SYMPOSIUM 31: PHOTOMORPHOGENESIS
(Joint ASP/ESP symposium)

 

Tuesday, 4th September

10.15 - 16.50

 

Chairpersons: Pill-Soon Song (Kwangju, Rep. of Korea
and Lincoln, Nebraska, USA)
and Brian Thomas (Wellesbourne, UK)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 10.45 PHYTOCHROMES: STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
  *Song, Pill-Soon (Kwangju, Rep. of Korea and Lincoln, Nebraska, USA)
   
10.45 - 11.15 TIME-RESOLVED THERMODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF THE OAT PHYTOCHROME A PHOTOTRANSFORMATION. A PHOTOTHERMAL BEAM DEFLECTION STUDY
  Michler, Ingolf, *Braslavsky, Silvia E. (Mülheim (Ruhr), Germany)
   
11.15 - 11.45 SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAYS IN CHLOROPLAST PHOTORELOCATION MOVEMENT IN FERN AND MOSS
  *Wada, Masamitsu (Tokyo, Japan)
   
11.45 - 12.00 Break
   
12.00 - 12.30 CONTROL OF FLOWERING BY DAYLENGTH: SHORT AND LONG DISTANCE SIGNALS
  *Thomas, Brian, Morris, Karl, Jackson, Steve (Wellesbourne, UK)
   
12.30 - 13.00 ARABIDOPSIS CRYPTOCHROME 2: CELLULAR LOCALIZATION AND SIGNALING
  *Batschauer, Alfred, Kleiner, Oliver, Müller, Markus, Panajotow, Oxana (Marburg, Germany)
   
13.00 - 14.30 LUNCH
   
14.30 - 15.00 LIGHT AND BRASSINOSTEROID SIGNALS ARE INTEGRATED VIA A DARK-INDUCED SMALL G-PROTEIN IN ETIOLATED SEEDLING GROWTH
  Kang, Jeong-Gu, Yun, Ju, Kim, Dae-Hwan, Chung, Kyung-Sook, Fujioka, Shozo, Kim, Jeong-Il, Dae, Hye-Won, Yoshida, Shigeo, *Park, Chung-Mo, Song, Pill-Soon (Kwangju, Korea, Lincoln, NE, USA and Saitama, Japan)
   
15.00 - 15.30 GENETIC AND BIOCHEMICAL ANALYSES OF LIGHT SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION THROUGH NDK-1 IN NEUROSPORA CRASSA
  *Hasunuma, Kohji, Yoshida, Yusuke, Yabe, Naoto, Ogura, Yasunobu (Yokohama, Japan)
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
15.30- 15.50 REORIENTATION OF SOUTHERN HELIOTROPISM IN SOME TREE SPECIES AT ABOUT 61 DEGREES N LATITUDE IN FINLAND DURING THE RECENT DECADES
  *Ahokas, Hannu (Jokioinen, Finland)
   
15.50 - 16.10 Coffee break
   
16.10 -16.30 BLUE-LIGHT RECEPTOR CRYPTOCHROMES CONTROL DEVELOPMENT OF THE MOSS PHYSCOMITRELLA PATENS
  *Imaizumi, Takato, Kadota, Akeo, Hasebe, Mitsuyasu, Wada, Masamitsu (La Jolla, California, USA and Okazaki and Hachioji, Japan)
   
16.30 -16.50 TWO PHYTOCHROME A POOLS IN PLANTS
  *Sineshchekov, Vitally (Moscow, Russia)
 
POSTER SESSION I: MONDAY - WEDNESDAY
 
FLUORESCENCE AND PHOTOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF PHYTOCHROMES IN WILD-TYPE WHEAT AND ITS TRANSGENIC LINE OVER-EXPRESSING OAT PHYTOCHROME A
*Sineshchekov, Vitally, Koppel, Larissa, Shlumukov, Leonid, Barro, Francesco, Barcelo, Pilar, Lazzeri, Paul, Smith, Harry (Moscow, Russia and Leicester and Rothamsted, UK)

MUTATION IN NDK-1 AND SOD-1 RESULTS IN A LOSS OF LIGHT RESPONSE IN THE PERITHECIAL POLARITY IN NEUROSPORA CRASSA
*Yoshida, Y., Yabe, N., Hasunuma, K. (Yokohama, Japan)

PHOTOTROPINS IN FERN ADIANTUM 
*Kagawa, T., Wada, M. (Saitama, Aichi and Tokyo, Japan)

RECOMBINANT PHYTOCHROME a IN YEAST DIFFERS BY ITS SPECTROSCOPIC AND PHOTOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES FROM THE MAJOR PHYa' AND IS CLOSE TO THE MINOR PHYa": EVIDENCE FOR POST-TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATION OF THE PIGMENT IN PLANTS
*Sineshchekov, Vitally, Hennig, Lars, Lamparter, Tilman, Hughes, Jon, Gaertner,Wolfgang, Schaefer, Eberhard (Moscow, Russia and Freiburg, Berlin, and Muelheim, Germany)

PHYTOCHROME STATE IN TRANSGENIC TOBACCO OVEREXPRESSING FULL-LENGTH AND MUTANT OAT PHYTOCHROME A AND ITS EFFECT ON PROTOCHLOPHYLLIDE ACCUMULATION AND GROWTH RESPONSES
*Sudnitsin, Artem, Belyaeva, Ol'ga, Sineshchekov, Vitally (Moscow, Russia)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 32: STRUCTURE AND BIOGENESIS OF THE PHOTOSYNTHETIC APPARATUS

