[rat-forum] Call for Abstracts & Register Now! Discovery Strategies 2005
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Thu Mar 31 09:44:01 CST 2005
Discovery Strategies 2005
"Improving the Predictive Value of Mouse Models in Drug Discovery and Development"
Hosted by: The Jackson Laboratory Research Affiliates Program
Location: Bar Harbor, Maine, USA
Date: May 16-18, 2005
ABSTRACTS for the poster session are being accepted via email to discovery at jax.org.
Please format your abstract to one 8 1/2 x 11" page with one inch margins.
The presenter's name must be underlined in the author list. Abstracts should be submitted no later than April 1st. Poster boards are vertical: 6 feet HIGH x 4 feet WIDE, velcro hook attachments recommended
This year's Discovery Strategies Conference highlights the laboratory mouse as a predictive tool in the drug discovery and development process. A central theme will be improving concordance between model systems and human, and the emerging role of mice in assessing drug safety and clinical efficacy. Thought leaders will present and discuss cutting-edge methods used to identify potential drug targets and elucidate the mechanisms and pathways by which xenobiotics elicit both desirable and undesirable effects. Presentations will include the use of QTL analysis and in silico mapping to identify key pathway components that underlie phenotypes associated with both disease and clinical response to pharmaceutical compounds. Other technologies such as RNAi and gene trapping and targeting will also be discussed.
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