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Scientific Symposium on Membrane Traffic and Insulin Signalling

19th September 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Scientific symposium on 19th September to celebrate 90 years of research between Ken Siddle and Paul Luzio.

2.00 pm Welcome and Introduction – Stephen O’Rahilly FRS, Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine, Head of Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge
2.10 pm Graham Warren FRS, Joint Professor for Molecular Biology, University of Vienna and Medical University of Vienna and Scientific Director, Max F Perutz Laboratories, Austria“Golgi Biogenesis”
2.40 pm Richard O’Brien, Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA“A Journey from the Insulin Receptor to Glucose-6-Phosphatase

and Back”

3.10 pm George Banting, Professor of Molecular Cell Biology and Dean, Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol“From Trafficking to Tetherin”
3.40 pm-4.10 pm Tea, coffee, cakes – and photographs
4.10 pm Jeremy Tavaré, Professor of Biochemistry and Director, Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research (EBIHR), University of Bristol“A Journey from Insulin Signal Transduction to Passive Sensing

of Behaviour in the Home Setting”

4.40 pm Margaret (Scottie) Robinson FRS, Professor of Molecular Cell Biology and , Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge“Coated Vesicle Adaptors”
5.10 pm Pierre De Meyts, formerly Scientific Director, Receptor Systems Biology Laboratory, Hagedorn Research Institute, Gentofte, Denmark; currently Director, De Meyts R&D Consulting SPRLU, Belgium“Structural Biology of the Insulin and IGF-I Receptors and

IGF Binding Proteins”

5.40 pm Thank You – Paul Luzio & Ken Siddle
5.45 pm Close – Patrick Maxwell, Regius Professor of Physic, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge
5.50 pm Drinks Reception in the Gallery

If you would like to attend, you must register with Carole Smith (


19th September 2014
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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CRUK Cambridge, Li Ka Shing Centre
Robinson Way
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 0RE United Kingdom
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