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H Foundation Basic Science Symposium

Monday, August 4, 2014

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.
Hughes Auditorium
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Cell structureOn Monday, August 4, 2014, the Lurie Cancer Center and the Northwestern University Physical Sciences-Oncology Center will host the 2014 H Foundation Basic Science Symposium on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University. The topic will be "Protein Degradation and Proteostasis: From Fundamental Science to Cancer Therapies".

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Keynote Speaker:

Ciechanover
Nobel Laureate
Aaron Ciechanover, MD, DSc
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology




Conference Chairs:

Jonathan Licht, MD
Division Chief, Hematology/Oncology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago

Alexander Minella, MD
Assistant Professor, Hematology/Oncology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago

Alexander Statsyuk, PhD
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences
Northwestern University
Chicago

Agenda

8:30 a.m.   Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m.   Welcome Remarks
9:10 a.m. Rachel Klevit, PhD Regulation at the Crossroads: Ubiquitination Activated by Protein Poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation
Rachel Klevit, PhD
University of Washington
9:55 a.m. Wolberger Ubiquitin Signaling in Transcription and the DNA Damage Response
Cynthia Wolberger, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
10:35 a.m.   Break
10:50 a.m. Ciechanover KEYNOTE:
Intracellular proteolysis: From the Backyard to the Center Stage of Biomedical Research
Aaron Ciechanover, MD, DSc
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
11:50 a.m.   Lunch Break
12:35 p.m Frydman. Chaperone Control of Cellular Proteostasis in Health and Disease
Judith Frydman, PhD
Stanford University
1:20 p.m. Oliver Turning on E3 ubiquitin ligases and revealing the consequences
Paula Oliver, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
2:00 p.m.   Break
2:20 p.m. Gardner Wrestling with Stress: How Protein SUMOylation Functions During Hyperosmostic Stress
Richard Gardner, PhD
University of Washington
3:05 p.m. Ebert Targeting of Ubiquitin Ligases for the Treatment of Cancer
Benjamin Ebert, MD, PhD
Harvard University
3:45 p.m.   Closing Remarks


Transportation

Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (corner of Erie St. & Fairbanks Ct). The early-bird flat rate is $15 if you arrive between 5 am and 9:30 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. Discounted parking is not available at any other garage.

Free shuttles are available to NU wildcard holders between the Chicago and Evanston campuses. See Northwestern University Services for more details.

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact Megan Cahill, manager of Education Programs, or call 312.695.1391.

* Banner image courtesy Dr. Juehao Gao, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Pathology Department; Structures courtesy of RCSB Protein Data Bank.