 

Thursday, 6th September

10.15 - 15.15

 

Chairpersons: James Barber (London, UK) and Ana L. Moore (Tempe, AZ, USA)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 10.45 CAROTENE REDOX CHEMISTRY IN PHOTOSYSTEM II
  *Rutherford, A. William, Deligiannakis, Yiannis, Edge, Ruth, Faller, Peter, Hanley, Jonathan, Pascal, Andrew, MacMillan, Fraser, Maly, Thorsten, Un, Sun (Gif-sur-Yvette, France, Agrinio, Greece and Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
   
10.45 - 11.15 TYROSINE OXIDATION IN MODIFIED REACTION CENTERS FROM RHODOBACTER SPHAEROIDES
  *Allen, J.P., Kalman, L., Narvaez, A.J., LoBrutto, R., Williams, J.C. (Tempe, AZ, USA)
   
11.15 - 11.45 REVEALING THE STRUCTURE OF PHOTOSYSTEM II WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR ITS FUNCTIONS
  *Barber, James (London, UK)
   
11.45 - 12.15 FUNCTIONAL ARCHITECTURE OF THE MAJOR LIGHT HARVESTING COMPLEX OF PHOTOSYSTEM II: LIGHT HARVESTING AND PHOTOPROTECTION 
  *Bassi, Roberto, Formaggio, Elena, Cinque, Gianfelice (Verona, Italy)
   
12.15 - 12.45 THE SMALL CAB-LIKE PROTEINS: RELATIVES TO THE PLANT CHLOROPHYLL A/B BINDING PROTEINS IN CYANOBACTERIA
  *Funk, Christiane, Hao, Limin, Xu, Hong, Vermaas, Wim (Stockholm, Sweden and Tempe, AZ, USA)
   
12.45 - 13.15 BIOGENESIS AND ASSEMBLY OF THE D1 REACTION CENTER PROTEIN OF PHOTOSYSTEM II
  *Aro, Eva-Mari, Zhang, Lixin, Paakkarinen, Virpi (Turku, Finland)
   
13.15 - 14.30 LUNCH
   
14.30 - 15.00 ARTIFICIAL PHOTOSYNTHESIS
  *Moore, Ana L., Moore, Thomas A., Gust, Devens, Vanegas Farfano, Hebe M., Bennett, Ira, Primak, Alex, Lidell, Paul A. (Tempe, AZ, USA)
   
ORAL PRESENTATION
 
15.00 - 15.15 UV-B RADIATION INDUCED DAMAGE OF PHOTOSYSTEM II DEPENDS ON THE OXIDATION STATE OF THE WATER-OXIDIZING COMPLEX
  Sass L., Szilard A., *Vass I. (Szeged, Hungary)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
INDICATIONS OF A DETERMINATIVE ROLE OF POLYAMINES IN THE
PHOTODEVELOPMENT OF THE PHOTOSYNTHETIC APPARATUS
*Navakoudis, Eleni, Kotzabasis, Kiriakos (Heraklion, Greece)

SYNTHESIS AND VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPIC STUDY OF 131-18O-OXO-LABELLED CHLOROPHYLL DERIVATIVES
*Morishita, Hidetada, Tamiaki, Hitoshi (Kusatu, Japan)

EFFECTS OF HIGH PRESSURE ON THE DARK-ADAPTED FORMS OF ARTIFICIAL
BACTERIORHODOPSINS
*Bryl, Krzysztof, Yoshihara, Kazuo (Olsztyn, Poland and Osaka, Japan)

NEW LONG-WAVELENGTH SPECTRAL FORMS OF PROTOCHLOROPHYLLIDE IN
DARK-GROWN PLANTS
*Stadnichuk, Igor N., Amirjani, Mohammad R., Sundquist, Christer (Moscow, Russia and Göteborg, Sweden)

PHOSPHORESCENCE OF Mg-PROTOPORPHYRIN IN GREEN PLANT LEAVES
*Neverov, Konstantin V., Bashtanov, Mikhail E., Krasnovsky, Alexander A., Jr. (Moscow, Russia)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 33: PLANT PIGMENT SYSTEMS

 

Friday, 7th September

14.30 - 18.00

 

Chairpersons: Richard J. Cogdell (Glasgow, UK)
and Neil Hunter (Sheffield, UK)

 
14.30 - 14.40 INTRODUCTION
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.40 -15.10 ISOLATION AND ANALYSIS OF NEW PIGMENTS FROM MARINE MICROALGAE
  *Garrido, José L., Zapata, Manuel (Vigo and Vilanova de Arousa, Spain)
   
15.10 - 15.40 ENZYMOLOGY OF PIGMENT BIOSYNTHESIS: METAL ION INSERTION INTO PORPHYRINS BY MAGNESIUM CHELATASE
*Reid, James D., Hunter, C. Neil (Sheffield, UK)
 
15.40 - 16.10 UNRAVELING CHLOROPHYLL BREAKDOWN IN GREEN PLANTS
  *Kraeutler, Bernhard (Innsbruck, Austria)
   
