UCL Cancer Institute


PI3K Scientific Workshop

29 November 2016, 9:00 am–4:00 pm

PI3K workshop…

Free workshop event: Advances in understanding underexplored isoforms of PI 3-Kinase organised by the Marie Curie EU-PhD training network. 

Event Information


G1 Rockefeller Building & Cancer Institute café

The workshop will take place on Tuesday 29th of November from 9am-12.30pm at the G1, Rockefeller Building, and from 12.30pm - 4.00pm at the Courtyard Café.

If you are interested in attending (or a part of the meeting) please contact Veronica Dominguez v.dominguez@ucl.ac.uk.


09.30-09.45Welcome: Bart VanhaesebroeckUCL Cancer Institute, London
09.45-10.30Benoit Bilanges: Role of Vps 34 PI3K in metabolismUCL Cancer Institute
10.30-11.15Volker Haucke: Phosphoinositide conversion in the endo-lysosomal systemLeibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Berlin
11.15-11.45COFFEE BREAK-
11.45-12.30Nicholas Ktistakis: Building an autophagosomeBabraham Institute, Cambridge
12.30-14.00 LUNCH -
14.00-14.45Sharon Tooze: Phosphoinositide-3-phosphate and autophagosome formation The Francis Crick Institute, London 
14.45-15.15 Roger Williams: Vps34 and TOR: A structural glimpse into two ancient rivals MRC laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge 
 15.15-16.00Emilio Hirsch: Mitotic spindle assembly and genomic stability require PI3K-C2α scaffolding functionUniversità degli Studi di Torino, Italy


This event has been organised by the UCL Cancer Institute Cell Signalling Research Group - Professor Bart Vanhaesebroeck and the Signaling Pathways in Angiogenesis Group, IDIBELL - Mariona Graupera


Veronica Dominguez
Centre Administrator/PA 
Cell Signalling UCL Cancer Institute Paul O'Gorman Building University College London 72 Huntley Street London WC1E 6BT  Email: v.dominguez@ucl.ac.uk Tel: +44-(0)20-7679-0869 (Internal: 40869) 

Laia Muixí Ponsà
Phd Project Manager
Centre d'Oncologia Molecular, IDIBELL Hosp. Duran i Reynals, 3ª planta Gran Via 199 (Km 2.7) 08907 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona. Spain Tel: +34 93 2607775 (ext 3317) Email: phdproject@idibell.cat

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and Innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 675392.