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Programme Schedule
March 3rd 2018, 13:00 to 19:00
Saturday

12:30 - Registration and Coffee Reception

Openning Session

14:45 - Adalberto Pessoa Junior, Vice Dean School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, USP

             Silvya S. Maria-Engler, Head of the Clinical and Toxicological Analyses Department, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, USP

             Celia Garcia, Organizing Committee, USP

             Opening remarks

15:00 - Bruce Alberts, University of California, San Francisco, USA.

  Cell Biology Education

16:00 - Peter Walter, University of California, San Francisco, USA.

  Protein Folding in Health and Disease

17:00 - Discussion

17:30 - Welcome Reception

 

 

March 4th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Sunday

Chairperson: Celia Garcia

Cell Biology on Pathogens Session

08:30 - Brendan Crabb, Burnett Institute, Australia

 Red blood cell invasion by P. falciparum merozoites and a pathway to a blood stage malaria vaccine

10:00 - Discussion

10:20 - Coffee break

10:40 - Brendan Crabb, Burnett Institute, Australia

 Key mechanisms in red blood cell remodelling by P. falciparum constitute potent, novel drug targets

12:10 - Discussion

12:30 - Lunch

Cell Biology Session

14:00 - Francisco Laurindo, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

 Beyond protein folding: vascular redox cell signaling by protein disulfide isomerases

15:00 - Discussion

15:30 - Coffee Break

15:50 - Peter Walter, University of California, San Francisco, USA.

  From Protein Folding to Cognition: The Serendipitous Path of Discovery

17:20 - Discussion

18:00 - Talk with the speakers

 

 

March 5th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Monday

Chairperson: Celia Garcia

Pathogens Genomics Session

08:30 - Celia Garcia, University of São Paulo, SP - Brazil

             Role of G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) in the human malaria parasite

10:00 - Discussion

10:20 - Coffee Break

10:40 - Hernan Chaimovich, FAPESP, Brazil

 Opportunities in Science and Technology in São Paulo, Brazil

12:10 - Discussion

12:30 - Lunch

Pathogens Genomics Session

14:00 - Helder Nakaya,   University of São Paulo, SP - Brazil

            Systems Biology Tools for Non-Bioinformaticians

15:30 - David Roos, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA

 The Evolutionary Cell Biology of Apicomplexan Parasites

16:30 - Coffee Break

17:00 - Aline Maria da Silva, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

 Outer membrane vesicles: biogenesis and functions in bacteria-host interactions

18:00 - Poster Session

 

 

March 6th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Tuesday

Chairperson: Henning Ulrich

Proliferation and neurogenesis in vitro and in vivo: signal transduction induced by kinin and purinergic signaling and quantitative analysis of neurogenesis and neuroregeneration

08:30 - Henning Ulrich, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

 Bradykinin-signal transduction in the brain: Stimulation of neurogenesis, neuroprotection and neuroregeneration

10:00 - Discussion

10:20 - Coffee Break

10:40 - Henning Ulrich, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  Oscillations of intracellular calcium concentration and neural transcription factor expression coding for neural fate determination of embryonic stem cells

11:40 - Discussion

12:00 - Rupert Ecker, TissueGnostics, Viena, Austria

  Tissue Cytometry for quantitative analysis of neurogenesis and neuroregeneration in vitro and in vivo

12:30 - Lunch

14:00 - Deborah Schechtman, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

 Exploring Protein  kinase  C (PKC) kinase dependent and independent functions

15:30 - Discussion

15:50 - Coffee Break

16:10 - Jörg Kobarg, Campinas State University, Campinas, Brazil

 The human Nek family of kinases: from the interactome to roles in the DNA damage response

17:40 - Discussion

18:00 - Poster Session

 

 

March 7th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Wednesday

Chairperson: Elizabeth Igne Ferreira

Pathogen Session: Zika

08:30 - Sérgio Teixeira Ferreira, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, RJ, Brazil

 Zika virus infects adult human brain tissue and induces microglia-mediated synapse loss and memory impairment in adult mice

10:00 - Discussion

10:20 - Coffee Break

10:40 - Elizabeth Igne Ferreira, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

            New Molecular Targets for Neglected Diseases

12:10 - Discussion

12:30 - Lunch

14:00  - Visit to ICB and IQ core facilities

18:00 - Poster Session

 

 

March 8th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Thursday

Chairperson: Glaucius Oliva

Pathogen Session

08:30 - Luis Carlos de Souza Ferreira, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

            Unraveling the biology and immunology of Zika virus: contributions of the Brazilian science to a      worldwide emergency.

