Frontiers in Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Cancer

Data: 30 e 31 de Agosto

Local: Auditório do IDOR

O simpósio “Frontiers in Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Cancer”  é um evento satélite do 23º Congresso internacional da União Internacional de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular (sigla em inglês, IUBMB) e da 44ª Reunião Anual da Sociedade Brasileira de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular (SBBq).


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Organizing Committee 

Prof. Yraima Cordeiro (UFRJ)

Prof. Jerson Lima Silva (UFRJ)

Prof. Fernanda Tovar-Moll (UFRJ-IDOR)

Prof. Luciana Pereira Rangel (UFRJ)

Sunday, August 30th


5pm – 6pm: Opening ceremony


6pm – 7pm: Opening conference - “Structural Insights into Protein Misfolding Diseases”


Dr. Kurt Wüthrich (2002 Nobel Laureate, The Scripps Research Institute, CA, USA/ UFRJ Invited Professor)


7pm – 9pm: Get together with the speakers


Monday, August 31st


9am– 9:40am: "Prion structures and ultra-sensitive detection of misfolded proteins by seeded polymerization assays”
Dr. Byron Caughey (RML-NIH, NIAID, USA) 

9:40am – 10:20am: "TLS/FUS protein aggregates: black holes for RNA in ALS.”
Dr. James Manley (Columbia University, USA)


10:20am – 10:40am – Coffee break


10:40am -11:20am“The prion protein and its partners in rhyme”
Dr. Rafael Linden (IBCCF, UFRJ)


11:20am – 12:00pm: “Glycation tips the proteostasis balance and promotes neurodegeneration”
Dr. Tiago Outeiro (University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany)


12:00pm -12:40pm: “Supersaturation-limited Protein Misfolding Revealed by Ultrasonication"
Dr. Yuji Goto (Osaka University, Japan)


12:40pm – 2:30pm – Lunch break


2:30pm – 3:10pm: “Mutant p53: gain of function in cancer”
Dr. Carol Prives (Columbia University, USA)


3:10pm -3:50pm: “Towards a monkey model of Alzheimer's disease”
Dr. Fernanda de Felice (IBqM, UFRJ)


3:50pm – 4:10pm: Coffee break


4:10pm -4:50pm: “Prion properties of Amyloid-beta in Alzheimer's disease”
Dr. Claudio Soto (University of Texas, USA)


4:50pm -5:30pm: “Protein Misfolding in Cancer"
Dr. Jerson L. Silva (IBqM, CENABIO, UFRJ)


5:30pm – Final remarks




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