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Seminar
Using Systems Approaches to Understand the Mechanism of Disease – Nevan Krogan
Thu 11 Apr 2019 02:00 pm Institut Pasteur Auditorium Francois Jacob – BIME (26)

There is a wide gap between the generation of large-scale biological data sets and more-detailed, structural and mechanistic studies. However, recent work that explicitly combine data from systems and structural biological approaches is having a profound effect on our ability to predict how mutations and small molecules affect atomic-level mechanisms, disrupt systems-level networks and ultimately lead to changes in organismal fitness. Our group aims to create a stronger bridge between these areas primarily using three types of data: genetic interactions, protein-protein interactions and post-translational modifications.  Protein structural information helps to prioritize and functionally understand these large-scale datasets; conversely global, unbiasedly collected datasets helps inform the more mechanistic studies. Our efforts in this respect have been focused on three disease areas: cancer, infectious diseases and neuropsychiatric disorders. Our work has found remarkable similarities between these and other disease areas which are leading to novel therapeutic strategies.



Seminar
Human gut resistome – Amine Ghozlane
Thu 4 Apr 2019 02:00 pm Institut Pasteur Auditorium Francois Jacob – BIME (26)

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