16.10 - 16.30 Coffee break
   
16.30 - 17.00  LIGHT HARVESTING PROTEINS OF HIGHER PLANTS PHOTOSYSTEM I
Castelletti, Simona, Morosinotto, Tomas, *Bassi, Roberto, Croce, Roberta (Verona, Italy)
   
17.00 - 17.30 HOW PURPLE BACTERIAL ANTENNA COMPLEXES CONTROL WHERE THEIR BACTERIOCHLOROPHYLL MOLECULES ABSORB LIGHT
  *Cogdell, Richard J. (Glasgow, UK)
   
17.30 - 18.00 CHROMOPHORE ATTACHMENT TO BILIPROTEINS: A LYASE-ISOMERASE FOR THE PHOTOACTIVE 3(1)-CYS-alpha-84-PHYCOVIOLOBILIN OF PHYCOERYTHROCYANIN
Storf, Max, Parbel, Axel, *Scheer, Hugo, Deng, Ming-Gang, Zheng, Min, Zhou, Ming, Meyer, Michaela, Strohmann, Brigitte, Zhao, Kai-Hong (München, Germany and Wuhan, China)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
DESTRUCTION OF PHYTOPIGMENTS UNDER LOW TEMPERATURES AND
ANTHROPOGENIC CONTAMINATION OF WATER ECOSYSTEMS
*Kondratjeva, Lubov M., Karetnikova, Elena A. (Khabarovsk, Russia)

INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE ROLE OF CAROTENOID IN THE PHOTOSYSTEM II REACTION CENTRE
*Edge, Ruth (Gif-sur-Yvette, France)

 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 35: RHODOPSIN/VISION

 

Friday, 7th September

14.30 - 17.30

 

Chairpersons: Rosalie K. Crouch (Charleston, SC, USA)
and Hugh R. Matthews (Cambridge, UK) 

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
   
14.30 - 15.00 THE 9-METHYL GROUP OF RETINAL IS NOT CRITICAL TO THE PHOTOINDUCED ACTIVITY OF CONES AS IT IS IN RODS
  *Crouch, Rosalie K., Kono, Masahiro, Oprian, Daniel D., Das, Joydip, Corson, D. Wesley (Charleston, SC and Waltham, MA, USA)
   
15.00 - 15.30 FORMATION OF THE SIGNALLING STATE IN VERTEBRATE RHODOPSIN
  *Hofmann, Klaus-Peter (Berlin Germany)
   
15.30 - 16.00 BLUE LIGHT, PHOTOREVERSAL AND LIGHT DAMAGE IN THE RAT RETINA IN VIVO
  *Reme, Charlotte E., Grimm, Christian, Wenzel, Andreas, Williams, Theodore W., Keller, Charlotte (Zürich, Switzerland, Tallahassee, FL, USA and Guelph, Canada)
   
16.00 - 16.15 Coffee break
   
16.15 - 16.45 PROLONGATION OF ACTIONS OF CALCIUM EARLY IN PHOTOTRANSDUCTION BY 9-DESMETHYLRHODOPSIN
  *Matthews, Hugh R., Cornwall, M. Carter, Crouch, Rosalie K. (Cambridge, UK, Boston, MA and Charleston, SC, USA)
   
16.45 - 17.15 REAL LIGHT, EQUIVALENT LIGHT, AND PHOTORECEPTOR DEGENERATION
  *Fain, Gordon L. (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
   
ORAL PRESENTATION
   
17.15 - 17.30 INTERACTION OF EYE PIGMENT AND PUPIL SIZE IN UV-RADIATION CATARACT IN PIGMENTED AND ALBINO RATS
  *Löfgren, Stefan, Michael, Ralph, Söderberg, Per G. (Stockholm, Sweden and Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 36: PHOTOIMMUNOLOGY

 

Wednesday, 5th September

18.00 - 21.10

 

Chairpersons: Thomas Schwarz (Münster, Germany)
and Ard Vink (Zeist, The Netherlands)

 
18.00 - 18.15 INTRODUCTION
  Vink, Ard (Zeist, The Netherlands)
   
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
    
18.15 - 18.45 DNA REPAIR AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN PREVENTION OF SKIN CANCER IN XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM
  *Yarosh, Daniel (Freeport, New York, USA)
   
18.45 - 19.15 EFFECT OF UVA ON HUMAN SKIN LANGERHANS CELLS
  *Seité, Sophie, Gueniche, Audrey, Tison, Sylvie, Moyal, Dominique, Fourtanier, Anny (Clichy, France)
     
19.15 -19.45 ROLE OF UV-INDUCED T SUPPRESSOR CELLS IN UV-INDUCED
IMMUNOSUPPRESSION
  *Schwarz, Thomas (Münster, Germany)
19.45 - 20.00 Coffee break
    
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
20.00 - 20.20 SOLAR-SIMULATED UVR DOES NOT CAUSE A CONVENTIONAL DOSE RESPONSE FOR SYSTEMIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSION IN MICE
  *Byrne, Scott N., Halliday, Gary M. (Sydney, Australia)
   
20.20 - 20.45 UV ACTIVATION OF A PLATELET ACTIVATING FACTOR-LIKE MOLECULE UPREGULATES COX-2 AND IL-10 TRANSCRIPTION IN KERATINOCYTES
  *Walterscheid, Jeffrey P., Nghiem, Dat X., Ullrich, Stephen E. (Houston, TX, USA)
   
