Epithelial Cell Adhesion|
Fiona Watt, discussion leader
Werner Franke, "Desmosome assembly"
James Nelson, Cadherins and epithelial polarity'
Shoichiro Tsukita, "Tight junction and cadherins"
Juoni Uitto, "Basement membranes"
Josseph Schlessinger, discussion leader
Andrzej Dlugosz, "Skin protein kinases"
Rick Derynck, "TGFs and their receptors"
Joseph Schlessinger, "Cellular signalling by tyrosine phosphorylation'
Beverly Dale, discussion leader
Peter Steinert, "Cornified envelope"
Peter Elias, Permeability barrier"
Elaine Fuchs, "Keratin perturbations"
Werner Francke, discussion leader
Alan Balmain, "Skin carcinogenesis"
Dennis Roop, "Oncogene effects in transgenic mice"
Hair Follicle Formation
Robert Lavker, discussion leader
Colin Jahoda, "Tissue recombinant studies in follicle formation"
Gail Martin, "Angora mutation and bFGF"
Epithelial and Viral Growth
Howard Green, discussion leader
David Lee, "TGF alpha receptor"
Louise Chow, Papilloma viruses"
John Voorhees, "Vitamin A action"
Two evening sessions consisting of a series of 15 min. talks on subjects that are not covered by the main talks. These sessions will be organized by Dennis Roop (Baylor Medical College), John Stanley (University of Pennsylvania), Michele DeLuca (Instuto Nazionale per la
Ricerca sur Cancro, Genova, Italy), and Pamela Cowin (New York University School of Medivcine).