International conference ‘Molecular Basis of Life’


From Sunday, September 24th to Wednesday, September 27th, 2017, the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM) hosted in the University of Bochum an international conference on the subject of ‘Molecular Basis of Life’. The congress has cover the entire spectrum of molecular biosciences with symposia on Chromatin and Gene Expression, Cell Signalling and Membrane Trafficking, Subcellular Organization, Molecular Machines, Molecular Mechanisms of Disease and Therapies and Emerging Methods - subjects that are studied in the Magneuron project. Among the many highlights presented, I like to mention that Gero Miesenböck/Oxford spoke on optogenetic in the brain in his Opening Lecture. On Monday 25th there was a special lunch session devoted to the topic entitled “Perspectives towards the control of the nervous system”.


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Efficient Innovation
Institut Curie
Keele University
Universitat Osnabruck
Ruhr Universitat Bochum
University of Birmingham