Gairdner Symposium - Monday October 26, 2015 4-6 pm @ UBC, LSC2

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 4:00pm to Sunday, July 3, 2022 - 6:52am

Gairdner Symposium

Date: Monday, October 26,  4– 6pm

Location: Life Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

This free public lecture will feature:

  1. Yoshinori Ohsumi DSc

Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 2015
" for pioneering the molecular elucidation of autophagy, an essential intracellular, degradation system and when disordered, is linked to many diseases including neurodegeneration, cancer, and infection 
Honorary Prof, Dept. of Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Presentation Title: Lessons from Yeast  - Intracellular recycling system, autophagy

For information about Dr. Ohsumi:

  1. Michael N. Hall PhD

Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 2015
"for his discovery of the nutrient activated protein kinase TOR and elucidation of its central control of cell growth, critical to development and aging and widely implicated in cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular and immune diseases" 
Professor, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

Presentation Title: TBD

To learn more about Dr. Hall:

Please see  Vancouver Gairdner Symposium  for more information.

Please see Gairdner Foundation for more information about the Gairdner Foundation.

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