Speakers / Schedule / Program eBook

We have put together an exciting program for the 10th General meeting of the IPS which will present a wide array of topics addressing important issues in proteolysis.

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Jim Wells

Keynote Speaker

Jim Wells (website)

Departments of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, University of California at San Francisco, USA

Confirmed Program Speakers

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Leila Akkari (website)

The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Grant E. Blouse

Novo Nordisk A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Ashley Buckle (website)

Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Clayton, Australia

Tim Clausen (website)

Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, Austria

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Barbara Fingleton (website)

Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA

Regina Fluhrer (website)

Ludwig-Maximilians University & DZNE, Munich, Germany

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Ruth Geiss-Friedlander (website)

University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany

Jeanne Hardy (website)

University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

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Margarete Heck (website)

The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Christopher Heise 

Genentech, USA

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Benedikt Kessler (website)

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Rama Khokha (website)

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada

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Stefan Lichtenthaler (website)

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Munich, Germany

Catherine Moali (website)

Tissue Biology and Therapeutic Engineering Laboratory, University of Lyon – CNRS, Lyon, France

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David C. Schriemer (website)

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Alberta, Calgary, Canada

Nabil G. Seidah (website)

Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM), Montreal, Canada

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Kvido Strisovsky (website)

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Sin Urban (website)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA

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James Whisstock (website)

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Clayton, Australia

Michael C. Wiener (website)

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA

Schedule (updated 2017-10-29)

 Download final schedule outline

Speakers selected from submitted abstracts are currently being invited. Come back soon to see who will present a talk.


Friday 27 October 2017

   9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Training Workshops (University of Calgary)

   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch (University of Calgary)

   1:00 pm - 5:30/6:00 pm: Training Workshops (University of Calgary)

Saturday 28 October

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Banff & Lake Louise Tourism - Paul Zizka Photography

   9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Training Workshops (University of Calgary)

   12:00 pm: Lunch (takeout) / Travel to Banff

   12:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Registration / Check-in in Banff

   5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Opening remarks

   Keynote lecture: Dr. Jim Wells

   7:00 pm - midnight: Transportation to welcome function / Opening Dinner / Line Dancing (Brewsters BBQ)

Sunday 29 October

   7:00 am - 8:30 am: Vistas breakfast

   8:30 am - 10:20 am: Session 1 (chairs: Taisuke Tomita, Joanne Lemieux)

   RIP-Intramembrane Proteolytic SystemsSin Urban, Regina Fluhrer, Stephan Schilling, Sandra Paschkowsky, Laine Lysyk, Tetsuo Cai

   Coffee break

   10:40 am - 12:10 am: Session 2 (chairs: Bob Lazarus, James Whisstock)

   Proteolysis in Protein Quality Control and Proteostasis: Kvido Strisovsky, Tim Clausen, Gaelle Hogrel, Jeremy Mottram

   12:10 pm - 1:30 pm: Vistas lunch / IPS Council meeting (12:45 pm - 2 pm)

   2:00 pm - 3:50 pm: Session 3 (chairs: F. Xavier Gomis-Rüth, Jim Huntington)

   Protease Structure: Michael C. Wiener, Catherine Moali, F. Xavier Gomis-Ruth, Ed Sturrock, Karthik Nagappan Ramesh, Paul Hensbergen

   3:50 pm - 5:30 pm: Free time

   5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Vistas dinner

   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Session 4 (chairs: Marcin Drag, Jean-Bernard Denault)

   Protease mechansims: Jeanne Hardy, Ruth Geiss-Friedlander, Philipp Schulz, Seamus C. OBrien, Alexandre Desroches, Chia-yi Chen

Monday 30 October

   7:00 am - 8:30 am: Vistas breakfast

   8:30 am - 10:10 am: Session 5 (chairs: Galia Blum, Catherine Moali)

   Intracellular Proteases: Margarete Heck, Brett M. Babin, Cornelius Y. Taabazuing, Paulina Kasperkiewicz, Sabrina Sofia Burgener, Maria A. Parigiani

   Coffee break

   10:30 am - 12:10 pm: Session 6 (chairs: Bonnie Sloane, Christopher Peters)

   Cancer and Metastasis: Barbara Fingleton, Leila Akkari, Barbara Grünwald, Lena Hölzen

   12:10 pm - 1:30 pm: Vistas lunch

  1:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Free time (carpool to Hot Spring / Lake Louise)

   5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Vistas dinner

   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: The Novo Nordisk Poster Session (odd numbers)

Tuesday 31 October

   7:00 am - 8:30 am: Vistas breakfast

   8:30 am - 10:20 am: Session 7 (chairs: Ed Sturrock, Grant E. Blouse)

   Therapeutic InterventionDavid C. Schriemer, Nabil G. Seidah, Daniel Kirchhofer, Tamara Lah Turnsek, Lisa E.J. Douglas, Simon Law

   Coffee break

   10:40 am - 12:20 pm: Session 8 (chairs: Laura E. Edgington Mitchell, Nabil G. Seidah)

   Proteases in Diseases and DevelopmentChristopher Heise, James Whisstock, Antoine Dufour, Tatjana Bosnjak

   12:20 pm - 1:30 pm: Vistas lunch / New IPS Council meeting (12:45 pm - 2 pm)

   2:00 pm - 3:40 pm: Session 9 (chairs: Oliver Schilling, Chris Overall)

   Protease Systems BiologyStefan Lichtenthaler, Benedikt Kessler, Boris Turk, Ulrich auf dem Keller

   Coffee break

   4:00 pm - 5:30 pm: IPS Member Business Meeting / Elections / Travel Awards


   5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Vistas dinner

   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Halloween Poster Session (even numbers)Trick-or-treat! / Scary results allowed! / Bring a costume!

Wednesday 1 November

   7:00 am - 8:30 am: Vistas breakfast

   8:30 am - 10:20 am: Session 10 (chairs: Guy Salvesen, Jan Potempa)

   Proteases in Extracellular SpaceRama Khokha, Ashley Buckle, Dennis W. Wolan, Gilles Lalmanach, Megan Garland, Dimitra Bourboulia

   Coffee break

   10:40 am - 12:10 pm: Session 11 (chairs: Klaudia Brix, Matt Bogyo)

   New Technologies in Protease Inhibitor DevelopmentGrant E. Blouse, Anthony J. ODonoghue, Jan Konvalinka, Olivier Julien

   12:10 pm - 1:30 pm: Vistas lunch

   2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Introducing New IPS Council / IPS2019 Venue announcement

   IPS Lifetime Achievement Member LectureDr. Michael James, Dr. Motoharu Seiki

   3:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Free time

   7:30 pm - midnight: Gala dinner / Awards / Dance

Thursday 2 November

   7:00 am - 8:30 am: Vistas breakfast


Program eBook

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