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10-12 Sept | 2007| Krakow | Poland

Programme Final (Overview)

Monday 10 | Tuesday 11 | Wednesday 12

Full programme with abstracts, poster and author information available for download here (pdf)

Monday, September 10

0800

Registration

Larischa Palace, Conference Room Foyer

EMT and Development:
Chairperson: Raghu Kalluri

Larischa Palace, Conference Room

0830

Opening Remarks

0900

Session I (Invited)

Inaugural Elizabeth D Hay Lecture
Jean-Paul Thiery: Mechanochemistry of cell adhesion in epithelial cell plasticity

 

0935

(Invited)

Angela Nieto: EMT-related and EMT-independent regulation of cell adhesion and movement by Snail

a

1010

Patrick Humbert: The polarity regulators Scribble and DLG control epithelial migration during development, wound healing and tumourigenesis

 

1030

Coffee & Posters

Conference Room Foyer

1100

Session II (Invited)

David McClay: Gene regulatory network states that control EMT.

Larischa Palace, Conference Room

1135

(Invited)

Michael Klymkowsky: Conserved and novel features of the NFkβ-Slug-Twist network involved in Xenopus mesoderm formation and EMT

 

1210

Michael Murray: Photoactivatable GFP resolves Drosophila mesoderm migration behaviour

1230

Lunch and Poster viewing

Conference Room Foyer | Wierzynek Restaurant /

Cell signalling and EMT (I)
Chairperson: Angela Nieto

Larischka Palace, Conference Room

1400

Session III (Invited)

Aristidis Moustakas: Smad proteins of the TGFß pathway instruct a network of transcription factors for the establishment of EMT

1435

(Invited)

Caroline Hill: Searching for novel regulators of EMT

 

1510

Wolfgang Mikulits: PDGF Links TGF-β Signaling to Nuclear β-Catenin Accumulation in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Progression

 

1530

Eileen Whiteman: The Transcription Factor Snail Represses Crumbs3 Expression and Disrupts Apico-Basal Polarity Complexes

 

1550

Afternoon Tea and Posters

Conference Room Foyer

1630

Session IV (Invited)

John Collard: The Par/Tiam1 polarity complex controls epithelial and mesenchymal properties of epithelial cells.

Larischa Palace, Conference Room

1705

(Invited)

Shoukat Dedhar: Regulation of EMT and Wnt signaling by Integrin-Linked Kinase

 

1740

William Schiemann: EMT and Oncogenic Signaling by TGF-ß in Mammary Epithelial Cells

1800

Poster Session / EpiPlast Carcinoma Committee Meeting

a

Tuesday, September 11

EMT and Cancer (I)
Chairperson: Antonio García de Herreros

Larischa Palace, Conference Room

830

Session V (Invited)

Paolo Comoglio: Invasive growth: a MET-driven genetic programme for cancer and stem cells

 

905

(Invited)

Don Newgreen: EMT in the neural crest model: Does functional manipulation of adhesion and cytoskeletal systems reset the sensitivity to pro-EMT growth factors?

 

940

Greg Goodall: The microRNA-200 family regulates the E-cadherin repressors, ZEB1/deltaEF-1 and SIP1/ZEB2 and EMT

 

1000

Coffee & Posters

Conference Room Foyer

1030

Debate

EMT-MET cycles in tumors: Amparo Cano, Gerhard Christofori, Pierre Savagner and Erik (Rik) Thompson

Larischa Palace, Conference Room

1130

Session VI (Invited)

Gerhard Christofori: Distinct mechanisms of tumor invasion and metastasis

Larischa Palace, Conference Room

1205

(Invited)

Erik (Rik) Thompson: Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition Traits in Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines Parallel the Human Breast Cancer Stem Cell Phenotype and Subclassify Human Breast Cancers

a

1240

Lunch and Poster viewing Wierzynek Restaurant /

Conference Room Foyer

EMT and Cancer (II)
Chairperson: John Collard

Larischa Palace, Conference Room

1415

Session VII (Invited)

Amparo Cano: Understanding the role of Snail factors and other EMT regulators in tumour progression

 

1450

(Invited)

Thomas Brabletz: Malignant progression in colorectal cancer: EMT, β -Catenin & cancer stem cells

a

1525

Andreas Eger: The transcription factor ZEB1 promotes tumor progression by repressing master regulators of epithelial differentiation

 

1545

Afternoon Tea and Posters

Conference Room Foyer

1615

Session VIII (Invited)

Avri Ben-Ze’ev: Cell motility at the invasive front of tumors: The role of novel Wnt/ß-catenin target genes

 

1650

(Invited)

Arne Östman: PDGF-dependent cancer fibroblasts and pericytes as novel cancer drug targets

 

1725

Laura Rosano: β -Arrestin-1 as messenger of endothelin A receptor-driven >β-catenin signaling pathway and epithelial to mesenchymal transition: implication for an effective combined therapy in ovarian cancer

a

1745

Hector Peinado: LOXL2 as a player in epidermal homeostasis and early marker of squamous cell carcinomas

 

1805

Poster Session / TEMTIA Annual General Meeting

1900

Conference Dinner

Folwark Zalesie

Wednesday, September 12

Physiological aspects of EMT
Chairperson: Aristidis Moustakas

Larischa Palace, Conference Room

0830

Session IX (Invited)

Pierre Savagner: Slug regulates early epithelial differentiation by maintaining a metastable phenotype

 

0905

(Invited)

Raghu Kalluri: The Effects of BMP-7 on EndMT and Cardiac Fibrosis

 

0940

Jiri Zavadil: Gene Regulation Network Analysis Suggests Epigenetic Mechanism for Silencing of TIMP3 in EMT

a

1000

Coffee & Posters

Conference Room Foyer

1030

Debate

EMT in development and physiology: Michael Klymkowsky, Raghu Kalluri and Angela Nieto

 

1130

Session X (Invited)

Raymond Runyan: Regulation of EMT in the atrioventricular canal of the developing heart

 

1205

(Invited)

Claire Sharpe: Delineation of GTPase pathways in EMT: A role for every Rho?

 

1225

Andrew Garrod: New concepts in desmosomal adhesion and their implications for EMT

 

1245

Lunch/Poster Viewing

Conference Room Foyer

Cell signalling and EMT (II)
Chairperson: Paolo Comoglio

1415

Session XI (Invited)

Lionel Larue: The role of IGF/AKT pathways in the induction of epithelium mesenchyme transition

a

1450

(Invited)

Antonio García de Herreros: The adhesion junction protein E-cadherin plays a central role in the process of epithelial morphogenesis

 

1525

(Invited)

Geert Berx: Functional analysis of EMT-inducing transcription factors in invasion and metastasis

 

1600

Concluding remarks, and Invitation to the 4th EMT Meeting in 2009


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