Conferences and Workshops
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Sanford Consortium Auditorium (www.sanfordconsortium.org)
2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB)
– Keynote Speaker: Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi
Dr. Ohsumi has been recently awarded the 2012 Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences in the field of Life Sciences for his defining work in autophagy, a process by which living cells adapt to their environment. Dr. Ohsumi has made landmark contributions toward elucidating the molecular mechanisms and physiological significance of autophagy, a cellular adaptive system to environment. Autophagy is now regarded as a vital cell-recycling system and may aid in future developments to treat neurodegenerative maladies such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and other age-related ailments. Dr. Ohsumi is currently a professor at the Frontier Research Center of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, where he and his team continue their world-leading work in autophagy.
Dr. Anne Simonsen, Visiting Faculty from University of Oslo, Norway: “Membrane remodeling by the PX-BAR protein SNX18 promotes autophagosome formation”
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