7th International Meeting on Yeast Apoptosis (7th IMYA)

Venue: Meerscheinschlössl

Location: Graz, Austria

Event Date/Time: Sep 09, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 13, 2009
Registration Date: Jul 30, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 01, 2009
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This meeting will extend the tradition of six highly successful meetings devoted to this topic held in Austria, Slovakia, Portugal, United States, Czech Republic and Belgium during the past 7 years. The Meeting will begin on the evening of Wednesday, September 9th and conclude late in the morning on the Sunday 13th.

These sessions will cover a variety of topics, including:

Systems Biology of apoptosis
Mitochondrial apoptotic pathways
Caspase-dependent and independent apoptosis
Age-induced programmed cell death´
Alternative cell death forms (e.g. necrosis, autophagic death)
Yeast as a model for neurodegeneration
Targeting apoptosis in unicellular parasites and pathogenic fungi
Yeast as a model for lipotoxic cell death
Opportunities will be available for oral and poster presentations.