version ISSN 0104-7930
J. Venom. Anim. Toxins vol. 2 n. 1 Botucatu 1996
5th Pan American Symposium - July 30 - August 4, 1995 - Frederick, Maryland, USA.
The 5th Pan American Symposium was held in Frederick, Maryland, from July 30 through August 4, 1995. Dr. Kay A. Mereish, a researcher at Fort Detrick, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), the chairperson of the Symposium commented on the important participation of Brazilian researchers had at this scientific meeting. Several Brazilian colleagues coordinated sessions on "Marine Venoms", "Snake Venoms" as well as podium presentations as follows: "Marine and Aquatic Toxins", "Scorpions and other Arthropods" and "Snake Toxins". In addition, Dr. Joseph Burnett invited me to give a lecture on "Venomous Marine Animals" at the University of Maryland Medical School.
Prof. Dr. José Carlos Freitas
"The Center of Tropical Roots" - CERAT - UNESP - São Paulo State University.
CERAT'S members are conducting research on "Organic Cyanide Compounds". Thus, researchers interested in the "Extraction of Cassava Root Toxic Compounds" please contact Dr. Marney P. Cereda. Address: Fazenda Lageado, Caixa Postal 237, CEP 18603-970, Botucatu - São Paulo, Brazil. Phone: 55-014-8213883 - Ext. 171, Fax 55-014-8213438.
Prof. Dr. Marney P. Cereda
Director of CERAT