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Dutch Chaperone Day 2023

The 23rd Dutch Chaperone day will be hosted by the Nanobiophysics group of the University of Twente and will take place on Wednesday 19th of April 2023 in Enschede. This annual meeting brings together Dutch and international researchers interested in protein quality control, protein folding and protein folding diseases.

We encourage especially PhD students and young postdocs, to submit a title and short abstract of their work. Please also indicate if you prefer an oral presentation or a poster. From the submitted (short) abstracts, we will select people for an oral presentation at the meeting.  As always, there will be a poster session at the meeting.

  • Date:    Wednesday April 19, 2023 from 10.00-17.00 hours
  • Venue:  Technohal, lecture hall TL 1133 (Auditorium) on the campus of the University of Twente, Enschede
  • Registration is free of charge

Invited speakers

  • Dr. Christian Ottman, Molecular Cell and Structural Biology, Eindhoven University
  • Dr. Tessa Sinnige, Bijvoet Centre for Biomolecular Research, Utrecht University
  • Dr. Kasia Tych, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB), University of Groningen
call for abstracts

There will be an opportunity to present your recent work during the poster session. We also have several slots for an oral presentation. Please send a title and a short abstract if you want to be considered for an oral presentation before March 29 to chaperone2023@utwente.nl

  • Preliminary program

    10:00 – 10:30  Arrival with Coffee & Tea

    10:30 – 12:00  Invited presentation: Kasia Tych (RUG)
                            3 oral presentations (to be selected)

    12:00 – 13:30   Lunch and Poster Session

    13:30 -14:30     Keynote Presentation Christian Ottmann (TUE)

    14:30 - 15:40    3 oral presentations (to be selected)

    15:40-16:10     Coffee Break

    16:10 – 17:20  Invited presentation: Tessa Sinnige (UU)

                            2 oral presentations (to be selected)

    17:20-17:30     Closing remarks

    17:30 – 18:00   Drinks & Bites

We hope to see many of you in Enschede in April!

Mireille Claessens and Christian Blum


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