III International Conference of Oxidative Stress HAVANA-REDOX 2011

Havana (Cuba), January 27-30, 2011

                          

                              

Cuban Society of Pharmacology                                                                            

                                    

 

University of Havana

  Pharmacy and Food Science Colleague

 
 

 

 

 


          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome

 

On behalf of the Organising Committee I am delighted to invite you to HAVANA-REDOX 2011 hosted by the Pharmacy & Food Sciences College of Havana’s University and the Cuban Society of Pharmacology. All researchers in the field of free radical / antioxidants in medicine and biology are cordially invited to participate in HAVANA-REDOX 2011. This international meeting will be held in Ciudad de La Habana from 27 -30 January 2011.

 

We expect you to join this unique opportunity to combine the exciting field oxidative stress with the treasures of Cuba, its people and its beaches.

 

We look forward to seeing you in Havana in January 2011!!!.

 

More information in the official web side: http://www.scf.sld.cu/

 

 

Scientific committee

 


President: Gregorio Martínez Sánchez, Ph.D.

René Delgado Hernández, Ph.D.

Olga Sonia León Fernández, Ph.D.

Tania Bilbao Revoredo, Ph.D.

Gilberto Pardo Andreu, Ph.D.

Evangelina Marrero, Ph.D.

Silvia Menéndez Cepero, Ph.D.

Gilberto Pardo Andreu, Ph.D.

Pedram Ghafourifar, Ph.D.

Roberto A Menéndez Soto del Valle, Ph.D.

 

Organizing committee

 

President:  René Delgado Hernández, Ph.D.

Diadelis Ramírez Figueredo, Ph.D.

Emilio Acosta Medina, M.Sc

Gema Pérez Davison, Ph.D.

Idania Rodeiro Guerra, Ph.D.    

Livan Delgado Roche, B.Sc.

Manuel Cedeño Palenzuela, M.Sc.

María Cristina Lara Bastanzuri, M.D.

Mariam Hernández Colina, M.Sc.

Marisol Peña Sánchez, M.Sc.

Miguel David Fernández Pérez, M.Sc.

Nielsen Lagumercindes Dennis, B.Sc.

Nubia Fernández Hernández, M.Sc.

Omar Ramírez Núñez, B.Sc.

Pedram Ghafourifar, Pharm D, Ph.D.

Rodolfo López Pérez, M.Sc.

Rodolfo López Pérez, M.Sc.

Souliem Chang Rodríguez, B.Sc.

Yahelin Ferrer, M.Sc.



Scientific topics

 

Oxidative Stress and Diseases

Oxidative Stress and Aging

Biomarkers and Diagnostic Methods

Antioxidants

Redox Signaling Mechanisms

Pharmacological or Dietetic Interventions

Oxidative damage, formation, repair and biological consequences

 

Call for papers (short lectures, posters)

 

Short lectures (25 min, including discussion) and posters related to the congress topics are kindly requested. Contributions in other fields of redox research will be also welcomed. Please down load instructions from the web side.

POSTER SESSIONS

During each day of this tree-day session, poster will be on display all day (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) and can be viewed at any time during this period. Each afternoon, nearly one hours of formal presentation time will be scheduled for authors to be available to discuss their work with other attendees. Poster boards for display of abstracts will be approximately 4 feet (122 cm) wide X 8 feet (244 cm) long for greater display area (please bring Poster Ready to Hang).

PLENARY SESSIONS

Plenary sessions, which will be held during each morning (9:00 – 12:45), will be comprised of speakers who will address common or closely related topics. Each will deliver a 25 min talk followed by 5 min questions and answer session moderated by 2-3 member panels.

