Sessions

Opening Lectures

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Interferon responsive genes that link adaptive and innate immunity

Prof. Ted Hupp, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, International Research Agendas (IRAP) International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science, Gdańsk, Poland
Tuesday, 18th September

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The implications of alternative sources of antigens for the major histocompatibilty pathways

Prof. Robin Fahraeus, Paris Diderot University, Paris, France, International Research Agendas (IRAP) International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science, Gdańsk, Poland
Tuesday, 18th September

Plenary Lectures

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Genomics in uncovering our history

Prof. Marek Figlerowicz, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
Wednesday, 19th September

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Buliding the mouse embryo from stem cells in vitro

Prof. Magdalena Żernicka-Goetz, University of Cambridge, UK
FEBS National Lecture
Wednesday, 19th September

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The UDP glycosyl-transferase superfamily: its role in signal transduction termination and protection against chemical toxicity

Prof. Peter Mackenzie, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Lecture sponsored by the Rector of the Gdańsk University of Technology
Thursday, 20th September

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Immune microenvironment of glioma

Prof. Bożena Kamińska-Kaczmarek, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Thursday, 20th September

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"Trojan horse" in cancer treatment

Prof. Magdalena Król, SGGW, Warsaw, Poland
Friday, 21st September

Closing Lecture

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Stress management in response to mitochondrial dysfunction

Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw, Poland
Friday, 21st September

Sessions

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1. Genomics and genomics - driven research

  • Prof. Marek Figlerowicz, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
  • Dr. Tomasz Żemojtel, Berlin Institute of Health, Germany
E

2. RNA and RNP structures and mechanisms of action: from theory to experiment

  • Prof. Andrzej Dziembowski, IBB & UW Warsaw, Poland
  • Prof. Sebastian Glatt, Faculty of Biochemistry, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
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3. EMBO Session

  • Prof. Krzysztof Liberek, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Joanna Sułkowska, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw, Poland
E

4. Signaling in plant cells

  • Prof. Halina Gabryś, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
  • Prof. Alicja Józkowicz, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
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5. Molecular virology

  • Prof. Krystyna Bieńkowska-Szewczyk, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Bogusław Szewczyk, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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6. Non-coding RNA and gene expression

  • Prof. Zofia Kulińska-Szweykowska, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
  • Dr. Piotr Kozłowski, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
E

7. Structural studies of large assemblies

  • Dr. Marcin Nowotny, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland
  • Dr. Alessandro Costa, The Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom
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8. Molecular bioenergetics

  • Prof. Adam Szewczyk, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Prof. Wiesława Jarmuszkiewicz, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
E

9. The physiological and pharmacological regulation of endobiotic and drug metabolizing enzymes

  • Prof. Władysława Daniel, Institute of Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
  • Prof. Krzysztof Safranow, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
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10. Changes in ischemic heart metabolism

  • Prof. Ryszard Smoleński, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Stefan Chłopicki, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Poland
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11. Medical biotechnology in regenerative medicine and drug research

  • Prof. Józef Dulak, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
  • Dr. Agnieszka Łoboda, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland

Session sponsored by STARBIOS 2 Structural Transformation to Attain Responsible BIOSciences EU FP Horizon 2020

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12. Evolutionary biochemistry

  • Prof. Jarosław Marszałek, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Ryszard Korona, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
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13. Metabolic activation of xenobiotics – therapeutic target and drug monitoring

  • Prof. Wanda Baer-Dubowska, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland
  • Dr. Paweł Latacz, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
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14. New biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases

  • Prof. Andrzej Szutowicz, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Hanna Bielarczyk, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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15. New molecular targets in personalized therapy of cancer

  • Prof. Tomasz Wilanowski, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Prof. Anna Radominska-Pandya, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences , USA
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16. Clinical metabolomics

  • Prof. Michał Markuszewski, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Michał Ciborowski, Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
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17. Tumor microenvironment in cancer progression

  • Dr. Rafał Sądej, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Anna Żaczek, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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18. New molecular targets in personalized therapy of autoimmune diseases

  • Prof. Piotr Trzonkowski, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Eva Maria Martinez-Caceres, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain
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19. Inside plant organelles: structure, function and stress response

  • Prof. Hanna Jańska, University of Wroclaw, Poland
  • Prof. Agnieszka Mostowska, University of Warsaw, Poland
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20. Plant biochemistry and metabolomics

  • Prof. Ewa Świeżewska, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Dr. Anna Ihnatowicz, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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21. CRISPR technologies for targeted genome editing

  • Dr. Marta Olejniczak, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
  • Dr. Krzysztof Chyliński, CRISPR Lab, Wien, Austria
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22. Proteomics of ageing and diseases

  • Prof. Dariusz Rakus, University of Wroclaw, Poland
  • Prof. Jacek R. Wiśniewski, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
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23. Entanglement in biology - from proteins folding to drug design

  • Dr. Joanna Sułkowska, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Andrzej Joachimiak, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, USA
E

24. Mitochondrialand lysosomal diseases

  • Prof. Grzegorz Węgrzyn, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Ewa Bartnik, University of Warsaw
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25. NGS in biomedical sciences

  • Prof. Izabela Makałowska, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
  • Prof. Narayanan Veeraraghavan, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, USA
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26. From experimental data to in silico simulations and way back

  • Dr. Cezary Czaplewski, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Stanisław Ołdziej, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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27. Biochemistry of the connective tissue

  • Dr. Jacek Drobnik, Medical University of Łódź, Poland
  • Prof. Aleksander Sieroń, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
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28. Inflammation and cancer

  • Prof. Jolanta Jura, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
  • Prof. Piotr Widłak, Center of Oncology – Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Institute, Gliwice, Poland
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29. Marine biotechnology

  • Prof. Hanna Mazur-Marzec, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Konrad Ocalewicz, University of Gdańsk, Poland
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30. Modeling of radiation damage to DNA

  • Prof. Janusz Rak, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Elise Dumont, ENS, Lyon, France
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31. COST Action CA16112 "NutRedOx" Session: Redox control of major age-related diseases

  • Caroline Gaucher, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
  • Jędrzej Antosiewicz, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Ana Sofia Fernandes, Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Mustapha Cherkaoui Malki, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Satellite Session

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Women in Science

general lectures and panel session
session Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw, Poland – chairwoman
(sponsored by L’Oreal)