20.45 UV-INDUCED PLATELET ACTIVATING FACTOR RECEPTOR AGONISTS CAUSE IMMUNOSUPPRESSION
  *Nghiem, Dat X., Walterscheid, Jeffrey P., Ullrich, Stephen E. (Houston, TX, USA)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
PHOTOCONVERSION OF TRANS-UROCANIC ACID TO THE CIS-ISOMER BY LAMPS ASSOCIATED WITH SPACE MISSIONS.
*Hug, Daniel H., Dunkerson, Duane D., Hunter, John K (Iowa City, IA, USA)

PHOTOCHEMICAL DAMAGE TO HLA MOLECULES IN MELANOMA CELLS IN
VITRO: IMPORTANCE FOR PCI MEDIATED VACCINE
*Sadauskaite, Ausra, Tjelle, Torunn E., Berg, Kristian (Vilnius, Lithuania and Oslo, Norway)

DIFFERENT UV-INDUCED THYMOCYTE APOPTOSIS IN MOUSE STRAINS SUSCEPTIBLE OR RESISTANT TO EXPERIMENTAL AUTOIMMUNE ENCHEPHALOMYELITIS
*Lonskaya, Irina, Andersson, Asa (Lund, Sweden)

RESPONSES TO PHOTOPHERESIS IN CUTANEOUS T-CELL LYMPHOMA
PATIENTS
*Adamsen, Birgitte L., Ryggen, Kristin, Moen, Torolf, Ekpete, Gry, Jørstad, Størker (Trondheim, Norway)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 37: VISIBLE LIGHT EFFECTS AND CELLULAR SIGNALLING

 

Wednesday, 5th September

18.00 - 21.00

 

Chairpersons: Tiina Karu (Troitsk, Russia) and Giulio Jori (Padova, Italy)

 
   
18.00 - 18.05 INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
  Jori, Giulio (Padova, Italy)
   
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
18.05 - 18.35 MODIFICATION OF CELLULAR SIGNALLING WITH ANTIOXIDANTS, NO DONORS, THIOL REACTIVE AGENTS, AND INHIBITORS OF RESPIRATORY CHAIN
  *Karu, Tiina (Troitsk, Russia)
   
18.35 - 19.05  PHOTOINDUCED STIMULATION OF ESCHERICHIA COLI CELL GROWTH. ROLE OF SINGLET OXYGEN
  *Jori, Giulio (Padova, Italy)
   
19.05 - 19.35 EFFECTS OF VARIOUS WAVELENGTHS IN THE VISIBLE RANGE ON
BIOSTIMULATION
  *Lubart, R, Lavie, R, Friedman, H, Shainberg, A, Breitbart, H, Grossman, N (Ramat-Gan and Beer-Sheeva, Israel)
     
19.35 - 20.05 LASER TISSUE BIOSTIMULATION, IS IT A CONTROVERSY?
  *El Batanouny, Mohamed (Cairo, Egypt)
   
20.05 - 20.15  Coffee break
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
20.15 - 20.30 DELAYED LUMINESCENCE AND CORRELATED SOLITON STATES IN BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
  Musumeci, Francesco, *Scordino, Agata, Triglia, Antonio, Brizhik, Larissa (Catania, Italy and Kiev, Ucraine)
   
20.30 - 20.45 He:Ne LASER STIMULATES THE PRODUCTION OF REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES (ROS) AND NITRIC OXIDE (NO) FROM HUMAN NEUTROPHILS IN VITRO
El Batanouny, Mohamed, *Korraa, Soheir, Fekry, Osama, Ibrahim, Mona (Cairo, Egypt)
   
20.45 CONCLUDING REMARKS
  Karu, Tiina (Troitsk, Russia)
  
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF THE EFFECTS OF LOW
INTENSITY LASER IRRADIATION ON POSTMASTECTOMY PAIN
*Moustafa, Gamal, Kamel, Ragia (Cairo, Egypt)

DOUBLE-BLIND CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIAL OF LOW INTENSITY LASER
THERAPY VERSUS BROMOCRIPTINE/EVENING PRIMROSE OIL FOR THE
TREATMENT OF CYCLICAL MASTALGIA
*Moustafa, Gamal (Cairo, Egypt)

INCREASE OF PHYSICAL ENDURANCE AFTER LOW LEVEL LUMINESCENT OR
LASER IRRADIATION AND DOPAMINERGIC PRIMING IN THE BRAIN OF RATS
Bratkova L.R., Bruk T.M., Vorobyov V.V., Molotkov O.V., *Khramov R.N., Shiyanova O.V., Shchelokov R.N (Moscow, Pushchino and Smolensk Russia)

EFFECT OF LASER ACUPUNCTURE AGAINST REPERFUSION ARRHYTHMIAS OF RATS
Khramov R.N., Sosunov E.A., Balashov V.P., *Shiyanova O.V. (Pushchino, Russia)

A LITERATURE REVIEW OF POSSIBLE EFFECTIVE INTERVALS OF RED AND INFRARED IRRADIATION FOR ENHANCED TISSUE REPAIR IN THE HUMAN LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM
*Bjordal, Jan M., Couppe, Christian, Ljunggren, Elisabeth A. (Bergen, Norway)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 38: PHOTOPROTECTION: MOLECULAR MECHANISMS

 

Thursday, 6th September

14.30 - 17.00

 

