Gregori Aminoff Prize Symposium 2024

Date: 2024-04-10

Time: 13:00 - 17:30

Address: Karolinska Institutet, Solnavägen 9, Solna

Venue: Eva & George Klein-salen, Biomedicum

Seats remaining: 81

Last date for registration: 2024-03-21 10:00

Gregori Aminoff Prize Symposium 2024

The Gregori Aminoff Prize is intended to reward a documented, individual contribution in the field of crystallography, including areas concerned with
the dynamics of the formation and dissolution of crystal structures. The
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences decided to award the Gregori Aminoff Prize in crystallography 2024 to Professor Hao Wu, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA. She received the prize for her discoveries by crystallography of the assembly mechanisms of large oligomeric signaling complexes in innate immunity, a paradigm-shifting concept in signal transduction.

Programme

13.00
Welcome remarks

13.05
Supramolecular complexes that drive innate immune defense

Aminoff Prize Laureate Hao Wu, Asa and Patricia Springer Professor of Structural Biology, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital.

14.00
Phase separation in cell physiology and disease

Professor Anthony Hyman, Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics. Member of the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society of London and the National Academy of Sciences, USA.

14.45
Spatially resolved single-cell genomics & cell atlas of the brain

Xiaowei Zhuang, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, David B. Arnold Professor of Science, Harvard University, USA.

15.30
Coffee break

15.50
Starving the Cell to Death?
Nieng Yan, Professor of life science at Tsinghua University,
China, Founding President of Shenzhen Medical Academy of Research and Translation (SMART), Direct of Shenzhen Bay Laboratory,
International Member of the US National Academy of Sciences, International Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

16.35
Unlocking the secrets of heart muscle structure

Professor Dr. Stefan Raunser, Director Department of Structural Biochemistry, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund,
Germany. Honorary Professor, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Adjunct Professor, Technical University Dortmund, Germany.

17.30
Summary and end of Symposium

The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is
required for all participants.


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