011:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Session 5: Cellular and Organismal Proteostasis

Chair

Dr Justin Yerbury, University of Wollongong, AUS

Invited international speaker

Professor Richard Morimoto, Northwestern University, USA
Proteostasis networks and the heat shock response in aging and neurodegenerative disease

Speakers selected from abstracts

Dr Claire Stevens, University of Wollongong, AUS
Increased phosphorylated and insoluble tau in motor neuron disease

Dr Karen Stroobants, University of Cambridge, UK
Mitochondrial membrane protein misfolding and aggregation in S. cerevisiae as model system

Dr Natalie Spillman, University of Melbourne, AUS
A comparative investigation of proteasome inhibition by dihydroartemisinin in malaria parasites and mammalian cancer lines

Dr Prajwal Ciryam, Columbia University, USA
Tracking proteome metastability in conformational disorders inside and outside the nervous system

Dr Angela Laird, Macquarie University, AUS
Drugs that induce autophagy are protective for a transgenic zebrafish model of neurodegenerative disease