 

KEY DATES TO REMEMBER

Submission deadline for Abstracts: December 1, 2010

Submission deadline for Short Communications: December 30, 2010


 

 

 

Preliminary program

 

January 26, 2011

Wednesday

9.00

12.00

Registration Hotel Meliá-Habana

January 27, 2011

Thursday

9.00

12.00

Registration Hotel Meliá-Habana

 

 

9.00 

9.30

Open ceremony

 

 

9.30

11.00

Plenary lecture / Parallel Poster Section

 

 

11.00

11.15

Coffee Break

 

 

11.15

12.45

Plenary lecture / Parallel Poster Section

 

 

12.45

13.30

Lunch

 

 

13.30

14.00

Transfer to Scientific tour

“West Scientific Community of Havana”

 

 

14.00

15.00

Lecture: Current Research in Cuba Biotechnology

 

 

15.00

 

Hotel transfer

January 28, 2011

Thursday

9.00

11.00

Plenary lecture / Parallel Poster Section

 

 

11.00

11.15

Coffee Break

 

 

11.15

12.45

Plenary lecture / Parallel Poster Section

 

 

12.45

13.30

Lunch

 

 

13.30

14.00

Cultural tour “Havana City Tour”

 

 

16.00

 

Hotel transfer

January 29, 2011

Saturday

9.00

11.00

Plenary lecture / Parallel Poster Section

 

 

11.00

11.15

Coffee Break

 

 

11.15

12.45

Plenary lecture / Parallel Poster Section

 

 

12.45

13.00

Closing Ceremony

 

 

 

15.00

Farewell Lunch / Meliá Habana Swimming Pool

 

The following speakers for plenary lecture are expecting (alphabetical order):

 

Dr. Ashley Bush (Harvard University), Dr. Stefano Sensi, (Univ. of California-Irvine), Dr. Elias Aizenman (Univ. of Pittsburgh), Dr. Eugenio Mocchegiani, (INRCA, Italy) Reactive oxygen species and Zn2+ in the pathophysiology of traumatic and degenerative brain injury.

Dr. Eduardo Pentón Areas (Center of Genetic Engineering, Havana, Cuba). Science in Cuba an up-date

Dr. Gregorio Martínez Sánchez (Havana Univ.) Revolution in oxidative stress concepts.

Dr. Grzegorz Bartosz (Univ. of Łódź, Poland).

Dr. Joe Vinson (University of Scranton, USA) Clinical perspective of natural antioxidants.

Dr. Lamberto Re (Ancona Univ.), Dra. Olga Sonia León (Havana Univ.), Dra. Silvia Menéndez (Ozone Research Center, Cuba). Ozone Therapy-Molecular Mechanism.

Dr. Mattew B. Grisham (LSU Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA, USA) Reactive oxygen species in immune responses.

Dr. René Delgado Hernández (Center of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Cuba) Nitric oxide-pharmacological implications.

Dr. Tilman Grune (Humboldt Univ. Berlin, Germany) Protein oxidation, aging and antioxidants

Dr. W. Wayne Lautt (Univ. of Manitoba, Canada) Age-dependent insulin resistance an antioxidant supplements.

Dr. Werner Siems (Research Institute of Physiotherapy and Gerontology, Germany) Beta-carotene breakdown research.

Dr. Zsolt Radak (Hungary) Exercise, aging and oxidative stress.

 

Commercial exhibition and sponsorization

 

The meeting will represent a unique opportunity for companies to promote their products to specialists in the field of Oxidative Stress Research-Antioxidants. Commercial exhibition will be located in an area interlocked with meeting rooms. Financial support from companies to the congress will be welcomed. Companies interested, please contact the congress organization.

 

Official language

 

The official language of the meeting will be English / Spanish. Simultaneous translation will be provided (Spanish®English). All authors should display during lecture slides in English. All official documents (abstract, etc.) will be processed in English.

 

Travel grants

                                                                                                             

No funds are available for travel grants for students.

 

Registration Fees

 

Pay before 1st December 2010

 

200.00

Eur Active Participant

100.00

Eur Students

80.00 

Eur Spouses and Guests

 

Pay after 1st December 2010

 

250.00

Eur Active Participant

150.00

Eur Students

100.00 

Eur Spouses and Guests

 

 

Price includes:

 

Active participants:  Welcome reception, participation in scientific sessions and exhibition, the congress documents (badge, congress bag, pen, program, abstracts CD, attendance certification), closing ceremony.

Student: Idem to active participants, except the CD.

Spouses and Guests: Badge, welcome reception, closing ceremony and souvenir.

 

Lunches are included in the registration fees; delegates with special diet regiment, please get in contact with organising committee.

