Symposium in Honor of Donald F. Steiner, University of Chicago, USA, Honorary Doctor at University of Copenhagen 2010

Insulin: A Hallmark in Science, Health and Innovation

Date Friday, November 19, 2010, 12:00 - 19:00
Location Haderup Auditorium, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen N
Organizers Danish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Program

12:00-12:15

Introduction: Jens Høiriis Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)

12:15-13:00

Keynote lecture: Donald F. Steiner (University of Chicago): A Tale of Insulin Research

13:00-13:30

Jens F. Rehfeld (University of Copenhagen): The insulin lesson for peptide hormones

13:30-14:00

Ole D. Madsen (Hagedorn Research Institute): Ontogeny of insulin and the beta cell

14:00-14:30

Coffee break

14:30-15:00

Steen Gammeltoft (Glostrup Hospital): Chicago-Copenhagen: from proinsulin to hagfish insulin

15:00-15:30

Hartmut Zühlke (Medical High School Hannover): Proinsulin conversion – historical data

15:30-16:00

Pierre De Meyts (Hagedorn Research Institute): Structural biology of the insulin-receptor interaction

16:00-16:30

Jens Juul Holst (University of Copenhagen): From glucagon and Glp-1 to insulin

16:30-17:00

Åke Lernmark (University of Lund): Proinsulin and type 1 diabetes

17:00-19:00

Reception in Sofastuen/Lille Mødesal

Everybody is welcome. Registration is not required.