BIOLOGY AND DIAGNOSIS PROGRAM AREA

Program Coordinators: Dr. Richard J. Hodes, US
Dr. Yuichi Yamamura, Japan


SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES

From April 1, 1983 to March 31, 1984, the major program activities consisted of serninars and exchange of scientists. One seminar was held in the area of cell biology which emphasized new progress in the area of oncogene research as well as studies of growth factors and receptors for such factors on malignant cells. One seminar was held in Immunology which dealt with the new interface of molecular biology and immunology in studies of tumor antigens, tumor-host interactions and approaches to immunotherapy.