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The International CCN Society brings together research teams who are leaders in the CCN field — to meet on a regular basis to discuss future prospects and unify their efforts — so that the field becomes widely recognized. [More...]

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Coming soon ! Check this link for the official report on the 5th International Workshop on the CCN family of Genes.

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The official journal of the ICCNS, the Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling.



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We are happy to inform you that the registration to the 2015 Workshop is OPEN. Check for details and download registration form. Professor Judith Campisi recipient of the 2015 ICCNS-SPRINGER Award will give a keynote lecture entitled: Cancer and aging: Rival demons and signaling mechanisms.
It is a great honor for us, and the ICCNS, that Professor Campisi accepted our invitation and will join us in Nice. read more...


What kind of a life for a scientific journal ?

In June 2015, Thomson Reuters informed our publisher Springer that the Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling, the official journal of the International CCN Society,« had been selected for coverage in Thomson Reuter’s products and services. Beginning with V. 1 (1) 2007, this publication would be indexed and abstracted in Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Biological Abstracts and BIOSIS Previews ».
In this fall editorial I briefly revisit a few milestones of the JCCS life since it was first created in 1988, with the deep and genuine willingness to help in the dissemination, in the highly competitive world of publishing, of the best quality science regarding the roles of CCN proteins in signaling.
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DO NOT MISS: JCCS Vol9 issue 3, with a review on CCN proteins and haematological malignancies, original research articles discussing senescence and autophagy in the progression of invasive carcinoma, neuronal survival and process outgrowth regulation by MAPK and PI3K pathways, and many more exciting news. In the same issue, under Bits and Bytes/Commentaries : CCN2 fixing a hole in chronic wound, a reflection on the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, remote control in inflammasome Activity, and the evolution of human communication...



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NICE 2015

8th International CCN Workshop
November 3-8, 2015

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