FEBS–EMBO 2014 Conference: Programme Update
Catherine Dulac, US
Catherine Dulac is recognized for her research on the molecular biology of olfactory signalling in mammals, particularly including pheromones. She developed a novel screening strategy based on screening cDNA libraries from single neurons and a new method of cloning genes from single neurons.
Svante Pääbo, DE
Svante Pääbo specializes in evolutionary biology and is known as one of the founders of paleogenetics, a discipline that uses the methods of genetics to study early humans and other ancient populations.
Plenary Lecturers include: Michael N. Hall, CH; Nicole M. Le Douarin, FR; Elena Conti, DE; Ana Maria Cuervo, US; Thomas Stocker, CH. More announcements will be made in early 2014, once 2014 prizewinners are known
Plenary Sessions: Epithelial plasticity in health and disease (Elaine Fuchs, US; Hans Clevers, NL; Angela Nieto, ES); Epigenetics and gene expression (David Baulcombe, UK; Wolf Reik, UK; Susan M. Gasser, CH); Bioinformatics and systems biology (Richard Durbin, UK; Ruedi Aebersold, CH; Eric Westhof, FR); Gene diversification and immune recognition (Max D. Cooper, US; Maria Jasin, US; Michael Reth, DE)
Concurrent Sessions: over 100 eminent researchers to speak. An alphabetical list of speakers, with links to their webpages, is now available
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Registration opens 9 January 2014