Lorentz Center - Model Systems for Infectious Disease and Cancer in Zebrafish from 16 Jul 2007 through 18 Jul 2007
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    Model Systems for Infectious Disease and Cancer in Zebrafish
    from 16 Jul 2007 through 18 Jul 2007

 
Monday Morning Session

 

Monday Morning Session

 

Name

Time

Title

 

                              08:30 – 09:15

Arrival and Registration at Lorentz Center (3rd floor)

 

M. Kruk and H. Spaink

09.15-9.40

Welcome by Lorentz Centre staff and organizers

 

T. Look

09.40-10.30

Dissecting  Cancer Pathways using the Zebrafish Model System: Emerging Results and Implications for Therapy

 

 

break

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cancer progression and transplantation

 

 

 

 

R. Klemke

11.00-11.25

Modeling Human Cancer Progression in Zebrafish

 

 

 

 

S. Revskoy

11.25-11.40

Transplantable tumors in zebrafish: current progress and perspectives

 

 

 

 

S. Nicoli

11.40-11.55

Mammalian tumor xenografts induce neovascularization in Zebrafish embryo

 

 

 

 

 

Solid tumor models and tools

 

 

 

 

D. Langenau

11.55-12.20

Modeling RAS-induced malignancy in transgenic zebrafish

 

 

 

 

J. Amatruda

12.20-12.45

Germline development and germ cell tumors

 

 

 

 

 

lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday Afternoon Session

 

E. Patton

14.15-14.30

BRAF and MEK signaling in development and disease

 

 

 

 

Z. Gong

14.30-14.55

Transcriptome analyses of the zebrafish model in cancinogenesis and exposure to enviromental contaminations

 

 

 

 

 

Leukemia models and tools

 

 

 

 

D. Hickstein

14.55-15.20

Zebrafish model of TEL-AML1 induced leukemia

 

 

 

 

J. Kanki

15.20-15.45

The Role of Bcl2 in T-cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia/Progression

 

 

 

 

N. Meeker

15.45-15.55

A novel forward genetic screen identifies a mutant zebrafish line predisposed to T cell leukemia

 

 

 

 

 

break

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proto-oncogenes, tumor suppressors and genomic instability

 

 

 

 

J. den Hertog

16.25-16.50

The PTEN genes in development and cancer

 

 

 

 

 

S. Parinov

16.50-17.00

Activated K-ras in transgenic zebrafish

 

R. Hoffmans

17.00-17.10

Genetic modifiers of DNA-damage-induced cell death in p53 mutant zebrafish

 

R. Giles

17.10-17.20

Cross-species analysis of the VHL tumor suppressor

 

C. Austin

17.20-17.30

The role of Topoisomerase IIa and Topoisomerase IIß in early zebrafish development

 

H. Feitsma

17.30-17.40

DNA mismatch repair, genome instability and cancer in zebrafish

 

 

17.40-19.00

Wine and cheese party

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday Morning Session

 

 

 

 

Name

Time

Title

 

 

 

 

N. Trede

09.00-09.50

Blood, Guts, and T cells: Fish Tales of the Immune System

 

 

 

 

 

Normal and Defective Development of Immune Cells

 

 

 

 

P. Herbomel

09.50-10.15

Leukocyte lineages, markers and functional traits in developing zebrafish

 

 

 

 

 

break

 

 

 

 

 

E. Murayama

10.45-10.55

Ontogeny of AGM-derived hematopoietic stem cells and their migration pathway to successive hematopoietic organs

 

 

 

 

G. Lieschke

10.55-11.20

Zebrafish myeloid mutants point to new pathways regulating hematopoietic development

 

 

 

 

M. Schorpp

11.20-11.45

Zebrafish ikaros plays an essential role in larval lymphopoiesis

 

 

 

 

 

Leukocyte Lineages: Form and Function

 

 

 

 

J. Yoder

11.45-12.10

Form and function of candidate NK cell receptors in zebrafish

 

 

 

 

J. Berman

12.10-12.20

Identification and characterization of zebrafish mast cells

 

 

 

 

L. Gerwick

12.20-12.30

Innate immunity and the role of the precerebellin-like protein: A "short" C1q

 

 

 

 

D. Sieger

12.30-12.40

A functional characterisation of IFN-G signalling during zebrafish development

 

 

 

 

 

lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday Afternoon Session

 

 

 

 

 

Intravital Imaging of Immune Cells

 

 

 

 

P. Crosier

14.15-14.40

Understanding the gut immune system in zebrafish

 

 

 

 

M. Vega Flores

14.40-14.50

Processes of immune surveillance within the zebrafish intestine

 

 

 

A. Huttenlocher

14.50-15.15

Neutrophil chemotaxis in autoinflammation

 

 

 

 

A. Stojkovic

15.15-15.25

Dissecting WASp function during leukocyte recruitment to wounds: a live imaging approach using zebrafish

 

 

 

 

