SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY
The annual meeting of the Society will take place at Geilo (Norway), 19-23 September 1982. The meeting will focus on the regulation of target cell responsiveness. Invited speakers include: L. Birnbaumer (Houston), H. Bourne (San Francisco), P. Gordon (Bethesda), K. Griffiths (Cardiff), P.F. Hall (Shrewsbury), E.V. Jensen (Chicago), F. Labrie (Quebec), A.R. Means (Houston), H.J. van der Molen (Rotterdam), F. Neuman (Berlin), E.J. Peck Jr. (Houston), M. Ritzen, (Stockholm), W.T. Schrader (Houston). Participation is limited. For further information and application for participation, please contact: Dr. Vidar Hansson, Institute of Pathology, Rikshospitalet, Oslo 1 (Norway) or Dr. Asbjgrn Aakvaag, Hormone and Isotope Laboratory, Aker Hospital, Oslo 5 (Norway).
SYMPOSIUM ON INSULIN RECEPTORS
Receptor Interaction and Insulin Action Rome, I-3
Presidents: A. Beretta Anguissola and J. Roth Scientific Secretariat: R. De Pirro and M. Muggeo Scientific Committee: H. Beck-Nielsen, D. Brandenburg, MS. Czech, I.D. Goldfine, C.R. Kahn, R. Lauro, J.M. Olefsky, M. Serrano-Rios, P. Sonksen. Topics: the insulin receptor; insulin structure, receptor interaction and insulin action; newer actions of insulin; the fate of the insulin-receptor complex; targetcell mechanisms in physiology; target-cell mechanisms in disease. Deadline to be included on the mailing list: September 1982. Limited attendance: 200 participants. For further information contact: Dr. Roberto de Pirro, M.D., 2nd Clinica Medica, Policlinico Umberto lst, Viale de1 Policlinico, 00161 Roma (Italy).