American University of Antigua College of Medicine will act as the local host to the Second International Society for Neurochemistry’s (ISN) Special Neurochemistry Conference entitled “Neural Glycomics and Lipidomics” scheduled to be held at the Jolly Beach Resort, Antigua, West Indies from December 1-5, 2006.

The program committee consists of

  • Dr. Steven Pfeifer (USA) Chair
  • Dr. Tony Futerman (Israel), Vice Chair
  • Dr. Kunihiko Suzuki (Japan) Vice Chair

and other distinguished scientists from Argentina (2), Japan (2), Canada (1), Italy (1), Sweden (1), India (1), and USA (1).

The local host committee consisting of the faculty members at AUA College of Medicine is chaired by Dr. Majid Pathan and includes Dr. Surendra S. Parmar, Dr. Steve Glasser, and Dr. Reza Sanii.

The primary program is designed to discuss modern methods of analysis, & integration, cell-cell communication and signaling, glycoproteins, and their recent developments. These are focused on providing the cellular basis and introduction of newer and better drugs for clinical management of patients with neural diseases for the betterment of mankind and suffering humanity.

It is expected that over 300-350 Neuroscientists from around the world will participate and present their research work at the envisaged international conference.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and especially to the Prime Minister, Hon’ble Baldwin Spencer, for expressing willingness to provide all necessary helps the success of this International conference.

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