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7th International Graz Symposium on Lipid and Membrane Biology

April 9-11, 2018  -  Graz, Austria
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General Information
Conference Dates and Venue
Program & List of Speakers
Registration
Abstract Submission
Social Program
Awards
Travel Information
Related Links
Organizing Committee & Scientific Board

 

 


General Information

Interdisciplinary research among Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Physiology, and Medicine has enabled significant progress in understanding the dynamics, function and dysfunction of biological membranes and lipid storage and mobilization, and the significance of these processes for human health and disease.

At the interface of basic bio-medical research, technological development and medical applications the cooperation initiative BioTechMed-Graz of the University of Graz, the Medical University of Graz, and Graz University of Technology aims at conducting shared research relating to health issues.

The 7th Graz Symposium is organized by BioTechMed-Graz and the SFB LIPOTOX. The SFB LIPOTOX is a networking program supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the City of Graz, and the County of Styria. It is supported by the PhD program "Molecular Enzymology".


Conference Dates and Venue

April 9-11, 2018

Conference venue
:
University of Graz - Meerscheinschlössl, Mozartgasse 3, 8010 Graz, Austria

 


Program

The program is available here.


List of Speakers (in alphabetical order)

Peter ARNER, Stockholm, Sweden
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine
Website

Abdelkarim ABOUSALHAM, Lyon, France
Université de Lyon, Institut de chimie et biochimie
Website

Alexander BARTELT, Boston, USA
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Website

Jörg Heeren, Hamburg, Germany
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Zentrum für Experimentelle Medizin
Website

Stephan HERZIG, Munich, Germany
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Website

Matthijs HESSELINK, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Maastricht University
Website

Dominique LANGIN, Toulouse, France
French Institute of Health and Medical Research
Website

Jun LIU, Arizona, USA
Mayo Clinic, Division of Endocrinology
Website

Susanne MANDRUP, Odense, Denmark
University of Southern Denmark, Departement of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Website


Mikael RYDEN,
Stockholm, Sweden
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine
Website

Kristina SCHOONJANS, Lausanne, Switzerland
Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, School of Life Science
Website

Patrick SCHRAUWEN, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Maastricht
University
Website

Tobias WALTHER, Boston, USA
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Website




Registration

Early registration: until February 28, 2018

Registration fee: 50 €

Late registration: between March 1 and April 3, 2018

Registration fee: 300 €

If you want to register after April 3, please contact us at the registration desk on site. Payment for registration is possible by credit card, (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners) immediate transfer or bank transfer. Click here for bank details. For credit card payment or immediate transfer option you will be guided through the registering process.


Link to Registration form.

If you have any questions, please contact Vanessa Csitkovits.



Abstract Submission

Young scientists will have the oppertunity to present a poster or to be selected for a short talk. Posters and talks will be selected from all submitted abstracts by the scientific board. A maximum number ob 25 posters will be accepted. Abstracts must be in English. The deadline for abstract submission was February 28, 2018. Please note that for organizational reasons no exceptions can be made concerning this deadline.



Social Program

Social evening and dinner on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:30 p.m.

We would like to cordially invite you to our social evening on Tuesday, April 8 starting at 6:35 p.m. The social evening will take place at the Aula at the University of Graz (Universitätsplatz 3, first floor). We kindly ask you to let us know via the online registration form (see link above) if you are going to participate. If you have signed up but your are not able to participate, please let us know by April 3 at the latest (vanessa.csitkovits@uni-graz.at). Cancellations after April 3 and staying away from the social evening have to be charged with 20 € per person.




Awards

3 Best Poster Awards and 1 Best Short Talk Award will be selected by the plenary speakers.


Travel Information

Valuable travel-related information is offered by Graz Tourism.
If you have any further questions or if you need assistance, please don't hesitate to contact Vanessa Csitkovits.


Related Links

Information on Graz, Styria, the universities participating in the SFB LIPOTOX and BioTechMed-Graz.

 


Schloßberg, City of Graz


Photo copyright: City of Graz, University of Graz

 



Organizing Committee & Scientific Board

Organizers:
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Zechner (Scientific Organizer)

Dr. Vanessa Csitkovits (SFB LIPOTOX Project Manager, SFB Congress Management)
MMag. Christina Prix
(Network Manager BioTechMed-Graz)

Scientific Board :
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Zechner (Speaker SFB LIPOTOX)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Günter Hämmerle
Prof. Dr. Christoph Binder
Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Fröhlich

Prof. Dr. Frank Madeo
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Monika Oberer

Prof. Dr. Michael Trauner


 


Participating Universities

 


Supported by:

   Sponsoren Symposium Graz 2016

 


 
  updated 12.01.2018

SFB LIPOTOX
Project Management: Vanessa Csitkovits, University of Graz, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Heinrichstrasse 31, A-8010 Graz, Austria

vanessa.csitkovits@uni-graz.at

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