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The fascinating world of lysosomes

Scientific meeting to celebrate the 40-year research career of Emeritus Professor Michel Jadot

Catégorie : colloque/congrès
Date : 04/04/2024 08:30 - 04/04/2024 18:00
Lieu : UNamur, PA02 auditorium
Organisateur(s) : NARILIS

The endosomal and lysosomal system is a complex and highly dynamic network of compartments involved in many processes, including subcellular trafficking, macromolecule degradation as well as signaling. As a biologist and expert in subcellular fractionation methods, Michel Jadot has made remarkable contributions to the understanding of lysosomal function/dysfunction and how lysosomal proteins are targeted to lysosomes.

Join us as we celebrate Michel's 40-year research career and delve into the fascinating world of lysosomes with our five guest speakers. This one-day meeting will serve as a platform to showcase the latest advancements in the field and foster scientific exchanges among researchers. It will reflect the diverse facets of lysosomal research, from basic research to therapeutic applications.


Invited speakers

Peter LOBEL, Rutgers University, Piscataway, USA | Read more | "Exploring the cell with Michel:  mannose 6-phosphate, lysosomes, and beyond"

Eeva-Liisa ESKELINEN, University of Turku, Finland | Read more | "Deciphering the mysteries of the small GTPase Rab24"

Judith KLUMPERMAN, Utrecht University, The Netherlands | Read more | "Functional characterization of endo-lysosomal compartments by correlative microscopy"

Bruno GASNIER, Saints-Pères Paris Institute for the Neurosciences, Université de Paris, France | Read more | "A critical role of lysosomes during mammalian embryo development"

Wim ANNAERT, Laboratory for Membrane Trafficking, VIB Center for Brain & Disease Research, KU Leuven, Belgium | Read more | "Cell biology of presenilin/gamma-secretase: connecting APP metabolism to lysosomal homeostasis

Organizing committee

Marielle Boonen (UNamur, URPhyM), Alison Forrester (UNamur, URBC), Thierry Arnould (UNamur, URBC) & Pierre Morsomme (UCLouvain)

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