Dr. Abdeslem El Idrissi (College of Staten Island, Doctoral Program in Biology – Neuroscience) is chair and Dr. William L’Amoreaux (College of Staten Island, Doctoral Programs in Biochemistry and Biology – Neuroscience) is co-chair of the Organizing Committee for the 18th International Taurine Meeting, to be held April 7 – 13 in Marrakech, Morocco.  Both will chair sessions and present plenary talks during the conference.