Seminars 2011

Date Speaker Seminar Title Host Abstract
21-01-2011 Hans van der Vliet
VUMC, medische oncologie
Anti-tumor effects of iNKT and Vy9Vd2 T cells Rob  Roovers
[(0)30 253 9328]
CD1d-restricted invariant Natural Killer T (iNKT) cells and Vγ9Vδ2-T cells constitute unique pro-inflammatory lymphocyte populations with established antitumor activity w … read more
04-02-2011 Felix Wieland
Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center (BZH), Heidelberg, Germany
Molecular mechanisms in the formation of intracellular transport vesicles Bernd  Helms
[(0)30 253 5375]
18-02-2011 David Sheppard
School of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Bristol, UK
Cystic fibrosis: probing CFTR structure and function using chimeric proteins Ineke  Braakman
[(0)30 253 2759]
22-03-2011 Ian Brewis
Department of Infection, Immunity & Biochemistry, Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK
Membrane proteomics of mammalian sperm cells and cancer cell exosomes Bart  Gadella
[(0)30 253 5386]
Ian Brewis is responsible for the Proteomics Facility at Cardiff University (UK). The seminar will introduce state-of-the-art proteomics technologies and focus on the global identi … read more
25-03-2011 Mary Munson
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
The Exocyst Complex: Molecular Architecture and Function in Exocytosis Catherine  Rabouille
[(0)30-2121 941]
Eukaryotic cells are crowded with small membrane-bound vesicles that transport cargo between subcellular organelles, and to the plasma membrane for secretion. Highly specific machi … read more
01-04-2011 Christian Berends
Institute of Biochemistry II, Medical Faculty of the Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
The autophagy pathway: from network organization to functions Fulvio  Reggiori
[(0)88 755 6551]
Autophagy, the process by which proteins, organelles and invading pathogens are sequestered in autophagosomal vesicles and delivered to the lysosome for degradation, provides a pri … read more
05-04-2011 Laurence Pearl
University of Sussex
Assembly and Regulation of DNA Repair Complexes Stefan  Rüdiger
[(0)30 253 3394]
01-07-2011 Eelco van Anken
University of California, San Francisco / San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan*
mRNA targeting to endoplasmic reticulum stress signaling sites Ineke  Braakman
[(0)30 253 2759]
Eukaryotic proteins destined for the cell surface or secretion fold and assemble in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). The unfolded protein response (UPR) detects when the burden on t … read more
27-10-2011 Prof. Keith Dunker
Indiana University,
Protein Intrinsic Disorder and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Unnik – Groen (145)
Madelon  Maurice
[(0)88 755 7574]
Induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells can be obtained from terminally differentiated somatic cells by overexpression of defined sets of reprogramming transcription factors. These p … read more
07-11-2011 Yoshinori Ohsumi
Tokyo Institute of Technology, JAPAN
Molecular Dissection of Autophagy in Yeast
By high exception on Monday
Fulvio  Reggiori
[(0)88 755 6551]
More than two decades have been passed since autophagy was found under light microscope in yeast. Then we have been focused to elucidate the molecular mechanism of the starvation-i … read more
18-11-2011 Peter van der Sluijs
Department of Cell Biology, UMC Utrecht
Exocytosis of secretory lysosomes in immune cells Catherine  Rabouille
[(0)30-2121 941]
02-12-2011 Thijn Brummelkamp
NKI, Amsterdam
Haploid Genetic Screens in Human Cells Bernd  Helms
[(0)30 253 5375]
The most powerful and direct way to gain insight into complex biological systems is to remove individual components and observe the consequences. By doing so genetics has revolutio … read more
09-12-2011 Diego de Mendoza
Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular. Universidad de Rosario. Rosario, Argentina
Why and How Bacteria Control Membrane Lipid Biosynthesis Antoinette  Killian
[(0)30 253 3442]
The biosynthesis of membrane lipids is an essential pathway for virtually all bacteria. Despite its potential importance for the development of novel antibiotics, little is known a … read more
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