1 30/01/2012 09:28 POSTER PRIZES 2012 EMBO | EMBL Symposia EMBO Poster Prize winners Congratulations to the following winners of competitions held at recent EMBO events Tina Strobel Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany Identification of a highly flexible glycosyltransferase from Saccharothrix espanaensis Presented at the ESF-EMBO Symposium: Synthetic biology of antibiotic production Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain 2–7 October 2011 Miriam Stoeber ETH Zurich, Switzerland EHD2: A novel caveolar accessory protein that anchors caveolae to the plasma membrane Presented at the EMBO Conference Series: Dynamic endosomes: mechanisms controlling endocytosis Chania, Greece 24 – 29 September 2011 Yuanye Zhang Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland The ecological and evolutionary rele- vance of heritable epigenetic variation Presented at the ESF-EMBO Symposium: Epigenetics in Context: From Ecology to Evolution Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain 18–23 September 2011 Luca Magnani Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth College, NH, USA The pioneer factor PBX1 guides a distinct ERα signaling in breast cancer Presented at the EMBO Conference Series: Nuclear Receptors: From Molecular Mechanism to Health and Disease Barcelona, Spain 16–20 September 2011 Nuno Miguel Luis Center for Genomic Regulation and UPF, Barcelona, Spain Regulation of human epidermal stem cell proliferation and senescence requires Polycom-dependent and -independent functions of Cbx4 Presented at the MDC Berlin Meeting: Stem cells in development and disease Berlin, Germany 11–14 September 2011 David E. Weinberg Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA The inside–out mechanism of Dicers from budding yeasts Presented for his talk given at the IMBA Vienna’s Sixth Microsymposium on small RNAs Vienna, Austria 16–18 May 2011 Heidelberg | Germany EMBL Advanced Training Centre New Perspectives on Immunity to Infection 19–22 May 2012 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE 8 MARCH 2012 REGISTRATION DEADLINE 12 APRIL 2012 Diabetes and Obesity 13–16 September 2012 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE 5 JULY 2012 REGISTRATION DEADLINE 2 AUGUST 2012 Quality Control From Molecules to Organelles 19–22 September 2012 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE 12 JULY 2012 REGISTRATION DEADLINE 9 AUGUST 2012 The Complex Life of mRNA 7–10 October 2012 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE 2 AUGUST 2012 REGISTRATION DEADLINE 23 AUGUST 2012 Germline Immortality through Totipotency 13–16 October 2012 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE 9 AUGUST 2012 REGISTRATION DEADLINE 30 AUGUST 2012 ORGANIZERS Jean-Laurent Casanova Kate Fitzgerald Jonathan Howard Alan Sher KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Max Cooper Andrew McMichael ORGANIZERS Jens Brüning Matthias Tschöp KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Richard DiMarchi Jeffrey M. Friedman Markus Stoffel ORGANIZERS Bernd Bukau John Diffley Matthias Hentze KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Stefan Jentsch Elisa Izaurralde Jonathan Weissman ORGANIZERS Anne Ephrussi Nahum Sonenberg Joan A. Steitz David Tollervey KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Elena Conti Steven L. McKnight Nikolaus Rajewsky ORGANIZERS Edith Heard Ruth Lehmann Janet Rossant KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Angelika Amon John Gurdon Azim Surani 18 EMBOencounters | Winter 2011|2012 | ©2012 EMBO