The Evolving Concept of Mitochondria: From Symbiotic Origins to Therapeutic Opportunities

Страна: США

Город: Cold Spring Harbor

Тезисы до: 15.09.2018

Даты: 18.10.18 — 21.10.18

Область наук: Биологические;

Е-мейл Оргкомитета: meetings@cshl.edu

Организаторы: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

 

 

Since it was first observed within cells at the end of the nineteenth century, our bacterial endosymbiont, the mitochondrion, has been interrogated from many perspectives.  Initially described as a cytoplasmic structure, then as the source of energy, later an organismal entity, and recently a component of many diseases, the multi-faceted mitochondrion has engendered fascination from a broad spectrum of physical, chemical, biological, and medical perspectives.  

What is this cell-within-a-cell? Where did it come from? What is its relevance to our health and well being? How will mitochondrial knowledge affect the future?  These are the questions we hope to discuss in this stimulating meeting of modern mitochondriacs who will discuss past, current state and future prospects through their important contributions to the field.

The meeting on The Evolving Concept of Mitochondria: From Symbiotic Origins to Therapeutic Opportunities will begin at 7:00 PM on Thursday, October 18th and conclude Sunday, October 21st at 4:30 PM.

Topics:

    Mitochondrial Biology, Bioenergetics, Biogenesis and Disease
    The Origins of the Organelle
    Complex I - from Structure to Disease
    Mitochondrial DNA: Structure, Function and Inheritance
    Mitochondrial Expression System and Proteome
    Mitochondrial Protein Import Systems and Metabolic Transporters
    Mitochondrial Diseases, Past and Present
    Mitochondrial Regulation of Metabolism
    Mitochondria, Calcium Signaling and Cell Death
    Mitochondrial Dynamics and Quality Control
    Novel Approaches to Mitochondrial Therapy
    Preserving the History of Mitochondria Research

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