Chairpersons: Tadeusz Sarna (Kraków, Poland)
and George Truscott (Keele, UK)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.30 - 15.00 PHOTOPROTECTION AGAINST ERYTHEMA AND DNA PHOTODAMAGE BY TANNING IN SKIN TYPES II AND IV
  *Young, Antony R., Sheehan, John S., Cragg, Nicola, Potten, Christopher S. (London and Manchester, UK)
   
15.00 - 15.30 SEARCHING FOR RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF MELANIN
  *Simon, John D. (Durham, NC, USA)
   
15.30 - 16.00 MECHANISMS OF MELANIN PHOTOPROTECTION: INHIBITION OF LIPID PEROXIDATION BY OCULAR MELANIN
  *Sarna, Tadeusz, Rozanowska, Malgorzata, Zareba, Mariusz, Wielgus, Albert (Kraków, Poland)
   
16.00 - 16.15 Coffee break
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
16.15 - 16.30 MECHANISMS OF CAROTENOID PHOTOPROTECTION
  Burke, M., *Cantrell, A., McGarvey, D., Land, E.J., Truscott, T. George (Keele, UK)
   
16.30 - 16.45 CELL PROTECTION BY ANTIOXIDANTS
  *Böhm, Fritz, Truscott, T. George (Berlin, Germany and Keele, UK)
   
16.45 - 17.00 HYPERRESISTANCE TO LIPID PHOTOPEROXIDE-INDUCED CHAIN PEROXIDATION AND APOPTOTIC DEATH IN A TUMOR CELL LINE OVEREXPRESSING GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE-4 (GPX4)
  Hurst, Rachel, Korytowski, Witold, Kriska, Tamas, *Girotti, Albert W. (Milwaukee, WI, USA and Kraków, Poland)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
COOPERATION OF ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL AND ZEAXANTHIN IN PROTECTION AGAINST ROSE BENGAL MEDIATED PHOTOOXIDATIVE DAMAGE
*Wrona, Marta, Sarna, Tadeusz (Kraków, Poland)
 
 
 
 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS: PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY

 

Wednesday, 5th September

18.00 - 20.50

 

Chairpersons: Barbara Krammer (Salzburg, Austria)
and Thierry Patrice (Nantes, France)

 
18.00 - 18.15 PDT EFFECTS OF M-THPC AND ALA, PHOTOTOXICITY AND APOPTOSIS
  Rousset, Nathalie, * Hernot, David, Eléouet, Sabine, Bourré, Ludovic, Thibaut, Sonia, El Sabagh, Emad, Lajat, Youenn, Patrice, Thierry (Nantes, France)
   
18.15 - 18.30 PHOTOCHEMICAL DISRUPTION OF ENDOCYTIC VESICLES: A NEW STRATEGY FOR IMPROVING CELLULAR DELIVERY OF MACROMOLECULES
  *Prasmickaite, Lina, Høgset, Anders, Selbo, Pål K., Engesæter, Birgit Ø., Hellum, Marit, Berg, Kristian (Oslo, Norway)
   
18.30 - 18.45 THE USE OF INDOCYANINE GREEN AND LASER IRRADIATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF CUTANEOUS TUMORS
  *Abels, Christoph, Bäumler, Wolfgang, Szeimies, Rolf-Markus (Regensburg, Germany)
   
18.45 - 19.00 ENHANCEMENT OF PORPHYRIN PHOTOSENSITISATION USING ALA PRODRUGS IN PAM212 CELLS AND SKIN EXPLANTS
  *Nakanishi, H., Chee, C.E., Rogers, L., Gerscher, S., Butler, A.R., MacRobert, A.J. (London and St. Andrews, UK)
   
19.00 - 19.15 SCAVENGERS MODIFY 5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID MEDIATED PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
  Casas, Adriana, Perotti, Christian, Fukuda, Haydée, *Batlle, Alcira (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
   
19.15 - 19.30 GENE EXPRESSION FOLLOWING ALA-PDT
  Verwanger, Thomas, Sanovic, Renata, Aberger, Fritz, Frischauf, Annemarie, *Krammer, Barbara (Salzburg, Austria)
   
19.30 - 19.45 PHOTOTRANSFORMATION OF TEMOPORFIN (m-THPC) AND BACTERIOCHLORIN (m-THPBC) CHARACTERIZED BY MALDI/FTICRMS.
  *Angotti, Marc, Maunit, Benoît, Muller, Jean-François, Bezdetnaya, Lina, Guillemin, François (Metz and Nancy, France)
   
19.45 - 20.05 Coffee break
   
20.05 - 20.20 CHLORIN-TYPE PHOTOSENSITIZERS PHOTOCHEMICALLY DERIVED FROM VINYL PORPHYRINS
  *Brault, Daniel, Aveline, Béatrice, Delgado, Olavio, Martin, Marie-Thérèse, Vever-Bizet, Christine (Paris and Gif-sur-Yvette, France and Boston, MA, USA)
   
20.20 - 20.35 HYPERICINE PHOTOSENSITIZATION AT LOW VISIBLE LIGHT DOSIS (ARGON DYE LASER, 599 nm): DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS ON GENE EXPRESSION AND CELL CYCLE IN ENDOMETRIAL CARCINOMA CELLS
  *Varriale, Linda, Quarto, Maria, Coppola, Eva, Palumbo, Giuseppe (Naples, Italy)
   
