18th Euroconference on Apoptosis
7th Training course on 'Concepts and Methods in Programmed Cell Death'
September 1-4, 2010
Ghent, Belgium
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Thursday September 2, 2010

Morning session
09:00-09:30 Andreas Villunger (Innsbruck, Austria)
  A role of the PIDDosome in tumor suppression?
09:30-09:45 Delphine Merino (Melbourne, Australia)
  Bim indirectly activates Bax/Bak in ABT-737 induced cell death
09:45-10:00 Donat Kögel (Frankfurt, Germany)
  (-)-gossypol targets Mcl-1 for degradation and induces autophagic cell death in glioma cells
10:00-10:30 Rosario Rizzuto (Ferrara, Italy)
  Calcium, mitochondria and cell death
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:30 David Wallach (Rehovot, Israel)
  The ‘apoptotic’ caspases as regulators of inflammation: New Lessons from the Study of Caspase-8 Function
11:30-12:00 Manolis Pasparakis (Cologne, Germany)
  Inflammatory and apoptotic signalling pathways in the regulation of epithelial homeostasis
12:00-12:15 Geert van Loo (Ghent, Belgium)
  A20/tnfaip3 : a master brake on apoptosis
12:15-12:30 Sandrine Jouan-Lanhouet (Rennes, France)
  An acidic extracellular pH switches TRAIL-induced apoptosis to a RIPK1/RIPK3/PARP-1 dependent programmed necrosis in human colon cancer cells
12:30-13:00 Thirumala Kanneganti (Memphis, TN, USA)
  Caspase-1 inflammasomes in innate immunity, cell death and inflammation

Lunch from 1 till 3 pm
Afternoon session
15:00-15:30 Pascal Meier (London, UK)
  Ubiquitin-mediated regulation of apoptosis
15:30-16:00 John Silke (Victoria, Australia)
  Appointment with death - and other cell death mysteries
16:00-16:20 Emmanuel Dejardin (Ličge, Belgium)
  TNFR-induced activation of MAP3K14/NIK enhances TNFR-1-induced cell death
16:20-16:45 Henning Walczak (London, UK)
  A physiological role for linear ubiquitination in innate and adaptive immune signalling
16:45-17:00 Nele Vanlangenakker (Ghent, Belgium)
  c-IAP1 and TAK1, modulators of TNF-induced necroptosis
17:00-17:30 Phil Barker (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
  SMAC'd by the IAPs - Molecular Interplay in Cell Death Signaling
Poster Viewing Session #1 from 17:30 on
18:30-19:30 ECDO board meeting
20:30 Dinner invited speakers