Prof. Roberto Sitia Universita Vita-Salute Raffaele, Milano, Italy1 Talk
Roberto Sitia is Professor of Molecular Biology and Dean of the Medical School at the Universita Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy. Trained as an immuno-hematologist and member of the European Molecular Biology Organization since 1992, he works on the mechanisms that regulate antibody biogenesis and secretion. His main scientific contributions... read moreare the discovery of the mechanisms of thiol-mediated quality control and redox regulation in the ER, the leaderless secretory pathway for proteins that lack a signal sequence (e.g. IL-1beta) and the life-span control in plasma cells.