SYMPOSIUM 16: DOSIMETRY IN PHOTOTHERAPEUTICS

 

Thursday, 6th September

15.30 - 17.30

 

Chairpersons: Lars O. Svaasand (Trondheim, Norway)
and Brian C. Wilson (Toronto, Canada)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
15.30 - 16.00 THE STATUS OF DOSIMETRY FOR PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
  *Wilson, Brian C. (Toronto, Canada)
   
16.00 - 16.30 MICROSCOPIC HETEROGENEITY OF DOSE DEPOSITION: MONITORING THE OXYGEN DYNAMICS DURING PDT
  *Pogue, Brian W., Braun, Rod D., Dewhirst, Mark W. (Hanover, NH and Durham, NC, USA)
   
16.30 - 16.45 Coffee break
   
16.45 - 17.15 PRINCIPLES OF PHOTOTHERMAL DOSIMETRY
  *Svaasand, Lars O. (Trondheim, Norway)
   
ORAL CONTRIBUTION
 
17.15 - 17.30 PROPOSED PROCEDURAL GUIDELINES FOR BIOLOGICAL RADIATION MONITORING AS A MEASURE OF QUALITY CONTROL IN UV PHOTOTHERAPY
*Knuschke, Peter, Aschoff, Roland, Boashie, Ute, Gugg-Helminger, Anton, Kulesch, Eberhardt, Pfeiffer, Christiane, Meurer, Michael (Dresden and Puchheim, Germany)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
PHOTOBIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF UV SUNBEDS
*Piazena, Helmut, Meffert, Hans (Berlin, Germany)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 17: ROLE OF REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES (ROS) RELATED TO PHOTOSENSITISERS

 

Saturday, 8th September

09.15 - 09.45

 

Chairpersons: Charles Gomer (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
and Rex Tyrrell (Bath, UK)

 
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
09.15 - 09.30 NF-KB ACTIVATION IN ENDOTHELIAL CELLS BY PYROPHEOPHORBIDE-A METHYL ESTER PHOTOSENSITIZATION
  *Volanti, Cedric, Matroule Jean-Yves, Piette Jacques (Liege, Belgium)
   
09.30 - 09.45 SYNTHESIS OF A NAPHTHALENE ENDOPEROXIDE AS A SOURCE OF 18O-LABELED SINGLET OXYGEN FOR OXIDATIVE DNA DAMAGE STUDIES
  Martinez, Glaucia R., Ravanat, Jean-Luc, Medeiros, Marisa H.G., Cadet, Jean, *Di Mascio, Paolo (Săo Paulo, SP, Brazil and Grenoble, France)
   
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
MEMBRANE AND CELLULAR EFFECTS OF RED LASER RADIATION ON HUMAN RED BLOOD CELLS SENSITISED WITH Zn-PHTHALOCYANINE
*Bryszewska, Maria J., Zavodnik, Ilya B., Zavodnik, Leu B. (Lodz, Poland and Grodno, Belarus)
 
PHOTOSENSITIZING PROPERTIES OF BOVINE ROD OUTER SEGMENTS
*Pawlak, Anna M., Rozanowska, Malgorzata, Sarna, Tadeusz (Krakow,Poland)
 
DETERMINATION OF BACTERIOCHLORIN A SINGLET OXYGEN QUANTUM YIELD IN METHANOL, PHOSPHATE BUFFER AND AQUEOUS DISPERSION OF SMALL UNILAMELLAR DMPC VESICLES: A COMPARATIVE STUDY
*Hoebeke, Maryse, Damoiseau, Xavier (Ličge, Belgium)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 18: THE ROLE OF OXIDATION INDUCED BY ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION

 

Thursday, 6th September

10.15 - 13.05

 

Chairperson: Egil Kvam (Oslo, Norway)

 
10.15 - 10.25 INTRODUCTION
  Kvam, Egil (Oslo, Norway)
   
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.25 - 10.55 OXIDANT/ANTIOXIDANT MODULATION OF GENE EXPRESSION: THE HEME OXYGENASE MODEL
  *Tyrrell, Rex M. (Bath, UK)
   
10.55 - 11.25 UVA-INDUCED IRON RELEASE: WHY IS IT SPECIAL?
*Pourzand, Charareh, Zhong, Julia Li, Holley, Patricia, Tyrrell, Rex M. (Bath, UK)
   
11.25 - 11.50 Break
   
11.50 - 12.20 HAEM OXYGENASE DETERMINES ANTIOXIDATIVE PROTECTION BY UVA RADIATION AGAINST PHOTOIMMUNOSUPPRESSION AND PHOTOCARCINOGENESIS
*Reeve, Vivienne E., Widyarini, Sitarina, Domanski, Diane (Sydney, Australia)
   
12.20 - 12.50 PREVENTION OF UV-INDUCED SKIN CANCER DEVELOPMENT BY TOPICAL USE OF OLIVE OIL
  *Ichihashi, Masamitsu M., Budiyanto, Arief A. (Kobe, Japan)
ORAL PRESENTATION
   
12.50 - 13.05 REACTIONS OF CAROTENOIDS WITH ACYLPEROXYL RADICALS IN POLAR AND NON-POLAR SOLVENTS: A LASER FLASH PHOTOLYSIS AND TIME-RESOLVED RESONANCE RAMAN INVESTIGATION
  *El-Agamey, Ali A., Cantrell, Ann, McGarvey, David J. (Keele, UK)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
PHOTOLYSIS OF MIXTURES OF MIXED-LIGAND RUTHENIUM-COMPLEXES WITH TMPD+2
*Al-Rawashdeh, Nathir A.F., Khadir, Sumaia (Irbid, Jordan)

PHOTOINDUCED GENERATION OF REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES BY HUMAN
IRIDIAL MELANIN
*Wielgus, Albert R., Sarna, Tadeusz (Kraków, Poland)

CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF POLYPODIUM LEUCOTOMOS EXTRACT (DIFUR®). 
*Brieva, Aurora, Panizo, Gema, Alonso-Lebrero, José L., Pivel, Juan P. (Madrid, Spain)

CHARACTERIZATION OF THE PHOTOPROTECTING ACTIVITY OF POLYPODIUM LEUCOTOMOS EXTRACT (Difur®). 
Brieva, Aurora, Tejedor, Reyes, *Alonso-Lebrero, José L., Domínguez-Jiménez, Carmen, Pivel, Juan P. (Madrid, Spain)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 20: PHOTOCHEMISTRY/PHOTOTOXICITY OF XENOBIOTICS

 

Tuesday, 4th September

10.15 - 12.55

 

