Michael Ashburner Memorial Symposium
Churchill College, Storey's Way Cambridge CB3 0DS and online
To celebrate Michael’s memory and legacy, family, friends and colleagues are invited to a memorial event which will be held on Monday 06 November 2023 at Churchill College, Cambridge.
There will be an afternoon symposium reflecting on Michael’s enormous contributions to science, followed by a drinks reception. Attendees are also invited to join for a College dinner afterwards.
The Symposium will also be live-streamed (details can be found using the registration link).
12:30-13:30 – Registration and Sandwich Lunch
13:30-14:00 – Welcomes from:
- Genetics – Anne Ferguson-Smith
- EMBL-EBI – Rolf Apweiler
- Churchill – Ken Siddle
14:00-14:30 – Gerry Rubin, Janelia Farm Research Campus, The Fly Genome
14:30-14:50 – Steve Russell, Department of Genetics, Ecdysone & molecular genetics
14:50-15:10 – Ron Hill, University of Sydney, Structural Biology of Ecdsyone Receptors
15:10-15:30 – Suzanna Lewis, Gene Ontology
15:30-16:00 – Coffee
16:00-16:30 – Luis Teixeira, Católica Biomedical Research Centre & Instituto Gulbenkian, Wolbachia
16:30-17:00 – Graham Cameron, EMBL-EBI
17:00-17:30 – Thom Kaufman, Indiana University, FlyBase (Zoom)
17:30-18:00 – Comments from the floor and close
18:00-19:00 – Drinks Reception & display in the Archives Centre
19:30 – Dinner