Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Dean, Caroline John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
FEBS|EMBO Women in Science Award Lecture
Epigenetic switching in seasonal timing
, 11:30 – 12:30 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair:
Isabel Bäurle (Potsdam, Germany)
Irmgard Sinning (Heidelberg, Germany)
Cecilia M. Arraiano (Oeiras, Portugal)
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Knoblich, JürgenIMBA, Vienna, Austria
FEBS Sir Hans Krebs Lecture
Modelling human brain development and disease in 3D culture
, 11:30 – 12:30 Room A/B
Chair: Sir Alan Fersht (Cambridge, UK), Laudator: Stephan Sigrist (Berlin, Germany)
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Kornblihtt, Alberto R. University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
PABMB Lecture
DNA damage and chromatin structure regulate alternative splicing through the control of RNA polymerase II elongation
, 11:30 – 12:30 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair: Markus Wahl (Berlin, Germany)
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Lindquist, Susan Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, USA
FEBS Datta Lecture
Protein folding as a driving force in evolution from basic biology to human medicine
, 18:30 – 20:00 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair: Claudina Rodriguez-Pousada (Lisboa, Portugal)

Mann, Matthias MPI of Biochemistry, Munich, Germany
FEBS Theodor Bücher Lecture 
Comprehensive proteomics and its application to signaling and clinical problems
, 17:30 – 18:30 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair: Laszlo Fesus (Budapest, Hungary)

Meyer, Barbara Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
Fritz Lipmann Lecture
Chromosome Structure and Its Relationship to Gene Regulation
, 18:30 – 19:30 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair: Roger Goody (Dortmund, Germany)

Pfanner, Nikolaus University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Otto-Warburg Lecture
Mitochondrial machineries for import and assembly of proteins
, 18:30 – 20:00 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair: Johannes Buchner (Munich, Germany)
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Schekman, Randy Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
Opening Lecture
Secretion of large particles and miRNAs from mammalian cells
, 18:30 - 19:00 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair: Volker Haucke (Berlin, Germany)
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Teichmann, Sarah University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
The EMBO Lecture
Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity
, 12:00 – 13:00 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair: Ann Ehrenhofer-Murray (Berlin, Germany)
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Zhuang, Xiaowei Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
IUBMB Lecture
Illuminating biology at the nanoscale with super-resolution imaging
, 11:30 – 12:30 Room A/B
Laudator & Chair: Joan Guinovart (Barcelona, Spain)