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10/18/2017 - 10/20/2017 | Merzhausen

Signals from the Invisible

Nanoscale Compartmentalization of Signaling Processes in Biology and Medicine

The symposium “Signals from the Invisible – Nanoscale Compartmentalization of Signaling Processes in Biology and Medicine” celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine (SGBM) and the Centre for Biological Signalling Studies (BIOSS). Both institutions have been funded by the German Excellence Initiative since 2006/2007 and have reached a high international reputation in the area of structured doctoral training and research in signaling and synthetic biology. SGBM offers its PhD fellows a multidisciplinary research environment, efficient supervision schemes and extensive career mentoring to prepare them for a successful career in academia, industry and the public sector. By an iterative process “From Analysis to Synthesis to better Analysis” BIOSS scientists in the area of Biology, Medicine and Engineering collaborate to develop and apply tools of synthetic biology and super-resolution techniques to control and understand cellular signaling processes that are the basis of our life. This will allow the development of novel devices and medicines to treat human diseases such as cancer more effectively. Most signaling processes occur inside subcellular compartments at dimensions that are below the diffraction limit of visible light of 250 nanometers. Information from these dark spaces of the cell is hard to retrieve. The symposium brings together signaling scientists from all over the world who use novel and innovative techniques in their studies of nanoscale signaling processes.

As the directors or SGBM and BIOSS, we warmly welcome you to our symposium and wish you a memorable time interacting with doctoral students, postdocs and group leaders from all over the world and enjoying the picturesque town of Freiburg.

Christoph Borner, director of SGBM
Michael Reth, director of BIOSS

Scientific Organizers: Prof. Dr. Michael Reth, Prof. Dr. Christoph Borner

Conference Organizers: Marco Cavallari, PhD (Scientific Advisor), Hanna Wagner (Project Leader), Jennifer Gawlik, Victor Oginga Oria, Nadine Reischmann, Oguz Top, Oliver Thomas

Information on participating / attending:
Registration Fees:
SGBM Student Members: Free
BIOSS Members: 150 €
Students (Undergraduates and PhD) : 100 €
Other participants: 200 €

Date:

10/18/2017 13:00 - 10/20/2017 14:00

Registration deadline:

07/31/2017

Event venue:

FORUM Merzhausen
Dorfstraße 1
79249 Merzhausen
Baden-Württemberg
Germany

Target group:

Scientists and scholars, Students

Relevance:

international

Subject areas:

Biology, Chemistry, Information technology, Medicine

Types of events:

Conference / symposium / (annual) conference

Entry:

05/19/2017

Sender/author:

Rudolf-Werner Dreier

Department:

Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

Event is free:

no

Language of the text:

English

URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event57580

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