We are thrilled to announce the "XJTLU Science Talk" (西浦科学大讲堂) an engaging platform hosted by the School of Science at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). This talk series serves as a catalyst for dynamic discussions, bringing together brilliant minds from both academe and industry. By spotlighting captivating topics and breakthroughs, we aim to unravel the wonders of science in a way that's accessible and inspiring. Join us in this intellectual journey, where ideas converge and the boundaries of knowledge are pushed, at the XJTLU Science Talk. Your presence will contribute to an enriching exchange of insights and ideas that drive us all forward.


Date: September 4,2023

Time: 15:45-17:45

Location: IAG08 South Campus

Topic:Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration and Ageing

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Attendees: Everyone is welcomed


Prof Tavernarakis Nektarios

Chair, European Institute of Innovation and Technology

Professor, Medical School, University of Crete


Prof. Tavernarakis’s work focuses on: 1)the molecular mechanisms of necrotic cell death and neurodegeneration, 2)the interplay between cellular metabolism and ageing, 3)the mechanisms of sensory transduction and integration by the nervous system, and 4) the development of novel genetic tools for biomedical research. For his scientific accomplishments, he has received several notable scientific prizes, including two ERC Advanced Investigator Grants, and an innovation-supporting ERC Proof of Concept Grant.

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