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Conference: Peptides & proteins

This conference about “Peptides and proteins: structure, function and biotechnology” is organized by Menicon Co. Ltd. and MIT and the NCCR is a sponsor. The conference will concentrate on the topics that are at the interface between molecular life sciences and other related disciplines such as protein science, biotechnology, nanotechnology, peptide chemistry, physics etc.

A prestigious list of high-profile speakers is confirmed and several NCCR members (in bold) will participate or chair a session. Below is an indicative list:

Jean-Marie Lehn (Louis Pasteur University, Nobel Prize co-winner in Chemistry 1987), Ada Yonath (Weizmann Institute of Science, Nobel Prize cowinner in Chemistry 2009, Alan Fersht (University of Cambridge), Ed Boyden (MIT Media Lab), Daniela Rhodes (MRC-LMB &Nanyang Tech University), Howard Riezman (UNIGE), Aurélien Roux (UNIGE), Nicolas Wissinger (UNIGE), Robbie Loewith (UNIGE), Kai Johnsson (EPFL), Karl-Heinz Krause (Geneva Medical Faculty and University Hospitals).

The whole list of speakers is here.

The Conference will follow the Gordon Conference style with talks in the morning and evening and afternoon dedicated to poster sessions and free assemblies. The number of participants is limited to about 100. Registration will open soon.

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