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03.07.19 - 05.07.19
Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, 199 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0QU

A Biochemical Society Scientific Meeting


Translation UK is an annual meeting for a research community interested in understanding the mechanisms and control of mRNA translation and its impact on disease, drug discovery, biotechnology and agriculture.


The meeting will:
  • Provide a forum for UK and European scientists working in this field to meet, exchange ideas and discuss opportunities for collaboration
  • Provide opportunities for junior researchers to present their work and engage with leaders in this research field

Translation is an essential and highly conserved process that affects every biological process. Due to the functional links between mRNA translation, RNA stability and localisation. Translation UK 2019 is also of interest to researchers in these fields.

Translation UK 2019 will cover a wide range of topics related to translation including: biochemistry of translation, mechanistic basis of regulation, upstream signal transduction cascades, genomic architecture, ribosome structure and function, structure of translation factors/complexes and regulatory factors (e.g. RNA-binding proteins), RNA modification, tRNA.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Nancy Standart, University of Cambridge
  • David Ron, University of Cambridge
  • Zosia Chrzanowska-Lightowlers, Newcastle University
  • Stephan Vagner, Institut Curie Research Centre
  • Zoya Ignatova, Universitat Hamburg

Further Details

For further information and to book, please visit the Biochemical Society website.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event is approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and may be counted as 51 CPD credits.

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