Invited Speakers

  

CONFIRMED INTERNATIONAL GUESTS FOR 2014
Chemical Biology
Hagan Bayley
University of Oxford, UK
Tom Muir Princeton University, USA
Dieter Söll Yale University, USA
Anne Dell Imperial College, UK
Infection
Hidde Ploegh Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Jan Löwe MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Aimee Shen University of Vermont, USA
Systems and Networks
Anne-Claude Gingras Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada
Pamela Peralta-Yahya
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Jennifer Cochran Stanford University, USA
Computational Biology
Andrej Sali University of California at San Francisco, USA
Sarah Teichmann EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Autophagy
Ivan Dikic Goethe University, Germany
Sharon Tooze
London Research Institute, UK
Virology
Felix Rey Institut Pasteur, France
Hong Zhou UCLA, USA
Catalytic Machines
Speaker to be confirmed 
Emerging Technologies
Adam Perriman University of Bristol, UK
Petra Fromme
Arizona State University, USA
Mark Wallace University of Oxford, UK
CONFIRMED LOCAL GUESTS FOR 2014
Ashley Buckle Monash University, VIC
Megan Maher La Trobe University, VIC

 

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    Prof Hagan Bayley

    University of Oxford, UK

    HAGAN BAYLEY is the Professor of Chemical Biology at the University of Oxford. He received his B.A. in chemistry from Oxford in 1974, while at Balliol College, and his Ph.D....Read More>>

  • Ashley Buckle
    Ashley Buckle

    Monash University, VIC

    Ashley completed his PhD in 1994 in the laboratory of Prof Sir Alan Fersht at the University of Cambridge, on the structure determination of protein-DNA and protein-protein complexes....Read More>>

  • Jennifer Cochran
    Jennifer Cochran

    Stanford University, USA

    Jennifer Cochran, Ph.D. is the Hitachi America associate professor of bioengineering and (by courtesy) chemical engineering, and a faculty member in the biophysics and cancer biology graduate programs. Her laboratory applies interdisciplinary approaches in chemistry, biology, and engineering to create......Read More>>

  • Anne Dell
    Prof Anne Dell

    Imperial College, UK

    Anne Dell was a chemistry undergraduate at the University of Western Australia before undertaking a PhD at the University of Cambridge supported by an 1851 Exhibition Research Scholarship....Read More>>

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    Ivan Dikic

    Goethe University, Germany

    Ivan Dikic grew up in Croatia, where he trained as a medical doctor. He obtained his PhD in molecular biology from the University of Zagreb while working under the supervision of Joseph Schlessinger at New York University Medical Center....Read More>>

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    Petra Fromme

    Arizona State University, USA

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    Anne-Claude Gingras

    Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada

    Anne-Claude Gingras received her Ph.D. from McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 2001 for her studies on translational control under the guidance of Nahum Sonenberg. She then joined the laboratory of Ruedi Aebersold at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle,......Read More>>

  • Jan Lowe
    Prof Jan Löwe

    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK

    Jan Löwe focuses on the Bacterial Cytoskeleton, which he helped to discover. His work has demonstrated that the vast majority of bacteria contains homologues of the eukaryotic protein actin and tubulin....Read More>>

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    Dr Megan Maher

    La Trobe University, VIC

    Dr Maher was awarded a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Melbourne in 1998. She carried out postdoctoral research at the University of Sydney from 1998-2005, funded by a series of independent Fellowships from the Australian Synchrotron Research......Read More>>

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    Tom Muir

    Princeton University, USA

    Tom W. Muir, born in Stranraer, Scotland, received his B.Sc (Hons, 1st class) in Chemistry from the University of Edinburgh in 1989 and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the same institute in 1993 under the direction of Professor Robert Ramage....Read More>>

  • Peralta Yahya
    Pamela Peralta-Yahya

    Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

    Prof. Pamela Peralta-Yahya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in New York under the guidance of Professor Virginia Cornish, where she developed......Read More>>

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    Adam Perriman

    University of Bristol, UK

    Adam Perriman is lecturer at the School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Bristol. He also holds an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Early Career Fellowship....Read More>>

  • HiddePloegh
    Hidde Ploegh

    Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA

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    Felix Rey

    Institut Pasteur, France

    Felix Rey, PhD, is Professor at Institut Pasteur in Paris, France. He was trained in theoretical physics in Argentina, to then switch to biology and obtain a doctorate degree in structural biology in Paris in 1988....Read More>>

  • Andrej Sali
    Prof Andrej Sali

    University of California at San Francisco, USA

    Andrej Sali received his BSc degree in chemistry from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 1987; and his PhD from Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, in 1991, under the supervision of Professor Tom L....Read More>>

  • Aimee Shen
    Dr Aimee Shen

    University of Vermont, USA

    Dr. Shen received her B.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Alberta in 2001 and completed her Ph.D. in microbial genetics with Dr. Darren Higgins in 2007 from Harvard University and postdoctoral work with Dr. Matthew Bogyo in chemical biology......Read More>>

  • Dieter Soll
    Prof Dieter Söll

    Yale University, USA

    Dieter Söll is Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University. He received his early education in Germany (Tübingen, Berlin) and England (Durham University) before earning his PhD (1962) in Chemistry at the Technische Hochschule, Stuttgart, Germany....Read More>>

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    Sarah Teichmann

    EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, UK

    Sarah Teichmann is interested in global principles of protein interactions and gene expression. In particular, her research focuses on structural bioinformatics and biophysics of protein complexes, and genome biology to study genetic switches in T cells....Read More>>

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    Prof Sharon Tooze

    London Research Institute, UK

    Sharon A. Tooze completed her PhD and post-doctoral work at EMBL, Heidelberg in the Cell Biology Programme. Sharon then became a group leader at ICRF, London, now called the London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK, London....Read More>>

  • Mark Wallace
    Mark Wallace

    University of Oxford, UK

    Mark Wallace is a Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry at Oxford University. Mark’s research interests are in  the development of new single-molecule techniques capable of advancing our understanding of membrane biology....Read More>>

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    Sarah Teichmann

    EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, UK