2nd ISABS conference

European-American Intensive Course in Clinical and Forensic Testing
Dubrovnik, September 3-14, 2001

Conference book of Abstracts

ORGANIZERS

Co Chairman
Moses Schanfield, USA
Dragan Primorac, Croatia

Scientific Advisory Committee

Forensic

  • Bruce Budowle, USA Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Peter Gill, UK The Forensic Science Service
  • Ed Huffine, USA International Commission on Missing Persons
  • Mitchell Holland, USA The Bode Technology Group, Inc.
  • Henry Lee, USA Connecticut State Police
  • Thomas Mozer, USA Promega Corporation, Inc.
  • Rebecca Reynolds, USA Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

Clinical

  • Dean Burgi, USA Molecular Dynamics
  • Henry Erlich, USA Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.
  • Pier Franco Pignatti, Italy Institute of Biology and Genetics, University of Verona
  • David Rowe, USA University of Connecticut, School of Medicine
  • Miroslav Radman, France Institute Jacques Monod
  • Stanley Rose, USA Affimetrix
  • Branimir Šikić, USA
  • University of Stanford, School of Medicine
  • Stanimir Vuk-Pavlović, USA Mayo Center Cancer Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
  • Slobodan Vukičević, Croatia University of Zagreb, School of Medicine
  • Petros Tsipouras, USA University of Connecticut, School of Medicine

Local Organizing Committee

  • Šimun Anđelinović, Croatia
  • Ivo Barić, Croatia
  • Ingeborg Barišić, Croatia
  • Floriana Bulić-Jakuš, Croatia
  • Željko Dujić, Croatia
  • Stjepko Gamulin, Croatia
  • Blaženka Grahovac, Croatia
  • Stipan Janković, Croatia
  • Vesna Kušec, Croatia
  • Vlatka Mejaški-Bošnjak, Croatia
  • Dinko Mirić, Croatia
  • Kresimir Pavelić, Croatia
  • Pavao Rudan, Croatia
  • Draško Šerman, Croatia
  • Jadranka Sertić, Croatia
  • Davor Strinović, Croatia
  • Elizabeta Topić, Croatia
  • Renata Zadro, Croatia
  • Ljiljana Zergollern Čupak, Croatia

Honorary Board

  • Željka Antunović, Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Croatia
  • Ivo Babić, Rector, University of Split, Croatia
  • Branko Jeren, Rector, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Hrvoje Kraljević, Minister of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia
  • Asim Kurjak, President, Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences, Croatia
  • Boris Labar, Dean of Zagreb Medical School, Croatia
  • Lawrence G. Rossin, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia
  • Ana Stavljenić-Rukavina, Minister of Health, Republic of Croatia
  • Zvonko Rumboldt, Dean of Split Medical School, Croatia
  • Pave Zupan Rusković, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Croatia

Conference secretariat

  • Ivana Burdelez
  • Irena Drmić
  • Ivana Erceg
  • Ante Ivkošić
  • Sendi Kuret
  • Jadranka Primorac
  • Boja Rezić
  • Josipa Rudenjak
  • Roberta Šimunović
  • Davorka Sutlović
  • Zdenka Talijić
  • Marina Tomić
PROGRAM

Forensic Identity Testing (September 3 – 7, 2001)

Innovations in DNA Typing Technologies
Identification of Human Remains by Use of Genomic and Mitochondrial DNA
DNA in the Court Room (Scientific, Statistical and Legal Aspects)
Analysis of STR’s and Y Chromosome in Forensic Casework

Molecular Medicine in The Millennium (September 9 – 14, 2001)

New Molecular Diagnostic Approaches and Methods in Clinical Medicine
Stem Cell and Progenitor Cell Engineering for Clinical Application
The Gene Therapy of Inherited Genetic Disease
The Gene Therapy of Cancerback to top

