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The following poster awards are taking place at BioScience2004...

New England Biolabs Poster Prize
The New England Biolabs Poster Prize will be awarded to the best three posters by authors working within a UK based organisation. The winner will receive £350 and the 2nd and 3rd runner up will receive £150 and £50 respectively.
To enter collect a sticker from the registration desk or the New England Biolabs stand (no. 47) in Hall 5.
In addition to the prizes, New England Biolabs will also be funding the registration fees for five young researchers to participate in this must-attend meeting.
Promega UK Young Biochemist 2004
Wednesday 21 July 14:30 - 16:15

Seven authors selected from abstracts will present a 10-minute oral communication, and will be required to answer questions related to their work.

The winner will receive a £600 cash prize, a unique trophy and the title of 'Promega UK Young Biochemist 2004'.

Jennifer Duff (Aberdeen, UK)
Characterisation of Mutations in the Androgen Receptor Ligand Binding Domain Found in Prostate cancer
Krysten Palmer (Bristol, UK)
Regulation of ER export by PCTAIRE protein kinases
Philip Mountjoy (Bristol, UK)
Involvement of 5’-AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) in glucose sensing by hypothalamic neurons
Irene Yeung (Southampton, UK)
Oxidant regulation of Nramp1 via Sp1
Kirsteen Campbell (Dundee, UK)
Active repression of anti-apoptotic gene expression by RelA(p65) NF-kappaB induced by cytotoxic stimuli
Alexander Bruce (The Sanger Centre, Hinxton, UK)
The transcriptional repressor REST coordinates the regulated secretory pathway
Fiona Lee (Cambridge, UK)
Lipid rafts facilitate the interaction of PECAM-1 with GPVI-FcRgamma complex in human platelets.

Entry to this competition is now closed.

Pfizer Prize

GPCR Signalling and Regulation - sponsored by Pfizer Tuesday 20 July 10:00 - 17:30

This event runs as a continuation of Regulators of GPCR Specificity and GPCR Dimerization which takes place on Monday 19 July. The session includes invited keynote speakers and oral communications selected from poster abstracts. Those selected as the best oral communications will be awarded a prize of £500 for the winner and £250 for the runner up.

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