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 Štagljar - MedILS and University of Toronto

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Confirmed speakers


Stephane Angers, University of Toronto, Canada Anna Akhmanova, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Mohan Babu, University of Regina, Canada Matteo Bellone, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy
Michael Bergmann, Med. Univ of Vienna , Austria Adelheid Cerwenka, Heidelberg University, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Germany
Olivier Demaria, Innate Pharma, Marseille, France Michel Desjardins, University of Montreal, Canada
Michael Hottiger, University of Zurich, Switzerland Igor Jurisica, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Ursula Klingmüller, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany Gordan Lauc, University of Zagreb, Croatia
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
William Muller, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Kjetil Taskén ,Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Arnim 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
George Slavich, Univerity of California Los Angeles (UCLA), 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 Siniša Volarević, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Rijeka
Marion Wiesmann, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland Vlatka Zoldos, University of Zagreb, Croatia 



 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