Conference: Protein Signaling - in space and time
This conferences aims to provide a forum for researchers, including molecular biologists, biochemists, geneticists, computational biologists, and clinicians to share their latest findings in protein design, signaling, and genome maintenance. The goal of the meeting is to bridge fundamental discoveries to clinical-relevant applications and inspire new collaborations and partnerships to advance our understanding of protein-driven mechanisms in development and disease. Our conferences has no application fees - registration is free.Read more
The conference programme will always include poster sessions and all participants are expected to bring one poster each. During the poster sessions a committee set by the organisers will judge the posters and presentations for the poster competitions. The winner will be announced on the last day. We encourage all to bring inspiring and exciting posters about their current research.
The format of the posters should be maximum A0 in size and be vertical orientated.
Advances in the understanding of protein structure, function, and signaling have revolutionized our understanding of biological systems. Protein signaling is critical to control gene expression, genome integrity and cell fate decisions, and is dynamically regulated by a wealth of dynamic post-translational modifications (PTMs).
The ability to decipher specific protein functions and their PTMs has vast implications for medicine, with most therapeutic drugs targeted against proteins, or are proteins themselves. Thus, protein-related developments holds the promise to revolutionize our understanding of biological systems. This conference will bring together world-leading researchers in the interdisciplinary fields of protein technologies, signaling, design, network biology and structural biology maintenance to explore the latest developments in these fields.
Protein structure and protein complexes are dynamic and can change over time or in different environments. The conference will have a strong focus on leading protein technologies and genome architecture, and how they change over time or in different conditions. Furthermore, we will investigate the topic from different angles; at the single particle and at the single cell level to genome- and proteome wide analysis. This will allow for unprecedented insights into the behavior of individual cells and molecules. This will include discussions of emerging technologies for studying protein-protein interactions, post-translational modifications, and the dynamics of protein complexes. The meeting will also feature in-depth discussions of proteomics, the study of the complete set of proteins present in a cell, tissue, or organism. This field has seen tremendous growth in recent years, driven by the development of high-throughput mass spectrometry and bioinformatics tools for data analysis. Another important topic will be nuclear architecture and chromatin organization and imaging techniques to visualize the three-dimensional structure of chromatin. Finally, computational biology will also be a focus of the conference, seeking to integrate information from multiple levels of biological organization to gain an understanding of complex diseases such as cancer.
We aim for the conference to provide a forum for researchers, including molecular biologists, biochemists, geneticists, computational biologists, and clinicians to share their latest findings in protein design, signaling, and genome maintenance. The goal of the meeting is to bridge fundamental discoveries to clinical-relevant applications and inspire new collaborations and partnerships to advance our understanding of protein-driven mechanisms in development and disease.
The programme starts at 5:30 pm on Monday, 27 November 2023 and ends Friday, 1 December 2023 with checkout at 9:00 am.
How to apply?
Our conferences has no application fees – registration is free.
Please note that the Novo Nordisk Foundation Science Cluster Conferences offers exclusive opportunities to network in an intimate setting with a carefully selected, limited body of participants. Allocation of seats at this conference takes place through a selection process through which our Scientific Committee chooses the best candidates for the conference. If you get accepted for the conference, your participation (excluding travels) is covered by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. We expect all participants and speakers to actively take part in the full duration of the conference.
The call is now open: https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/6083/submitter
If you wish to attend our conference, you will need to apply and submit an abstract* in our application system: Oxford Abstracts
- If you have not used the system before, click REGISTER to create an account.
- You will then receive a mail with which you can login.
- When you have logged in, you can apply to the conference under the name: Protein Signaling – in space and time
- Please fill out applicant info and abstract.
*If you are from industry or if, for another reason, it does not make sense for you to submit an abstract, you can apply with a motivation instead. Our scientific committee will evaluate your relevance for the conference based on your motivation.
All accepted participants will be expected to present a poster at the conference.
Abstract submission: the application deadline is 1 September, 2023
Late-Breaking Deadline: Tuesday, 5th September, 23:59 CET
Evaluation of incoming applications: September
Notifications to applicants: Ultimo September
SHORT TALKS: Some applicants will be invited to give a short talk during the conference based on their submitted abstract. Selected applicants will be notified in the fall of 2023.
Registration fee, accommodation and local costs for all approved applicants are covered by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Only travel expenses to and from the conference venue will be at your own expense.
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