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Please join us for this exciting Symposium, which has an expert line up of international speakers.

Registration is free.

Please email inspired@nuigalway.ie before 11th April to register.


Symposium Schedule:

Wednesday 18th April, Biomedical Sciences, NUI Galway

09:00-10:00         Registration, Tea & Coffee

10:00-10:05         Welcome (Afshin Samali)

10:05-10.35         Susan Logue (NUI Galway)

Targeting the IRE1 signalling axis in Breast Cancer

10:35-11:05         Sanjeev Gupta (NUI Galway)

Role of UPR in endocrine therapy resistance in hormonal breast cancer

11.05-11.45         Michael McDermott (Leeds)

A new classification for systemic inflammatory disorders-from autoinflammation to                     autoimmunity

11.45-12.10         Shane Deegan (NUI Galway)

IRE1 as a potential target in Inflammation

12:10-13:00         Béatrice Bailly Maitre (INSERM, Nice)

Targeting IRE1 in Steatohepatitis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma: a promising                                    therapeutic strategy.

13:00-14:00         Lunch (ILAS foyer)

14:00-14:40         Serge Manié (INSERM, Lyon)

Sustained Hexosamine pathway upon low glucose maintains EGFR signaling in lung                      tumors

14:40-15:30         Eric Chevet (INSERM, Rennes)

Anterior Gradient proteins: Endoplasmic Reticulum Resident foldases with                                      extracellular roles

15:30-15.50         Chetan Chintha (NUI Galway)

Structure-Based Discovery of New Small Molecule Modulators of the UPR

15:50-16:10         Coffee

16:10-17:00         Claudio Hetz (University of Chile, Santiago)

ER stress and cell fate in neurodegenerative diseases