Organization
Prof. Bernard C. Rossier
rossier@jeantet.ch

Secretariat:
Ms Marie-Madeleine
Cuenat
+41 22 704 36 41
cuenat@jeantet.ch

Webmaster: morard@jeantet.ch

Louis-Jeantet
Foundation
Chemin Rieu 17
P.O. Box 270
1211 Geneva 17
Switerland
Phone
+41 22 704 36 36
Fax
+41 22 704 36 37


   
Tuesday October 23, 2012
 
13:00 Welcome desk
14:15

Bernard Rossier, Chairman of the Symposium Organizing Committee, Secretary of the Louis-Jeantet Foundation Scientific Committee

Welcome address

14:20

Dominique Soldati-Favre , Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Opening

 
SESSION 1 : INFECTION BIOLOGY

Chairperson:      Pascale Cossart, Institut Pasteur, Paris (France),

                        2008 Louis-Jeantet prize-winner                         
Co-chairperson: Patrick Linder, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

14:30 David W. Holden
Imperial College, London (UK)
Intracellular biology of Salmonella
15:00 Gisou van der Goot
School of Life Sciences, EPFL, Lausanne (Switzerland)
Dissecting the entry route of Anthrax toxin
15:30 Jörg Vogel
University of Würzburg (Germany)
Small RNAs in bacterial pathogens
16:00 Coffee break
16:30

Raphael H. Valdivia
Duke University Medical Center, Durham (USA)
NextGen approaches to tackle "genetically intractable"

   microbial systems

17:00

Jorge E. Galán
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven (USA)
Interaction of Salmonella with host cells: type III   

   secretion in action

17:30 Guillaume Duménil
Inserm, Centre for Cardiovascular Research (PARCC), Paris (France)
Vascular colonization by Neisseria meningitidis
18:00

Pascale Cossart
Institut Pasteur, Paris (France), 2008 Louis-Jeantet prize-winner
Keynote Lecture - New concepts in host-pathogen

   interactions: lessons from Listeria

19:00 End of session 1
 
 
 
Wednesday October 24, 2012
 
08:00 Welcome desk
 
SESSION 2 : TOR SIGNALLING AND GROWTH/AGEING CONTROL

Chairperson:      Michael N. Hall, Biozentrum, University of Basel 

                         (Switzerland), 2009 Louis-Jeantet prize-winner
Co-chairperson: Martine Collart, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

08:30

Robbie Loewith
Faculty of Science, University of Geneva
Chemical and genetic interrogations of TOR signalling

   in yeast

09:00 Kun-Liang Guan
University of California, San Diego (USA)
The TOR pathway in cell growth and autophagy
09:30 Alex P. Gould
MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London (UK)
Nutrients and the relative growth of organs in Drosophila
10:00 Coffee break
10:30

Owen J. Sansom
The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow (UK)

mTOR signalling in murine models of colorectal cancer

11:00

Joseph A. Baur
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (USA)

TOR signalling, insulin, and ageing

11:30

David Stipp

Freelance science writer, Boston (USA)
Whither the anti-ageing quest ?

12:00

Michael N. Hall
Biozentrum, University of Basel (Switzerland), 2009 Louis-Jeantet prize-winner
Keynote Lecture - TOR signalling, from yeast to human

12:55 Bernard Rossier, Chairman of the Symposium Organizing Committee, Secretary of the Louis-Jeantet Foundation Scientific Committee
Closing address
13:00 End of the Symposium