PHASAGE

PhasAGE – Excellence Hub on Phase Transitions in Aging and Age-Related Disorders

phasage international conference

Phase transitions in aging and age-related diseases

12-14 OCTOBER 2021

Virtual Conference

FULL PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.

EARLY REGISTRATION OPEN: 21 JUNE 2021 | REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 30 SEPTEMBER 2021 

DESCRIPTION

The PhasAGE consortium invites you to participate in the I PhasAGE International Conference “Phase Transitions in Aging and Age-related Diseases” that will be held online from 12 to 14  October 2021. 

The conference will bring together members of the PhasAGE consortium and external speakers showcasing high impact achievements in the field of liquid-liquid phase separation in aging and late-onset diseases.

The scientific program includes a scientific symposium organized by the group of early stage researchers. Young researchers and junior postdocs will have access to a workshop in alternative careers in science.  

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Preliminary program 

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Keynote speakers

Simon Alberti (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, MPI-CBG, Germany)

Sheena Radford (Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, UK)

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Alf Honigmann (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany)

Donya Pakravan (VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology, Belgium)

Salvador Ventura (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain)

Serena Carra (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy)

Carlos Castañeda (Syracuse University, USA)

Gian Tartaglia (Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy)

Sonia Longhi  (Center for the National Scientific Research, France)

Clifford P. Brangwynne (Princeton University, USA)

Peter Tompa (VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology, Belgium)

Monica Fuxreiter (University of Padova, Italy)

Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle (Advanced Science Research Center, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA)

Huaiying Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

WORKSHOPS

workshop 1: alternative careers in science & round-table

This workshop is intended for early stage researchers and postdocs willing to explore alternative career paths in science. The workshop is limited to 25 attendees that will be selected based on a short motivation statement.

SPEAKERS:

Julie Greenfield (Head of Research, Ataxia-UK)

Anke Caßing (Principal in High-Tech Grunderfonds investment firm, Germany)

Pedro Resende (Life sciences researcher and co-founder and director of Chaperone platform, Portugal). 

workshop 2: WoRKSHOP Biotech

More information coming soon 

REGISTRATION FEES

Registration for this conference gives access to all scientific sessions, poster sessions, workshops and conference resources. A confirmation email will be sent after registration is completed. Registered participants will receive the full program with information and links to access the zoom meeting rooms one week prior to the event. 

REGISTRATION TYPE EARLY REGISTRATION

(21 JUNE - 31 July 2021)

REGULAR REGISTRATION

(1 August - 30 september 2021)

Academic
25 €
50 €
Non-academic
50 €
100 €

Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable.

ABSTRACT INFORMATION

The PhasAGE consortium welcomes all the participants to submit an abstract to present their work as a short talk or an e-poster. Please use the available abstract template and select the type of presentation in the form. 

The scientific committee will review the abstracts submissions and participants with selected abstracts will be notified three weeks prior to the conference.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPEN: 21 JUNE 2021 | ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 10 SEPTEMBER 2021

COMMUNICATION OF SELECTED ABSTRACTS: 17 SEPTEMBER 2021

ABSTRACT SHORT TALKS POSTERS
Each participant can submit only one abstract as first author.
A few of the submitted abstracts will be selected for short oral presentations
Poster presentations will have a selected morning session to promote ample time for discussion
Select the type of presentation in the abstract submission form.

ORGANIZING INSTITUTION

Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMC/i3S), University of Porto, Portugal

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Sandra Macedo-Ribeiro (IBMC/i3S, University of Porto, Portugal) 

Mónica Lopes-Marques  (IBMC/i3S, University of Porto, Portugal) 

Rita Vilaça (IBMC/i3S, University of Porto, Portugal) 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Sandra Macedo-Ribeiro (IBMC/i3S, University of Porto, Portugal) 

Elsa Logarinho (IBMC/i3S, University of Porto, Portugal) 

Reto Gassmann (IBMC/i3S, University of Porto, Portugal) 

Salvador Ventura (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain)

Peter Tompa (VIB-VUB, Belgium)

Ludo Van Den Bosch (VIB-VUB, Belgium)

Silvio Tosatto (University of Padova, Italy)

Monika Fuxreiter (University of Padova, Italy)

PhasAGE early stage researchers group (PhasAGE project)

Contact information
Email contact: phasageproject@i3s.up.pt 

Sponsors

Patronages

The Widespread Twinning PhasAGE is fully committed to gender balance by developing and supporting a diverse and inclusive community.