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Future Events > The Keap1/Nrf2 Pathway in Health and Disease

The Keap1/Nrf2 Pathway in Health and Disease

6—8 January 2015

Robinson College, Cambridge, UK



A Biochemical Society Focused Meeting

 

Meeting background

The transcription factor Nrf2 is a key mediator of the antioxidant response and is important in inflammation, cancer, multi-drug resistance, autophagy, aging, neurodegeneration, lipogenesis and many other physiological and pathological processes. This meeting will provide an opportunity for researchers interested in Nrf2 to discuss recent developments in this area.  

 

Topics:

  • Structure, function and regulation of Nrf2
  • Repression of Nrf2 by Keap1
  • Role of Nrf2 target genes
  • Importance of Nrf2 in homeostasis and tissue repair
  • Role in chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease
  • Keap1-independent mechanisms of Nrf2 repression
  • Nrf2 as a therapeutic target
 

Proceedings (invited speakers) will be published in Biochemical Society Transactions.

 

The winner of the Biochemical Society poster prize was awarded to 

Julia Schenkel- Chronic Nrf2 activation in hepatocytes results in tumourigenesis 

 

Abstract deadline: 30 October 2014.

Abstract submission is now closed

 

Earlybird registration deadline: 5 December 2014.

Registration is now available online

 

Oral communication slots are available at this meeting. All attendees, particularly researchers in the early stages of their career, are invited to submit a poster abstract for consideration as an oral communication.

 

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