Annual SPP1782 Meeting 2017

 DFG SPP 1782

Epithelial intercellular junctions as dynamic hubs to integrate forces, signals and cell behavior

Symposium

RWTH Aachen University

October 12-13, 2017

12.10.2017

12:00 - 13:00 Sandwiches, fruit, coffee Prolog1

13:00 - 15:30 Talks P1-P6 (PhD students/postdocs) Prolog1

(15 min presentation + 10 min discussion)

13:00 - 13:25 P7 (Stephan Grill, Elisabeth Knust)

David Flores-Benitez: Integration of cell polarity, cell adhesion and actomyosin dynamics during dorsal closure in Drosophila

13:25 - 13:50 P2 (Christian Dahmann)

Annegret Hamann: Signals and mechanics influencing cell sorting in Drosophila

13:50 - 14:15 P3 (Suzanne Eaton)

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14:15 - 14:40 P4 (Klaus Ebnet)

Christian Hartmann: Role of JAM family adhesion molecules in epithelial cells

14:40 - 15:05 P5 (Carsten Grashof)

Anna-Lena Cost: Developing a desmoplakin tension sensor

15:05 - 15:30 P6 (Frauke Gräter)

Csaba Daday: Modelling mechanosensing at cellular junctions in health and disease: desmoplakin and plectin

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break Prolog1

16:00 - 18:05 Talks P7-P11 (PhD students/postdocs) Prolog1

(15 min presentation + 10 min discussion)

16:00 - 16:25 P1 (Anne-Kathrin Classen)

Anne-Kathrin Classen: Epithelial cell shape transitions in Drosophila

16:25 - 16:50 P8 (Robert Grosse)

Hanna Grobe: Dissecting the role of formin-like 2 in cellular protrusions during nascent epithelial cell-cell contact formation

16:50 - 17:15 P9 (Jörg Großhans, Fred Wolf)

Jörg Großhans: Role of mechano-sensitive channels in epithelial tissue

17:15 - 17:40 P10 (Mechthild Hatzfeld)

Katrin Rietscher: Regulation of plakophilin 3 by EGF signaling

17:40 - 18:05 P11 (Sandra Iden)

Martim Gomes: Coupling of polarity and mechanical signals at epidermal junctions

18:30 - 19:30 Dinner MTI12

19:30 - 20:30 Guest speaker: Vania Braga MTI13

(45 min presentation + 15 min discussion)

20:30 - 22:00 All PIs: Discussion about 2

 

13.10.2017

08:30 - 10:35 Talks P12-P16 (PhD students/postdocs) Prolog1

(15 min presentation + 10 min discussion)

8:30 - 8:55 P12 (Andreas Janshoff)

Susanne Karsch: Tension generation in epithelial cells - the impact of cell defects and wound healing

8:55 - 9:20 P13 (Virginie Lecaudey)

Christine Molenda/Chaitanya Dingare: Role of junction-associated proteins in regulating the Hippo pathway and the size of the posterior lateral line primordium in zebrafish

9:20 - 9:45 P14 (Rudolf Leube)

Marcin Moch: Desmosome-dependent keratin dynamics

9:45 - 10:10 P15 (Thomas Magin)

Fanny Buechau: Interplay of keratins and desmosomes in skin keratinocytes

10:10 - 10:35 P16 (Maja Mathis)

Amrita Singh: Atypical cadherin fat regulates microtubule orientation and stability

10:35 - 11:00 Coffee break [MOCA] Prolog1

11:00 - 13:30 Talks P17-P21 (PhD students/postdocs) Prolog1

(15 min presentation + 10 min discussion)

11:00 - 11:25 P17 (Rudolf Merkel)

Dave Ahrens, Lena Ramms: Keratin-dependent strain stiffening in epithelial monolayers

11:25 - 11:50 Barbara Nöthel: Switch of main mechanosensitive mechanism from focal adhesion to adherens junction during epithelial tissue formation

11:50 - 12:15 P18 (Carien Niessen)

Placido Pereira: Cadherin mediated regulation of epithelial barrier formation

12:15 - 12:40 P19 (Nicolas Schlegel, Jens Waschke)

Nicolas Schlegel/Jens Washke: Role of desmoglein2-mediated signalling and adhesion in intestinal epithelium

12:40 - 13:05 P20 (Pavel Strnad)

Annika Gross: The role of desmosomal components in the intestine

13:05 - 13:30 P21 (Volker Spindler)

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13:30 - 14:30 Soup, sandwiches [MOCA] Prolog1

Venues:

1Campus Cluster Smart Logistic, Campus Boulevard 55-57, 52074 Aachen

2Seminarräume 6/7, Medizinisch Theoretische Institute 1 (MTI-1), Wendlingweg 2, 52074 Aachen

3Hörsaal (Raum 130), Medizinisch Theoretische Institute 1 (MTI-1), Wendlingweg 2, 52074 Aachen 3

 

Accomodation (Prepayment; reimbursement according to DFG rules):

Ø RWTH Haus Königshügel, Melatener Str. 31-35, 52074 Aachen (Keys will be distributed at the meeting.)

 

Single room: 42 € (with breakfast: 48 €)

Double Room: 55 € (with breakfast: 67 €)

Ø UKA Gästehaus, Kullenhofstraße 54, 52074 Aachen (Keys will be distributed at the meeting.)

 

Single room: 49 € (with kitchen: 52 €)

Single room (King Size): 55 €

Double room: 62 € (with Kitchen: 64 €)

Costs:

- Food Caterer and MOCA (costs covered by DFG)

- Venue Costs covered by ERS/RWTH Aachen University

Local Contact:

Elke Broekmeulen and Rudolf Leube

Institute of Molecular and Cellular Anatomy (MOCA)

Wendlingweg 2

D-52074 Aachen

Phone: ++49 241 80 89107

Email: ebroekmeulen@ukaachen.de

Web: www.moca.rwth-aachen.de

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