Meeting/Workshop

Of glia and microglia

December 7 - 8, 2017

Strasbourg (France)

PROGRAM

 

>>> Thursday, December 7TH

 

09.30 - 09.50 Registration & Welcome coffee

09.50 - 10.00 Opening of the Meeting, Valérie LAMOUR, – Delegate Vice President Research & Doctoral training, University of Strasbourg

10.00 - 10.15 Introduction - ANGELA GIANGRANDE (Strasbourg, France) & VOLKER HARTENSTEIN (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

 

FIRST SESSION "MICROGLIA AND BLOOD: ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT  IN VERTEBRATES AND DROSOPHILA"

10.15 - 10.45 ELISA GOMEZ PERDIGUERO (Paris, France) "Ontogeny of resident macrophages during regeneration and aging"

10.45 - 11.15 PHILIPPE HERBOMEL (Paris, France) "Origin and development of microglia in zebrafish"

11.15 - 11.45 Coffee break  

11.45 - 12.15 KATJA BRUECKNER (San Francisco, CA, USA) "Neuron-dependent hematopoiesis in drosophila: opportunities and parallels with vertebrate microglia"

12.15 - 12.45 ESTEE KURANT (University of Haifa, Israel) "The role of glial phagocytic receptors during CNS development and homeostasis"

12.45 - 14.15 Lunch break

14.15 - 14.45 SONIA GAREL (Paris, France) "Microglia in the early wiring of the neocortex"

14.45 - 15.15 TAPIO HEINO (Helsinki, Finland) "Microglia-like Cells in the Metamorphosing Drosophila Brain"

15.15 - 15.45 NATHALIE ROUACH (Paris, France) "A role for perisynaptic astroglial processes in shaping synaptic circuits"

15.45 - 16.15 Coffee break

SECOND SESSION  "GLIA: DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTION"

16.15 - 16.45 MAGDALENA GOETZ (Münich, Germany) "Novel  roles of astrocytes after brain injury"

16.45 - 17.00  CRISTINA ANTAL (Strasbourg, France) "Oligodendrocyte development – insight into a process  of importance for long-term brain function"

17.15 - 18.15 Keynote lecture: HELMUT KETTENMANN "Microglial activation in brain diseases"


 
>>> Friday, December 8TH

 

09.00 - 10.00 Keynote lecture: DETLEV ARENDT "Tracking the evalution of neural cell types with whole-body single-cell RNA sequencing"


SECOND SESSION (Continued)

10.00 - 10.30 ANGELA GIANGRANDE (Strasbourg, France)  "Of glia and blood"

10.30 - 11.00 CHRISTIAN KLÄMBT (Münster, Germany) "Modulation of behavior by Drosophila glial cells"

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.00 MARCO PRINZ (Freiburg, Germany) "From yolk sac to neurodegeneration: the many facets of microglia"

12.00 - 12.30 ALICIA HIDALGO (Birmingham, UK) "Molecular mechanism of glial regeneration: from Drosophila to mammals"

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch break  

THIRD SESSION  "EVOLUTION: GLIA IN INVERTEBRATE PHYLA"

14.00 - 14.30 DAN HARTLINE (Manoa, Hawai) "The Evolutionary Origin(s) of Glia"

14.30 - 15.00 MARIOS CHATZIGEORGIOU (Bergen, Norway) "In search of glia-like cells in the chordate Ciona intestinalis"

15.00 - 15.30 GARCIA ARRARÁS (Rio Piedras, Porto Rico) "Glial cells in echinoderms and their key role in nervous system regeneration"

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 16.30 CHRISTOPHE LEFEBVRE (Lille, France) "The medicinal leech as a model of dialog between resident microglia and neurons in a context of neuroprotection"

16.30 - 17.00 VOLKER HARTENSTEIN (Los Angeles, CA, USA) "Origin of blood and glial cell types at the base of the bilateria"

17.00 - 17.10 CONCLUSIVE REMARKS

 

 

 

 

 

DATES AND VENUE

Date

Dec. 7th-8th, 2017

Venue

Collège Doctoral Européen

46, boulevard de la victoire

Strasbourg, 67000 France

ACCOMMODATION

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Hotel HILTON STRASBOURG

(1 Avenue Herrenschmidt – 67000 STRASBOURG – France).

Please find HERE the preferred rate and the direct booking possibilities and THERE the description of the hotel.

PLEASE NOTE THAT...

Deadline for registration: Nov. 29th, 2017

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