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Science Programme Timetable

Key to Focus Topics

Lipids, Rafts and Traffic (Including Biochemical Society Annual Symposium)
Signalling Outwards and Inwards
Structure Related to Function: Molecules and Cells
Genes: Regulation, Processing and Interference
Energy: Generation and Information
Ethics, Education and Employment
Research Colloquia
Education Fora
Commercial Workshops

Sunday 18 July 2004
Opening ceremony
16:00-16:15
Peter Downes, Chair
Welcome and introductory remarks
16:15-16:50
Colin Blakemore, Head of MRC
Future research directions in the biomedical and life sciences over the next decade
16:50-18:00
Opening Plenary Lecture
Roger Y. Tsien
Breeding molecules to spy on cells
17:50-18:00
Glasgow Lord Provost's representative
Welcome and invitation to the Civic Reception (Wines of the World)
18:00
Wines of the World Drinks Civic Reception
Hall 5, SECC

Monday 19 July 2004 Tuesday 20 July 2004 Wednesday 21 July 2004 Thursday 22 July 2004
Morning
08:30-09:30
Plenary Lecture
Graham Warren
Biogenesis of the Golgi apparatus
lecture supported by Science International
10:00-12:30
Cell Trafficking, Protein 'out'
10:00-17:30
Regulators of GPCR Specificity and GPCR Dimerization (1)
10:00-12:30
Dynamic Imaging Techniques
10:00-12:00
Nuclear RNA Splicing and Processing
10:00-12:30
Cell Cycle Control
10:00-12:30
Research Colloquium Lipidomics in Health and Disease: New Technologies in Lipid Analysis
Lunchtime
12:30-14:30
Lunch and Poster Sessions
13:00-14:00
DiscoveRx Workshop
13:00-13:30
Strategies for enhancing access and widening participation in the Biosciences
Afternoon
14:30-17:30
Cell Trafficking, Protein 'in'
10:00-17:30
Regulators of GPCR Specificity and GPCR Dimerization (2)
14:30-17:30
Oncogenesis
14:30-17:30
Structure of Membrane Proteins
14:30-17:15
Observing Single Molecules
14:30-17:15
Research Colloquium Mitochondria in Health and Disease
14:30-17:27
Research Colloquium Mechanisms of Gene Regulation
17:45
Morton Lecture
Peter Parker
Phosphorylating proteins and lipids
Morning
08:30-09:30
Plenary Lecture
Karen Vousden
Regulation of the p53 tumour suppressor protein
10:00-12:30
Lipid Rafts in Neuronal Function
10:00-12:30
PI 3-kinase in the Immune System
10:00-12:30
Ubiquitination (Structural Aspects)
10:00-17:30
DNA Repair and Checkpoints (1)
10:00-17:30
Nutrient Interaction with Gene Expression (1)
10:00-17:30
GPCR Signalling and Regulation - sponsored by Pfizer (1)
Lunchtime
12:30-14:30
Lunch and Poster Sessions
13:00-14:00
MicroCal LLC Workshop
13:00-13:30
Science and the media: poor bedfellows?
12:45-14:30
Ethics and Intellectual Property
Afternoon
14:30-17:30
Lipid Biophysics (and Lipid-Protein) at the Molecular Level
14:30-17:30
Cell Trafficking at the Structural (Atomic) Level
10:00-17:30
DNA Repair and Checkpoints (2)
10:00-17:30
Nutrient Interaction with Gene Expression (2)
14:30-17:15
Bioethics and Finance: Who Calls the Tune?
10:00-17:30
GPCR Signalling and Regulation - sponsored by Pfizer (2)
17:45
Biochemical Society Award Lecture
David Lane
25 years of p53
Morning
08:30-09:30
Plenary Lecture
Anthony Pawson
Modular protein-protein interactions in cell regulation
10:00-12:30
Translocation Across the Endoplasmic Reticulum
Membrane and Protein Folding in the Lumen of the Endoplasmic Reticulum
10:00-12:30
b-Catenin/Wnt Signalling
10:00-12:30
Transcription Regulation in Development and Signalling
10:00-17:15
RNAi, How it Works, and its Use as a Technology (1)
10:00-12:30
Redox and Transfer of Information
10:00-12:30
Research Colloquium Control of Cell Motility
Lunchtime
12:30-14:30
Lunch and Poster Sessions
13:00-14:00
Incyte Workshop
13:00-13:30
Integrating Biochemistry into other bioscience disciplines
Afternoon
14:30-16:00
Promega UK Young Biochemist 2004
14:30-17:30
Molecular Control of Immune Synapses
14:30-17:30
GSK-3b in Neuronal Function
14:30-17:30
Signalling Lipid-Protein Interactions (Structural)
10:00-17:15
RNAi, How it Works, and its Use as a Technology (2)
14:30-17:30
Control and Sensing of Metabolism
17:45
Colworth Medal Lecture
James Naismith
Chemical insights from structural studies of enzymes
Morning
08:30-09:30
Plenary Lecture
Stephen O'Rahilly
Human obesity and insulin resistance: lessons from experiments of nature
10:00-12:30
Cellular Motors
10:00-12:30
Insulin Signalling
10:00-12:30
Integrins, Structure and Function
10:00-12:30
Ribosomes and Chaperones (Structure)
10:00-16:00
Chromatin and Gene Regulation (1)
Lunchtime
12:30-13:30
Lunch and Poster Sessions
13:00-13:30
Teaching bioethics to students
Afternoon
13:30-16:00
m-RNA and Protein Synthesis Localization
13:30-16:00
Complexity of Adhesion Contacts
13:30-16:00
Glycosylation
13:30-16:00
Proteomics of Macromolecular Complexes
10:00-16:00
Chromatin and Gene Regulation (2)
13:30-15:45
Research Colloquium Proteins Acting at or in Membranes: Structure and Function Update
Closing ceremony
16:00-17:00
Final Plenary Lecture
The EMBO Lecture
Christopher Dobson
Protein misfolding and its links with human disease
17:00
Jean Thomas, President
Closing remarks


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