Program

Friday, June 8th, 2012
Lecture Hall 1, Pharmazentrum, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH-­4056 Basel

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08:45 – 09:00 Welcome, Opening Remarks
Erich Nigg, Director, Biozentrum, University of Basel
Edwin C. Constable, Vice Rector, University of Basel

Session 1 (Chair: Urs Jenal)
09:00 – 09:30 Anthony P. Pugsley, Institut Pasteur Paris
The secrets of secretins
09:30 – 10:00 Alain Filloux, Imperial College London
Protein secretion systems. What else?
10:00 – 10:30 Jan Tommassen, Utrecht University
Functions of meningococcal secreted proteins: meeting friends and foes
10:30– 11:00 Coffee Break

Session 2 (Chair: Jean Pieters)
11:00 – 11:30 Pascale Cossart, Institut Pasteur Paris
Illuminating the landscape of RNA worlds with Listeria monocytogenes
11:30 – 12.00 David Holden, Imperial College London
The Salmonella SPI-2 type III secretion system
12:00 – 12:30 Cesare Montecucco, University of Padova
Clostridial neurotoxins and the nanomachine of neurotransmitter release
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

Session 3 (Chair: Cécile Arrieumerlou)
13:30 – 14:00 Thomas Michiels, Université catholique de Louvain
Small is beautiful: the leader protein of Theiler’s virus
14:00 – 14:30 Mario Feldman, University of Alberta
Protein glycosylation in bacterial pathogens
14:30 – 15:00 Jaime Mota, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Secretion and function of Chlamydia trachomatis type III secretion effectors
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

Session 4 (Chair: Dirk Bumann)
15:30 – 16:00 Petr Broz, Stanford University
Mechanisms and Consequences of Salmonella-induced Inflammasome Activation
16:00 – 16:30 Andreas Engel, Case Western Reserve University
Structural analyses of the rhodopsin-transducin heteropentamer by high-resolution microscopy
16:30 – 17:00 Jean-Jacques Letesson, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix
Brucella: the social life of a schizophrenic bacteria

Farewell Lecture (Chair: Christoph Dehio)
17:00 – 17:45 Guy R. Cornelis
Biozentrum, University of Basel
17:45 - 18:00 Closing Remarks
Christoph Dehio, Biozentrum, University of Basel
18:00 – 19:00 Apéro
19:30 – Dinner (Invited Guests)