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PASPCR 2012 meeting in Park City-UT on September 19-22, 2012

Friday, May 18th, 2012
PASPCR 2012 meeting in Park City-UT on September 19-22, 2012

PASPCR 2012 meeting in Park City-UT on September 19-22, 2012

Please join the Pan American Society for Pigment Cell Research in the beautiful mountains of Deer Valley, Utah, for our annual meeting on Sept. 19-22, 2012.  It promises to be a lively, fun-filled and educational conference. It will be held in a secluded, yet luxurious setting at the St. Regis Hotel.  We have a number of exciting faculty including Roger Hanlon, of NOVA and Science Friday fame and many other experts in the field! The venue size is limited, so we recommend making reservations quickly to assure a room at the discounted rate.

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 1, 2012.   

For further information on Registration, Abstract Submission, Travel, Accommodations, and Venue, please visit our website at:, or contact Michelle Lee White at or Tel. 949-910-6060.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sancy Leachman

Local Organizers:
Sancy Leachman, MD, PhD
Douglas Grossman, MD, PhD
Pamela Cassidy, PhD
Sheri Holmen, PhD
Rod Stewart, PhD

PASPCR President
Greg Barsh, PhD

Conference Coordinator:
Michelle Lee White
949.910.6060 mobile
Links to local areas of interest:
Historic Downtown Park City 
Salt Lake City Mormon Temple 
City Creek Mall
Olympic Park

16th PASPCR Call For Abstracts (deadline June 1, 2010)

Sunday, May 9th, 2010
16th PASPCR Call For Abstracts (deadline June 1, 2010)

16th PASPCR Call For Abstracts (deadline June 1, 2010)

16th PASPCR Annual Meeting
Pigmentation & Melanoma Conference  September 30-October 2, 2010
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Contact: Dr. Youwen Zhou

Please  visit our website  to submit an abstract by June 1, 2010!

This congress is jointly held by the Pan American Society of Pigment Cell Research and the University of British Columbia (UBC), Department of Dermatology & Skin Science. This year’s congress will attract dermatologists, pathologists, basic science researchers from both academic and industrial backgrounds, residents, students interested in current problems of pigment cell research.

Vancouver, British Columbia is one of the world’s top travel destinations and is frequently listed as one of Canada’s most beautiful cities!  In February we will be welcoming the world as we host the 2010 Winter Olympics Games! September is a beautiful month to visit us as the weather is still warm to enjoy strolling around Stanley Park, visiting the shops on Robson Street, and trying out our many activities such as hiking, biking, sea kayaking, boating, and golfing.

Topics covered at the meeting:

 *   Melanoma: bench to bedside
 *   Pigment synthesis and therapies
 *   Melanocyte physiology and oxidative stress
 *   Graying, photoaging, photobiology and phototherapy
 *   Vitiglio: genes, genomics and therapeutic advances
 *   Melanocyte development: genes, animal models and pathways

Confirmed Speakers:

 *   Ahmed Allisa, Staff, Dermatology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 *   Rox Anderson, MD, Professor of Dermatology,Harvard Medical School; Director, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
 *   Esteban C. Dell’Angelica, PhD, Associate Professor, UCLA Department of Human Genetics, Gonda Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 *   Patrik Ernfors, PhD, Professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
 *   Colin Goding, Department of Oncology, Oxford University, UK
 *   Doug Grossman, MD, Professor, Departments of Oncological Sciences and Dermatology, University of Utah, School of Medicine, USA
 *   Ilt Hamzavi, MD, Staff Dermatologist, Henry Ford Health Systems, USA
 *   Harvey Lui, MD, FRCPC, Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Canada
 *   Frank Meyskens, MD, Professor, Medicine and Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine,University of California Irvine; Director, UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine; Associate Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, USA
 *   Emi K. Nishimura, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Stem Cell Biology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
 *   Karen Schallerreuter, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Bradford, Bradford, United Kingdom
 *   Vernon Sondak, Professor, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
 *   Richard Spritz, MD, Program Director and Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
 *   Victor Tron, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Queen’s Univsersity, Kingston, ON, Canada
 *   Youwen Zhou, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Chieng Genomics Centre and Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia; Skin Oncology Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Abstracts will be accepted through June 1, 2010

To submit an abstract, please Click Here


Updated information of the PASPCR 2009 meeting

Friday, April 10th, 2009
Updated information of the PASPCR 2009 meeting

Updated information of the PASPCR 2009 meeting

Dear Members of the Society and Investigators interested in melanin pigmentation,
This is a first call that the first deadline for submission of the abstracts for the PASPCR 2009 meeting (Memphis, Tennessee, USA, September 4-7, 2009) is approaching very fast, May 1, 2009. It must be noted that eligible investigators (students, postdocs and junior faculty) who are members of the PASPCR or will join the society should meet this deadline in order to be considered for the travel award (see our website). I am looking forward to see you in Memphis.

Best regards
Andrzej Slominski, MD, PhD, Organizer of the PASPCR 2009 Meeting

PASPCR 2009 Meeting, Memphis, September 4-7

Saturday, February 21st, 2009
PASPCR 2009 Meeting

PASPCR 2009 Meeting

Updated information about the next PASPCR 2009 Meeting, to be held in Memphis (TN, USA), on September 4-7, 2009, organised by Prof. Andrzej Slominski, is available in this most updated flyer.

The topics of this meeting will include:

• Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Biophysics of Melanin Pigmentation
• Cell Biology of Melanin Synthesis
• Malignant Transformation of the Melanocyte and Melanoma Progression
• Cell Surface and Nuclear Receptors and Their Ligands
• Melanocyte Maturation/Differentiation
• Oxidative Responses in Melanocytes and Melanoma Cells
• Solar Radiation and the Pigmentary System

Confirmed invited speakers include:

Sergei Grando, MD, PhD (University of California Irvine)
F. Holick, MD, PhD (Boston University)
Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD (University of Tennessee)
Michael Kastan, MD, PhD (St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital)
Ralf Paus, MD (University of Lubeck)
Jack Arbiser, MD, PhD (Emory University)
Russel J. Reiter, Ph.D., Dr.h.c.mult. (University of Texas, San Antonio)
Edwin Blalock, PhD (University of Alabama)
Gregory Barsh, MD, PhD (Stanford University)
Andrzej Slominski, MD, PhD (University of Tennessee)
Dianna Johnson, PhD (University of Tennessee)

official email address of this meeting:

official web page address of this meeting:

Next annual meeting of PASPCR (15th) Memphis (TN, USA) September 4-7, 2009

Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Memphis (TN, USA)
Memphis (TN, USA)

The next scheduled annual meeting of the PanAmerican Society for Pigment Cell Research (PASPCR) will be held in Memphis (Tennessee, USA), on September 4-7, 2009. Additional specific information regarding this conference will be posted at the PASPCR WEB site and here, whenever available. This meeting will be organised by Andrzej Slominski.

Flyer of the 15th PASPCR Meeting
Flyer of the 15th PASPCR Meeting

Flyer of the 15th PASPCR Meeting (Memphis, TN, USA) September 4-7, 2009

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