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Minisymposium: The Molecular Regulation of Water & Gas Transport Via Aquaporins in Cells

14 september, 2023, 09:30 - 12:00


Minisymposium at Uppsala University.

When: 09:30-12:00, 14th of September 2023

Where: Hall IV, Main University building, Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala

Keynote Lectures

Mark L. Zeidel, MD. Herrman L. Blumgart Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chairman, Department of Medicine

Walter F. Boron, MD. Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University

Bhanu P. Jena, Ph.D. George E. Palade University Professor, Department of Physiology, at Wayne State University School of Medicine

BACKGROUND: More than 30 years ago, the water transporting channel Aquaporin was discovered that bidirectionally transported water, the most abundant molecule in living organisms, through cellular membranes. In 2003 the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of the water channel was awarded to Peter Agre. Since then, much progress has been made in our understanding of the regulation of water transport through the aquaporin channel and its role also in the transport of gases. This mini symposium will help us appreciate these new advancements in the field. We are very proud to be able to invite three very well initiated colleagues from USA to elucidate us on this matter.

Warm Welcome!

Professor Jonas Bergquist
Inspector Equitandi

Uppsala University


14 september, 2023
09:30 - 12:00
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