Meeting Prizes 2016

PRESENTATION PRIZES SPONSORED BY TRADE (Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors: Science Foundation Ireland; Peregrine Pharmaceuticals; Queens College of the City University of New York; Biosciences Ltd; Anachem Ltd; Brennan & Co., Ltd)

Selected oral presentation prize:      

Alice Wyse Jackson-(University College Cork, Ireland), PHOTORECEPTOR-MICROGLIAL CROSSTALK IN THE DEGENERATING RETINA: FRACKTALKINE-CX3CR1 SIGNALLING, Wyse Jackson AC, Roche SL, Cotter TG, Cell Death and Disease Laboratory, Biosciences Institute, University College Cork, Ireland

Poster prizes (No order intended):

  1. Monica Vara- Perez- Poster prize winner (KU Leuven, Belgium) ,BNIP3 SUPPORTS MELANOMA AGGRESSIVENESS BY INHIBITING THE PROLYL HYDROXYLASES TARGETING HIF1A FOR DEGRADATION VIA ALTERED OUTPUT OF MITOCHONDRIAL METABOLITES, Hannelore MAES 1, Monica VARA-PEREZ1, Sarah VAN DINGENEN1, Alex VAN VLIET1, Patrizia AGOSTINIS1,1. Lab of Cell Death Research and Therapy, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Campus Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Belgium
  2. Sebastian Bittner- Poster Prize Winner (University Hospital of Regensburg, Germany) MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF DEATH RECEPTOR 3 SIGNALING. Sebastian Bittner, Martin Ehrenschwender, Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Hygiene; University Hospital of Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauss-Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
  3. Anna Gorelick Ashkenazi- Poster Prize Winner (Weizmann Institute, Israel) LINKING CASPASES AND CELL MIGRATION AND INVASION IN DROSOPHILA. Gorelick-Ashkenazi A, Weiss R, Florentin A, Dweik D, Arama E. Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  4. Joselyn Landazuri Vinueza-Poster Prize Winner (Queens College of CUNY, USA) DIFFERENT SEROTYPES OF DENGUE PERSISTENTLY INFECT MAMMALIAN KIDNEY CELLS AND USE THE NS4A PROTEIN TO UPREGULATE AUTOPHAGY THROUGH AN ATM KINASE-DEPENDENT PATHWAY Landazuri Vinueza, S Ghosh Roy, N Zali, E Datan , A Ramnauth, R A Lockshin, and Z Zakeri, Department of Biology, Queens College and Graduate Center of the CUNY

Travel fellowship (Richard A Lockshin support for students):

Ishmael Obaidi, SBBS, Ireland, CURCUMIN SENSITIZES RENAL CARCINOMA CELLS TO TRAIL INDUCED APOPTOSIS, Obaidi I, and McMorrow T. Renal Disease Research Group, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, University College Dublin,