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Science Talk Program

Science Talk
Protein Folding and Disease

Meet protein folding pioneers Franz-Ulrich Hartl of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and Arthur L. Horwich of Yale University School of Medicine who will receive the Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 2019 for their new insights in the cell’s protein-folding machinery with enormous impact for biology and biomedicine.

Arthur Horwich, M.D.

Arthur Horwich, M.D.

Sterling Professor of Genetics and Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Franz-Ulrich Hartl M.D.

Franz-Ulrich Hartl M.D.

Director, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry


Opening Remarks

Simon Lovestone
Neurodegeneration Disease Area Stronghold Leader at Janssen Research & Development

Science Talk by 2019 recipients and Q&A

Dr. Horwich and Dr. Hartl will individually present their discoveries and recent work.

Science Dialogue

Panel discussion: from chaperoning protein folding to therapeutic targets and clinical perspectives.

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