20.35 - 20.50 AN ASSESSMENT OF THE MICRONUCLEUS ASSAY FOR DETERMINING PHOTOSENSITIZERS' GENOTOXICITY WITH AND WITHOUT PDT
  Briffaud, Amélie, *Thibaut, Sonia, Hernot, David, Bourré, Ludovic, Eléouet, Sabine, Lajat, Youenn, Patrice, Thierry (Nantes, France)
 
 
 
 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS: VARIOUS TOPICS 

 

Friday, 7th September

10.15 - 12.55 and 14.30 - 15.50

 

Chairpersons: Terje Christensen (Oslo, Norway)
and John E. Hearst (Berkeley, CA, USA)

 
 
10.15 - 10.30 INTRODUCTION
Christensen, Terje and Hearst, John E.
   
10.30 - 11.00 THE HUMAN CHROMOSOME MUST BE DYNAMIC: MODELS FOR SOME FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES
*Hearst, John E. (Berkeley, California, USA)
   
11.00 - 11.20 UVB RADIATION IS A WEAK INDUCER OF CYTOCHROME P450 1A1 IN MOUSE SKIN
  Kuo, Sharon, Autrup, Herman, Henderson, Colin, Wolf, C. Roland, *Gibbs, Neil K. (Dundee and Manchester, UK and Århus, Denmark)
   
11.20 - 11.40 CYTOKINE POLYMORPHISMS PLAY A ROLE IN THE SUSCEPTIBILITY FOR UVB-INDUCED IMMUNOMODULATION AFTER HEPATITIS B VACCINATION IN HUMAN VOLUNTEERS
  *Sleijffers, Annemarie, Yucesoy, Berran, Garssen, Johan, Boland, Greet J., De Gruijl, Frank R., Van Hattum, Jan, Van Vloten, Willem, Luster, Michael I., Van Loveren, Henk (Bilthoven and Utrecht, The Netherlands and Morgantown, WV, USA)
   
11.40 - 11.55 Break
   
11.55 - 12.15 AN EXTRACT OF THE FERN Polypodium leucotomos (PLE: Difur) EXHIBITS POTENT IMMUNOLOGICALLY-MEDIATED ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTIANGIOGENIC ACTIVITIES IN SEVERAL MODELS OF UV IRRADIATION
  *Villarrubia, V.G., Alcaraz, M.V., Perez, M., Jaen, P., Cuevas, J., and Gonzalez, S. (Madrid, Barcelona and Guadalajara, Spain and Boston, MA USA)
   
12.15 - 12.35 ALANINE FORMATION IN ETIOLATED SPIRODELLA OLIGORRHIZA (LEMNACEAE) IS AFFECTED BY RED-FAR RED LIGHT PULSES AND BY SINUSOIDAL VARYING, RADIO FREQUENCY, LOW MAGNETIC FIELDS. AN 15N- NMR SPECTROSCOPIC STUDY.
  *Monselise, Edna B-I, Kost, Daniel, Parola, Abraham H. (Beer-Sheva, Israel)
   
12.35 - 12.55 BINDING OF FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR-2 TO THE HEPARIN LIKE ANTIANGIOGENIC DRUG -PNU145156E: REMOVAL OF POLAR INTERACTIONS AFFECTS PROTEIN FOLDING
  *Parola, Abraham H., Zamai, Moreno, Hariharan, Chithra, Pines, Dina, Safran, Michal, Yayon, Avner, Caiolfa, Valeria R., Cohen-Luria, Rivka, Pines, Ehud (Beer-Sheva and Rehovot, Israel and Milan, Italy)
   
13.15 - 14.30 LUNCH
   
14.30 - 14.50 EXPOSURE OF ARCTIC FIELD SCIENTISTS TO ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION EVALUATED USING ELECTRONIC AND BIOLOGICAL PERSONAL UV DOSIMETERS
  *Rettberg, Petra, Cockell, Charles S., Scherer, Kerstin, Horneck, Gerda (Köln, Germany and Cambridge, UK)
   
14.50 - 15.10 PHOTODEGRADATION OF DDT IN WATER BY UV IRRADIATION
COMBINED WITH HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
  *Mohamed, Mahmoud A., Ali, Hanaa F. (Giza City, Egypt)
   
15.10 - 15.30 ICE AS A MEDIUM FOR PHOTOTRANSFORMATIONS OF ORGANIC POLLUTANTS
  *Klan, Petr, Holoubek, Ivan, Nosek, Jan, Klanova, Jana (Brno, Czech Republic)
   
15.30 - 15.50 MYCOSPORINE-LIKE AMINO ACIDS (MAAS) PROTECT AGAINST UV-B-INDUCED DAMAGE IN GYRODINIUM DORSUM
  *Richter, Peter R., Klisch, Manfred, Sinha, Rajeshwar P., Häder, Donat -P. (Erlangen, Germany)
 
 
 
 

WORKSHOP 1: PHOTOMEDICINE

 

Thursday, 6th September

10.15 - 13.15

 

Chairpersons: Riccardo Pratesi and Giovanni Agati (Firenze, Italy)

 
I: LASER WELDING
 
10.15 - 10.35 EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL LASER-INDUCED BONDING OF TISSUE (Invited Presentation)
  *Pini, Roberto, Menabuoni, Luca, Reali, Umberto M. (Firenze, Italy) 
   