Chairpersons: Miguel Miranda (Valencia, Spain)
and Tamás Vidóczy (Budapest, Hungary)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 10.45 PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF DRUG PHOTOTOXICITY -AN INTRODUCTION 
  *Miranda, Miguel A. (Valencia, Spain)
   
10.45 - 11.15  MOLECULAR RESPONSES TO DRUG-INDUCED PHOTOGENOTOXICITY IN HUMAN SKIN CELLS 
  *Marrot, Laurent, Belaidi, Jean-Philippe, Jones, Christophe, Meunier, Jean-Roch, Perez, Philippe, Agapakis-Causse, Catherine (Aulnay, France)
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
11.15 - 11.35 PHOTOPHYSICAL STUDY OF HYPERICIN INTERACTION WITH LENS AND CRYSTALLIN PROTEINS 
  *Sgarbossa, Antonella, Lenci, Francesco (Pisa, Italy)
   
11.35 - 11.55 THE BINDING OF OCHRATOXIN A TO HUMAN SERUM ALBUMIN: USING PHOTOCHEMISTRY TO PROBE BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY 
  *Il'chev, Yuri V., Perry, Jennifer L., Simon, John D. (Durham, North Carolina, USA)
    
11.55 - 12.15 PHOTOACTIVATION OF HYPERICIN AT LOW LIGHT DOSES: DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS ON THE GENE EXPRESSION AND CELL CYCLE IN HUMAN ENDOMETRIAL CARCINOMA
 

Varriale Linda, Qarto Maria, Coppola Eva, *Palumbo Giuseppe (Naples, Italy)

   
12.15 - 12.35 EXTITED TRIPLET STATES AS PHOTOOXIDANTS FOR ORGANIC 
CONTAMINANTS IN SUNLIT FRESHWATERS 
  *Canonica, Silvio (Dübendorf, Switzerland)
   
12.35 - 12.55 DEPTH OF EMBEDMENT OF SOME MESO-TETRAPHENYL- 
PORPHYRIN DERIVATES IN PHOSPHOLIPID VESICLE MEMBRANES
  Baranyai, Peter, Grabner, Gottfried, Grofcsik, Andras, Koehler, Gottfried, Kubinyi, Miklos, *Vidóczy, Tamás (Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria)
  
POSTER SESSION I: MONDAY - WEDNESDAY
 
TIME-RESOLVED AND PRODUCT STUDIES ON THE STEREOSELECTIVITY OF TYPE I REACTION OF LINOLEIC ACID MODEL COMPOUNDS PHOTOSENSITIZED BY DRUGS 
*Morera, Isabel M., Samadi, Abdelouahid, Martinez, Luis A., Bosca, Francisco, Miranda, Miguel A. (Valencia, Spain)

PHOTODERGRADATION AND PHOTOBIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF DIPYRIDAMOLE. IN VITRO PHOTOTOXICITY AND PROTECTING PROPERTIES ON RED BLOOD AND POLYMORPHONUCLEAR CELLS
*Vargas, Franklin R., Cheng Tse, A., Velutini, G., Marcano, E., Sanchez, Y., Fraile, G., Velasquez, M. (Caracas and Aragua, Venezuela) 

QUANTUM YIELDS OF HYDROXYL RADICAL GENERATION FROM PHOTOLYSIS OF "PHOTO-FENTON REAGENTS" 
*Tobin, Darren E., Bisby, Roger H., Botchway, Stan W., Parker, Anthony W. (Salford and Chilton, UK)

PHOTOSENSITIZING ACTIVITY OF THE TRYPTOPHAN PHOTOCHEMICAL DESTRUCTION PRODUCTS IN LENS 
*Vorobey, Alexander, Pinchuk, Sergey (Minsk, Belarus)

PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF THE ETHIDIUM BROMIDE BOUND TO DNA BY PHOTOACOUSTIC AND FTIR SPECTROSCOPY
Bugs, Milton Roque, *Cornelió, Marinônio Lopes (Săo Paulo, Brazil)

MECHANISM OF PHOTOSENSITIZED GUANINE OXIDATION INDUCED BY RUFLOXACIN
*Belvedere, A., Bosca, F., Catalfo, A., Miranda, Miguel A., De Guidi, G. (Catania, Italy and Valencia, Spain)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 21: DRUG PHOTOREACTIVITY

 

Tuesday, 4th September

14.30 - 17.45

 

Chairpersons: Hanne Hjorth Třnnesen (Oslo, Norway)
and Angelo Albini (Pavia, Italy)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.30 - 15.00 PRIMARY PHOTOCHEMICAL REACTIONS OF SOME PHOTOSENSITVE DRUGS
  * Navaratnam, Suppiah (Wrexham, UK)
   
15.00 - 15.30 PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF SOME FLUOROQUINOLONES
  *Albini, Angelo, Fasani, Elisa, Monti, Sandra (Pavia and Bologna, Italy)
   
15.30 - 16.00 PHOTOCHROMIC LIPOSOMES FOR LIGHT-INDUCED RAPID RELEASE OF ENTRAPPED REAGENTS
  *Bisby, Roger H., Morgan, Christopher G., Mead, Carole (Salford, UK)
   
16.00 - 16.15  Coffee break
  
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
16.15 - 16.40 PHOTOTOXICITY TESTING OF MELATONIN USING BALB3T3 CELLS AND HUMAN ERYTHROCYTES
  *Czich, Andreas, Honarvar, Naveed, Gabard, Bernard (Rossdorf, Germany and Egerkingen, Switzerland)
   
16.40 - 17.00 ENANTIO-/REGIOSELECTIVITY IN THE INTRAMOLECULAR QUENCHING OF THE BENZOYLTHIOPHENE CHROMOPHORE BY PHENOL AND INDOLE
  Miranda, Miguel A., *Pérez-Prieto, Julia, Lahoz Agustin, Mourabit, Fouad, Stiriba Salah-Eddine, Monti, Sandra (Valencia, Spain and Bologna, Italy)
   
17.00 - 17.25 DIFFERENTIAL EFFECT OF 8-METHOXYPSORALEN, 4,6,4'-TRIMETHYLANGELICIN AND CHLORPROMAZINE ON CELL DEATH AND TNF-ALPHA PRODUCTION
  *Wolnicka, Agnieszka J., Sarna, Tadeusz, Knobler, Robert M., Trautinger, Franz (Kraków, Poland and Vienna, Austria)
   
