Programme International meeting ECS

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME (as of 18th April 2020, to be updated)

16th International Meeting of the European Calcium Society (ECS2020)

23rd to 27th August 2020, Devere Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn, University College Cork (UCC), Cork City, Ireland

Satellite Meeting of the Junior ECS, 22nd August 2020. Devere Hall

 

 

Sunday 23rd August

 

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

2:00-6:00 p.m.

Registration

Devere Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn

5:30-6:00 p.m.

Tea & coffee

 

 

Opening Session

 

6:00-6:10 p.m.

Welcome address by the ECS

ECS President, Catherine Leclerc, University of Toulouse, France

6:10-6:20 p.m.

Welcome address by the Scientific Chair

Geert Bultynck, Leuven, Belgium

6:20-6:30 p.m.

Welcome address by the Local Organizer

John Mackrill, UCC, Ireland

 

Opening Lecture

 

6:30-6:40 p.m.

Welcome

Chair: to be updated

6:40-7:40 p.m.

Ca2+ regulated membrane organization and trafficking

Volker Gerke, Universität Münster, Germany

 

Reception

 

Monday 24th August

 

Session 1: Ca2+ Signaling in Evolution

Chair: John Mackrill, UCC

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

08:30-08:55 a.m.

 

Ca2+ signalling in the oceans:  novel mechanisms for environmental perception in marine diatoms

Katherine E. Helliwell, Marine Biological Association, Plymouth, UK                  

08:55-09:20 a.m.

Calcium Signaling in Trypanosomes

Roberto Docampo, University of Georgia, USA                          

09:20-09:45 a.m.

Calcium cycling in the avian heart -the 'missing link' in vertebrate EC coupling

Holly Shiels, University of Manchester, UK

09:45-10:00 a.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 1 selected from Abstracts

10:00-10:15 a.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 2 selected from Abstracts

10:15-10:40 a.m.

COFFEE

DEVERE HALL

Session 2: Mechanically activated Ca2+-permeable ion channels;

Chair: Felicity Davis, University of Queensland, Australia

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

10:40-11:05 a.m.

Piezo1 force sensor in cardiovascular health and disease

David Beech, University of Leeds, UK                  

11:05-11:30 a.m.

Piezo1: How neural stem cells channel their stress

Medha Pathak, UC Irvine, USA            

11:30-11:55 a.m.

Signalling via mechanically activated ion channels regulates melanoma cell function

Kate Poole, University of New South Wales, Australia            

11:55-12:10 p.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 1 selected from Abstracts

12:10-12:25 p.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 2 selected from Abstracts

12:25-1:35 p.m.

LUNCH

Upstairs Café, 1st Floor, Áras Na Mac Léinn

 

Session 3: Ca2+ signaling and organoids

Chair: Marc Moreau, University of Toulouse, France

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

1:35-2:00 p.m.

Endometrial organoids as a representative model to study to role of calcium during the implantation process

Joris Vriens, KU Leuven, Belgium                                               

2:00-2:25 p.m.

Organoids for new insights in pathology: an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Story

Nathalie Vergnolle, INSERM UMR-1220, Toulouse, France  

2:25-2:40 p.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker selected from Abstracts

Session 4: Different dimensions in Ca2+ signalling in cancer

Chair: Gregory Monteith, University of Queensland, Australia

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

2:40-3:05 p.m.

Calcium oscillations in cancer cells

Natalia Prevarskaya, Universite de Lille, France                

3:05-3:30 p.m.

The role of TRPML2 channels in breast cancer and prostate cancer

Xia Qiang Yao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

3:30-3:45 p.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker selected from Abstracts

Flash Symposium

Chair: Sarah Webb, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

3:45-4:15 p.m.

Seven 2 minute talks selected from Abstracts.

One minute question time each.

To be updated

Poster Session I                                         

 

4:15-6:40 p.m.     

 

 

DEVERE HALL

Tuesday 25th August

Session 5: Neuronal Calcium Sensors from physiology to disease

Chair: Jose Naranjo, Spanish National Biotechnology Centre, Madrid           

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

08:30-08:55 a.m.

 

Control of photoreceptor function by NCS proteins

Karl-Wilhelm Koch, Oldenburg University, Germany               

08:55-09:20 a.m.

Retinal dystrophies associated with point mutations in guanylate cyclase activating proteins

Daniele Dell'Orco, Verona University, Italy

09:20-09:45 a.m.

Role of NCS-1 in dopamine neuron physiology and viability in Parkinson's disease

Birgitt Liss, Ulm University, Germany                     

09:45-10:00 a.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 1 selected from Abstracts

10:00-10:15 a.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 2 selected from Abstracts

10:15-10:40 a.m.

COFFEE         

 DEVERE HALL

 

Session 6: Ca2+ signaling in Alzheimer's disease

Chairs: Mark Rae, UCC and Carlos Villalobos, Institute of Biology and Molecular Genetics, Valladolid, Spain

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

10:40-11:05 a.m.

Endoplasmic reticulum calcium signaling and MAMs – potential role in AD

Ilya Bezprozvanny, University of Texas, SW Medical Center, USA           

11:05-11:30 a.m.

Lipids and Neurodegeneration: What your MAM can teach you

Estela Area-Gómez, Columbia University, USA                                  

11:30-11:55 a.m.

Astroglial signalling in ageing and AD

Alexej Verkhrastsky, University of Manchester, UK

11:55-12:20 p.m.

Increased in vivo mitochondrial calcium levels in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease

Maria Calvo-Rodriguez, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA           

12:10-12:25 p.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 1 selected from Abstracts

12:35-12:50 p.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 2 selected from Abstracts

12:50-1:00 p.m.

GROUP PHOTOGRAPH

Amphitheatre, just outside of venue

12:25-1:35 p.m.

LUNCH

Upstairs Café 1st Floor, Áras Na Mac Léinn

2:15 p.m.-on

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

 

Wednesday 26th August

Session 7: Mitochondrial calcium signaling & cell functions

Chair: Paola Pizzo, University of Padova, Italy         

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

08:30-08:55 a.m.

 

Altered mitochondrial Ca2+ signaling and metabolism: functional implications for Alzheimer's disease

Riccardo Filadi, University of Padova, Italy                                                   

08:55-09:20 a.m.

Calcium regulation of mitochondrial respiration in neurons. Role of MCU and mitochondrial aspartate-glutamate carrier AralarAGC1/Slc25a12

Araceli Del Arco, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Raras, Madrid, Spain  

09:20-09:45 a.m.

Keeping zombies alive: the reticulum-to-mitochondria Ca2+ transfer in senescent cells

Julio Cesar Cardenas, Center for Integrative Biology, Universidad Mayor, Chile   

09:45-10:00 a.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 1 selected from Abstracts

10:00-10:15 a.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 2 selected from Abstracts

10:15-10:40 a.m.

COFFEE

DEVERE HALL

Session 8 (Team Talks): Lysosomal Ca2+ signalling in health and disease

Chair: Sandip Patel, University College London, UK

Time  

Event

Speakers, Affiliation

10:40-11:10 a.m.

Ca2+ signalling at acidic stores: from oocyte to phagocyte

Antony Galione & Lianne Davis, Oxford University, UK            

11:10-11:40 a.m.

Quantitative imaging of Ca2+ in acidic Ca2+ stores of live cells

Yamuna Krishnan & Kasturi Chakraborty, University of Chicago, USA                         

11:40-12:10 p.m.

TRP Mucolipins and TFEB

Diego Medina & Simone Di Paola, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), Italy                                 

12:10-2:30 p.m.  

POSTER SESSION 2 (with self-service lunch)     

DEVERE HALL

 

Session 9: Ca2+ signaling in nanodomains at membrane contact sites

Chair: Khaled Machaca, Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

2:30-2:55 p.m.

 

Membrane contact sites between the ER and TGN

Antonella De Matteis, University of Naples, Italy

2:55-3:20 p.m.                                     

The Molecular Anatomy of CRAC Channel Gating            

Murali Prakriya, Northwestern University, USA                      

3:20-3:45 p.m.

Plant cytoskeleton and membrane interactions

Patrick Hussey, Durham University, UK

3:45-4:00 p.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 1 selected from Abstracts

4:00-4:15 p.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker 2 selected from Abstracts

4:15-5:15 p.m.   

ECS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DEVERE HALL

5:00-5:30 p.m.

COFFEE

DEVERE HALL

Sir Michael Berridge Lecture

 

5:30-5:45p.m.

Tribute to Sir Berridge by Prof. Robin Irvine (FRS)

Chair: to be updated

5:45-6:45 p.m.

Signaling and synergism at the ER-PM contact sites

Shmuel Muallem, NIH Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, Maryland, USA

7:30 p.m. to late.      

GALA DINNER               

CORK CITY GAOL

 

(About 1 km from venue, but transportation will be provided)                                

Poster prizes presentations, food, music and dancing, with a "captive audience"                            

Thursday 27th August

Session 10: Ca2+ Signaling in Plants

Chair: Doron Shkolnik, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel        

Time

Event

Speaker, Affiliation

09:00-09:25 a.m.

 

Calcium Regulation of Organellar Function

Ute Vothknecht, University of Bonn, Germany

09:25-09:50 a.m.

In vivo calcium dynamics in plant cells: a holistic view

Alex Costa, University of Milan, Italy                

09:50-10:05 a.m.

Title to be updated

Speaker selected from Abstracts

Junior ECS Session

Chair: to be updated

Time

Event

Speakers, Affiliations

10:05-10:35 a.m.

Two 15 minute talks, selected by the jECS at the Satellite Meeting of 22nd August

to be updated

10:35-11:10 a.m.

COFFEE

DEVERE HALL

Frontiers in Calcium Research Session

Chair Geert Bultynck, Leuven, Belgium

Time

Event

Speakers, Affiliations

11:10-12:50 p.m

Four 25 minute "Frontiers in IP3 signaling in spirit of Mike Berridge" talks, selected by the Chair, in honour of Sir Berridge

to be updated

12:50-1:15 pm    

Awards Ceremony & Closing Remarks

DEVERE HALL

1:15-2:30 p.m.

Farewell lunch

Venue to be updated

   

                 

Department of Physiology

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