SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM OUTLINE:
Session A GENOME ORGANIZATION AND COMPARATIVE GENETICS
Session B GENE EXPRESSION AND GENE INTERFERENCE
Session C BIOCHEMISTRY AND NOVEL DRUGS
Session D ADHERENCE AND CYTOLYSIS
Session E MOTILITY AND ENDOCYTOSIS
Session F DIAGNOSIS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
Session G CELL SIGNALING AND ENCYSTATION
Session H HOST IMMUNITY AND GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY
Session I VACCINES

TENTATIVE PROGRAM
Tuesday, November 16, 2004
All day Arrivals or participation in Pre-Workshop Tours
Late afternoon Registration and Distribution of Workshop Material at Ein Gedi
Dinner
Evening Get-together
Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Morning Opening Remarks and Sessions
Lunch
Early Afternoon Guided Walking tour of the Botanical Gardens at Kibbutz Ein Gedi
Afternoon Sessions
Dinner
Evening A Lecture by a prominent Israeli Archeologist on:
“Ancient Cultures on the Shores of the Dead Sea”
Get-together
Thursday, November 18, 2004
Morning Sessions
Lunch Buses to Massada and Lunch at the foot of the site
Afternoon Tour of Massada, a UNESCO heritage site
http://www.travelnet.co.il/israel/BeerSheva/beer22-MASSADA.htm
Late Afternoon Session
Evening Barbeque Dinner and Poster Session
Friday, November 19, 2004
Morning Sessions
Lunch
Afternoon Walking tour of adjacent King David’s Oasis and its waterfalls, followed by a visit to the Ein Gedi Spa
Evening Dinner
Folk Dancing
Saturday, November 20, 2004
Departures or optional tours and extensions in Israel