Andrew Bowie 

School of Biochemistry and Immunology Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

“Sensing and signalling in anti-viral innate immunity” 


Stefan Knapp

Nuffield Dept. Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom 

“Selective targeting of protein kinases using parallel screening and large scale structural comparison” 


Hamid Bolouri 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, United States

“Making the most of personal genomics in medicine” 


Ajay Chawla 

Stanford University School of Medicine, United States

“Immune Determinants of Metabolism and Regeneration” 


Francesca Ciccarelli 

European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy

“Genomic Instability and the Evolution of Cancer” 


Tobias Stuwe 

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany

“The FACT Complex is a Multi Histone Chaperone-containing Chromatin Reorganization Complex”


Thomas Rattei 

Department of Computational Systems Biology, University of Vienna, Austria

“In silico interpretation of microbial (meta-) genomes and its improvement through proteomic data”


Barbara Kazmierczak

Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT, United States

“The cost of virulence: Innate immune re– cognition of the type 3 secretion system of Pseudomonas aeruginosa” 

Roderick L. Beijersbergen 

The Netherlands Cancer Institute; Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

“The RNAi strategy in target identification: Hitting cancer where it hurts most!”