17.25 - 17.45 ANALYSIS OF FLUOROQUINOLONE-MEDIATED PHOTOSENSITIZATION OF 2'-DEOXYGUANOSINE, CALF THYMUS AND CELLULAR DNA: DETERMINATION OF TYPE I, TYPE II AND TRIPLET-TRIPLET ENERGY TRANSFER MECHANISM CONTRIBUTION 
  *Sauvaigo, S., Douki, T., Odin, F., Caillat, S., Ravanat, J.-L., Cadet, J. (Grenoble, France)
  
POSTER SESSION I: MONDAY - WEDNESDAY
 
PHOTOTOXICITY TO DIURETICS AND ANTIDIABETICS IN THE CULTURED
KERATINOCYTE CELL LINE HaCaT. EVALUATION BY CLONOGENIC ASSAY AND
SINGLE CELL GEL ELECTROPHORESIS (COMET ASSAY)
*Edgar Selvaag, Anita B. Petersen, Robert Gniadecki, Tine Thorn, Hans Christian Wulf (Copenhagen, Denmark)

THE EFFECT OF BISULFITE ON THE PHOTOSTABILITY OF EPINEPHRINE IN AN
EPIDURAL ANALGESIC SOLUTION
*Brustugun, Jřrgen, Třnnesen, Hanne H. (Oslo, Norway)

PHOTOLYSIS OF PIROXICAM STUDIED BY UVB, UVA AND VISIBLE RADIATION IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION.INDUCED PHOTOHEMOLYSIS BY THE ISOLATED
PHOTOPRODUCTS.
*Canudas, Nieves, Gońi, Carolina (Caracas, Venezuela)

STRUCTURAL CHANGES INDUCED BY PORPHYRIN DERIVATIVES IN NUCLEOPROTEINS.
*Tóth, Katalin, Fekete, Andrea, Csik, Gabriella (Heidelberg, Germany and Budapest, Hungary)

PHOTOCHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF 5-HALOURACILS WITH NAPHTHALENE
Ohkura, Kazue, Sugaoi, Tatsuyuki, *Seki, Koh-ichi (Ishikari-Tobetsu, Japan)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 22: PUVA/UVB-THERAPY, PHOTODERMATOSES AND RELATED PHOTOCARCINOGENESIS IN THE SKIN

 

Friday, 7th September

10.15 - 13.30

 

Chairperson: Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton (Brescia, Italy)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 10.45 UVA1 VERSUS PUVA FOR SKIN DISORDERS
  *Calzavara-Pinton, Piergiacomo (Brescia, Italy)
   
10.45 - 11.15 NARROW-BAND UVB VS PUVA FOR SKIN DISORDERS: AN EVIDENCE-BASED COMPARISON
  *Tanew, Adrian (Vienna, Austria)
   
11.15 - 11.45 TL-01 VERSUS PUVA: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE AND RECENT STUDY RESULTS
  *Dawe, Robert S (Dundee, Scotland)
   
11.45 - 12.15 PORPHYRINS AND THEIR ANALOGUES AS SKIN-PHOTOSENSITIZING AGENTS
*Jori, Giulio (Padova, Italy)
 
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
12.15 - 12.30 ULTRAVIOLET B PHOTOTHERAPY CLEARS PSORIASIS THROUGH LOCAL EFFECTS
  Cameron, Heather, *Dawe, Robert S., Yule, Susan, Man, Irene, Ibbotson, Sally H. (Dundee, Scotland)
   
12.30 - 12.45 AN INTRA-INDIVIDUAL STUDY OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF ERYTHEMA INDUCED BY TOPICAL AND SYSTEMIC 8 MOP PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY AND TL-01 UVB
  Man, Irene, Dawe, Robert S., Ferguson, James, *Ibbotson, Sally H. (Dundee, Scotland)
   
12.45 - 13.00 RECEPTORS FOR 12(S)-HYDROXYEICOSATETRAENOIC ACID IN PSORIATIC KERATINOCYTES MAY BE DOWN-REGULATED BY 313 nm UV-LIGHT
  *Arenberger, Peter, Obstova, Iva, Havlickova, Blanka, Matouskova, Eva, Bartak, Pavel (Prague, Czech Republic)
   
13.00 - 13.15 DISAGGREGATION OF HELA SPHEROIDS INDUCED BY PUVA-TREATMENT AND BY PHOTOOXIDIZED PSORALEN (POP)
  Lysenko, Eugene P., Pliquett, Fritz, Wunderlich, Siegfried, *Potapenko, Alexander Ya. (Moscow, Russia, and Leipzig, Germany)
   
13.15 - 13.30 THE INFLUENCE OF UVA AND UVB ON THE TYROSINE KINASE PROFILE OF NORMAL HUMAN KERATINOCYTES
  *Klosner, Gabriele, Varecka, Roland, Trautinger, Franz (Vienna, Austria)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
PATIENTS WITH POLYMORPHIC LIGHT ERUPTION ARE RESISTANT TO UVR-INDUCED SUPPRESSION OF CONTACT HYPERSENSITIVITY RESPONSE COMPARED WITH NORMAL HEALTHY VOLUNTEERS
*van de Pas, Chantalle B., Kelly, Deirdre A., Hawk, John L., Young, Antony R., Walker, Susan L. (London,UK)

SUPPRESSION OF DELAYED AND CONTACT HYPERSENSITIVITY INDUCED BY
PRODUCTS OF ALLOIMPERATORIN PHOTOOXIDATION
*Kyagova, Alla A., Larina, Nataliya A., Kozlov, Ivan G., Andina, Elena S., Potapenko, Alexander Ya., Adam, Waldemar, Saha-Moeller, Chantu R. (Moscow, Russia and Würzburg, Germany) 

UPTAKE, DISTRIBUTION, AND PHOTOTOXICITY OF CURCUMA LONGA EXTRACT IN CULTURES OF HUMAN KERATINOCYTES
*Bernd, August, Ramirez-Bosca, Ana, Kippenberger, Stefan, Simon, Stephanie, Miquel, Jaime, Sempere Ortells, Jose M., Quintanilla Almagro, Eliseo, Diaz-Alperi, Joaquin, Bereiter-Hahn, Juergen, Kaufmann, Roland (Frankfurt, Germany and Alicante, Spain)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 23: PHOTODIAGNOSIS

 

Friday, 7th September

14.30 - 17.00

 

Chairperson: Reinhold Baumgartner (München, Germany)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.30 - 15.00 SUBCELLULAR PDT-MECHANISMS OBSERVED BY MULTIDIMENSIONAL LASER-SCANNING MICROSCOPY
  *Rück, Angelika, Kress, Matthias, Hug, Hubert, Akgün, Nermin (Ulm, Germany)
   
15.00 - 15.30 THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF ALA PHOTODIAGNOSIS
  *Malik Z., Greenbaum L., Gozlan Y., Katcoff D.J. (Ramat-Gan, Israel)
   
