Protein phosphatases are involved in virtually every area of cellular biology. As researchers in a broad spectrum of disciplines decipher the complexities of signaling networks, protein phosphatases continue to be revealed as important and often essential components of many biological processes.
The original identification and linkage of kinases to the development of malignant disease opened an entire new field in oncology. The importance and growing interest in kinases and protein phosphorylation mediated signaling networks in cancer continues unabated, as the successful therapeutic targeting of several kinases (e.g. EGFR, BCR-Abl, EML4-ALK) in the clinic has expanded both the discipline and the pharmaceutical industry.
Proper cell function requires proper protein folding. Misfolding of specific proteins, caused either by mutation or environmental stress, underlies many human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, Parkinson's, Huntington's, and Alzheimer's disease.
This SRC will present the very latest developments in this field, with talks by leading international experts working with both prokaryotic and eukaryotic models. This unique blend from the two communities is always much appreciated by attendees of this meeting and one of its main highlights.
This SRC focuses on new developments in the biology of lipid signaling with an emphasis on cancer, neuronal and cardiovascular diseases. The emphasis will be on molecular, cellular, structure/function and enzymatic mechanisms of physiological signaling pathways and how defects in these pathways contribute to the biology and pathophysiology of cancer, neurodegeneration and cardiovascular disease.
Journalists registering for the American Chemical Society's 251st National Meeting & Exposition this spring will have a wealth of new scientific information available for their news stories. More than 12,500 presentations are planned on a wide range of topics from health to the environment. The meeting, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year, will be held March 13-17 in San Diego.
The ChiMag 2016 Symposium is to be held from Feb. 21-24 in Hiroshima, Japan. The purpose of the symposium is to offer a good opportunity for researchers worldwide pursuing the nature of chiral magnets to discuss and exchange ideas. Online registration form is now available.
The CTO Summit 2016 is a two-day course featuring the latest research and state-of-the-art technologies for chronic total occlusions. This year's conference will emphasize advanced techniques, evidence-based medicine, and live case transmissions featuring the world's leading experts in CTO stenting. Sessions showcasing the latest research on CTOs will focus on procedural outcomes, registry updates, and new stent technologies.
On March 13, 2016, in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) and the Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil (SEB) will host a gathering of the world's entomological societies to discuss collaborative control options to combat one of the world's most deadly animal species -- Aedes aegypti, a mosquito that transmits Zika virus, dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever.
The ESTRO 35 congress will feature new research results in clinical radiation oncology, radiobiology, physics, technology, patient care, radiation therapy and brachytherapy, presented by top doctors, scientists and radiation therapists from all over the world, working together for the benefit of cancer patients. The congress is expected to attract 5,000 delegates from more than 80 countries.
ICFO Professor Frank Koppens' relationship with the GSMA and his leadership role in the Graphene Flagship have shaped the Graphene Pavilion at Mobile World Congress, an extraordinary meeting of science, industry and the next generation of mobile technology.
The Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging at the University of Louisville will host its inaugural Optimal Aging Conference June 12-14 in Louisville.
Registration is now open for the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR's) Annual Scientific Meeting (sirmeeting.org).
This FASEB Science Research Conference will be of great interest to researchers and clinicians seeking the most up-to-date information on neural regulation of the cardiovascular system in healthy and diseased states. By bringing together eminent clinical and basic researchers this conference will provide leading-edge information and provoke discussion on the latest technical advances in cellular interventions and device-based treatments, both in terms of efficacy and underlying mechanisms.
This SRC will focus on biophysical and structural principles explaining molecular mechanisms in membranes and underlying membrane structure and function. Membranes form the defining boundaries of cells and their organelles.
The field of Glycobiology itself and the subset of Microbial Glycobiology are rapidly expanding due to their growing importance for health & economy. Many cutting edge technologies are identifying or characterizing new microbial glycosylation pathways, novel bioactive glycans, a plethora of carbohydrate-active proteins, and the complexity of interactions between host and microbial systems.
This conference is focused on bringing together researchers from diverse fields of study with a central theme: Matricellular proteins. These proteins include but are not limited to thrombospondins and other thrombospondin repeat proteins (TSR), tenascins, osteopontin, SPARC (secreted protein acidic and rich in cysteine) and SPARC-like proteins, periostin, fibulins, and the CCN family and the respective receptor and interacting proteins through which they signal.
The conference will cover all aspects of hepatocyte, cholangiocyte, hepatic stellate cell, sinusoidal endothelial cell and immune cell function in the healthy and diseased liver, their crosstalk and role in maintaining liver function and metabolism in normal and disease states, as well as mechanisms that regulate the identity and fate during development and adulthood.
This FASEB SRC will bring together researchers in these lipid droplet-related fields and will capture the ongoing excitement and rapid expansion of lipid droplet research. There will be cutting-edge presentations on the biophysics of lipid droplets, on lipid droplet biogenesis and turnover, on the role of lipid droplets in exercise physiology and in various diseases, as well as on their industrial use for the production of biofuels and bioplastics.
This meeting will focus on the genetics, biochemistry, and biology of Krüppel-like factors (KLFs) as well as their structurally and functionally related, Specificity Proteins (Sps) along with their impact on human diseases. Significant efforts will be given to discussing the application of KLF/SP-based tools to gene editing and cell-based therapies for regenerative medicine.
This SRC is a long lasting series of meetings and have excellent reputations among immunologists. The aim of this meeting is to provide in-depth coverage of recent advances in the field of immunoreceptors, in a highly interactive environment.
This FASEB Conference focuses on the interactions between obesity and immune cells, focusing in particular on how inflammation in various organs influences obesity and obesity-related complications. Obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes have increased at epidemic proportions over the past several decades.
This SRC celebrates the 50th anniversary of the discovery of IgE, the last of the classes of human antibodies to be identified, by presenting the latest ideas in the field and looking forward to future advances in our understanding of this molecule.
Arf, Arl, Rab and Rag GTPases control traffic, proteostasis, membrane dynamics, signaling and lipid metabolism. Intensive investigation of the cellular, molecular and structural mechanisms has led to surprising discoveries and paradigm shifts such as non-classical interactions and modifications controlling localization and function.
Genome engineering is a rapidly growing discipline that seeks to develop new technologies for the precise manipulation of genes and genomes in cellula and in vivo. In addition to its utility for advancing our understanding of basic biology, genome engineering has numerous real-world applications, ranging from correction of disease-causing mutations in humans to engineering plants that better provide fuel, food and industrial raw materials.