Metabolism and Cancer

Date Friday, September 23, 2011, 10:00 - 14:45
Location Lundbeck Auditorium, Biocenter, Ole Maaløes vej 6, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Organizers Drs Tuula Kallunki and José Moreira


Welcome address


Dr Oluf Pedersen, Section of Metabolic Genetics, Marie Krogh Center for Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark: “Genetics of Common Metabolic Phenotypes”


Dr Michael Karin, Laboratory of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Departments of Pharmacology and Pathology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA: “Inflammation, Metabolism, Aging and Cancer: Dangerous Liaisons”


Lunch and coffee


Dr Marja Jäättelä, Apoptosis Department, Institute of Cancer Biology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark: “Control of cell survival by lysosomal metabolism”


Dr Tak W. Mak, Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: “Cancer Metabolism: Old Wood Best to Burn”

14.30-14.45 Closing Remarks

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