virtual SPP1782 Junior Scientist Meeting in Würzburg

Friday November 13th 2020

Session III

Chair: Martim Dias Gomes
10:00 - 10:20h Coordinating morphological processes between adjacent tissues during
Vanessa Weichselberger; AG Classen
Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg

10:20 - 10:40h Investigating mechanical loading at intercellular Junctions
Lukas Windgaße; AG Grashoff
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried ( Münster)

10:40 - 11:00h Developing a novel and tunable biomaterials platform to mimic the intercellular
Ana Díaz Álvarez; AG Bécares
INM – Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien

11:00 - 11:20h Pillar deflection: a novel method to quantify force transmission in epithelia
Tanmaya Sethi; AG Janshoff
University of Goettingen Institute of Physical Chemistry

11:20 - 11:40h Tool development to understand adherens junctions
Leanne Strauß; AG Diz-Muñoz
EMBL Heidelberg

11:40 - 12:00h Discussion of SPP 1782 future events for young scientists: online lectures by
key speakers, virtual seminars, virtual exchange of techniques

12:00 - 13:00h Lunch Break

Session IV

Chair: Robin Püllen

13:00 - 13:20h Investigating the functional network of the Drosophila gene smallish during
epithelial morphogenesis.
Patrizia Kroll; AG Wodarz
Institute of Anatomy I Molecular Cell Biology (Köln)

13:20 - 13:40h Role of mechanosensitive ion channel nompC in coordinated cell dynamics in
Ankit Roy Choudhury; AG Großhans/ Wolf
Philipps-Universität Marburg

13:40 - 14:00h Investigating the mechanisms by which cells coordinate their movements within
a migrating cell group using the zebrafish lateral line
Alicia Lardennois; AG Lecaudey
Institut für Zellbiologie und Neurowissenschaft, Frankfurt

14:00 - 14:20h Ajuba-Zyxin family proteins during morphogenesis in zebrafish
Constanze Heinzen; AG Lecaudey
Institut für Zellbiologie und Neurowissenschaft, Frankfurt

14:20 - 14:40h Interplay between mechanical tension and cytoskeletal organization in cell
separation at compartment boundaries in Drosophila
Jing Wang; AG Dahmann
Institute of Genetics, Dresden

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