Third International Congress of Reproductive Immunology: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1–5 July 1986

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  • 281 Announcements Joint Conference of the 17th International Leukocyte Culture Conference and 22nd National Meeting of the Reticuloendothelial Society Ithaca, New York, 3-8 August 1985 The scientific chairpersons of this meeting are Priscilla A. Campbell, National Jewish Hospital, Denver, CO; Diane M. Jacobs, SUNY, Buffalo, NY; and Joost J. Oppenheim, BRMP, NCI-FCRF, Frederick, MD. The scientific sessions will consist of Symposia, Poster Sessions and Poster Discus- sion Workshops. Symposium I: Oncogenesis and cell growth regulation in normal and neoplastic cells Symposium II: Development and differentiation of T lymphocytes Symposium III: Neuroendocrine-immune interactions Symposium IV: The leukocyte biology of natural host defense mechanisms Symposium V: The cell biology of natural host defense mechanisms Awards: Awards will be given for the best student research papers ("Presidential Awards"), for the best Young Investigator's (under age 36) research paper and for student travel. For information please contact: RES/LCC Conference, c /o Dr. Sherwood M. Reichard, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, U.S.A. Telephone: (404) 828-2601. Third International Congress of Reproductive Immunology Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1-5 July 1986 Sponsored by the International Society for Immunology of Reproduction, the American Society for Immunology of Reproduction, and the Canadian Society of Immunology. The meeting will be held in Toronto, Ontario, immediately prior to the 6th International Congress of Immunology. The scientific program will include major symposia on trophoblast and gene expres-
  • 282 sion at the maternofetal interface, antibody responses and outcome of pregnancy, maternal uterine cellular responses (immune and nonimmunological), and practical application of immunologic techniques in the regulation of reproductive success in humans and in animals. Poster sessions and workshops will include such areas as endocrine regulation of immunologic function, trophoblast and decidua in im- munoregulation, immunological contraception, immunotheraphy of pregnancy failure, pregnancy-associated proteins and soluble immunoregulatory factors, MHC and non-MHC antigens relevant to reproduction, and other topics to be announced. An active social program is also being organized. For further information please contact: Dr. David A. Clark, Chairman, Local Organiz- ing Committee, 3rd International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, 3V39 McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5.

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