15.30 - 16.00 CLINICAL RESULTS WITH UV-EXCITED AUTOFLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY IN DIFFERENT ORGANS
  *Hohla, Alexander H., Stepp, Herbert, Baumgartner, Reinhold (München, Germany)
   
16.00 - 16.20 Coffee break
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
16.20 - 16.40 EARLY EVENTS DURING APOPTOSIS REVEALED BY FLUORESCENCE ENERGY TRANSFER AND AUTOFLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY
  *Croce, Anna C., Fiorani, Sabrina, Lussignoli, Stefano, Masala, Barbara, Pellicciari, Carlo E., Bottone, Maria G., Barni, S., Bottiroli, G. (Pavia, Italy)
   
16.40 - 17.00 THE APPLICATION OF LASER TECHNOLOGY IN EARLY IDENTIFYING ABNORMAL TISSUES SPECTROSCOPICALLY
  *Badr, Y., Kereim, M. (Cairo, Egypt)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
OPTICAL BIOPSY OF THE HUMAN SKIN
*Borisova, Ekaterina G., Avramov, Latchezar A., Koev, Krasimir Tz. (Sofia, Bulgaria)
 
REDOX EQUILIBRIA IN CELL METABOLISM: AN AUTOFLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY STUDY
*Lanza, Karen S., Fiorani, Sabrina, Locatelli, Donata, Croce, Anna C., Bottiroli, Giovanni (Pavia, Italy)
 
ALA-BASED PORPHYRIN FORMATION IN NON-CANCEROUS TISSUE AND IN BACTERIA
*Dietel, W., Schleier, P., Rings, B., Zenk, W., Pfister, W (Jena, Germany)
 
A SPECTROFLUOROMETRIC METHOD FOR ANALYSIS OF PHYLLOERYTHRIN IN PLASMA AND SKIN FROM SHEEP SUFFERING FROM HEPATOGENOUS PHOTOSENSITIZATION
*Scheie, Eldri, Smith, Barry L., Flĺřyen, Arne (Oslo, Norway and Hamilton, New Zealand)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 24: PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY: EXPERIMENTAL

 

Wednesday, 5th September

10.15 - 13.15

 

Chairperson: Tayyaba Hasan (Boston, MA, USA)

INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 10.45 BASIC BIOPHYSICAL STUDIES FOR PDT DOSIMETRY
  *Pogue, Brian W., O'Hara, Julia A., Hoopes, P. Jack, Hasan, Tayyaba (Hanover, NH and Boston, MA, USA )
   
10.45 - 11.15 THE ELUSIVE TARGETS FOR PDT PHOTODAMAGE IN CELL CULTURE
  *David Kessel (Detroit, MI, USA)
 
11.15 - 11.45 THE ROLE OF CHEMOKINES IN THE PDT TUMOR RESPONSE
*Henderson, Barbara W., Gollnick, Sandra O. (Buffalo, New York, USA)
 
11.45 - 12.15 EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR IN PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF SKIN CANCERS
  *Mukhtar, Hasan, Ahmad, Nihal (Cleveland, OH, USA)
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
    
12.15 - 12.30 METHYLENE BLUE ANALOGUES WITH ENHANCED PHOTODYNAMIC ACTIVITY
  *Mellish, Kirste J., Bell, Andrea L., Cox, Russell D., Vernon, Dave I., Roberts, Dave, Griffiths, John, Brown, Stan B. (Leeds, UK)
    
12.30 - 12.45 IN VIVO DOCUMENTATION OF PHOTOCHEMICAL INTERNALISATION, A NOVEL APPROACH TO SITE SPECIFIC CANCER THERAPY
  *Selbo, Pĺl K., Sivam, Gowsala, Fodstad, Řystein, Sandvig, Kirsten, Berg, Kristian (Oslo, Norway and Seattle, WA, USA)
   
12.45 - 13.00 EFFECTS OF BAPTA-AM, FORSKOLIN, DSF AND Z.VAD.FMK ON PDT-INDUCED APOPTOSIS AND M-THPC PHOTOTOXICITY ON B16 CELLS
  *Hernot, David, Rousset, Nathalie, Bourré, Ludovic, Eléouet, Sabine, Thibaut, Sonia, El Sabagh, Emad, Lajat, Youenn, Patrice, Thierry (Nantes, France)
   
13.00 - 13.15 RELEASE OF CYTOCHROME C AND MEMBRANE POTENTIAL DROP PRECEDES THE CASPASE-DEPENDENT FORMATION OF ULTRACONDENSED MITOCHONDRIA, IN APOPTOTIC HUMAN MUCOSAL CELLS
  *Ali, S.M., Gan, Y.Y., Soo, K.C., Olivo, M. (Singapore, Singapore)
 
POSTER SESSION I: MONDAY - WEDNESDAY
 
THE COMBINED EFFECT OF CYTOSTATICS AND PHOTOSENSITIZATION ON
CELLS IN VITRO
*Mickuviene, Ingrida, Kirveliene, Vida, Juodka, Benediktas (Vilnius, Lithuania)

EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE POSSIBILITIES OF PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
COMBINED WITH IMMUNOTHERAPY
Kaplan, Michael A., *Romanko, Yuri S., Nikitina, Rose G., Malygina, Antonina I.,
Mardynskaya, Valentina P., Drozhzhina, Valentina (Obninsk, Russia)

PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF A MALIGNANT TUMOR WITH USE CHLORIN-E6,
RECEIVED FROM CHLORELLA VULGARIS
*Kaplan, Michael A., Ponomarev, Geli V., Romanko, Yuri S., Nikitina, Rose G., Malygina, Antonina I., Mardynskaya, Valentina P. (Obninsk and Moscow, Russia)

5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID BASED PHOTOCHEMICAL INTERNALISATION OF THE
IMMUNOTOXIN MOC31-GELONIN GENERATES SYNERGISTIC CYTOTOXIC
EFFECTS IN VITRO
*Selbo, Pĺl K., Kaalhus, Olav, Sivam, Gowsala, Berg, Kristian (Oslo, Norway and Seattle, WA, USA)

VESSEL RESPONSE INDUCED BY PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY WITH SULPHONATED ALUMINUM PHTHALOCYANINES.
*Stratonnikov, Alexander, Ermishova, Natalya, Meerovich, Gennady, Kuzmin, Sergey, Luckjanetz, Eugeny, Loschenov, Victor (Moscow, Russia)

