„Young biochemistry“

17 June, 2014 | Birštonas


Opening lecture:

Virginijus Šikšnys (IBT VU, Vilnius)

"CRISPR-Cas craze: from antiviral defence system to novel genome editing tools"

Plenary lectures:

Darius Balčiūnas (Temple University, Philadelphia)

"Conditional gene trap mutants for regeneration studies in zebrafish"

Vilmantė Borutaitė (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas)

"Pathophysiological aspects of antibody-induced neuronal death"

Alma Gedvilaitė (IBT VU, Vilnius)

"Application possibilities of yeast-expressed virus-like particles derived from polyomaviruses"

Rūta Gerasimaitė (University of Lausanne)

"Yeast vacuoles as a model system to study polyphosphate metabolism in acidocalcisomes"

Siamon Gordon (University of Oxford)

"Macrophage receptors and activation of the immune system"

Sonata Jarmalaitė (VU, Vilnius)

"Epigenetic and Genetic Profile of Stemness and Cancer"

Milda Jurėnaitė (VU, Vilnius)

"Toxin antitoxin systems in bacterial pathogens: battle ready weapons"

Nina Kanunnikova (Grodno State University, Grodno, Belarus)

"Correction of Brain Ischemic and Reperfusion Injuries by Metabolic Substances"

Saulius Klimašauskas (IBT VU, Vilnius)

"Catalytic plasticity of DNA methyltransferases"

Skirmantas Kriaučionis (University of Oxford)

"Towards the role of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in neuronal DNA"

Nomeda Kuisienė (Vilnius University)

"Biotechnologically relevant prokaryotes: search and identification using molecular techniques"

Valdas Laurinavičius (IBCh VU, Vilnius)

"Electrochemical monitoring of enzymatic reactions"

Gražvydas Lukinavičius (EPFL, Lausanne)

"Silicon-rhodamine - a far-red fluorophore for cellular structures imaging"

Regina Mačianskienė (LUHS, Kaunas)

"Optical mapping and transmural microelectrode recordings for investigation of propagation and arrhythmogenesis in the heart"

Toivo Maimets (Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu)

"Modulation of cell developmental potency - a tool to tackle tumorigenesis"

Daumantas Matulis (IBT VU, Vilnius)

"Bio thermodynamics for target oriented anticancer drug discover"

Peep Palumaa (Tallinn University of Technology)

"Structure and functioning of copper chaperones"

Milda Plečkaitytė (IBT VU, Vilnius)

"Is Gardnerella vaginalis the pathogen responsible for the initiation of bacterial vaginosis?"

Rytis Prekeris (University of Colorado, Denver)

"How to make invadopodia: the role of polarized protein transport during cancer cell metastasis"

Renate Ranka (Latvian Biomedical research and Study center, Riga)

"Exploring he role of B. burgdorferi outer-surface proteins involved in host-pathogen interaction"

Giedrius Sasnauskas (IBT VU, Vilnius)

"Novel mechanisms of site-specific endonucleases"

Arvydas Skeberdis (LUHS, Kaunas)

"Electrical and metabolic communication between laryngeal carcinoma cells through tunnelling nanotubes"

Vytautas Smirnovas (IBT VU, Vilnius)

"Proteinaceous infectivity"

Saulius Šumanas (University of Cincinnati)

"How to make a blood vessel: insight from zebrafish"

Vytautas Švedas (Lomonosov Moscow State University)

"Knowledge-based design of enzyme functional properties"

Sonata Trumbeckaitė (LUHS, Kaunas)

"Mitochondrial dysfunction in experimental acute pancreatitis"

Jaunius Urbonavičius (IBCh VU, Vilnius)

"Deciphering the complex biosynthetic pathway of wyosine derivatives in tRNA-Phe of archaea"

Gintaras Valinčius (IBCh VU, Vilnius)

"Surface-immobilized phospholipid bilayers for studies of protein interactions with membranes"

Česlovas Venclovas (Vilnius)

"Bacterial replicative DNA polymerases: new insights into structure, evolution and function"

Lolita Zaliauskienė (Thermofisher Scientific Baltic, Vilnius)

"CRISPR/Cas9 system application for mammalian genome editing"

Aurelija Žvirblienė (IBT VU, Vilnius)

"Immunogenic properties of recombinant virus-like particles"

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