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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 proteins undergo changes in conformation […]

2017-05-08T12:08:37+00:00

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 surprising findings of these […]

2017-05-18T20:07:44+00:00

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 not have a stringent requirement […]

2017-05-18T20:07:44+00:00

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 to a variety of intrinsic and external signals. During […]

2017-03-15T19:41:57+00:00