CYTOSOLIC CALCIUM AND IMPAIRMENT OF BIOENERGETIC PROCESSES
ACCELERATE PHOTODYNAMIC INACTIVATION OF ISOLATED NERVE CELL
*Uzdensky, Anatoly B., Bragin, Denis E., Vasil'eva, Irina A., Zhavoronkova, Anna A. (Rostov-on-Don, Russia)

INTRACELLULAR LOCALIZATION AND PHOTOBLEACHING OF HYPERICIN
*Uzdensky, Anatoly, Iani Vladimir, Ma, Li-wei, Hjortland, Geir, Steen, Harald, Moan, Johan (Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Oslo, Norway)

PORPHYRIN-LIPOSOME INTERACTION. AN ESR STUDY
Voszka, István, Gróf, Pál, Szabó, Zsófia, Maillard, Philip, *Csík, Gabriella (Budapest, Hungary and Orsay, France)

PDT WITH PURPURIN-18-INDUCED APOPTOSIS IN HL60 CELLS: CYTOFLUORIMETRIC AND PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS
Magi, Barbara, Ettorre, Anna, Andreassi, Marco, Pallini, Vitaliano, Neri, Paolo, *Di Stefano, Anna (Siena, Italy)

COMPLEX MECHANISM OF ALA-PDT CYTOTOXIC EFFECTS ON LEUKEMIA CELLS
*Zbynek, Hrkal, Dana, Grebenova, Hana, Cajthamlova, Michaela, Pluskalova, Ota, Fuchs, Karel, Smetana (Prague, Czech Republic)

CELLULAR AND TISSUE DISTRIBUTION OF METAL-FREE PHTHALOCIANINE
*Karmakova, Tatiana A., Feofanov, Alexei V., Grishin, Alexei I., Yakubovskaya, Raisa I., Fomina, Galina I., Filyasova, Anna I., Luk'yanets, Eugenii A., Derkacheva, Valentina M., Egret-Charlier, Margaret, Vigny, Paul(Moscow, Russia and Orleans, France)

APOPTOSIS AND NECROSIS FOLLOWING ALA-INDUCED PHOTOSENSITIZATION
OF MURINE HEPATOMA CELLS IN VITRO
*Kirveliene, Vida, Sadauskaite, Ausra, Kadziauskas, Jurgis, Sasnauskiene, Sofija, Juodka, Benediktas (Vilnius, Lithuania)

PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF SUPERFICIAL MALIGNANCIES USING
ALA-CONTAINING TRANSPARENT APPLICATORS ON THE BASIS OF
BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Davydov, Anatoly B., Khromov, Gennady L., Kuz ’min, Sergey G., Loschenov, Victor
B., Lukyanets.Evgeny A., *Meerovich, Gennady A., Shental, Viktor V., Tkach,
Iosif I., Vorozhtsov, Georgy N. (Moscow, Russia)

HYPERICIN: COMPARATIVE UPTAKE AND ANTITUMOUR ACTIVITY STUDIES IN
TWO MICE TUMOUR MODELS.
*Luksiene Z., Rutkovskiene L., Jurkoniene S., Maksimov G., de Witte P. (Vilnius, Lithuania and Leuven, Belgium)

PHOTODYNAMIC MODIFICATION OF THE IONIC CHANNEL ACTIVITY OF COLICIN E1
*Kotova, Elena A., Rokitskaya, Tatyana I., Sobko, Alex A., Zakharov, Stas D.,
Antonenko, Yuri N., Cramer, William A. (Moscow, Russia and West Lafayette, Indiana, USA)

PRELIMINARY STUDIES TO DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL USE OF SYNTHETIC
PEPTIDES CONJUGATED TO PHOTOSENSITISERS FOR USE IN PHOTODYNAMIC
THERAPY
*Walker, Ian, Vernon, David I., Cox, Russell D., Griffiths, John, Brown, Stanley B. (Leeds, UK)

MECHANISM OF PROTOPORPHYRIN IX FORMATION FROM ALA ESTERS
*Taylor, Emma L., Vernon, David I., Brown, Stanley B. (Leeds, UK)

LIPID PEROXIDATION OF CELLULAR MEMBRANES FOLLOWING PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY WITH PHOTOSENSITIZERS: SULFOXAPORPHYRIN, DITHIAPORPHYRIN AND HEMATOPORPHYRIN DERIVATIVE
*Marszalik, Piotr, Ziolkowski, Piotr, Symonowicz, Krzysztof, Bronowicz, Andrzej,
Dziegiel, Piotr, Osiecka, Beata, Chmielewski, Piotr, Latos-Grazynski, Lechoslaw (Wroclaw, Poland)

PHOTOTOXICITY AND BIODISTRIBUTION OF METAL-FREE PHTHALOCYANINES
*Kazachkina, Natalia I., Pecherskih, Elena V., Morozova, Natalia V., Plyutinskaya, Anna D., Yakubovskaya, Raisa I., Chissov, Valerii I., Derkacheva, Valentina A., Luk'yanets, Eugenii A., Vorozhtsov, Georgii N. (Moscow, Russia)

SUCCESSFUL TUMOR ERADICATION BY ADJUVANT INTRAOPERATIVE
PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
*Doko, Marko, Jurin, Mislav, Svarc, Alfred, Zovak, Mario, Kopljar, Mario, Glavan, Elizabet, Hochstädter, Hrvoje (Zagreb, Croatia)

HYDROGEN PEROXIDE MEDIATED INTRACELLULAR ACIDIFICATION OF
PDT-INDUCED APOPTOSIS BY HYPERCIN AND HYPOCRELLINS
*Ali, S.M., Olivo, M., Soo, K.C., Gan, Y.Y. (Singapore, Singapore)

SINGLET OXYGEN, A KEY REACTIVE SPECIES IN PHOTOPRODUCT FORMATION
BY BACTERIOCHLORIN A IN METHANOL.
*Balteau, Evelyne, Hoebeke, Maryse (Liege, Belgium)

HEXYL-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID INDUCES SELECTIVE PORPHYRIN SYNTHESIS IN SKIN TUMOURS
Casas, Adriana, Perotti, Christian, Fukuda, Haydée, Rogers, Louis, Butler, Anthony, *Batlle, Alcira (Buenos Aires, Argentina and St. Andrews, UK)

ACID-BASE PROPERTIES OF PHOTOSENSITIZERS
*Cunderlikova, Beata, Mateasik, Anton, Bjřrklund, Eva G., Moan, Johan (Oslo, Norway and Bratislava, Slovakia)

PHOTOTOXICITY FOLLOWING PHOTOSENSITATION WITH PHOTOFRIN DEPENDS ON SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION IN VITRO
*Scherer, Kathrin, Bäumler, Wolfgang, Stopfer, Anja, Szeimies, Rolf-Marcus, Abels, Christoph (Regensburg, Germany)

