IUBMB Jubilee Lecturers

Peer Bork, EMBL, Heidelberg
“Comparative Genome Analysis”
Given at the 44th meeting of the Canadian Biochemical Society
“From Genome to Structure and Function”
Alliston, Ontario, May 31 -June 3rd 2001

Sir John Maddox FRS
“What Remains to be Discovered”
Final address at the 2003 Miami Nature Biotechnology Winter Symposium
“50 Years On: From the Double Helix to Molecular Medicine”
February 2-5, 2003; Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A.

S Krishna, St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
“Membrane transporters of the malaria parasite as new drug targets”
Given at the meeting of the South African Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, “Molecules of Life”,
July 6-9, 2003, Pretoria, South Africa

Ron Kopito, Stanford University
“The role of the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway in protein folding and aggregation”
Given at the Fall symposium 2004 of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Biochemie en Moleculaire Biologie;
October 28, 2004, Amsterdam

Christopher K. Mathews, Oregon State University
“Protein-protein Interactions in DNA Precursor Biosynthesis”
Given at the XIXth Conference of the South African Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
January, 17, 2005 Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dame Louise Johnson, FRS
“Protein Kinase Substrate Recognition and Regulation”
Given at the 2005 Miami Nature Biotechnology Winter Symposium “Signal Transduction in Cancer”
February 2-5, 2005 Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
“microRNA Targets”
Given at the 2008 Miami Nature Biotechnology Winter Symposium “Regulatory RNA in Biology and Human Health”
February 2-6, 2008 Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Hermona Soreq, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
“Cholinesterase Modulations of Mammalian Stress and Anxiety Reactions”
Given at the 20th National Biochemistry Congress,
October 29 – November 1, 2008, Cappadocia, Turkey

Mathias Uhlèn, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
“A Human Protein Atlas for profiling cells, tissues and organs”
Given at the 14th European Congress on Biotechnology
September 13 – 16, 2009, Barcelona, Spain

Emma Whitelaw, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Australia
“Epigenetics and the determination of phenotype”
Given at the 2011 Miami Nature Biotechnology Winter Symposium “Epigenetics in Development and Disease”
February 6-9, 2011 Miami, Florida, USA

Johannes von Lintig, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
“ß-carotene as a unique pro-vitamin A”
Given at the Symposium on “New Developments in Carotenoids Research”
March 11 – 12, 2011, Boston, MA, USA

Michael Karin, University of California, San Diego, USA
“Metabolic stress and cancer: Common features of liver and pancreatic cancers”
Given at the 2013 Miami Winter Symposium on “The Molecular Basis of Metabolism and Nutrition”
February 10-13, 2013, Miami, Florida, USA

Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
“Compartmentalized and systemic control of tissue immunity by commensals”
Given at the 14th IUBMB Conference on “Host-microbe interactions”
November 17-20, 2013, Marrakech, Morocco

Bruce Alberts, University of California, San Francisco, USA
“Spreading Science throughout Society: A Challenge for the 21st Century”
Given at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Argentine Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
November 7-10, 2016, Cordoba, Argentina

Enrique Cadenas University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
“Brain energy metabolism and inflammation – Role of insulin resistance”
Given at the XIXth National Congress of the Portuguese Biochemical Society
December 8-10, 2016, Guimarães, Portugal

Mark von Itzstein, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
“Important considerations in targeting proteins associated with significant respiratory viruses”
Given at the Special IUBMB Meeting “Frontiers in Glycoscience: Host-pathogen interactions”
December 12-14, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan