luitpoldkrankenhaus, D-8700 Wurzburg, F.R. Germany .

    Meeting Announcements

    Second European Congress of Photobiology

    University of Padova, Italy, 6-11 September 1987

    The congress will deal with fundamental and applied aspects of photobiology .Sessions will be organized on the following topics: spectroscopy and photochemistryof biological systems ; photophysical and multiphoton processes in biology ; ultra-violet and visible radiation effects ; DNA repair; photosensitization ; environmentalphotobiology; photocarcinogenesis ; chronobiology; bioluminescence; photo-morphogenesis; photoreception ; photosynthesis ; vision ; photomedicine, includingphotoimmunology, photoprotection, phototherapy and photochemotherapy ; opticaldosimetry in vivo ; and phototechnology .

    The official language of the conference will be English . The programme willinclude plenary lectures and short contributions . Symposia on specific topics willalso be organized .

    Those interested in participating are requested to contact : Professor Giulo Jori,Department of Biology, Universita degla Studi di Padova, via Loredan 10,35131 Padova, Italy . Telephone: 049/831717 .

    Second International Conference on Anticarcinogenesis and RadiationProtection

    National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland, U .S .A., 8-12 March 1987

    The aim of the Conference is to develop mechanistic approaches to cancerprevention and treatment on the basis of recent progress in molecular biology andfree radical chemistry . The conference will focus on oxidative stress and molecular

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