virtual SPP1782 Junior Scientist Meeting in Würzburg

Thursday November 12th 2020

Session I

Chair: Fanny Büchau

10:00 - 10:20h Actin dependent regulation of epidermal differentiation and barrier formation
Aishwarya Bhosale; AG Niessen

10:20 - 10:40h Role of actin in keratin network dynamics and desmosome assembly
Marcin Moch; AG Leube
Uniklinik RWTH Aachen

10:40 - 11:00h Cytoskeletal and cellular responses to mechanical stretch in a multilayered
epidermal model system
Robin Püllen; AG Merkel / Hoffmann
Institute of Complex Systems, Jülich

11:00 - 11:20h Coupling of polarity and mechanical signals at epidermal junctions
Martim Dias Gomes; CECAD, Köln
AG Iden

11:20 - 11:40h Connecting junctional proteins with Hippo/YAP pathway activity in liver cancer
Lena Thiess; AG Breuhahn
Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

12:00 - 13:00h Lunch break

Session II

Chair: Marcin Moch

13:00 - 13:20h Molecular mechanisms of E-Cadherin mediated mechano-sensing
Fan Jin; AG Gräter
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies

13:20 - 13:40h Keratin-dependent regulation of desmosome composition and stability
Fanny Büchau; AG Magin
Institute of Biology, Leipzig

13:40 - 14:00h Role of intracellular Dsg2 truncation for intestinal epithelial barrier properties
Jessica Neubauer; AG Waschke
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

14:00 - 14:20h Piezo mechanosensitive receptor interplay with tight junction proteins for
maintenance of epithelial cell number and intergrity
Phuong Ngo Anh; AG Posadas
Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Translational Research Center (TRC)

14:20 - 14:40h Pals1 as a Signaling Hub in Polarized Epithelial Cells
Ann-Christin Groh; AG M. Krahn / T. Weide
Universitätsklinikum Münster


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