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Sir Tim Hunt
Winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The Keynote Lecture held by Sir Tim Hunt will provide an in-depth look at his breakthrough experiments and the ensuing discovery of cyclins, proteins that proved to be of great importance for cell cycle control.
Keynote Lecture: Switches and Latches: The Control of Entry into Mitosis
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Indiana University, USA
Dr. Ivan’s research focuses on the molecular chain of events triggered by low oxygen – oxygen sensing – in the context of tumorigenesis and anti-cancer therapy.
Keynote Lecture: The Expanding Universe of Oxygen Sensing: From Cancer Genetics to Clinical Applications
Director of the Department of Clinical Neurology at the University Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany
Dr. Monyer will introduce the concept of inhibitory neurons, which play a pivotal role in the generation of network-specific oscillations and shape higher cognitive functions.
Keynote Lecture: The Role of Inhibition in Learning and Memory
Neurophysiology of Brain Circuits, Institut de Biologie de l’Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris, France
Clément Léna’s work aims to understand how the cerebellar circuitry contributes to the function of the forebrain. He will explain more in his talk.
Keynote Lecture: The Cost of Accuracy: Half of Brain Neurons in the Cerebellum and a Dialogue with the Cerebral Cortex?
Associate Professor at Institute of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The axonal membrane is capable of both structural and functional plasticity – Dr. Moldovan will explain why this is the case.
Keynote Lecture: Axonal Plasticity in Health and Disease
Eustaquio Onorato & Serban Balanescu
Humanitas Gavazzeni Hospital, Bergamo, Italy & Monza Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
Find out all the latest on Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, a rapidly expanding domain that offers a viable minimally-invasive alternative to open heart surgery.
Keynote Lecture: Interventional Cardiology in the Pediatric Population: An Update from International Experts
Scientific Organization of Medical Students
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