10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 1: Protein homeostasis and disease

Chair

Professor Mark Wilson, University of Wollongong, AUS

Invited international speaker

Professor Christopher Dobson, University of Cambridge, UK
The amyloid state of proteins and its significance to human disease

Invited national speaker

Dr Victor Anggono , University of Queensland, AUS
The regulation of AMPA receptor trafficking by protein ubiquitination and its implication in Alzheimer’s disease

Speakers selected from abstracts

Dr Yann Gambin, University of New South Wales, AUS
Nanomolar oligomerization and selective co-aggregation of α-synuclein pathogenic mutants revealed by single-molecule fluorescence

Dr Priyanka Joshi, University of Cambridge, UK
Exploring the missing link between metabolite homeostasis and protein homeostasis

Associate Professor Vicky Lawson, University of Melbourne, AUS
Immunocytochemical evaluation of alpha-synuclein and dopamine transporter expression in cells of the myenteric plexus of MPTP induced Parkinson’s disease mice