System function and dysfunction, biochemistry beyond cells
Key words: biological clocks, gene therapy, embryogenesis, organogenesis, innate immunity, immune responses, inflammation, disease processes, ageing, cancer, plants, molecular medicine, neurodegeneration, parasitology, plant pathology, nutrition, cell division differentiation and death, cardiovascular disease, developmental biology, diabetes, matrix structure, tissue engineering.
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Chair: Lisa Chakrabarti
University of Nottingham, UK
Keywords: ageing, brain, mitochondria, neurodegeneration, purkinje cell, cerebellum, ataxia, photoreceptor, retina, proteomics, lipidomics, mitophagy, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, comparative biology
University of Oxford, UK
Keywords: bioinformatics, genomics, epigenomics, systems biology, neurological diseases
Queen’s University Belfast
Keywords: Endothelial cell dysfunction, diabetes, cell reprogramming, stem cells, cardiovascular disease, cell signalling, mRNA splicing
Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, UK
Keywords: obesity and associated co-morbidities, nutrition, gene regulation, nutrigenomic, antioxidants, natural products, oxidative stress, adipokines
Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom
Keywords: bacterial pathogenesis, membrane proteins, macrophages, cystic fibrosis, antibiotic resistance, lipopolysaccharide, peptidoglycan, autophagy, phagocytosis, intracellular bacteria
Aston University, UK
Keywords: ageing, chronic kidney disease, oxidative stress, mitochondria, neurodegeneration, Alzheimer’s disease, lipidomics, nutrition, monocytes, neutrophils