SPEAKERS

Forensic section

  • Antonio Alonso (Instituto de Toxicologia, Madrid, Spain)
  • Ted Anderson (International Commission on Missing Persons, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Michael Baden (New York State Police, NY, USA)
  • Jeff Ban (Commonwealth of Virginia Criminal Justice System Division of Forensics Services, Richmond, VA, USA)
  • Bernd Brinkmann (Institut für Rechtmedizin, Münster, Germany)
  • Bruce Budowle (FBI, Washington D.C., USA)
  • Cassandra Calloway (Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., Alameda, CA, USA)
  • Frank Ciaccio (National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, DC, USA)
  • Cecelia Crouse (Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, West Palm Beach, FL,USA)
  • Arthur Eisenberg (University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fot Worth, TX, USA)
  • Matthew Gabriel (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, Forensic Laboratory, San mateo, CA, USA)
  • Peter Gill (The Forensic Science Service, Birmingham, UK)
  • Jürgen Henke (Institut für Blutgruppenforschung, Köln, Germany)
  • Lotte Henke (Institut für Blutgruppenforschung, Köln, Germany)
  • Carsten Hohoff (Institut für Rechtmedizin, Münster, Germany)
  • Charity Holland (The Bode Technology Group, Inc., Springfield, VA, USA)
  • Mitchell Holland (The Bode Technology Group, Inc., Springfield, VA, USA)
  • Edwin Huffine (International Commission on Missing Persons, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Linda B. Kenney (Esq. Forensic Lawyer, Red Bank NJ, USA)
  • Peter de Knijff (Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands)
  • Benjamin Krenke (Promega Corporation, Madison WI, USA)
  • Carll Ladd (Connecticut State Police, Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory, Meriden, CT, USA)
  • Henry Lee (Connecticut State Police, Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory, Meriden, CT, USA)
  • Debang Liu (Oligotrail, LLC, Evanston, IL, USA)
  • Jose A. Lorente (University of Granada, Granada, Spain)
  • Terry Melton (Mitotyping Technologies, LLC, State College, PA, USA)
  • Heather Miller (Coyle Connecticut State Police, Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory, Meriden, CT, USA)
  • Nicola Oldroyd (Applied Biosystems Europe, Warrington, UK)
  • Walter Parson (Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck, Austria)
  • Thomas Parsons (Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, DNA Identification Laboratory, Rockville, MD, USA)
  • Haskell Pitluck (McHenry County Circuit Court, Woodstock, IL, USA)
  • Dragan Primorac (University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia)
  • Mechthild Prinz (Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, USA)
  • Marilyn Raymond (Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, National Cancer Institute, USA)
  • Dennis Reeder (Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA, USA)
  • Rebecca Reynolds (Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., Alameda, CA, USA)
  • Moses Schanfield (Monroe County Public Safety Laboratory, Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Sudhir Sinha (ReliaGene Technologies, Inc., New Orleans, LA, USA)
  • Paul Sledzik (National Museum of Health and Medicine, AFIP, Washington, DC,USA)
  • Christine Tomsey (Pennsylvania State Police, Greensburg, PA, USA)
  • Martin Tracey (Florida International University, Miami, FL ,USA)

Clinical Medicine Section

  • Darko Antičević (University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Department of Orthopedics, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Bostjan Baebler (Clinical Hospital Ljubljana, Department of Orthopedics, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Antonio Bedalov (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seatle, WA, USA)
  • Frederick Bieber (Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA)
  • Andrea Biondi (University of Milano, School of Medicine,Monza, Italy)
  • Dean Burgi (Molecular Dynamics,Sunnyvale, CA, USA)
  • George Dickson (School of Biological Sciences Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, UK)
  • Allan Dietz (Mayo Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA)
  • Henry Erlich (Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., Alameda, CA, USA)
  • Francis Glorieux (McGill University, Shriners Hospital for Children, Montréal, QC, Canada)
  • Volker Huppert (Miltenyi Biotec GmbH, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany)
  • Marc Ladanyi (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA)
  • Alexander Lichtler (University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA)
  • Massimo Martelli (University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy)
  • Ana Marušić (University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Croatia)
  • Monica Mottes (University of Verona, Verona, Italy)
  • Thomas Mozer (Promega Corporation, Madison WI, USA)
  • Frans Nauwelaers (BD Biosciences Europe, Erembodegem, Belgium)
  • Dean Nižetić (University of London,School of Pharmacy, London, UK)
  • Kresimir Pavelić (Institute Ruder Boskovic, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Madhusudan Peshwa (Dendreon Corporation, Seatlle, WA , USA)
  • Pier Franco (Pignatti Institute of Biology and Genetics University of Verona, Italy)
  • Miroslav Radman (University of Paris V, Medical School Necker, Paris, France)
  • Yair Reisner (The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
  • Doug Ross (Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA)
  • David Rowe (University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA)
  • Michal Schwartz (The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
  • Branimir Šikić (Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA)
  • Alan Smith (Osiris Therapeutics, Inc., Baltimore, MD, USA)
  • Davor Solter (Max-Planck-Institute of Immunobiology, Freiburg, Germany)
  • Raimo Tanzi (Applied Biosystems Europe, Monza, Italy)
  • Petros Tsipouras (University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA)
  • Chris Tyler-Smith (CRC Chromosome Molecular Biology Group, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK)
  • Stanimir Vuk-Pavlović (Mayo Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA)
  • Slobodan Vukičević (University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Croatia)
  • Erin Williams (Foundation for Genetic Medicine, Inc., Manassas, VA, USA)
  • Catherine Wu (University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA)
  • George Wu (University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA)