The Operon Model and its Impact on Modern Molecular Biology - 50th anniversary of the publication of

The "EMBO Workshop on the Operon Model and its Impact on Modern Molecular Biology" will be held at the Institut Pasteur May 17-20, 2011 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Operon theory.

The speakers including 7 Nobel laureates will trace the influence of this discovery on the way molecular biology has progressed in the last half century.

A number of distinguished scientists will review our present knowledge on gene expression control, epigenetics, stem cells and development, cell growth and division and systems biology among others.

Preferential fee until March 15, 2011 : 150 € (lunch included)

Further details: http://www.pasteur.fr/operon

Registration: http://www.pepss.com/gti/0361/GTI_361_PASTEUR_WEB/152/