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Programme

Programme for the Annual Meeting and 50th Anniversary at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

held at the Lakeside Lecture Theatres ("Søauditorierne"), Aarhus University

Friday 1 June 2018

Friday 1 June 2018

  • 08:30-09:30 - coffee/tea & bread rolls + company exhibition "Søauditoriet" (Lakeside Lecture Theatre)  
  • 09:30-16:15 - talks, exhibition, posters, group photo, etc. ("Søauditoriet")
  • 16:30-18:00 - preparty with live jazz music (outside "Stakladen" - or Mogens Zielerstuen)
  • 18:00-01:00 - dinner and party with entertainment, lounge music, DJ and fireworks ("Stakladen" (AU main canteen) 

In connection with the annual meeting, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Department, where a number of former employees will also be invited to attend the annual meeting and dinner.


08:30_09:30    Coffee/tea & bread rolls + exhibition (companies)
09:30-09:35 Opening remarks by Christian Damgaard

09:35-10:20

Scientific session 1: Chair: Christian Damgaard

Keynote 1: Jesper Svejstrup, The Francis Crick Institute, London: "Responding to DNA damage: protein modification and transcription shut-down"

10:20-10:45Coffee break
Scientific session 2. Chair: Esben Lorentzen  

10:45_11:00 

Sofie Hindkjær Lautrup: "NAD+ supplementation restores disease features in a DNA repair deficient Alzheimer’s disease mouse model"

11:00-11:15 William Garland: "Riboregulation in stem cell pluripotency and differentiation"
11:15-11:30 Group photo (will be taken outside on the lawn or in the auditorium - depending on the weather)
11:30-13:30 Lunch, exhibitions and poster session - "50 years of MBG" (each section)
13:30-14:20

Scientific session 3. Chair: Daniel Otzen

Keynote 2: Jan Ellenberg, EMBL, Heidelberg: "Advanced imaging of cellular processes across scales"

14:20-14:40

Prize ceremony. Chair: Daniel Otzen
Exhibitors' prizes
Poster Prize
Teaching awards for: Best Lecturer of the Year and
The Best Student Lecturer of the Year 

14:40-15:10 Coffee break
Scientific session 4. Chair: Simona Radutoiu  
15:10-15:25

Jaslyn Wong: "The crystal structure of the Lotus japonicus exopolysaccharide receptor 3 ectodomain reveals a novel sugar-binding module"

15:25-15:40 Rasmus Peter Thomsen: "A functionalizable DNA nanopore"
15:40-15:55
Milena Laban: "Structural studies of lipid flippases using cryo-electron microscopy"
15:55-16:15 50 years of the Department - Finn Skou Pedersen and Erik Østergaard Jensen
16:30-18:00 Pre-party with live Jazz music and beer/soft drinks outside "Stakladen" (weather permitting) otherwise in the "Mogens Zielerstuen"
18:00-01:00 Dinner, party, lounge music, DJ Lotte and fireworks at Stakladen

Entertainment

by "Denmark's funniest waiters" from Cafe Kølbert

Fireworks

During the party at Stakladen, there will be fireworks.

Poster from the Annual Meeting