Translation-UK 2014

Type Conference
When 21 - 22 July 2014
Venue Stamford Court
Open To Public
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Experts in the field of post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression from both the MRC–Toxicology Unit (Professor Martin Bushell,  Dr Ania Wilczynska and Dr Tuija Poyry) and the University of Leicester (Dr Terence Herbert) have come together to organise this year’s prestigious ‘Translation UK’ conference, which will be held on the 21st and 22nd of July at Stamford Court, Leicester. Conference co-organiser, Dr Terence Herbert from the Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology, said “I am very excited about this year’s conference.  We have world class scientists from across the world talking on everything from the role of translation in cancer to RNA profiling.  I’m sure this conference will stimulate much interest and provide the opportunity to development meaningful collaborations”.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Professor Matthias Hentze EMBL, Germany

RNA-binding proteins, metabolism and a new role for the genome?

  • Professor Nick Ingolia University of California, Berkeley, USA

“Pervasive translation outside of conserved reading frames”

  • Professor Christopher Proud University of Southampton, UK

“Roles and regulation of eEF2 kinase”

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