N. Iwanami

15.25-15.35

Non-invasive intra-vital imaging of thymocyte dynamics in medaka

 

 

 

 

 

16.00-18.30

Poster session and drinks

 

 

18.45

Bus leaves for banquet (Restaurant de Poort)

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday Morning Session

 

 

 

 

 

 

Host-microbe interactions

 

 

 

 

Name

Time

Title

 

 

 

 

L. Ramakrishnan

09.00-09.50

A visual and genetic dissection of tuberculous granuloma formation in the zebrafish

 

 

 

 

M. Neely

09.50-10.15

Elucidating host-pathogen interactions using a streptococcal-zebrafish infectious disease model

 

 

 

 

 

break

 

 

 

 

 

John Rawls

10.45-11.10

In vivo imaging and genetic analysis link bacterial motility and symbiosis in the zebrafish gut

 

 

 

 

A. Meijer

11.10-11.25

Innate defence responses against bacterial infection

 

 

 

 

A. van der Sar

11.25-11.40

Modelling tuberculosis; using a zebrafish embryo screen for granuloma formation

 

 

 

 

J.P. Levraud

11.40-11.55

Antiviral response in the zebrafish embryo

 

 

 

 

candidate to be selected after the poster session on Tuesday

11.55-12.05

poster prize lecture

 

 

 

 

 

lunch

 

 

 

 

12.30

departure for boat trip and lunch

 

 

13.00-17.30

boat trip and lunch

 

 

18.00

back at hotel or conference center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posters

 

 

 

Marina Mione

(Milan, Italy)

Transgenic zebrafish to study subcellular organelle dynamics

 

Suzanne Camus

(Singapore, Singapore)

p53 reporter zebrafish and transposition of the maize Dissociation element in a p53 mutant background as models for cancer and genetic mutagenesis screening.

 

Alexander Emelyanov

(Singapore, Singapore)

Activated K-ras in transgenic zebrafish

 

Igor Mizgirev

(Chicago, United States)

Transplantable tumors in zebrafish: current progress and perspectives

 

Cristina Santoriello

(Milan, Italy)

Gene-trap screen to develop zebrafish cancer models

 

Willem Van den akker

(Goettingen, Germany)

Simultaneous knock-down of duplicated Sp8 transcription factors induces ectopic Wnt1 expression in CNS of developing zebrafish

 

Ellen van Rooijen

(Utrecht, Netherlands)

von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) tumor suppressor gene mutants develop severe polycythemia characterized by a global upregulation of hematopoietic lineages

 

Lihui Liu

(Singapore, Singapore)

K-ras signaling through PI3K-Akt regulates hematopoiesis and angiogenesis in zebrafish

 

Shizhen Zhu

(Singapore, Singapore)

RhoA promotes cell survival by modulating Mek/Erk pathway during zebrafish embryogenesis

 

Yi Feng

(Bristol, United Kingdom)

A fin wounding protocol to study inflamation

 

Dorothée le Guyader

(Paris, France)

Origins and behaviours of granulocytes in zebrafish embryos and larvae

 

Seung Hyeok Seok

(Seoul, Korea South)

A stable Transgenic Zebrafish Line for detecting Developmental Toxicities caused by Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor binding Toxicants

 

Muriel Tauzin

(Paris, France)

A new library of hematopoietic mutants

 

Sylvia Brugman

(Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Development of a new model for inflammatory bowel disease in the zebrafish

 

Antonio Figueras

(Vigo, Spain)

Zebrafish (Danio rerio): A possible new model for the study of the septic shock

 

Beatriz Novoa

(Vigo, Spain)

Aeromonas hydrophila: A pathogenic bacteria isolated from mortality outbreaks in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) culture facilities

 

Wilbert Bitter

(Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Forward genetic screen to identify Mycobacterium marinum genes involved in granuloma formation in zebrafish embryos

 

Johanna Chluba

(Dijon, France)

Imaging of nitric oxide in live zebrafish using a diaminofluorescein probe

 

Susan Joyce

(Cork, Ireland)

TRAMWAYS: Transfer of Knowledge in Microbial Signal Transduction Pathways and Metagenomics

 

Marlies Mooij

(Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Zebrafish as infection model for Pseudomonas aeruginosa

 

Yi Rang Na

(Seoul, Korea South)

Use of PCR-Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism for the identification of Zoonotic Mycobacteriosis in Zebrafish Caused by Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacteirum chelonae

 

Freddie Partridge

(Oxford, United Kingdom)

Molecular mechanism of a protective developmental plasticity response

 

Tomasz Prajsnar

(Sheffield, United Kingdom)

A Zebrafish model of Staphylococcus infection

 

Annette Vergunst

 

(NIMES Cedex 2, France)

Zebrafish as a novel virulence model for Burkholderia cenocepacia

 

 

 

 

 

Norimasa Iwanami       Tokushima, Japan       Non-invasive intra-vital imaging of thymocyte dynamics in 
                                                                            medaka

 

 



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