Nobel Symposium

Nobel Prize 2008 in Chemistry: Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP)

Date Thursday, June 04, 2009, 13:00 - 17:00
Location Pharma Auditorium 4, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 2, Copenhagen Ø.
Organizers Ole Thastrup, 2cureX ApS, Tuula Kallunki, Danish Cancer Society, and Steen Gammeltoft, Glostrup Hospital. 

Program

13.00 – 13.10

Ole Thastrup, 2cureX: Introduction.

13.10 – 14.00

Nobel lecture: Martin Chalfie, Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, 1012 Fairchild Center, New York, USA.: Discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP.

14.00 – 14.30

Claudia Lukas, Institute of Cancer Biology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark: Visualization of the DNA Damage Response in Living Cells.

14.30 – 15.00

Tullio Pozzan, Department of Biomedical Sciences and CNR Institute of Neurosciences, University of Padua, Italy: Mitochondria-endoplasmic reticulum choreography: calcium signaling dynamics in regulation of cell life and death.

15.00 – 15.30

Refreshments

15.30 – 16.00

Mikhail V. Matz, Integrative Biology Section, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA: GFP-like proteins illuminate general principles of diversity and complexity evolution

16.00 – 16.30

Mikala Egeblad, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA: Dynamic imaging of tumor progression and elimination in live mice

16.30 – 17.00

Anthony Campbell, Darwin Centre Department of Medical Biochemistry and Immunology Wales College of Medicine Cardiff University, UK: Fluorescence that sparkles - bioluminescence in evolution.

Everybody is welcome. Admission is free. Registration is required.