LIGHT-INDUCED ADENOVIRUS GENE TRANSFER, POTENTIAL SITE-DIRECTED
GENE DELIVERY TECHNOLOGY FOR IN VIVO GENE THERPY
*Engesćter, Birgit, Hřgset, Anders, Mćlansdmo, Gunhild M., Bonsted, Anette, Prasmickaite, Lina, Berg, Kristian (Oslo, Norway)

PHOTOCHEMICAL INTERNALISATION (PCI) CAN IMPROVE CATIONIC LIPID-MEDIATED GENE DELIVERY
*Hellum, Marit, Hřgset, Anders, Engesćter, Birgit Ř., Prasmickaite, Lina, Wheeler, Carl, Berg, Kristian (Oslo, Norway and San Diego, California, USA)

COMPARISON OF ALA- AND ALA-PENTYLESTER- INDUCED PHOTODYNAMIC
EFFECTS ON LEUKEMIC CELL LINES AND NORMAL HEMATOPOIETIC PRECURSORS
*Grebenova, Dana, Cajthamlova, Hana, Fuchs, Ota, Beijersbergen van Henegouwen, Gerard M.J., Hrkal, Zbynek (Prague, Czech Republic and Leiden, The Netherlands)

5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID INDUCED LIPID PEROXIDATION AFTER LIGHT
EXPOSURE ON HUMAN COLON CARCINOMA CELLS AND EFFECTS OF ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL TREATMENT
*Gederaas, Odrun A., Lagerberg, Johan W.M., Brekke, Ole-Lars, Berg, Kristian, Dubbelman, Tom M.A.R. (Trondheim and Oslo, Norway and Leiden, The Netherlands)
 
 
 

 

SYMPOSIUM 25: CUTANEOUS PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY

 

Thursday, 6th September

10.00 - 13.00

 

Chairperson: Lesley E. Rhodes (Manchester, UK)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.00 - 10.30 TARGETS TO IMPROVE PDT EFFICACY FOR SKIN CANCERS
  *Mukhtar, Hasan, Ahmad, Nihal (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
   
10.30 - 11.00 ALA-PDT PHARMACOKINETICS VIA SURFACE DETECTED FLUORESCENCE
  *Pottier, Roy (Kingston, Canada)
   
11.00 - 11.30 TOPICAL ALA-MEDIATED PDT OF SUPERFICIAL BASAL CELL CARCINOMA USING TWO LIGHT FRACTIONS WITH A TWO-HOUR INTERVAL
  *Sterenborg, H.J.C.M., van 't Veen, A.J., Robinson, D.J., Star, W.M. (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
   
11.30 - 12.00 BOWENS DISEASE: COMPARISON OF PDT WITH CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT OPTIONS
  *Morton, Colin (Falkirk, Scotland)
   
12.00 - 12.30 PDT FOR HPV-RELATED DERMATOSES
  *Szeimies, Rolf-Markus (Regensburg, Germany)
   
12.30 - 13.00 BRITISH PHOTODERMATOLOGY GROUP GUIDELINES FOR TOPICAL PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
  *Rhodes, Lesley E. (Manchester, UK)
   
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
LETHAL PHOTOSENSITIZATION OF DERMATOPHYTES
*Shokeir H., Abdel-Kader M.H., Ouf S.A., El-Adly A.A.(Giza, Egypt)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 26: PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, NON-ONCOLOGICAL

 

Thursday, 6th September

14.30 - 17.05

 

Chairperson: Hubert van den Bergh (Lausanne, Switzerland)

 
14.30 - 15.00 5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID HEXYLESTER-INDUCED PROTOPORPHYRIN IX FORMATION IN ARTHRITIC SYNOVIAL TISSUES: AN APPROACH FOR SYNOVIAL PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY (Invited Presentation)
  *Lange, N., Kirdaite, G., Busso, N., van den Bergh, H., Kucera, P., So, A. (Lausanne, Switzerland)
   
15.00 - 15.15 PHOTODYNAMIC INACTIVATION OF THE DERMATOPHYTE TRYCHOPHYTON
  *Smijs, Threes M.T., Langeveld, Diane H., Lagerberg, Johan W.M., Dubbelman, TomM.A.R., Schuitmaker, Hans J. (Leiden, The Netherlands)
   
15.15 - 15.30 PHOTODYNAMIC INACTIVATION OF PARVOVIRUS B19
  *Mohr, Harald, Knüver-Hopf, Josef (Springe, Germany)
    
15.30 - 15.45 CHARACTERIZATION OF GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN IN E. COLI FOLLOWING OXIDATION OR PHOTODYNAMIC TREATMENT
  *Nitzan, Yeshayahu, Salmon-Divon, Mali, Malik, Zvi (Ramat-Gan, Israel)
   
15.45 - 16.15 PDT OF AGE RELATED MACULA DEGENERATION OVERVIEW OF PRINCIPLES, RESULTS AND PERSPECTIVES (Invited Presentation)
  *van den Bergh, H., Ballini, J.-P., Sickenberg, M. (Lausanne, Switzerland) 
   
16.15 - 16.35 Coffee break
   
16.35 - 16.50 PHOTODYNAMIC EFFECT OF HELIOBACTER PYLORI USING HE:NE LASER
  *El Batanouny, Mohamed, Naga, Mazen, Ibrahim, Mahamed, Amin Rehab (Cairo, Egypt)
   
16.50 - 17.05 DEATH OF NEURONAL AND GLIAL CELLS UNDER PHOTOSENSITIZATION
  *Uzdensky, Anatoly B., Zhavoronkova, Anna A., Kolosov, Mikhail S., Bragin, Denis E. (Rostov-on-Don, Russia)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 27: PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY: OTHER TOPICS

 

Friday, 7th September

10.15 - 13.00

 

Chairpersons: Stanley B. Brown (Leeds, UK) and Kristian Berg (Oslo, Norway)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 10.45 PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY AS AN ANTI-CANCER VACCINE
  *Korbelik, Mladen (Vancouver, Canada)
   
10.45 - 11.15 PDT-BASED TUMOR VACCINES
  *Henderson, Barbara W., Gollnick, Sandra O. (Buffalo, NY, USA)
   
11.15 - 11.45 THE FATE OF PDT-KILLED CELLS: WHAT CONTROLS THE CHOICE OF APOPTOSIS OR NECROSIS?
  *Oleinick, Nancy L. (Cleveland, OH, USA)
   
