2 October 2015

7th European Meeting on Tetraspanin Proteins

The 7th European Meeting on Tetraspanin Proteins was held in Sheffield on the 7-9 September 2016.

Firth Court

As members may know, tetraspanins are a diverse, conserved superfamily of membrane proteins found in all multi-cellular organisms, with roles in basic cell functions that include adhesion, motility, trafficking and fusion.

The meeting included sessions on the following:

  1. Tetraspanins in cancer and cancer therapeutics
  2. Tetraspanins as gateways for pathogen infection
  3. Tetraspanins in the immune system
  4. Tetraspanins and membrane protease regulation
  5. Tetraspanins in microdomain formation.
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