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Biochemical Journal Symposium 2013

Cellular Processes: the Life and Death Decisions of a Cell
Tsinghua University, School of Life Sciences, Beijing, China. Thursday 14 March 2013
Chairs: Tao Xu (Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing) and Ye-Guang Chen (Tsinghua University, Beijing)

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Confirmed speakers are:

Biochemical Journal Editorial Board Members

Nanocarrier-cell interaction: exploring the cell surface, intracellular trafficking and nucleic acid delivery
Dick Hoekstra | University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
Phosphoinositide regulation of endocytic membrane traffic
Martin Lowe | Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester
Cellular lipid trafficking - insights from imaging
Elina Ikonen | Institute of Biomedicine/Anatomy, University of Helsinki, Finland
Flow sensing by endothelial cells in atherosclerosis
Martin Schwartz | Division of Cardiology and Department of Cell Biology, Yale University, USA
Class III PI 3-kinase and its catalytic product PtdIns3P in membrane dynamics and tumour suppression
Harald Stenmark | Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway
Tunnelling nanotubes and intercellular spreading of prions and prion-like aggregates
Chiara Zurzolo | Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
p73 regulates metabolism and senescence
Gerry Melino | MRC Toxicology Unit, University of Leicester, UK, and University of Rome, Italy
Caspases, paracaspase and the space between death and survival
Guy Salvesen | Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, USA

Special Guest Speakers

Receptor-mediated selective mitochondrial autophagy in mammalian cells
Quan Chen | Institute of Zoology, CAS, Beijing, China
C. elegans as a genetic model system to study autophagy
Hong Zhang | National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China
The signalling regulation of autophagy
Li Yu | Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
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