10:00 - Discussion

10:20 - Coffee Break

10:40 - Glaucius Oliva, University of São Paulo, São Carlos , Brazil

  Structural biology and drug discovery of Zika vírus proteins

12:10 - Discussion

12:30 - Lunch

Signaling Transduction Session

14:00 - Mayana Zatz, University of São Paulo, SP - Brazil

             Zyka congenital syndrome: lessons from twins 

15:30 - Discusison

15:50 - Coffee Break

16:10 - Claudio Costa-Neto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazi

  A pluridimensional view of GPCR biased agonism: insights from synthetic and endogenous agonists.

17:40 - Discussion

18:00 - Poster Session

 

 

March 9th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Friday

Chairperson: Celia Garcia

Cell Biology Session

08:30 - Erika Shugart, American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

            How to Make the Most of Your ASCB Membership!

            Workshop: Starting the Conversation: The Elevator Speech

10:00 - Discussion

10:20 - Coffee break

10:40 - Matthias Marti, Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, US

            Revisiting malaria transmission biology in an era of elimination.

12:10 - Discussion

12:30 - Lunch

14:00 - Matthias Marti, Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, US

             Environmental sensing and differentiation in malaria parasites.

15:30 - Discussion

15:50 - Coffee break

16:10 - Talk with the speakers

17:40 - Discussion

18:00 - Poster Session

 

 

March 10th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Saturday

Chairperson: Gerhard Wunderlich 

Pathogen Session: Malaria

08:30 - Maria Regina D'Império Lima, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  P2X7 signaling balances cellular and humoral immunity to protect against Plasmodium chabaudi malaria

09:30 - Celia Garcia, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  Signal Transduction Pathways on Host-Plasmodium interactions

10:30 - Coffee break

10:50 - Rafael Guido, University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil

  Discovery of Plasmodium falciparum Inhibitors as Lead Candidates for Malaria: Structural Biology and Medicinal Chemistry Studies

11:50 - Discussion

12:30 - Lunch

Pathogen Session: Malaria

14:00 - Fábio Costa, Campinas State University, Campinas, Brazil

  Physiopathological modulations in human and experimental malaria

15:00 - Eduardo L. V. Silveira, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

             Malaria Pathogenesis and Vaccine Development

16:00 - Coffee break

16:20 - Gerhard Wunderlich, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  Novel nanoparticle-based vaccine approaches against malaria

17:20 - Discussion

18:00 - Talk with the speakers

 

March 11th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Sunday

08:30 - UNICAMP (Hernandes Carvalho)

 

 

March 12th 2018, 08:30 to 19:00
Monday

08:30 - Visit to Brazilian  Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) and Syrius

  Bioimaging of cells and tissues using accelerator-based sources

 

 

March 13th 2018, 08:30 to 15:00
Tuesday

Chairperson: Alexandre Bruni Cardoso

EMBO lecture

08:30 - Ana-Jesus Garcia-Saez, University Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

            Lecture: Cell death signaling

            Scientific talk: Advanced microscopy to understand apoptosis regulation

            Round table: Career possibilities in Europe.

10:30 – Coffee break

10:50 - Scientific talk: Advanced microscopy to understand apoptosis regulation

             Round table: Career possibilities in Europe.

12:30 - Lunch

Chairperson: Henning Ulrich

Closing Lecture

14:00 - Jose Eduardo Krieger, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

 Cell Mechanotransduction and Vascular Diseases 

15:15 - Final Remarks