11.45 - 12.15 THE DEPTH OF A PHOTOSENSITIZER IN A MEMBRANE AND THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEMBRANE STRONGLY AFFECT THE SENSITIZING EFFICIENCY
  *Ehrenberg, Benjamin, Lavi, Adina, Smith, Kevin M. (Ramat Gan, Israel and Davis, CA, USA)
 
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
12.15 - 12.30 EXPERIMENTAL BASIS AND DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL INTRACRANIAL INDWELLING BALOON LIGHT APPLICATOR: IMPLICATIONS FOR PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY IN THE BRAIN
  *Hirschberg, Henry, Madsen, Steen, Sun, Chung-Ho, Thromberg, Bruce (Oslo, Norway, Las Vegas, Nevada and Irvine, California, USA) 
   
12.30 - 12.45 STRUCTURE-ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIP OF PHOTOSENSITIZERS: LIPOPHILICITY, AGGREGATION STATE AND SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION PATTERNS OF A SERIES OF PYROPHEOPHORBIDE-A DERIVATIVES
  *Kelbauskas, Laimonas, Dietel, Wieland (Jena, Germany)
   
12.45 - 13.00 PHOTOPRODUCT FORMATION FROM ENDOGENOUS AND EXOGENOUS TETRAPYRROLIC SENSITIZERS IN VARIOUS MEDIA: A COMPARATIVE SPECTROSCOPIC STUDY
  *Bagdonas, Saulius, Streckyte, Giedre, Rotomskis, Ricardas (Vilnius, Lithuania)
POSTER SESSION II:
 
EVALUATION OF A DIPHENYLCHLORIN SENSITIZER FOR PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
*Bourré, Ludovic, Simoneaux, Gérard, Odobel, Fabrice, Cantrell, Ann, Bombelli, Cecilia, Thibaut, Sonia, Hernot, David, Briffaud, Amélie, Eléouet, Sabine, Patrice, Thierry (Nantes and Rennes, France, Keele, UK and Rome, Italy)

PHOTOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF PHENOTHIAZINE AND PHENOXAZINE DYES
*Moura, Joao C.V.P., Oliveira-Campos, Ana M.F., Martinho, José M.G. (Braga and Lisboa, Portugal)

HIGHLY CONJUGATED PORPHYRINS AS POTENTIAL PHOTOSENSITIZERS
*Faustino, Maria A.F., Neves, Maria G.P.M.S., Silva, Artur M.S., Cavaleiro, José A.S. (Aveiro, Portugal)

NOVEL PHTHALOCYANINE GLYCOSIDES FOR THE PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF CANCER
*Legge, Kieron D., Curtis, Anthony D.M., Truscott, T. George (Keele, UK)

VALIDATION OF IN VIVO MEASUREMENT OF SENSITIZER CONCENTRATIONS IN MURINE TUMOR AND ORGANS
Jakus, Judit, *Vanyúr Rozália (Budapest, Hungary)

PHOTOSENSITIZATION BY PHENALENONES: FROM DARWIN TO PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
Corominas, Montserrat, Flors, Cristina, Marti, Cristina, Martínez-Junza, Victor, *Nonell, Santi, Acosta, Marcos K., Grillo, Teresa A., Andrés, Lucia S., Gutierrez-Luis, Javier, Ruiz de Galarreta, Carlos M. (Barcelona, Laguna (Tenerife) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain)

PHOTOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF PORPHYRIN-FULLERENE DYADS
*Quaranta, Annamaria, McGarvey, David J., Marcorin, Gian L., Tome, Augusto, Rae, Margaret, Berberan-Santos, Mario N. (Keele, UK, and Aveiro and Lisboa, Portugal)

A METHOD OF SELECTION OF SENSITIZERS FOR PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY BY
THEIR PHOTOHEMOLYTIC EFFICIENCIES
Mansurova, Galina V., Pogrebnaya, Oksana G., Ponomarev, Gelii V., Reshetnickov, Andrei V., Bezdetnaya, Lina N., Guillemin, François, *Potapenko, Alexander Ya. (Moscow, Russia and Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France)

SUBCELLULAR TARGETS OF PHOTOSENSITIZER ACCUMULATION AND
PHOTODAMAGE IN ROSE BENGAL ACETATE TREATED CELLS
*Croce, Anna C., Biggiogera, Marco, Lanza, Karen S., Locatelli, Donata, Lussignoli, Stefano, Bottiroli, Giovanni (Pavia, Italy)

AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS OF BACTERIOPHEOPHORBIDE AND ITS DERIVATIVES
*Moser, Joerg G., Wagner, Birgit (Düsseldorf and Jena, Germany)

SINGLET OXYGEN YIELDS, LIPOSOME BINDING CONSTANTS AND KINETICS, AND SOLVATOCHROMISM OF HYPERICINS AND HELIANTHRONES
*Ehrenberg, Benjamin, Weitman, Hana, Roslaniec, Mary, Frimer, Aryeh, Freeman, Dalia, Mazur, Yehuda (Ramat Gan and Rehovot, Israel)

EFFECTS OF PHOTOPRODUCTS ON THE BINDING OF PPIX TO PLASMA PROTEINS AND ANTIBODIES.
*Brancaleon, Lorenzo, Moseley, Harry (Dundee, UK)

 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 28: PHOTOPROTECTION IN HUMANS 

 

Friday, 7th September

14.30 - 17.30

Chairperson: Paolo Giacomoni (Melville, NY, USA)

 
14.30 - 14.40 INTRODUCTION
Giacomoni, Paolo (Melville, NY, USA)
 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.40 - 15.20 UV-INDUCED SKIN CANCER AND DETOXICATION SYSTEMS
  *Strange R., Fryer A., Ramachandran S. (Stoke-on-Trent, UK)
   
15.20 - 15.50 ARE SUNSCREENS THE BEST AND ONLY WAY TO PROTECT AGAINST UV?
  *Christensen, Terje, Butt, Shamas T., Brunborg, Gunnar (Oslo, Norway)
 
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
15.50 - 16.05 IMMUNE PROTECTION FACTORS OF CHEMICAL SUNSCREENS MEASURED IN HUMANS BY UV DOSE RESPONSE STUDIES IN THE LOCAL CONTACT HYPERSENSITIVITY MODEL
  *Wolf, Peter, Hoffmann, Christine, Grinschgl, Stephan, Quehenberger, Franz (Graz, Austria)
   
16.05 - 16.20 Coffee break
   
16.20 - 16.35 PREVENTION OF SKIN CANCER IN XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM BY TOPICAL APPLICATION OF T4N5 LIPOSOME LOTION CONTAINING DNA REPAIR ENZYMES
  *Yarosh, Daniel, Young, Antony, Hawk, John, Klein, Jon, O'Connor, Adrienne, Rafal, Alyse, Wolf, Peter (Freeport and Stony Brook, NY, USA, London, UK and Graz, Austria)
   
