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The 24th International Conference on Arginine and Pyrimidines (ICAP2014)

The 24th International Conference on Arginine and Pyrimidines (ICAP2014) will take place at St Anne's College, University of Oxford on 16-19 July 2014.

Deadline: 30 April 2014. To register online, please click here.

If you wish to present your work at this conference, please indicate this in the registration form. Please use this abstract template and send your abstract (<250 words and in Microsoft Word format) to

  • Gabriel Aughey
    University of Oxford, UK
    Title: Determining the mechanisms of CTP synthase filament formation in Drosophila.

  • Ljubica Caldovic
    Children's National Medical Center, USA
    Title: The evolution of NAGS and urea cycle, NAGS deficiency in humans.

  • Elizabeth Carrey
    University College London, UK
    Title: TBC

  • Zee-Fen Chang
    National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, ROC
    Title: Ribonucleotide reductase promotes genomic instability and tumor heterogeneity via increasing dUTP misincorporation.

  • Daniel Charlier
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    Title: Regulation of the E. coli carAB operon by RutR and PepA.

  • Richard Christopherson
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Title: The mechanisms of action of purine analogs such as fludarabine on B-lymphoproliferative disorders.

  • Lola Gonzalez
    Instituto de Parasitologia y Biomedicina, Spain
    Title: Role of dUTPase in the occurrence of uracil-containing DNA in Trypanosoma brucei.

  • Adrian Harris
    University of Oxford, UK
    Title: Hypoxia effects on metabolism as targets for synthetic lethality.

  • Lewis E. Kay
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Title: TBC

  • Wolfgang Knecht
    Lund University, Sweden
    Title: Deoxyribonucleoside kinases – biodiversity and practical use.

  • Lakshmi Kotra
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Title: Peptidyl arginine hypermodification and potential for the development of disease modifying agents.

  • Paloma Liras Padin
    University of Leon, Spain
    Title: ArgR, a versatil regulator affecting primary and secondary metabolism on Streptomyces coelicolor.

  • Monika Loeffler
    Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
    Title: Orotic acid: not merely an intermediate of pyrimidine synthesis.

  • Carol Lovatt
    University of California (Riverside), USA
    Title: Coordinated regulation of pyrimidine and arginine biosynthesis in plants.

  • Torsten Mohlmann
    University Kaiserslautern, Germany
    Title: TBC

  • Hiroki Morizono
    Children's National Medical Center, USA
    Title: TBC

  • Leif D. Nelin
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, USA
    Title: Arginase and the arginine metabolome in pulmonary hypertension.

  • Li-Mei Pai
    Chang Gung University, Taiwan, ROC
    Title: Cbl regulates endoreplication by controlling cytoophidium.

  • Santiago Ramon-Maiques
    Spanish National Cancer Research Center, Spain
    Title: Towards deciphering the architecture of CAD: structure of human ATCase and DHOase.

  • Vicente Rubio
    Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia, Spain
    Title: Human carbamoyl phosphate synthetase: structure, function and pathology.

  • Andriy Sibirny
    Institute of Cell Biology, NAS of Ukraine
    Title: Construction of the recombinant producers of bacterial arginine deiminase and human arginase and their use for arginine deprivation.

  • Li-Ying Sung
    National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC
    Title: Both CTP synthase 1 and 2 form the cytoophidia in mammalian cells.

  • Staffan Svard
    Uppsala University, Sweden
    Title: The role of arginine during infections by the intestinal parasite Giardia intestinalis.

  • Peter Szlosarek
    Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Title: Targeting arginine in human cancers: from the lab to the clinic.

  • Omur Y. Tastan
    University of Oxford, UK
    Title: Potential role for CTP synthase in Drosophila optic lobe development.

  • Jim Wilhelm
    University of California (San Diego), USA
    Title: TBC

  • Jun Yan
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    Title: Purine metabolism, cell cycle and circadian clock.

  • Barbara Zimmermann
    Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
    Title: Pyrimidine biosynthesis in Toxoplasma gondii.

  • Conference Organising Committee Chair:
    Jilong Liu

  • Conference Organising Committee Coordinator:
    Omur Y. Tastan

  • Conference Organising Committee Members (in surname order):
    Gabriel Aughey, Stuart Grice, Lydia Hulme, Yuan Lui, Qingji Shen, Mayte Siswick, Yingjie Wang, Jing Zhang

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