Abstracts 2018

ABSTRACT: A ROLE FOR ALTERNATIVE SPLICING IN PLANT TOLERANCE TO ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS

We would like to present the abstract of our keynote speaker – Paula Duque – the Group Leader at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC). She, together with her group, uses arabidopsis as a model system and combines reverse genetics, physiology and biochemistry to investigate how plants perceive and respond to environmental cues at the molecular level.

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Abstracts 2018

ABSTRACT: ROLE OF PRO-INFLAMMATORY S100 PROTEINS IN NEURODEGENERATIVE AMYLOID DISEASE

We would like to present you the abstract of our another keynote speaker – Ludmilla Morozova-Roche – the professor in Medical Biophysics, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Umeå University, Sweden.

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The COINS

A Nobel Prize laureate in Vilnius University students’ conference

„Try to find out what interests you the most, if that challenge can truly take over your mind. If so, then try finding the best laboratory to solve your problem“ – an advice given to young scientists by professor Erwin Neher, a famous German biophysicist. In 1991 he was awarded with a Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine with professor Bert Sakmann for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells.

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Abstracts 2018

ABSTRACT: FULL-STACK SINGLE-CELL TRANSCRIPTOMICS PROVIDES A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF CANCER METASTASIS

We would like to present the abstract of our keynote speaker –  Juozas Nainys – PhD student, who is pursuing his degree in single-cell transcriptomics field at Vilnius university Life sciences center.

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Abstracts 2018

ABSTRACT: SYNAPSE ELIMINATION: THE MECHANISMS OF GLIAL-CELL-DEPENDENT SYNAPTIC PRUNING

We would like to present the abstract of our keynote speaker –  Urtė Neniškytė – who currently works as Marie Sklodowska Curie Experienced Researcher at the Department of Neurobiology and Biophysics of Life Science Center at Vilnius University, Lithuania.

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