Microscopy 2017

Programme

 

MONDAY, 6th March

09.00

Course registration

ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building

09.45

Welcome Address

Mauro Giacca, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

10.00

Course introduction and participants presentation

Glauco Tocchini-Valentini, IBCN-CNR, Monterotondo, Italy/Emanuele Buratti, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

10.45

Introduction to Mouse Genetics

Roger Cox, MRC, Harwell, UK

11.30

Break

 

12.00

Preclinical models to understand the pathogenesis of immune deficiency and the immune microenvironment of cancer

Federica Benvenuti, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

12.45

Mouse mutant models of cerebellum development and medulloblastoma

Daniela Marazziti, IBCN-CNR, Monterotondo, Italy

13.30

Working lunch

 ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building

15.00

Developments in automated home-cage phenotyping

Patrick Nolan, MRC, Harwell, UK

15.45

Identifying Human Disease Models using Mouse Phenotyping Data

Michelle Simon, MRC, Harwell, UK

16.30

Summary and discussion

 

17.00

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, 7th March

09.00

Investigating the genetics and mechanisms underlying type 2 diabetes

Roger Cox

09.45

Mouse functional genomics and the challenges of phenotyping

Steve Brown, MRC, Harwell, UK

10.30

Break

 

1.00

Challenges of Phenotyping – IMPC and the future

Steve Brown

11.45

Exploring Mouse Regulatory Networks and Phenotypes using Big Data

Michelle Simon

12.30

Discussion

 

13.30

Lunch

Cafeteria, Ground Floor, ‘C’ Building

15.00

Genetics and epigenetics – key factors for metabolic diseases + Risk score

Hrabe’ de Angelis, Helmholtz Centre, Munich, Germany

15.45

Genetic drugs for cardiac repair and regeneration

Mauro Giacca

16.30

Break

 

17.00

Cardiac pathophysiology studied in large animal models

Fabio Recchia, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy/Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

17.45

INFRAFRONTIER: European research consortium for disease models

Hrabe’ de Angelis

18.30

Bus to Hotel

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 8th March

09.00

Mouse models for otitis media: dissecting the molecular basis of middle ear disease

Steve Brown

09.45

Genome editing by CRISPR in the mouse

KC Loyd, UC Davies, USA

10.30

Break

 

11.00

Assessing cardiac metabolism in large animals

Fabio Recchia

11.45

Molecular genetics of circadian rhythms and sleep

Patrick Nolan

12.30

Understanding the mechanisms of blood vessel formation and therapeutic implications

Serena Zacchigna, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

13.15

Lunch

Cafeteria, Ground Floor, ‘C’ Building

15.00

Enhancement of aromatase inhibitors action by Extra Virgin Olive Oil, EVOO, through cholesterol metabolism pathway modification in MCF-7 cells

Kamal Eltayeb Elemam Mohamedahmed, Neelain Institute for Engineering Technology and Computer Researches - NIETCR, Khartoum, Sudan

15.15

The physiopathological role of mitochondrial calcium uptake in skeletal muscle homeostasis

Gaia Gherardi, University of Padova, Italy

15.30

Inducible Protective Processes in Animal Systems- Hyperthermia Enhances the Methyl methanesulfonate induced adaptive response in mitotic cells of in vivo Mouse model

Hunasanahally Puttaswamy Gowda Gurushankara, Central University of Kerala, India

15.45

Summary and discussion

 

16.00

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 9th March

09.00

High-throughput screening selection of microRNAs enhancing
CRISPR/Cas9-mediated homologous recombination

Edoardo Schneider, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

09.15

A MICU1 splice variant confers high sensitivity to the Ca2+ uptake machinery of skeletal muscle

Denis Vecellio Reane, University of Padova, Italy

09.30

Precision disease modeling in mice to inform precision medicine

KC Kent Loyd

10.15

Break

 

 

Poster Discussion

 

11.45

Summary and discussion

Course closure

 

12.30

VISIT to the ICGEB Laboratories

 

13.30

Lunch

Cafeteria, Ground Floor, ‘C’ Building

15.00

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

 

Meetings&CoursesUnit 06/03/2017