[3dem] FW: GRC

Cheng, Yifan YCheng at ucsf.edu
Wed Dec 9 11:09:49 PST 2015

I just received the forwarded email alert from GRC office. Just want to
forward it to the community so that you are aware of it.

For those who have not attended previous GRCs, the registration fee covers
the accommodation in the conference site during the meeting.



Yifan Cheng, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of California San Francisco
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Mission Bay, Genentech Hall, MC 2240
600 16th Street, Room S472D
San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Phone: 1-415-514-9707 (office), 1-415-514-9708 (lab), Fax: 1-415-514-4145
email: ycheng at ucsf.edu
website: http://cryoem.ucsf.edu;

Administrative Assistant: Melissa Paraiso
Phone: 1-415-514-4825; Fax: 1-415-514-4145
email: melissa.paraiso at ucsf.edu

>Dear 2016 GRC Conference Chair,
>Alert ­ GRC attendees have received calls where the caller misrepresents
>his/her affiliation with GRC and the venue where GRC meeting is being
>held. Please do not respond to the caller or supply
> any personal/credit card information. If in doubt, hang up and contact
>GRC directly at
>grc at grc.org!
>Other organizations have reported this apparent scam, which appears to
>target conferences. Attendees of other conferences have reported the
>person calling:
>· Claims that the hotel rate has dropped and they would like to adjust
>the cost.
>· Claims that rooms are running out and must be booked as soon as
>· Claims that rooms are sold out and that they can help find you
>alternatives hotels.
>· Claims they can get you a better room rate than the conference
>These callers have used various names and phone numbers.  One
>organization that has called GRC attendees sometimes refers to itself as
>EHS or Exhibitors Housing Services.  That organization
> is NOT affiliated with GRC in any way. Numbers that have been reported
>include (but not limited to):
>· 800-217-4401
>· 800-217-4402
>· 855-420-8251
>· 44 (0) 800-014-8922
>We are making every effort with our legal team to get this organization
>to cease its activities.
>Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.
>Best regards, Darlene
>Darlene Armstrong
>Conference Operations & Grants Manager
>Gordon Research Conferences
>512 Liberty Lane, West Kingston, RI 02892-1502
>Phone: 401-360-1505 | Fax 401-783-7644
>darlene.armstrong at grc.org  <mailto:darlene.armstrong at grc.org|> I
>www.grc.org <http://www.grc.org>
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>Twitter <https://twitter.com/GordonConf/>
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