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The preliminary programme for the 16th YSF is set out below; more details will be added as they become available.

Wednesday, August 31

11:00 - 17:30 Arrival and Registration
17:30 - 18:30 Welcome Cocktail
18:30 - 19:00 Welcome Address
19:00 - 20:00 Keynote Lecture − Martin Bergö (Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, Gothenburg, Sweden)
'Defining the role of reactive oxygen species and antioxidants in tumor initiation and progression'
20:00 Dinner in Hotel Restaurant

Thursday, September 1

09:00 - 10:00 Keynote Lecture  Güneş Özhan (Izmir International Biomedicine and Genome Institute, Izmir, Turkey)
'Tight regulation of Wnt/beta-catenin signaling at the plasma membrane'
10:00 - 11:00 *Symposium 1 Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Stress Response
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 *Symposium 2 Signalling Pathways
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch in Hotel Restaurant
13:30 - 14:30 1 min Poster Presentations
14:30 - 16:00 Poster Session and Coffee Break
16:00 - 19:30 Career Skills: Round Table Session**
20:00 Dinner in Çınar Restaurant
* Symposia will include 15-minute short presentations selected from poster abstracts.
**The Career Skills Session will cover career development, CV preparation, and manuscript and project writing,
and provide information on relevant EU, FEBS and EMBO programs  with contributions from several speakers.

Friday, September 2

09:00 - 10:00 Keynote Lecture  Naama Barkai (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
Expressionhomeostasis during DNA replication'
10:00 - 11:00 *Symposium 3 Mechanisms of Transcription
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 *Symposium 4 Molecular Basis of Diseases
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch in Hotel Restaurant
13:30 - 14:30 1 min Poster Presentations
14:30 - 16:00 Poster Session and Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 *Symposium 5  Nanotechnology and Biomaterials
17:30 Boat Tour with Snacks
* Symposia will include 15-minute short presentations selected from poster abstracts.

Saturday, September 3

09:00 - 10:00 EMBO Young Investigator Lecture − Felipe Cortés Ledesma (Cabimer, Sevilla, Spain)
'DNA breaks and topoisomerases: the risk of playing with knives'
10:00 - 10:45 Expectations of PhD students from supervisors and of supervisors from PhD students
(Lecturers and participants)
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:45 Concluding Remarks and Prize Giving (Poster & Talk Awards)

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