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Past lectures

Past NCCR TransCure Lectures

Date, PlaceFieldSpeakerTitleHost
09.11.2017
Bern
PhysiologyMilena BellinCardiomyocytes from human pluripotent stem cells for studying cardiac arrhythmia and for drug screeningH. Abriel
01.11.2017
Bern
PhysiologyPaula Nunes-HaslerConnecting the dots: Exploring ER-phagosome membrane contact sites during antigen cross-presentationC. Peinelt
25.10.2017
Bern
Drug DesignDennis DoughertyChemistry in the Brain:  Understanding the Nicotine ReceptorJ.-L. Reymond
23.10.2017
Bern
BiologyCesare IndivieriAn intriguing example of amino acid transporter, LAT1: The "LATest" findings on structure/function relationships and relevance to human healthD. Fotiadis
14.09.2017
Bern 
BiologyLaura Soucek

Targeting the undruggable: inhibiting Myc in cancer

R.-P. Charles
08.09.2017
Bern
Drug DesignChristopher Fowler

The endocannabinoid system - cellular regulation and dysfunction in cancer

J. Gertsch
21.06.2017
Bern
PhysiologyArmagan KocerUnderstanding and controlling the functioning of ion channels: from physiology to nanomedicineC. Peinelt
22.05.2017
Bern
BiologyThomas StocknerNeurotransmitter transporters under the microscope: ligands, structures, and function D. Fotiadis
10.04.2017
Bern
BiologyYoel SadovskyNovel antiviral Signals at the Maternal-Placental-Fetal Communication InterfaceC. Albrecht
30.03.2017
Bern
Drug DesignVittorio LimongelliEstimating Ligand/Protein and Protein/Protein Binding Free Energy and KineticsH. Abriel
24.03.2017
Bern
Special Lecture in EntrepreneurshipMark Wilson

Don't let the tail wag the dog!"


NCCRs TransCure, RNA&Disease, PlanetS
01.03.2017
Zürich
BiologyAnant Menon

Molecular Mechanism of Lipid Scrambling by Opsin

R. Dutzler
23.02.2017
Bern
PhysiologyLaura Lucia Prieto GodinoTales of an ionotropic olfactory receptor: The surprising evolutionary trajectory of a pseudogene”H. Abriel
19.01.2017
Bern
BiologyPatrick MehlenThe Dependence Receptor Paradigm: When a bizarre cell biology pathway meets clinicR.-P. Charles
25.11.2016
Bern
PhysiologyJutta EngelWhat the ear and auditory pathway tell us about the functions of alpha2delta Ca2+ channel subunitsC. Peinelt
18.11.2016
Bern
PhysiologyBin QuWhen immune killer cells meet their targetsC. Peinelt
08.11.2016
Zürich
BiologyDirk SlotboomMechanisms of cobalamin uptakeK. Locher
21.10.2016
Bern
PhysiologyJeanne NerbonneIntracellular Fibroblast Growth Factors (iFGFs): Novel Regulators of Neuronal ExcitabilityH. Abriel
22.09.2016
Bern
BiologyUwe SchlattnerMitochondrial NM23-4/OPA1 complexes in membrane dynamics and cardiolipin-supported mitophagy signalingM. Hediger
14.09.2016
Bern
BiologyAvner SchlessingerStructure-based drug discovery for cancer metabolism transportersD. Fotiadis
04.07.2016
Bern
PhysiologyJonathan LedererTugging at the heartstrings: Surprising heart discoveriesH. Abriel
20.06.2016
Bern
PhysiologyA. MeredithBig Time for BK: Mechanisms of Circadian Rhythm in Neuronal ActivityH. Abriel
09.05.2016
Bern
BiologyKlaas M. PosHow multidrug efflux pump AcrB recognizes multiple drugsD. Fotiadis

