Cancer and Metabolism 2013

Start date
June 24, 2013
End date
June 25, 2013
Venue
De Rode Hoed
Location
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Topics

-Introduction to metabolic pathways and metabolism
-Metabolic alterations and adaptations of cancer cells
-Identifying and exploiting metabolic vulnerabilities of cancer
-Metabolic signaling
-Advanced technologies in cancer and metabolism

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Meeting chairs
Eyal GottliebKaren Vousden (The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, UK), and Christian Frezza (Hutchinson/MRC Research Centre, UK)

 

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We are delighted to send our congratulations to Ubiquitin and Autophagy chair, Ivan Dikic (Goethe University, Germany) who is to receive the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2013 for his work in decrypting the Ubiquitin code.

 

Invited speakers' - recently published articles

Serine is a natural ligand and allosteric activator of pyruvate kinase M2. 
Chaneton B, Hillmann P, Zheng L, Martin AC, Maddocks OD, Chokkathukalam A, Coyle JE, Jankevics A, Holding FP, Vousden KH, Frezza C, O'Reilly M, Gottlieb E.
Nature. 2012 Nov 15;491(7424):458-62. doi: 10.1038/nature11540. Epub 2012 Oct 14. 

Serine starvation induces stress and p53 dependent metabolic remodeling in cancer cells

Maddocks ODK, Berkers CR, Mason SM, Zheng L, Blyth K, Gottlieb E, Vousden KH. 
Nature. 2013 Jan 24;493(7433):542-6. doi: 10.1038/nature11743. Epub 2012 Dec 16.

 

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Description

In the past few years the field of cancer metabolism has moved into the spotlight of cancer research and into the heart of the bio-industrial world.

In this workshop we will cover the field of cancer metabolism extensively, and discuss the link between cell signalling and metabolism, as well as metabolic adaptations of cancer cells to autonomous proliferative demands and environmental stresses. We are bringing together leading researchers in the cancer metabolism field in hopes of generating a vibrant scientific and social atmosphere to allow for informal interactions among participants.