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Programme

  • WEDNESDAY, 7TH NOVEMBER

    16:00 - 18:30. REGISTRATION and POSTER setup
    18:30 - 18:45 OPENING SESSION
    18:45 - 19:45 OPENING KEYNOTE LECTURE: ISDB-MOD LECTURE
    Chair: Diogo Castro, Oeiras, PT
    Jean-François Brunet
    , Paris, FR
    A transcriptional view of the autonomic nervous system.
    19:45 - 21:30. WELCOME RECEPTION
  • THURSDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER

    SESSION 1_STEM CELLS / REGENERATION / ORGANOIDS
    Chair: Miguel Manzanares, Madrid, ES
       
    09:30 - 10:00 Bernhard Payer, Barcelona, ES
    Epigenetic reprogramming in the female mouse germ line.
    10:00 - 10:15 Pedro Rifes, Copenhagen, DK
    Modelling human rostro-caudal neural tube patterning with a microfluidic morphogenic gradient.
    10:15 - 10:30 Inês Sequeira, London, UK
    The dynamics of hair follicle stem cells elucidated by clonal analysis and quantitative modelling
    10:30 - 11:00 Anne Grapin-Botton, Copenhagen, DK
    Pancreas organoids to deconstruct developmental mechanisms.
       
    11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
       
    11:30 - 12:00 Lino Ferreira, Cantanhede, PT
    Induced pluripotent stem cell-derived tissues for drug screening and disease modeling.
    12:00 - 12:15 Hadi Boukhatmi, Cambridge, UK
    A population of adult satellite-like cells in Drosophila is maintained through a switch in RNA-isoforms.
    12:15 - 12:30 Covadonga Diaz-Diaz, Madrid, ES
    Analysis of cell-to-cell communication during cell competition in mammals.
    12:30 - 13:00 Stéphane Nedelec, Paris, FR
    Decoding rostro-caudal patterning mechanisms with human pluripotent stem cells.
       
    13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH
       
    14:00 - 16:00 POSTER SESSION 1 with coffee
       
    SESSION 2_ EVO-DEVO / EMERGING MODELS
    Chair: Moises Mallo, Oeiras, PT
       
    16:00 - 16:30 Sylvie Rétaux, Paris, FR
    Eye morphogenesis in the blind Mexican cavefish.
    16:30 - 17:00 Patricia Beldade, Toulouse, FR
    Developmental plasticity: ExE and GxE effects in insect body size and pigmentation.
    17:00 - 17:15 Marco António Campinho, Faro, PT
    Asymmetric ossification drives eye migration during flatfish metamorphosis in a thyroid hormone-dependent manner.
    17:15 - 17:30 Élio Sucena, Oeiras, PT
    Chasing the elusive origins of novel enhancers: one step to novelty.
    17:30 - 18:00 Isaac Salazar-Ciudad, Helsinki, FI
    EmbryoMaker a general computational model for pattern formation, morphogenesis and evolution.
       
    18:00 - 19:00 MEETINGS OF THE SOCIETIES
  • FRIDAY, 9TH NOVEMBER

    SESSION 3_NUCLEAR ARCHITECTURE / EPIGENETICS / TRANSCRIPTION / GRN
    Chair: Domingos Henrique, Lisboa, PT
       
    09:30 - 10:00 Peter Askjaer, Sevilla, ES
    The nuclear envelope in gene expression and genome organisation.
    10:00 - 10:15 Samir Merabet, Lyon, FR
    Hox-dependent regulation of autophagy at the nuclear periphery.
    10:15 - 10:30 Paulo Navarro Costa, Faro, PT
    The Trithorax group protein dMLL3/4 instructs the assembly of the zygotic genome at fertilization.
    10:30 - 11:00 Ana Pombo, Berlin, DE
    In situ genome architecture mapping of rare cell types in the brain.
       
    11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
       
    SESSION 4_NEURODEVELOPMENT: ISDN SPONSORED SESSION
    Chair: Fabienne Pituello, Toulouse, FR
       
    11:30 - 12:00 Patrick Blader, Toulouse, FR
    Coupling neural fate determination with morphogenetic movements during olfactory placode development.
    12:00 - 12:15 Xavier Morin, Paris, FR
    Asymmetric division, Notch signalling and neurogenesis in the embryonic spinal cord.
    12:15 - 12:30 Jonathan Enriquez, Lyon, FR
    Motoneurons and neuropil glia: Common origins yet divergent modes of development.
    12:30 - 13:00 Diogo Castro, Oeiras, PT
    Transcriptional control of glioblastoma cell invasiveness.
    13:00 - 13:30 Eloisa Herrera, Alicante, ES
    Building up bilateral circuits.
       
    13:30 - 14:30 LUNCH
       
    14:30 - 16:30 POSTER SESSION 2 with coffee
       
    SESSION 5_SIGNALLING AND METABOLISM
    Chair: António Jacinto, Lisboa, PT
       
    16:30 - 17:00 Alisson Gontijo, Lisbon, PT
    Dilp8-Lgr3 signaling facilitates cuticle remodeling during pupariation.
    17:00 - 17:30 Hitoyoshi Yasuo, Villefranche-sur.Mer, FR
    Distinct developmental routes of neural tissue formation in ascidian embryos.
    17:30 - 1745 Pedro Amorim, Porto, PT
    Impairment of a noggin2 notochord enhancer disrupts proper pancreas development.
    17:45 - 18:00 Marta Portela Esteban, Madrid, ES
    Active wingless vampirization by glioblastoma network leads to brain tumour growth and neurodegeneration.
    18:00 - 18:30 Marcos Gonzalez-Gaitan, Geneva, CH
    Scaling of morphogen gradients.
       
    18:30 - 24:00 SOCIAL EVENT | MEETING DINNER
  • SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER

    SESSION 6_MORPHOGENESIS/BIOMECHANICS/BIOPHYSICS
    Chair: Alice Davy, Toulouse, FR
       
    09:30 - 10:00 Susana Lopes, Lisbon, PT
    The role of timely fluid-flow in the embryonic left-right organizer.
    10:00 - 10:30 Olivier Hamant, Lyon, FR
    Buffering intrinsic variability in development.
    10:30 - 10:45 Andrieu Cyril, Toulouse, FR
    Basolateral localization of MMP14/MT1-MMP drives cell polarity change during neural crest EMT independently of its catalytic activity.
    10:45 - 11:00 Marcelo Boareto, Zürich, CH
    Positional information encoded in the dynamic differences between neighbouring cellular oscillators.
       
    11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
       
    11:30 - 12:00 Verena Ruprecht, Barcelona, ES
    Adaptive protrusion and migration dynamics under tissue stress in early development.
    12:00 - 12:15 Best SEBD Communication: Maribel Franco, Alicante, ES
    Eph signalling controls mitotic spindle orientation and cell proliferation in the Drosophila optic lobe neuroepithelium.
    12:15 - 12:30 SFBD Best PhD Thesis (sponsored by ZEISS)
    12:30 - 12:45 SPBD Best PhD Thesis: Rita Aires, Oeiras, PT
    Oct4 is a key regulator of vertebrate trunk length diversity
       
    12:45 - 13:45

    CLOSING KEYNOTE LECTURE: EMBO LECTURE
    Chair: Miguel Torres, Madrid, ES
    Angela Nieto
    , Alicante, ES
    The complexity of the EMT: beyond cell migration in development and disease.

       
       
    13:45 - 14:00 AWARD CEREMONY & CONCLUDING REMARKS
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