We are pleased to invite you to the conference “Advances in Biomedical Research III”,which will take place from June 17-21, 2019, at the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS) in Split, Croatia.

Historically, our conference has focused on molecular and cell biology of disease, notably on neuroscience, immunology, metabolism and cancer. The focus of this year’s conference will be the discussion of the concepts and challenges within each of the above-mentioned fields and will therefore feature sessions on new technologies in genomics, proteomics & metabolomics, cancer signalling, development of therapeutics, DNA repair as well as immunotherapy.

The conference is jointly organized by the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences and the University of Toronto.

We warmly welcome you and look forward to your attendance!

Organizing Committee:
Prof. Mladen Merćep - MedILS
Prof. Miroslav Radman - MedILS
Prof. Igor Stagljar - MedILS and University of Toronto

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Confirmed speakers


Anna Akhmanova, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Mohan Babu, University of Regina, Canada
Matteo Bellone, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy Adelheid Cerwenka, Heidelberg University, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Germany
Olivier Demaria, Innate Pharma, Marseille, France Michael Hottiger, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Igor Jurisica, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada Ursula Klingmüller, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany
Mark Lemmon, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA Heidi McBride, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Peter McPherson, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Jason Moffat, University of Toronto, Canada
Michael Moran, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada  Armin Pause, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Miroslav Radman,Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS) in Split, Croatia Jose Rodriguez Medina, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Moritz Rossner, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany Fred de Sauvage, Genentech, South San Francisco, CA, USA
Giulio Superti Furga, Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM), Vienna, Austria Igor Štagljar - MedILS and University of Toronto
Jan Tavernier, University of Gent, Belgium David Thomas, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Yossi Yarden, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel Domagoj Vučić, Genentech, South San Francisco, USA
Marion Wiesmann, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland  



 Conference will be held in Split in MedILS Date: 17.- 21.06.2019.

MedILS –Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences

Meštrovićevo šetalište 45   HR 21000 Split      Republic of Croatia

tel: +385 (0)21 555 600   fax: +385 (0)21 555 605    e-mail: medils@medils.hr