Event Name Molybdenum Biochemistry: from neurodegeneration to synaptogenesis and blood pressure
Start Date 1st Oct 2014 12:00am
End Date
Duration N/A

As part of the lecture series organized by the Campus of Caparica, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa to celebrate the International Year of Crystallography, on October 2nd, Prof Guenter Schwarz is giving a lecture on Molybdenum Biochemistry: from neurodegeneration to synaptogenesis and blood pressure.

Professor Guenter Schwarz (Center for Molecular Medicine, Univ. Cologne, Germany) was born in 1970 in Suhl. He studied biology at the University of Szeged (Hungary) and Technical University of Braunschweig (Germany), where he also completed his Ph.D. and habilitation. From 2000-2001, he was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Molecular Medicine and Structural Biology, with Prof. Dr. Schindelin (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA). In 2005 he got appointed as Associate Professor for Biochemistry at University of Cologne. Since 2009 he is Full Professor for Biochemistry and Vice Chair of the Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne. Since 1995, Professor Schwarz has been honoured with numerous awards, notably the:-“Novartis-Preis” for therapy-related pharmacological research given by the German society of pharmacology and toxicology (in 2003);-“Max-von-Laue-Preis” for structural biology given by the German Society of Crystallography (in 2005);-“Horst-Bickel-Award” for the development of novel therapies in the field of inborn errors in metabolism given by Arbeitsgem. für Pediatrische Stoffwechselstörung (in 2009) and;-Innovation Award of the State North Rhine Westphalia for the development of a therapy to treat Molybdenum Cofactor deficiency (in 2010).

Read the abstract of the lecture at http://xtal.dq.fct.unl.pt/iycr2014/Speakers_files/Abstact-Schwarz-Sept2014.pdf

Location Caparica
Contact Ana Luisa Carvalho
URL http://xtal.dq.fct.unl.pt/iycr2014
Category lectures