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IPCC-2014 latest news: Deadline for Abstract Submission and for IFPCS Travel Awards applications extended to 25 April 2014

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
IPCC-2014 latest news: Deadline for Abstract Submission and for IFPCS Travel Awards applications extended to 25 April 2014

IPCC-2014 latest news: Deadline for Abstract Submission and for IFPCS Travel Awards applications extended to 25 April 2014

These are the latest news concerning the 22nd International Pigment Cell Conference, IPCC, to be held in Singapore on 4-7 September 2014, organized by Dr. Boon-Kee Goh, on behalf of the Asian Society of Pigment Cell Research (ASPCR). Deadlines for submitting your abstracts for the IPCC-2014 in Singapore and for submitting your applications for the IFPCS Travel Awards to attend this conference have been extended to 25 April 2014. Hurry up!. Looking forward to receiving your abstracts and applications for IFPCS Travel Awards!

IFPCS Travel Awards to attend the IPCC-2014 in Singapore

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
IFPCS Travel Awards for attending the IPCC-2014 in Singapore

IFPCS Travel Awards for attending the IPCC-2014 in Singapore

The International Federation of Pigment Cell Societies (IFPCS) is pleased to announce the sponsorship of 20 TRAVEL AWARDS for IFPCS members willing to attend the XXII International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC), to be held in Singapore, on 4-7 September 2014, organized by Dr. Boon Kee Goh.

Willing candidates must be IFPCS members at the time of submitting their applications for these TRAVEL AWARDS. In order to obtain IFPCS membership you should join any of the four regional pigment cell societies, namely: ASPCR, ESPCR, JSPCR, PASPCR. Upon becoming a member of any of them you will gain immediate IFPCS membership benefits.

Each of these 20 IFPCS Travel Awards will consist of a credit of $1000,oo USD to register at the IPCC-2014, and to be used to defray registration, accommodation and/or gala-dinner costs. The remaining outstanding balance will have to be paid directly by the selected candidate to the IPCC-2014 Organizers. The awarded credit will be paid directly from IFPCS to the IPCC-2014 Organizers on behalf of the selected candidate. There will be no direct payment made from IFPCS to selected candidates or their institutions. The selected candidates will have to organize and cover the corresponding flights to attend the IPCC-2014 meeting from their place of origin.

These 20 IFPCS Travel Awards have been possible thanks to the donation of late Prof. Masako Mizoguchi (JSPCR, 10 travel awards) to the IPCC and the IFPCS funds dedicated to travel awards for IFPCS members (10 travel awards).

IFPCS Travel Award applicants must fulfill the following conditions:

Interested IFPCS members are kindly requested to submit the following documents by April 25.  Applications should be sent to: ipcc2014@mci-group.com. All pplications received will be evaluated by the IFPCS Travel Awards Committee:

  • Mauro Picardo (IFPCS President, Chair)
  • Andrzej Slowinski (PASPCR)
  • Lionel Larue (ESPCR)
  • Takahiro Kunisada (JSPCR)
  • Prasad Kumarasinghe (ASPCR)

Documentation that should be submitted by IFPCS Travel Award Applicants:

  • Brief CV of the candidate
  • PDF copy of the submitted abstract, already registered in the IPCC-2014 abstract system
  • Personal statement indicating why IFPCS should be supporting his/her attendance at the IPCC-2014 meeting in Singapore
  • In addition, for student IFPCS members, a letter of support fromthe corresponding supervisor(s) is required

CRITERIA: IFPCS Travel Award Candidates will be evaluated according to their scientific merit and that of the work presented in the abstract. Applications from both regular and student IFPCS members are welcome. Applications from young members of the laboratories are encouraged, particularly senior PhD students and junior postdocs. Several applications can be presented from the same lab, but additional investigators from the same lab will be considered with lower priority score.

Looking forward to receiving your applications!

IFPCS TRAVEL AWARDS

Updated information about the IPCC2014 in Singapore

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Updated information about the IPCC2014 in Singapore

Updated information about the IPCC2014 in Singapore

Registration and Abstract submission for IPCC2014-Singapore are now OPEN

Sunday, November 17th, 2013
Registration and Abstract submission for IPCC2014-Singapore are now OPEN

Registration and Abstract submission for IPCC2014-Singapore are now OPEN

Registration and abstract submission for the XXII International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC), to be held in Singapore, on 4-7 September 2014, are now OPEN. On behalf of the International Federation of Pigment Cell Societies (IFPCS) and the IPCC-2014 Organizers we warmly invite you everyone interested to submit their work and register to attend this exciting event entitled “Bringing Colours to Life: Advances in Pigment Cell Research and Translation into Clinical Practice“. Please visit the IPCC-2014 web site to learn about registration details, the conference venue, the preliminary programme and confirmed invited speakers, the possibility to apply for various types of travel awards, the sponsors and sponsorship opportunities, and, also, about Singapore, the country hosting the meeting.

  • Abstract submission deadline is 11 April 2014
  • Early Bird registration deadline is 3 July 2014

IPCC-2014-Singapore, 4-7 September 2014: Bringing Colours to Life: Advances in Pigment Cell Research and Translation in Clinical Practice

Thursday, October 24th, 2013
IPCC-2014-Singapore, 4-7 September 2014: Bringing Colours to Life: Advances in Pigment Cell Research and Translation in Clinical Practice

IPCC-2014-Singapore, 4-7 September 2014: Bringing Colours to Life: Advances in Pigment Cell Research and Translation in Clinical Practice

Dear IFPCS Members,

on behalf of Dr. Boon-Kee Goh, Chair of the next (22nd) International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC), which will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel, in Singapore, on September 4-7, 2014, it is my pleasure to circulate an updated announcement with important information:

IPCC2014: Bringing Colours to Life: Advances in Pigment Cell Research and Translation in Clinical Practice
Regional Society organizing the IPCC2014: ASPCR
Organizer/Chair: Dr. Boon-Kee Goh
email: ipcc2014@ifpcs.org
web: www.ipcc2014.org

Key Topics Include
• Developmental Biology of Pigment Cells
• Melanosome Biogenesis & Transfer
• Regulation of Pigmentation
• Genetics of Pigmentation
• Melanocyte UV Response & DNA Repair
• Stem Cells & Hair Biology
• Melanoma Biology & Therapeutics
• Vitiligo Research & Interventions
• Pigmentary Challenges in Asian Skin
• Laser & Light Therapies in Skin of Colour
• Strategies for Skin Lightening

Keynote Speakers include
Nina Jablonski, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Roger Hanlon, Brown University, USA
David Mitchell, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Jean Krutmann, Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf, Germany
Howard Chang, Stanford University, USA

Important Dates
Abstract Submission Closes: 11 April 2014
Early Bird Registration Ends: 3 July 2014

Looking forward to meeting you in Singapore next year!

Lluis


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