10.35 - 10.50 CO2 LASER WELDING VERSUS MICROSUTURING OF THE FACIAL NERVE. MORPHOLOGICAL STUDY IN THE RABBIT.
  *El Kharbotly, Ahmed, Saad Eldeen, Khaled, Gamal, Sahar (Cairo, Egypt)
   
10.50 - 11.05 CRITERIA OF SMALL BOWEL WELDING IN RABBITS USING DIFFERENT ARGON LASER PARAMETERS
  El Batanouny, Mohamed, Badr, Yehya, El Begawwy, Mahmoud B., Oada, Mokhtar E. (Cairo and Menia, Egypt)
   
II: PHOTOTHERAPY OF NEONATAL JAUNDICE
 
11.05 - 11.35 PHOTOTHERAPY OF CRIGLER-NAJJAR PATIENTS - THE DUTCH EXPERIENCE; WITH EMPHASIS ON THE EFFECT OF CHRONIC EXPOSURE OF THE SKIN (Invited Presentation)
  *van Weelden, H., Sinaasappel, M. (Utrecht and Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
   
11.35 - 11.50 ESTIMATION OF BILIRUBIN LEVELS DURING NEONATAL JAUNDICE
  *Randeberg, Lise L., Roll, Ellen B., Nilsen, Lill Tove N., Christensen, Terje, Svaasand, Lars O. (Trondheim, Oslo and Østerås, Norway)
   
11.50 - 12.05 APOPTOSIS IN BILIRUBIN- AND LIGHT TREATED CELLS AND FORMATION OF REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES
  *Roll, Ellen B., Melø, Thor B., Christensen, Terje (Oslo and Trondheim, Norway)
   
III: ROUND TABLE ON THE NEW BLUE-GREEN LAMP (MULTICENTER TRIAL)
 
12.05 - 13.15 TESTING A NEW TURQUOISE FLUORESCENT LAMP FOR NEONATAL JAUNDICE PHOTOTHERAPY
  *Agati, Giovanni, *Pratesi, Riccardo, Fusi, Franco, Roll, Ellen B. *Christensen, Terje, Lindemann, Rolf, *Ebbesen, Finn, *Sender, Alfred, Genho- Hreiche, Georges, *Donzelli, Gian Paolo and Pratesi, Simone (Firenze, Italy, Oslo, Norway, Ålborg, Denmark, Paris, France)
 
 
 
 

WORKSHOP 2: LIGHT AND LASER IN DENTISTRY

 

Wednesday, 5th September

18.00 - 21.00

 

Chairpersons: Jon E. Dahl and Ellen B. Roll (Haslum, Norway)

 
18.00 - 18.10 INTRODUCTION - ORAL MUCOSA
  Jon E. Dahl (Haslum, Norway)
   
18.10 - 18.50 PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY IN ORAL LESIONS (INVITED PRESENTATION)
  *Kvaal, Sigrid I., Warloe, Trond (Oslo, Norway)
   
18.50 - 19.10 COMPARATIVE STUDY USING CO2 LASER VERSUS ELECTROSURGERY IN OPERCULECTOMY
  *El Batanouny, Mohamed, El Hadidi, Mohamed, Khalil, Abd Allah, Elewa, Gaser (Cairo, Egypt)
   
19.10 - 19.30 CYTOTOXIC EFFECTS OF VISIBLE LIGHT-CURED DENTAL MATERIALS
  *Roll, Ellen B., Dahl, Jon E., Morisbak, Else, Becher, Rune, Christensen, Terje (Haslum and Oslo, Norway)
   
19.30 - 19.40 Coffee break
   
19.40 - 20.05 SUSCEPTIBILITY OF BIOFILMS OF PERIODONTOPATHOGENIC BACTERIA TO LIGHT-ACTIVATED ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS (INVITED PRESENTATION) 
  *Wilson, Michael (London, UK)
   
20.05 - 20.25 TOLUIDINE BLUE O-MEDIATED PHOTOSENSITISATION OF PORPYROMONAS GINGIVALIS IN VIVO
*Komerik, Nurgul, Soncul, Murat, Nakanishi, Hiroaki, Wilson, Michael, Alexander, MacRobert (London, UK)
   
20.25 - 20.40 PHOTODYNAMIC EFFECT ON CARIOGENIC BACTERIA (STREPTOCOCCUS MUTANS) USING He:Ne LASER
  *El Batanouny, Mohamed, El Hadidi, Mohamed, Balbaa, Amal S., Abd-El-Gawad, Latifa (Cairo, Egypt)
   
20.40 DISCUSSION
  Ellen B. Roll (Haslum, Norway)
 
 
 
 

WORKSHOP 3: ACTION SPECTRA

 

Wednesday, 5th September

18.00 - 20.35

 

Chairperson: Frank de Gruijl (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
18.00 - 18.30 ACTION SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF CELLULAR SIGNALING IN UV-INDUCED STRESS RESPONSES
  *Homma, Yoshimi (Fukushima, Japan)
   
18.30 - 19.00 TESTING AND APPLICATIONS OF SPORE-SPECIFIC SPECTRAL RESPONSES FOR SOLAR-UV DOSIMETRY
  *Munakata, Nobuo (Tokyo, Japan)
   
