8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Session 7: Stress response


Associate Professor Heath Ecroyd, University of Wollongong, AUS

Invited international speaker

Professor Linda Greensmith, University College London, UK
Treatment of mutant VCP mice with Arimoclomol is neuroprotective and ameliorates FTD and ALS pathology.

Speakers selected from abstracts

Dr Martin Engel, University of Wollongong, AUS
Novel nitroxides protect against oxidative stress-induced apoptosis and cytotoxicity in a patient-derived in vitro model of Alzheimer’s disease

Dr Benedetta Mannini, University of Cambridge, UK
The inflammatory response and the structure-activity relationship in aberrant protein oligomers

Dr Mourad Tayebi, Western Sydney University, AUS
Aggregation of metastable serum proteins in response to inflammation

Professor Leann Tilley, University of Melbourne, AUS
Target validation and identification of novel boronate inhibitors of P. falciparum proteasome

Dr Agata Rekas, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization, AUS
Studies of protein misfolding and chaperoning using neutron scattering