16.35 - 16.50 INDUCTION OF MELANOGENESIS AND CELLULAR SIGNALING PATHWAYS BY BICYCLIC MONOTERPENE (BMT) DIOLS
  *Brown, David A., Boumakis, Stavroula, Galvin, Jason W., Canning, Matthew T., Brown, Anne B., Yarosh, Daniel B (Freeport, NY, USA)
   
16.50 - 17.05 PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF AMINO ACIDS AND RELATED SYSTEMS
  *Johnson, Victoria M., McGarvey, David J., Truscott, T.G (Keele, UK)
   
17.05 DISCUSSION
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
DO SUNSCREENS PROTECT US AGAINST UVA RADIATION?
*Moksnes, Milica T., Fotland, Tor Ř. (Oslo, Norway)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 29: PHOTOPROTECTION IN PLANTS

 

Tuesday, 4th September

14.30 - 16.50

 

Chairpersons: Janet F. Bornman (Lund, Sweden)
and Erhard Pfündel (Würzburg, Germany)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.30 - 14.55 ULTRAVIOLET-B RADIATION AND EARLY SEEDLING GROWTH IN WHEAT (TRITICUM AESTIVUM L.): CULTIVAR AND DEVELOPMENTAL VARIATION IN SUSCEPTIBILITY TO DNA DAMAGE 
  *Tobin, Alyson K., Gray, Pamela S.M., Hopkins, Laura (St. Andrews, UK)
   
14.55 - 15.20 INDUCTION OF FREE RADICALS AND FLAVONOID ANTIOXIDANT COMPOUNDS BY DROUGHT AND ULTRAVIOLET-B STRESS
  Szilágyi, Anna, *Bornman, Janet F., Hideg, Éva (Lund, Sweden and Szeged, Hungary)
   
15.20 - 15.45 EFFECTS OF NATURAL INTENSITIES OF VISIBLE AND UV RADIATION ON EPIDERMAL UV-SCREENING AND PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN GRAPE LEAVES (VITIS VINIFERA CV. SILVANER)
  Kolb, Christiane, Käser, Martin, Kopeck, Jiri, Zotz, Gerhard, Riederer, Markus, *Pfuendel, Erhard (Wuerzburg, Germany and Trebon, Czech Republic)
   
15.45 - 16.10 Coffee break
   
16.10 - 16.35 MOLECULAR ASPECTS OF THE XANTHOPHYLL CYCLE
  *Ĺkerlund, Hans-Erik, Emanuelsson, Anna, Eskling, Marie (Lund, Sweden and Hřrsholm, Denmark)
   
ORAL PRESENTATION
   
16.35 - 16.50 MULTISPECTRAL FLUORESCENCE IMAGING MICROSCOPY AND
MICROSPECTROFLUOROMETRY FOR TISSUE LOCALISATION OF POLYPHENOLS IN LEAVES OF MEDITERRANEAN SCLEROPHYLL SHRUBS
*Agati, Giovanni, Monici, Monica, Galardi, Carlotta, Romani, Annalisa, Gravano, Elisabetta, Tattini, Massimiliano (Firenze, Italy)
 
POSTER SESSION I: MONDAY - WEDNESDAY
 
EFFECTS OF NATURAL AND EXPERIMENTAL UV-B INTENSITIES ON THE
PRODUCTION OF USNIC ACID AND CALYCIN IN TWO LICHEN SPECIES OF THE
GENUS PSEUDOCYPHELLARIA FROM SOUTHERNMOST CHILE
*Bjerke, Jarle W., Elvebakk, Arve, Quilhot, Wanda (Tromsř, Norway and Valparaiso, Chile)

THE DIBENZOFURANE USNIC ACID AS A UV-B PROTECTIVE CORTICAL
COMPOUND IN THE LIGHT-EXPOSED ARCTIC-ALPINE LICHENS OPHIOPARMA
VENTOSA AND RHIZOPLACA MELANOPHTHALMA
*Lerfall, Kjetil, Dahl, Tina, Bjerke, Jarle W., Elvebakk, Arve (Tromsř, Norway)

POLYAMINE CONTRIBUTION TO THE TOLERANCE OF THE PHOTOSYNTHETIC
APPARATUS AGAINST UV-B IRRADIATION
*Navakoudis, Eleni, Lütz, Cornelius, Kotzabasis, Kiriakos (Heraklion, Greece and Innsbruck, Austria)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 30: PHOTOSENSORY BIOLOGY IN MICROORGANISMS

 

Tuesday, 4th September 

14.30 - 17.30

 

Chairperson: Giuliano Colombetti (Pisa, Italy)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.30 - 15.10 A NOVEL BLUE-LIGHT RECEPTOR FLAVOPROTEIN IN PARAFLAGELLAR BODIES OF EUGLENA HAS A UNIQUE FEATURE FOR PHOTOSIGNAL TRANSDUCTION
  Iseki, Mineo, Matsunaga, Shigeru, Murakami, Akio, Ohno, Kaoru, Shiga, Kiyoshi, Yoshida, Kazuichi, Sugai, Michizo, Hori, Terumitsu, *Watanabe, Masakatsu (Okazaki, Tsukuba, Kobe, Kumamoto, Toyama, Ishikawa and Kanagawa, Japan)
   
15.10 - 15.50 SENSORY PHOTORECEPTORS FROM THE GREEN MICROALGA
CHLAMYDOMONAS REINHARDTII
  *Fuhrmann, Markus, Huang, Kaiyao, Kottke, Tilman, Govorunova, Elena, Beck, Christoph, Hegemann, Peter (Regensburg and Freiburg, Germany)
   
15.50 - 16.20 Coffee break
   
16.20 - 17.00 PHOTOTAXIS IN EUGLENA GRACILIS 
  *Richter, Peter, Lebert, Michael, Streb, Christine, Häder, Donat -P. (Erlangen, Germany)
  
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
17.00 - 17.15 SIGN-CHANGE OF PHOTOTAXIS IN EUGLENA GRACILIS
  *Streb, Christine, Richter, Peter, Lebert, Michael, Häder, Donat -P. (Erlangen, Germany)
   
17.15 - 17.30 A CONTRIBUTION TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE PHOTORECEPTOR PIGMENT-PROTEIN COMPLEX FROM BLEPHARISMA JAPONICUM
*Checcucci, G., Takada, Y., Matsuoka, T. (Pisa, Italy and Kochi, Japan)