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Targeting to the endoplasmic reticulum – tail-anchored proteins and beyond

Special Interest Symposium

Saturday, 10 September, 10:00-17:00
Room: Stamitzsaal (level 2)

This symposium is organised by Prof. Blanche Schwappach - Chair of Biochemistry, Department of Molecular Biology, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, DE

Please note that participants wishing to attend the special interest symposium must register to attend The EMBO Meeting - day passes for Saturday 10 September are available. Conference registration is now open. Early deadline is 8 June. You can select this symposium in the "additional events" section on the form and email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Talks by TAMPting project members
9:30-10:00 Mount Posters
Nica Borgese – CNR, IT. Keynote lecture: Tail-anchored protein biogenesis: the Get3/TRC40 pathway and beyond
Stephen High - University of Manchester, UK: Mislocalized membrane protein degradation and tail-anchored protein biogenesis – two sides of the same coin?

Followed by external speakers:

11:15 Christopher Grefen - University of Tübingen, DE: Genetic analysis of the GET pathway in plants
Ralph Kehlenbach – University of Göttingen, DE:Targeting of tail-anchored proteins to the inner nuclear membrane
Short talks:
12:15 Daniela Vitali - University of Tübingen, DE: The GET machinery is involved in mistargeting of mitochondrial proteins to the ER
Fabio Vilardi - University of Göttingen, DE: Mice lacking WRB reveal differential targeting requirements of tail-anchored proteins in vivo
13:00 - 14:00 Break
14:00 - 16:00 Poster session with TAMPting network PhD students and any external participants that would like to present**

 The research leading to these results has received funding from the People Programme (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013/ under REA grant agreement n° [607072]. See for further details.
Funded by the European Union
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