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Nobel Laureate Revisiting Lecture – Stanley B. Prusiner

Nobel Laureate Revisiting Lecture Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, at 4.30 Stanley B. Prusiner Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1997 Title: Quest for prion therapeutics in neurodegenerative diseases Alzheimer’s (AD) and Parkinson’s diseases (PD) are the most common neuro-degenerative diseases (ND). Increasing evidence argues that both AD and PD are caused by prions. Ab and tau [...]

Karolinska Research Lecture – Xiadong Wang

Research Lecture at Nobel Forum                               6 April, 16.30 Xiaodong Wang, Ph.D. National Institute of Biological Sciences, #7 Science Park Road, Zhongguancun Life Science Park, Beijing 102206, China. http://www.nibs.ac.cn Title: “Programmed Cell Death in Diseases and Aging” The longest ongoing research program of our laboratory studies apoptosis, i.e. caspase-mediated cell death. One of our most [...]

Karolinska Research Lecture – Hidde Ploegh

Research Lecture at Nobel Forum 16 March, 16.30 Hidde L. Ploegh                                                               Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research 9 Cambridge Center, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02142, USA http://ploeghlab.wi.mit.edu  Title: “Imaging immunity” Recent work in my laboratory has focused on applications of camelid-derived single domain antibodies. These protein, also referred to as VHHs or nanobodies, are small (~12 kDa), do [...]

Karolinska Research Lecture – Michael S. Levine

Research Lecture at Nobel Forum 16 Februari, kl. 16.30 Michael S. Levine Professor of Molecular Biology Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA http://molbio.princeton.edu/faculty/molbio-faculty/891-levine Title: “Visualization and evolution of transcriptional enhancers in animal development”   ABSTRACT Transcriptional enhancers are short segments of DNA that switch genes on and off in response [...]

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be announced Monday October 3 at 11.30 at earliest, Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, 171 77 Stockholm. Registration and press id is required to attend the Press Conference. Registration: When  the  Secretary General begins his announcement at the Press Conference, the following information material will become available [...]

Karolinska Research Lecture – Michael J. Berridge

Research Lecture at Nobel Forum Free admission Date: 13 October, kl. 16.30 Speaker: Michael J. Berridge, The Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Title: "Inositol trisphosphate, calcium and Vitamin D signalling in health and disease" ABSTRACT Many cellular functions are regulated by calcium (Ca2+) signals that are generated by different signalling pathways. One of [...]