We invite you to the Third European-American School in Forensic Genetics and Mayo Clinic
Course in Advanced Molecular and Cellular Medicine, September 1- 5, 2003, Zagreb, Croatia.
Information on the conference can be found find at:
The school will provide an opportunity for the exchange of the latest information and technology
in clinical and forensic genetics as well as cutting-edge advances in cellular and molecular
The First Course was held in Split in 1997 and the Second Course was held in Dubrovnik in 2001
were highly successful with the cumulative attendance of more than 800 delegates from 62
The Third Course to be held in Zagreb in 2003 will feature plenary lectures by leaders in the field
and poster presentations of scientific abstracts by attendants. This time the programs in forensic
medicine and in cellular and molecular medicine will run in parallel with the introductory and
closing sessions held jointly. The Cellular and Molecular Medicine program will be co-organized
with the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Special workshops on PCR-Based Detection
Instruments and Chemistry will be offered by our sponsors to provide hands-on training.
The social program will include a welcome reception for all participants at the Mimara Museum,
with its collection of art dating from prehistoric times to the 20th century. A one-day tour after
the course will include the visit to the famed Plitvice Lakes National Park, a magical world of
lakes, forests and waterfalls, which is under UNESCO protection.
The Croatian capital of Zagreb has nine hundred years of documented history with abundant
indication of the many civilizations and cultures that influenced the region. Today it is a city of
distinct Central European flavor. Wherever you find yourself in Zagreb you will be surrounded
by its historic buildings, concert halls, parks, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and shops.
We look forward to sharing this unique scientific and social experience with you.
Moses S. Schanfield, Ph.D.
Dragan Primorac, M.D., Ph.D.