Aurora Ion Channel Retreat - Vancouver 2008

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Aurora Ion Channel Retreat - Vancouver 2008

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Aurora Biomed invites you to attend the 6th Annual Ion Channel Retreat. Our goal is to create a forum for scientific discourse spanning the spectrum of ion channel disciplines. Researchers from
both academia and industry are invited to share knowledge for the advancement of ion channel research, drug discovery and safety pharmacology.

Program Sessions:
• Ion Channel Screening Technologies
• Ion Channels in Safety Pharmacology
• Ion Channels as Disease Targets
• Ion Channels as Pain Targets
• Mechanisms of Ion Channel Signalling

2008 Scientific Advisory Board:

Min Li
John Hopkins School of Medicine
Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience & High Throughput Biology Center

Qiang Lu
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Head, Ion Channel and Cellular Toxicology, Lead Discovery Center

Juergen Reinhardt
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Research Investigator II, Center for Proteomic Chemistry/Lead Finding Platform

Terry Snutch
Neuromed Technologies
Chief Scientific Officer

Jean-Pierre Valentin
AstraZeneca
Director, Safety Pharmacology, Safety Assessment UK

2008 Preliminary Speakers:
John Adelman
Oregon Health and Science University
Professor

Arthur "Buzz" Brown
Chantest
Chairman and CEO

Jun Chen
Abbott Laboratories
Neuroscience Research

Jeff Clare
Director, R&D
Ion Channel Group
BioScience Division

Jianmin Cui
Washington University
Associate Professor, Spencer T. Olin Endowment Department of Biomedical Engineering

Sikander Gill
Aurora Biomed
Director of Assay Development

Aaron Gerlach
Icagen

Steve Goldstein
University of Chicago
Professor, Pediatrics, Physiology, Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine Founding Director, Institute of Molecular Pediatric Sciences Co-Director, Institute for Translational Medicine
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Stephen Hess
Invitrogen

Cristian Ionescu-Zanetti
Fluxion

Chief Technical Officer
Neelima Khaidahkar-Joshi

Glenmark Research
Vice President, Biological Research

Gregory Kaczorowski
Merck

Senior Director of Ion Channels
Min Li

John Hopkins School of Medicine
Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience & High Throughput Biology Center

Zhiyuan Li
Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Investigator and Head of Ion Channels Research Laboratory
Kun Lui
Wyeth

Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases
Qiang Lu

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Sciences
Head, Ion Channel and Cellular Toxicology, Lead Discovery Center

Torben Neelands
Abbott Laboratories

Yi-Xin Qian
Amgen

Jean-Pierre Valentin
AstraZeneca

Director, Safety Pharmacology, Safety Assessment UK
Tian-Le Xu
Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Principal Investigator and Chief Laboratory of Synaptic Physiology

Jerrel Yakel
NIH/NIEHS
Senior Investigator

Vladislav Zarayskiy
Boston University

Howard Zhang
Wyeth Research
NeuroScience Discovery