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  • science news "Molecular Brain" seminar January 22

    The seminar will take place on January 22 at 16:00 in the Minor hall. Professor Leonard Khiroug from the University of Helsinki (Finland) will talk about the "awake microscopy" methodology utilized for high-resolution brain imaging. Everyone is cordially invited.

  • science news Lecture by Prof. Zhang Shuguang «The QTY Code: A tool for designing detergent-free membrane proteins» December 24, 2018 (This event is over)

    Prof. Zhang Shuguang from MIT will deliver a lecture entitled «The QTY Code: A tool for designing detergent-free membrane proteins». Date and time: Mon 24 December 2018 15:00. Location: Conference hall at 3rd floor BON IBCh.

  • science news Lecture by Prof. Igor Roninson: «CDK8/19: a druggable mediator of transcriptional reprogramming» December 17, 2018 (This event is over)

    Prof. Igor Roninson from University of South Carolina will deliver a lecture entitled «CDK8/19: a druggable mediator of transcriptional reprogramming». Date and time: Mon 17 December 2018 11:00. Location: Conference hall at 3rd floor BON IBCh.

  • science news Christmas meeting on neuroscience December 13, 2018 (This event is over)

    The meeting will take place on December 13 at 11:00 in the Minor hall. Talks will be presented by scientists from Russia, Canada, Finland, and Germany; the program is available on the IBCh website. Everyone is cordially invited.

  • science news Russian-Israeli Mini-Symposium on Molecular Neurobiology November 19, 2018 (This event is over)

    The symposium will take place on November 19 at 10:00 in the Minor hall. Talks will be presented by scientists from Russia and Israel; the program is available on the IBCh website. Everyone is cordially invited.

  • science news Marcus Conrad lecture "Ferroptosis: mechanisms and pharmacological amenability" October 15, 2018 (This event is over)

    Monday, October 15th, 15:00, Small Hall, Marcus Conrad (Institute of Developmental Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum München) will give a talk "Ferroptosis: mechanisms and pharmacological amenability".

  • conferences International conference "Biomembranes - 2018" at MIPT October 1–5, 2018 (This event is over)

    Dear Colleagues! We are very pleased to invite you to participate in the International Conference “BIOMEMBRANES 2018”, which will be held on October 1-5, 2018 at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Dolgoprudny, Moscow region, Russia.

  • ys-ad Michael Gütschow lecture "Design and Synthesis of Novel Peptidomimetics as Inhibitors of Human Proteases" September 7, 2018 (This event is over)

    On Friday, September 7 at 14:00 in the Small Hall, the General Seminar of the IBCh RAS will be held. The lecture will be delivered by prof. Michael Gutchev from Bonn University, Germany.

  • science news Seminar «Nutritional and pharmaceutical applications of bioactive compounds in plants» August 6, 2018 (This event is over)

    Dear colleagues, We invite you to the public seminar of Shela Gorinstein, Professor of Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It will take place on August 6 at 11 AM, in the conference hall on the 5th fl., IBCH RAS. The topic of the seminar is: «Nutritional and pharmaceutical applications of bioactive compounds in plants».

  • science news The lecture by prof. Chandi C. Mandal Cancer biology basics. An intriguing link between cholesterol and tumorigenesis August 2, 2018 (This event is over)

    Thursday, 2 august, 15-00.Seminar room, bld. 34, stage 5.   Chandi C. Mandal, PhD Associate Professor and Head Department of Biochemistry School of Life Sciences Central University of Rajasthan Dr. Mandal’s research interests: Finding the underlying molecular mechanism for cholesterol-induced cancer growth and Metastasis Investigating the molecular mechanism involved in cancer microcalcification and its prevention strategy Investigating the target identification for cold-mediated tumorigenesis Study for preventing mutation in mutation prone zones in cancer genome Identification of bioactive secondary metabolites for prevention of cancer metastasis   Part 1. Cancer biology basics (15-00) Part 2. An intriguing link between cholesterol and tumorigenesis (15-40) Obesity, diabetes and hormonal imbalance have been linked with cancer incidence and/or mortality. Several findings have focused on high cholesterol as a cancer driving intrinsic factor. Although, this link has not yet been established well. This study aimed to find out whether elevation of cellular cholesterol promotes tumorigenesis. Our nationwide statistical analyses found an existence of positive correlation between cancer mortality rate and total average serum cholesterol of the population of a country. This positive relationship was also noticed in various anatomical site-specific cancers including thyroid, breast, ovary and others, except liver and cervical cancers. Moreover, tumor sample study found the higher expressions of cellular cholesterol regulatory genes (e.g. HMGCoR, LDLR) and elevated level of cholesterol in malignant breast cancer tissues as compared to benign tissues. Cell culture study documented that treatment of breast cancer cells with cholesterol increased cell proliferation and migration of breast cancer cells. Whereas, cholesterol depleting MBCD inhibited cell proliferation, EMT and stemness in breast cancer cells.