Confirmed speakers and lecture titles

M. Alcalde (Madrid, Spain) Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a toolbox for protein engineering by directed evolution

P. Branduardi (Milan, Italy) Yeasts and stress responses: learning how to leverage cellular potential for matching industrial requirements

J. M. Daran (Delft, The Netherlands) CRISPR-Cas9: a molecular Swiss Army knife for genome editing

C. Gancedo (Madrid, Spain) The rise of moonlighting proteins in yeasts

C. Gil (Madrid, Spain) Candida albicans-macrophage interactions: insights from proteomics

R. González (Logroño, Spain) Yeast physiological diversity and interspecies interactions under industrially relevant conditions

J. Holthuis (Osnabrueck, Germany) Yeast-based cloning and functional analysis of a candidate ceramide sensor for mammals

M. Kaeberlein (Seattle, USA) From mTOR to mitochondria: how aging yeast cells are providing insights in translational geroscience

G. Liti (Nice, France) Yeast population genomics: origin and evolution of a classic model organism

F. Machín (Tenerife, Spain) Budding yeast as a model system to study causes and consequences of anaphase bridges

J. E. Pérez-Ortín (Valencia, Spain) Degradation/synthesis crosstalk during mRNA turnover

F. Posas (Barcelona, Spain) Understanding control of cell proliferation from yeast to mammals

P. San-Segundo (Salamanca, Spain) Why does meiosis (sometimes) fail? Lessons from yeast to prevent gamete aneuploidy

C. Smolke (Stanford, USA) Synthetic biology platforms for natural product biosynthesis and discovery

J. Winderickx (Louvain, Belgium) Protein folding diseases: lessons learnt from yeast

N. Zamboni (Zurich, Switzerland) Reconstructing metabolism by high-throughput mass spectrometry