19.00 - 19.30 HIGH RESOLUTION ACTION SPECTRAL ANALYSIS WITH OBJECTIVE MEASUREMENT OF SKIN ERYTHEMA RESPONSE
  *Anders, A., Krebs, R. (Hannover, Germany)
   
19.30 - 19.50 Coffee break
   
19.50 - 20.20 WAVEBAND DEPENDENCY OF UV-INDUCED SUPPRESSION OF IMMUNITY AND RESISTANCE AGAINST SYSTEMIC HSV-1 INFECTIONS IN THE RAT
  *Garssen, Johan, Norval, Mary, De Klerk, Arja, de Gruijl, Frank R., Van Loveren, Henk (Bilthoven and Utrecht, The Netherlands and Edinburgh, UK)
ORAL PRESENTATION
 
20.20 - 20.35 MMP-1 AND TIMP-1 GENE EXPRESSION IN HUMAN SKIN IN VIVO BY DIFFERENT UVR SPECTRA
  *Lahmann, Christine, Young, Antony R., Harrison, Graham, Wittern, Klaus-Peter, Bergemann, Jörg (Hamburg and Sigmaringen, Germany and London, UK)
   
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
THE RELATION BETWEEN ACTION SPECTRA AND WEIGHTING FUNCTIONS IN UV-B FIELD WORK
*Björn, Lars Olof (Lund, Sweden)
 
 
 
 

WORKSHOP 4: STANDARDISATION IN UV MEASUREMENTS

 

Thursday, 6th September

10.15 - 13.15

 

Chairpersons: Ann Webb (Manchester, UK), Andy McLeod (Edinburgh, UK) and Antony R. Young (London, UK)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 10.45 INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS AT STANDARDISATION, AND THE PROBLEMS OF DISSEMINATION
  *Webb, Ann R. (Manchester, UK)
   
10.45 - 11.15 PROBLEMS AND REQUIREMENTS OF UV MEASUREMENT AND EXPOSURE IN STUDIES OF TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS
  *McLeod, Andy (Edinburgh, UK)
   
11.15 - 11.45 STANDARDISING UVR EXPOSURE IN EXPERIMENTAL HUMAN PHOTOBIOLOGY
  *Young, Antony R. (London, UK)
   
11.45 - 12.15 MEASUREMENT AND BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF SOLAR UVR IN NATURAL WATERS
  *Piazena, Helmut (Berlin and Erlangen, Germany)
   
12.15 - 12.45 CALIBRATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ERYTHEMAL BROADBAND METERS
  *Blumthaler, Mario (Innsbruck, Austria)
 
ORAL PRESENTATION
 
12.45 - 13.00 MEASUREMENTS OF THE COSINE ERROR IN SOLAR GLOBAL IRRADIANCE MEASUREMENTS
*Thorseth, Trond Morten, Blumthaler, Mario (Trondheim, Norway and Innsbruck, Austria)
13.00 - 13.15 DISCUSSION
 
 
 
 

WORKSHOP 5: PHOTOBIOLOGY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SKIN CANCER

 

Saturday, 8th September

09.15 - 12.15

 

Chairperson: Johan Moan (Oslo, Norway)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
09.15 - 09.30 UV-RADIATION AND SKIN CANCER. SOME EPIDEMIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS
  *Moan, Johan (Oslo, Norway)
   
09.30 - 10.10 THE ROLE OF SKIN PIGMENTATION IN PROTECTION AGAINST SKIN CANCER
  *Young, A.R. (London, UK)
   
10.10 - 10.50 UVA AS AN OXIDISING CARCINOGEN
  *Tyrrell, R. M. (Bath, UK)
   
10.50 - 11.00 Coffee break
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
11.00 -11.15 INFLUENCE OF A SPECIFIC CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 INHIBITOR ON UV-CARCINOGENESIS
  Orengo, Ida F., *Black, Homer S. (Houston, Texas, USA)
   
11.15 - 11.30 LONG-WAVE UV INDUCES METASTATIC PHENOTYPE IN MELANOMA CELL
  *Pastila, Riikka K., Leszczynski, Dariusz (Helsinki, Finland)
   
11.30 - 11.45 HEAVILY UV-DAMAGED CELLS IN SUN-EXPOSED HUMAN SKIN -PRECURSORS OF SKIN CANCER CELLS?
  *Volkmer, Beate, Greinert, Rüdiger, Breitbart, Eckhard W., Mitchell, David L. (Buxtehude, Germany and Smithville, TX, USA)
    
11.45 - 12.00 ARE PYRIMIDINE DIMERS IMPORTANT SIGNALS FOR p53 TRANSACTIVATION BY ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION?
  Sayer, Rachel, McLoone, Pauline R., Traynor, Nicola J., Blaydes, Jeremy P., *Gibbs, Neil K. (Dundee, Southampton and Manchester, UK)
    
12.00 - 12.15 CIE ERYTHEMA ACTION SPECTRUM UNDER-ESTIMATES POSSIBLE SKIN CANCER RISK IN THE UVA-RANGE - ACTION SPECTRUM FOR CYCLOBUTANE PYRIMIDINE DIMER INDUCTION IN HUMAN KERATINOCYTES
  *Greinert, Rüdiger, Friedel, Christian, Breitbart, Eckhard, W., Volkmer, Beate (Buxtehude, Germany)