Frontiers of Science: Why so many ways to die?
Dr. Vishva M. Dixit, Genentech Inc., US
Why so many ways to die?
online event at 18:00
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Registration closes March 10th at 12:00
Students and early-career postdocs are welcome to share a virtual cup of coffee and discuss with Dr. Dixit after the seminar. This is a great possibility to learn hosting skills in friendly environment and create connections for future. Every student are welcome to join, in spite of which research group they belong to.
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Vishva M. Dixit is a Vice President of Physiological Chemistry at Genentech, Inc. His interests include cell death, NF-kB signaling, role of ubiquitin modification in disease pathogenesis, and characterizing regulatory complexes within the innate immune system, especially, the inflammasome. He is a Foreign Member of European Molecular Biology Organization, and a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. Additionally, he serves on the Boards of the Gates Foundation, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Keystone Symposia.
AD Gitlin, K Heger, AF Schubert, R Reja, D Yan, VC Pham, E Suto, … VM Dixit (2020) Integration of innate immune signalling by caspase-8 cleavage of N4BP1. Nature 587, 275-280
A Ndoja, R Reja, SH Lee, JD Webster, H Ngu, CM Rose, DS Kirkpatrick, … VM Dixit (2020) Ubiquitin Ligase COP1 Suppresses Neuroinflammation by Degrading c/EBPβ in Microglia. Cell 182 (5), 1156-1169. e12
N Kayagaki, VM Dixit (2019) Rescue from a fiery death: A therapeutic endeavor. Science 366 (6466), 688-689
A historical perspective of his contributions is published in Nature (2008, 453:271-273) and Nature Cell Biology (2010, 12(5): 415).
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