First Dominique Stehelin Day - POSTPONED

Institut de Biologie de Lille 1, rue du Professeur Calmette 59021 Lille Cedex

Dominique Stéhelin, the co-discoverer of the first oncogene, unfortunately passed away in April 2019. The first Dominique Stéhelin Day is a one-day scientific meeting organized in his memory, on the initiative of some of his former colleagues. It will take place in the Institut de Biologie de Lille, the research center he created, on April 15 2020.

With regards to the current COVID-19 outbreak, the First Dominique Stéhelin Day is postponed.

The meeting will honour the first discoverers of oncogenes. It will start with an official tribute to Dominique Stéhelin along with a ceremony to name the amphitheater of the Institut de Biologie de Lille « Amphithéâtre Dominique Stéhelin ». Then, emphasis will be placed on science, with six plenary lectures given by researchers of international stature, who collaborated with or were closed to Dominique. The day will also include talks delivered by young researchers, as well as a poster session. Prices to the best young oral and poster communications will be awarded at the end of the day.

Invited speakers:

  • Martine Roussel, Professor at UT Memphis, Tumor Cell Biology Department, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessy, USA
  • Vincent Laudet, Professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and Professor at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Observatoire Océanologique de Banuyls-sur-mer, France
  • Thomas Graf, Senior Scientist, Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain
  • Simon Saule, Professor at Université Paris Sud, Institut Curie, Paris, France
  • Alain Eychène, Research Director at Inserm, Institut Curie, Paris, France
  • Martine Duterque, Research Director at CNRS, Cancer Heterogeneity, Plasticity and Resistance to Therapies Laboratory, Lille, France

For more information and for registration (free but mandatory)

The Organizing committee: Corinne Abbadie, Philippe Boutin, Fabienne Jean and Sophana Ung