Calendar 2000–01

Faculty of Science (A) Cancer Research 1. Mechanisms of Anticancer Drugs and Radiation Resistance 2. Biochemical Changes Induced by Cancer Promoters 3. Genes Expressed in Human Liver Cancer 4. Biochemistry of Tumour Necrosis Factor 5. Cytokines and Growth Factors in Cancer Treatment 6. Functions and Regulations of Tumour Suppressor p53 Gene 7. Mechanisms of Peroxisome Proliferator-induced Liver Cancer 8. Glucose Transporter in Cancer Cells (B) Environmental Biochemistry 1. Environmental Estrogens 2. Metallothionein Gene Regulation 3. Biomarkers (Biochemical) (C) Enzymology 1. Alcohol Metabolism 2. Enzyme Structure and Mechanism 3. Proteases in Health and Diseases (D) Food and Nutrition 1. Food Antioxidants — Purification, Identification and Application 2. Natural Cholesterol-lowering Compounds 3. Nutritional Aspects of Edible Fats and Oils 4. Nutrition Surveys and Interventions 5. Tea and Cancer 6. Chemopreventive Phytochemicals (E) Hormone Research 1. Biochemistry of Insulin-like Growth Factors 2. Molecular Endocrinology of Growth Hormone and Prolactin Receptors 3. Structure-activity Relationships of Hormones (F) Immunology 1. Antibody Engineering 2. Cytokines and Haematopoiesis 3. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology of Natural Products 4. Monoclonal Antibodies and Cell Surface Receptors 5. Tumour Immunology 6. DNA Vaccination (G) Inorganic Biochemistry 1. Selenium, Potassium, Calcium and Metal Contaminations in Fishes (H) Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 1. Applied Biotechnology (Cell Immobilization) 2. Gene Knockout Technology