 

 

Money transfer (congress fees) should be to:

 

Name: "Havanaredox 2011"

Account number: Not yet available

Bank Name: Banco Financiero Internacional

Branch address: BFI Office on 5 th Ave. and 92 Str., Havana, Cuba

Bank identification code: BFICCUHH (SWIFT Code)

IBAN (International Bank Account Number): There is not IBAN for Cuban banks

Beneficiary: Sociedad Cubana de Farmacologia

 

Note: Please do not forget to indicate your name in the money transfer. It’s more favourable to do the money transfer in Euros than in US Dollars. All transfer charges must be paid by the senderIf you have no chance to do money transfer, all payments must be at cash in the hosted of the event.

 

Accommodation and climate:

 

 

 

Contact: ECOTUR Mabel Laserna E-mail: ecotureventos@yahoo.es Phone: 53-7-204 5188

34 Street, between 49 and 49 A, Kohly Trade Center, 6th floor, Office 62, Kohly, Playa, Havana City..

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Money transfer (Accommodation) should be to:

Name: Agencia de Viajes Ecotur S.A.
Account number: 43918110177009
Branch: 9181
Bank Name: BANDEC

Identification code: bdcrcuhhxxx
Branch address: FINATUR Building, 23 and D street, # 672, Vedado, Plaza de La Revolución, Havana City
IBAN (International Bank Account Number): There is not IBAN for Cuban banks 

Please quote participants name on the transfer slip. All transfer charges must be paid by the sender

 

The fact that Cuba is an island and its location under the Tropic of Cancer favours a nice subtropical moderate climate, prevailing warm temperatures. There is an average number of 330 days of sun a year, and two seasons rule: the rain season (May to October) and the dry season (November to April). The average temperature is 25, 5°C (77° F) and water temperature is 25°C. Be happy in Cuba, January is not hurricane season.

 

Social programme and excursions:

 

Cuadro de texto:  Besides the congress activities a number of cultural and historical tours will be organised for both the participants and accompanying persons. Special tours, with price reductions, for groups of student will be available.

 

 

Official airline:

 

Copa Airlines the official airline of the event, offer all participants an special discount on public fare available when reserve at Copa sales offices in all 41 destinations in 22 countries of South, Central, Northamerica and Caribbean. All participants must show a document from organization committee of the event in order to get the discount offered by the airline.

 

Web Site: www.copaair.com

 

Groups for 10 or more coming from Europe/Asia can contact with AirFrance for special discount. www.airfrance.com

 

 

 

Correspondence

·  All correspondence concerning scientific items (abstracts, ………....) should be addressed to: Dr. C. Gregorio Martínez Sánchez.

 

E-Mail: hr2011@cieb.sld.cu or  gregorioms@infomed.sld.cu

Post: Dr.C. Gregorio Martínez Sánchez

Apartado Postal 4301, Ciudad de La Habana 4

Zona 10400   Ciudad de La Habana (Cuba)

 

Personalized Invitation Letters are available on request.

Invitation letter, get in contact with: Gema Pérez Davison E. Mail: gema@infomed.sld.cu

 

Accommodation: Mabel Laserna E-Mail: ecotureventos@yahoo.es

Student and low cost accommodation in Havana: Heinay de Armas Muñoz  E.Mail: grupoevento@infomed.sld.cu

Hotel Meliá Habana contact: Milay Rodríguez Rigau E-mail:promotor.eventos4.mha@solmeliacuba.com
Registration: E-mail: hr2011@cieb.sld.cu

Web page  http://www.scf.sld.cu

 

 

Havana Redox 2011 will be held in Meliá Havana Hotel, Calle 3ra. e/ 76 y 80, Miramar
Telf.:
(53-7) 204-8500 FAX: 204-8505 (reservations #)

E-mail: melia.habana.mha@solmeliacuba.com WEB : http://www.melia-habana.com

Milay Rodríguez Rigau, sales manager: Telef: (537) 2048500, ext. 5935, Fax: (537) 2048505
E-mail: promotor.eventos4.mha@solmeliacuba.com

 

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 1st December 2010

Notification of acceptance/rejection: 15th December 2010

 

We look forward to seeing you in Havana in January 2011!!!