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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Practical information

Friday September 3, 2010

Morning session
09:00-09:30 Frank Madeo (Graz, Austria)
  Spermidine for a long life
09:30-09:45 Joel Beaudouin (Heidelberg, Germany)
  Spatiotemporal characterization of caspase activity in single cells
09:45-10:00 Nieves Peltzer (Lausanne, Switzerland)
  A caspase- and RasGAP fragment N-activated survivin-dependent protective response in the skin
10:00-10:30 Ana Maria Cuervo (New York, USA)
  Selective autophagy: fueling and cleaning in the same compartment
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:30 Cosima Baldari (Siena, Italy)
  p66Shc: a novel player in lymphocyte apoptosis
11:30-12:00 Judy Lieberman (Boston, USA)
  Granzyme A-mediated cell death: using proteomics to dissect the anatomy of a murder
12:00-12:25 Kris Gevaert (Ghent, Belgium)
  Positional proteomics in cell death research
12:25-12:55 Marion MacFarlane (Leicester, UK)
  Selectively Targeting Death Receptor Signalling in Cancer
12.55-13.10 Alexander Pintzas (Athens, Greece)
  Oncogenes can sensitise tumour cells to TRAIL induced apoptosis: The paradigm of RAS and BRAF oncogenes in colorectal tumours, from models to the clinic

13:10-14:30 Lunch
14.30-16.00 Poster Viewing Session #2
Afternoon session
16:00-16:30 Peter Krammer (Heidelberg, Germany)
  Cancer, death and the immune system
16:30-16:45 Tom Cotter (Cork, Ireland)
  Looking Cell Death in the Eye
16:45-17:00 Sven Horke (Mainz, Germany)
  Pursuing Redox-balance modification: PON2 as a new putative anti-tumor target
17:00-17:15 Catharina Svanborg (Lund, Sweden)
  HAMLET kills carcinoma cells but spares healthy, differentiated cells. Molecular basis of the tumoricidal effect
17.15-17.25 Poster awards
17:25-18:25 ECDO Honorary Lecture: Dr. Guido Kroemer (Villejuif, France)
  The desirable death .... of the cancer cell
18:30-19:00 ECDO General Assembly (for ECDO members)
Gala dinner: 20:00