9th International Conference on

the Hsp90 Chaperone Machine

October 17 to 21, 2018; in Leysin, Switzerland

Organizers: Didier Picard and Johannes Buchner

(with assistance this time from an advisory committee with

Olivier Genest, Mehdi Mollapour, Ritwick Sawarkar, Patricija van Oosten-Hawle)

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Biochemistry and biophysics; structure; ATPase cycle; co-chaperones; substrates and substrate recognition; posttranslational regulation; Hsp90 isoforms in organelles and in the secretory pathway; Hsp90 for protein and genome homeostasis; Hsp90omics; secreted Hsp90; Hsp90 in prokaryotes and various pathogens; model organisms; Hsp90 in cancer, neurodegenerative and other diseases; Hsp90 as drug target; Hsp90 probes; clinical trials.

Invited speakers

David Agard (UCSF), Laura J. Blair (University of South Florida), Stephanie Diezmann (University of Bath), Brian C. Freeman (University of Illinois), Olivier Genest (CNRS-Marseille), Dan Gewirth (University at Buffalo), Timothy Haystead (Duke University), Walid Houry (University of Toronto), Thorsten Hugel (University of Freiburg), Wei Li (University of Southern California), Gergely Lukacs (McGill University), Matthias P. Mayer (ZMBH), Mehdi Mollapour (SUNY-Syracuse), Len Neckers (NCI), Paola Picotti (ETH), Chris Prodromou (University of Sussex), Christine Queitsch (University of Washington), Stefan Rüdiger (University of Utrecht).

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