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Biological Systems

System function and dysfunction, biochemistry beyond cells

 

Key words: biological clocks, gene therapy, embryogenesis, organogenesis, innate immunity, immune responses, inflammation, disease processes, ageing, cancer, plants, molecular medicine, neurodegeneration, parasitology, plant pathology, nutrition, cell division differentiation and death, cardiovascular disease, developmental biology, diabetes, matrix structure, tissue engineering.

 

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Chair: Lisa Chakrabarti
Chair: Lisa Chakrabarti

University of Nottingham, UK 

Keywords: ageing, brain, mitochondria, neurodegeneration, purkinje cell, cerebellum, ataxia, photoreceptor, retina, proteomics, lipidomics, mitophagy, dementia, Parkinson's disease, comparative biology Website


Giovanna Bermano

Giovanna Bermano

Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, UK

Keywords: obesity and associated co-morbidities, nutrition, gene regulation, nutrigenomic, antioxidants, natural products, oxidative stress, adipokines Website


Frank Wessely
Frank Wessely

University of Oxford, UK

Keywords: bioinformatics, genomics, epigenomics, systems biology, neurological diseases

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Irundika Dias
Irundika Dias

Aston University, UK

Keywords: ageing, chronic kidney disease, oxidative stress, mitochondria, neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, lipidomics, nutrition, monocytes, neutrophils

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Martin Zeidler
Martin Zeidler

University of Sheffield, UK

Keywords: JAK/STAT, Drosophila, haematopoiesis, cancer, development, RNAi screening

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Miguel Valvano

Miguel Valvano

Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

Keywords: bacterial pathogenesis, membrane proteins, macrophages, cystic fibrosis, antibiotic resistance, lipopolysaccharide, peptidoglycan, autophagy, phagocytosis, intracellular bacteria Website


Andriana Margariti
Andriana Margariti

Queen's University Belfast

Keywords: Endothelial cell dysfunction, diabetes, cell reprogramming, stem cells, cardiovascular disease, cell signalling, mRNA splicing 

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If you have any suggestions for key words that are not listed above please email conferences@biochemistry.org