Language: These lectures will be held in English
Place: Gorlaeus Laboratories Lecture theatre C01
Registration: Note that registration is required for lunch.
The symposium on the Future of Protein Research is organized by the Lorentz Center and the Leiden University Faculty of Science. Three renowned speakers will give their vision on urgent questions in the protein research field and the technical advances expected for the coming decade. This symposium is part of the festivities around the second centenary of the faculty.
9:00 – 9:30 Welcome and coffee
9:30 – 9:45 Opening by the Chair: Professor Claudio Luchinat
9:45 – 10:30 Professor Christopher Dobson (Cambridge University)
The proliferation of amyloid disorders – A challenge for
modern protein science
10:30 – 11:15 Professor Jan Hoeijmakers (Erasmus University Medical
From DNA repair proteins to aging and cancer
11:15 – 11:45 Break
11:45 – 12:30 Professor Wilfred van Gunsteren (ETH, Zürich)
Bio-molecular simulation: 1976, 2013, 2050
12:30 – 13:00 Panel Discussion
13:00 – 14:00 Walking lunch