EMBO at BASEL LIFE 2018

EMBO at BASEL LIFE 2018

EMBO at BASEL LIFE 2018 will take place from the 11th to the 14th of September. The meeting will be entitled “Molecules in Biology and Medicine”. The molecular medicine theme will cover aging, cancer, inflammation, metabolic disorders, infection biology, the microbiota, neurodegenerative disease, sensory deficit and model organisms in disease.

Keynote speakers will be the Nobel laureate May-Britt Moser and cancer expert Jeffrey Engelman.Other distinguished speakers will include Yinon Ben-Neriah (Israel), Jens Brüning (Germany), Don Cleveland (USA), David Julius (USA), Regine Kahmann (Germany), Ruslan Medzhitov (USA), Peter O’Rahilly (UK), Shimon Sakaguchi (Japan), Philippe Sansonetti (France), Stephen Simpson (Australia), Charles Swanton (UK), and the yet-to-be announced 2018 Louis-Jeantet Prize laureates.

Another special highlight will be the opening ceremony at the Basel Museum of Fine Arts featuring an “Art and Science" dialogue between world renowned architect Jacques Herzog and Michael N. Hall discussing the origins of creativity and much more.