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Plant Biochemistry Summer Course

michael kahn kahn at wsu.edu
Fri Mar 23 08:10:51 EST 2001

2001 Plant Biochemistry Summer Course
July 8-21, 2001 
Washington State University, Pullman, WA

The DOE/NSF/USDA Triagency supported Plant Biochemistry Research and 
Training Center at Washington State University will conduct a training 
course in plant biochemistry July 8-21, 2001. The course is designed to 
teach fundamental principles and recent advances in areas including 
structure-function of plant organelles; ion transport; photosynthesis; 
carbohydrate and lipid biosynthesis and metabolism; nitrogen fixation 
and amino acid metabolism; synthesis, catabolism, physiology and 
mechanisms of plant hormones; synthesis and catabolism of unique plant 
products such as terpenoids, alkaloids, cyanoglucosides; 
phenylpropanoids; signaling mechanisms in plant defense responses; 
metabolic regulation; protein synthesis and intracellular targeting of 
macromolecules. The course is intended for graduate students, 
postdoctorals, faculty, and industrial scientists, and will include 
instruction by approximately 40 internationally-recognized plant 
scientists. Funds have been allocated to partially offset travel 
expenses for up to 65 participants. For further information and an 
application form, see http://ibc.wsu.edu/Events/2001_Course.html or 
contact Ms. Karen Maertens, PBRTC, Institute of Biological Chemistry, 
285 Clark Hall, P.O. Box 646340, Washington State University, Pullman, 
WA 99164-6340; telephone 509-335-5496; fax 509-335-7643; or at 
maertens at wsu.edu

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