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    6th HKU-Pasteur Cell Biology Course

    Course Date: 16 Mar 2014

    for Research Postgraduate Students (MPhil and PhD)

    Programme (last update 05/03/2014) / Public Lectures

    DATE:

    16 - 28 March 2014

    TOPIC:

    CYTOSKELETAL DYNAMICS IN CELL DIVISION AND MOTILITY

    The focus of the 6th HKU-Pasteur Cell Biology course will emphasize technical and conceptual aspects of cell division, motility and migration in health and disease. The program of the 2014 course will call on a panel of experts to review cell division and mitosis during the first week, whereas the second module will be centered on cell migration and tumor invasion. At the end of the course students will be able to attend a conference on “Advances in live cell and intravital imaging in biomedicine” sponsored by the Croucher Foundation.

    DIRECTORS:

    Roberto BRUZZONE, HKU-Pasteur Research Pole
    Philippe CHAVRIER, Institut Curie
    George TSAO, University of Hong Kong

    LECTURERS:

    • Roberto BRUZZONE, Hong Kong
    • Philippe CHAVRIER, France
    • Arnaud ECHARD, France
    • Sandrine ETIENNE-MANNEVILLE, France
    • Peter FRIEDL, The Netherlands
    • Chuanhai FU, Hong Kong
    • Fanni GERGELY, UK
    • Helder MAIATO, Portugal
    • Andrea MUSACCHIO, Germany
    • Jim NORMAN, UK
    • Randy POON, Hong Kong
    • Phong TRAN, France
    • George TSAO. Hong Kong
    • Danijela VIGNJEVIC, France
    • Roberto WEIGERT, USA

    REGISTRATION:

    Candidates are invited to download course and travel application forms.

    Please return all completed forms, including two letters of recommendation to hku-pasteur@hku.hk.

    Accommodation (on sharing twin basis) and food (canteen-style) will be provided.
    Travel fellowships (up to 5) will be awarded to the best non-Hong Kong residents.

    The course (MMPH6175) is included in the coursework curriculum for research postgraduate studies of the University of Hong Kong.

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 17 January 2014

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

    Anne LI at +852 2831 5516 or hku-pasteur@hku.hk.
    Check www.hkupasteur.hku.hk for programme updates.

    6th HKU-Pasteur Cell Biology Course