21.03.2016
Bern

PhysiologyWill BrackenburyVoltage-gated sodium channels: novel targets for cancer therapy?H. Abriel
15.03.2016
Zürich
BiologyRichard CallaghanInching closer to a molecular mechanism for multidrug transport by P-glycoprotein?K. Locher
29.01.2016
Zürich
BiologyChristopher MillerA weird ion channel for a weird ion: Fluoride resistance in microorganismsR. Dutzler
07.12.2015
Bern
BiologyRaimund DutzlerStructural basis for cellular iron uptake by the SLC11/NRAMP family of transport proteinsHugues Abriel
20.11.2015
Bern
PhysiologyHans Beat HadornCystic fibrosis: Transport of anions in different organs, clinical observations, pathophysiology and therapyMatthias Hediger
13.11.2015
Bern
BiologyMaria-Clemencia HernandezThe GABAA 5 receptor subtype: A target for novel medicinesJürg Gertsch
11.11.2015
Bern
Drug DesignCristina NevadoChallenging Targets, Unique Binding Modes: Novel Strategies Against CancerJean-Louis Reymond
28.09.2015
Bern
PhysiologyNicole SchmittRole of the potassium channel Kv7.1 in insulin secretionHugues Abriel
22.09.2015
Bern
PhysiologyRajesh ThakkerNew insights in calcium regulation: G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) signalling and traffickingDaniel Fuster
22.09.2015
Bern
PhysiologyJean-Pierre MontaniPathogenesis of arterial hypertension - Guytons hypothesis revisitedDaniel Fuster
14.09.2015
Bern
BiologyAndrea BrüggemannNew technologies to study ion channels and transportersHugues Abriel
18.06.2015
Bern
BiologyHenriette Meyer zu SchwabedissenThe interplay of nuclear receptors and drug transporters – and beyondSven Rottenberg
10.06.2015
Bern
PhysiologyOrson MoeNovel insights into renal acid-base transport in the metabolic syndromeDaniel Fuster
04.06.2015
Bern
BiologyJana KuschPatch-clamp fluorometry – Binding and gating in ligand-gated ion channelsJürg Gerstch
03.06.2015
Zürich
BiologyDavid DrewEstablishing the molecular mechanisms of solute-carrier (SLC) transporters: from snapshots to moviesKaspar Locher
28.05.2015
Zürich
Drug DesignKarl-Heinz AltmannTotal synthesis and biological exploration of macrocyclic natural productsJean-Louis Reymond
20.05.2015
Bern
Drug DesignWolfgang JahnkeContributions of Structural Biology to Drug DiscoveryJean-Louis Reymond
11.05.2015
Bern
BiologyManuel PalacinHeteromeric amino acid transporters: animal and structural modelsDimitrios Fotiadis
27.03.2015
Bern
Drug DesignAnna HirschExploring lead-identification strategiesJean-Louis Reymond
26.03.2015£
Bern
Drug DesignGisbert SchneiderFrom models to molecules by designJean-Louis Reymond
18.03.2015
Bern
Drug DesignHolger GohlkeAnalyzing biomacromolecules as frameworks: How (changes in) protein flexibility influence(s) molecular recognitionJean-Louis Reymond
11.03.2015
Bern
Drug DesignLuc PatinySwiss-knife for chemists in the web-browserJean-Louis Reymond
17.11.2014
Bern
--Philippe KrebsPeptide transport (SLC15A4) and antigen processingMatthias Hediger
10.11.2014
Bern
--Martin McMahonThe role of oncogenic BRAF in tumor initiation, cancer progression and pathway-targeted therapyRoch-Philippe Charles
30.07.2014 
Bern
--Donald HilgemannMassive endocytosis, mitochondrial signaling & the sodium pumpMatthias Hediger
23.05.2014
Bern
--Etienne MeylanSignaling and metabolic pathways in non-small cell lung cancerRoch-Philippe Charles

28.04.2014
Bern

--Baruch KannerMechanism of Sodium-Coupled Neurotransmitter TransportDimitrios Fotiadis
18.09.2013
Zürich
--Lutz SchmittThe Initial Steps in a Type I Secretion SystemKaspar Locher
02.04.2013
Bern
--Norman SaundersTransport Mechanisms in the developing choroid plexusMatthias Hediger 
10.07.2012
Bern
--Krzysztof PalczewskiMendelian Genetics & Complex Genetic Traits that Cause Blinding Diseases: From Structures to DrugsDimitrios Fotiadis