Drosophila 2018

Programme

 

 

TUESDAY, 17th April

 

08.00

Pick up from Hotel

 

 

Course registration

ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building

09.00

Welcome address 

Mauro Giacca, ICGEB Trieste, Italy            

09.15

Cell-Specific epigenetic signatures in the nervous system

Angela Giangrande, USIAS, Strasbourg, France

10.15

Regulation of autophagy in health and disease

Thomas Vaccari, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

11.15

Coffee Break and Poster presentation

ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building

11.30

Neuronal and extraneuronal mechanisms of neurodegeneration in ALS

Fabian Feiguin, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

12.30

Roles of the trafficking machinery in
neurodegeneration

Thomas Vaccari

13.30

Get-together (Light lunch)

ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building

14.30

Practical Sessions
Neuronal and glial behaviors under CNS degeneration


Angela Giangrande

 

Endocytic and autophagy assays in larval organs

Thomas Vaccari

19.00

Bus to Hotel

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 18th April

 

 

08.30

Pick up from Hotel

 

09.00

Mitochondrial dysregulation in Parkinson's disease – lessons from Drosophila– part 1

Alex Whitworth, University of Cambridge, UK

10.00

From neural stem cells to glial differentiation

Angela Giangrande

11.00

Coffee Break and Poster presentation

ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building

11.30

ICGEB SEMINAR - What flies can teach us about sleep?

Giorgio Gilestro, Imperial College London, UK

12.30

Mitochondrial dysregulation in Parkinson's disease – lessons from Drosophila – part 2

Alex Whitworth

13.30

Lunch

Area Science Park cafeteria, ground floor, ‘C’ Building

14.30

Practical Sessions
Analysing sleep using ethoscopes


Giorgio Gilestro

 

 

Genetic analysis of mitochondrial dynamics in a Drosophila model of Parkinson’s disease

Alex Whitworth

 

19.00

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 19th April

 

 

08.30

Pick up from Hotel

 

09.00

Analysing and manipulating sleep in Drosophila - part 2

Giorgio Gilestro

10.00

mRNA biology and local translation

Tim Weil, University of Cambridge, UK

11.00

Coffee Break and Poster presentation

ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building

11.30

ER stress and neurotoxic Tau aggregates: molecules and mechanisms

Fabian Feiguin

 

12.30

The function of bimolecular condensate in translational regulation during development, pathogenesis and neurodegeneration

Tim Weil

 

13.30

Lunch

Area Science Park cafeteria, ground floor, ‘C’ Building

14.30

Practical Sessions
Visualising Processing bodies in Drosophila tissue


Tim Weil

 

 

Analysis of Drosophila neuromuscular synapses in health and disease

Raffaella Klima and Giulia Romano, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

 

19.00

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

FRIDAY, 20th April

 

 

08.30

Pick up from Hotel

 

09.00

The regenerative potential of glial cells

Alicia Hidalgo, The University of Birmingham, UK

10.00

Drosophila melanogaster: from neurophysiology to behavior

Aram Megighian, University of Padova, Italy

11.00

Coffee Break and Poster presentation

ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building

11.30

The molecular mechanisms of glial regeneration and CNS repair

Alicia Hidalgo

12.30

Neuronal death and cell survival a tight balance controlled by nutrients and amino acids to keep neurons clean

Paola Bellosta, University of Trento, Italy

13.30

Lunch

Area Science Park cafeteria, ground floor, ‘C’ Building

14.30 Practical Sessions
Injury protocols to investigate CNS regeneration and repair in Drosophila

Alicia Hidalgo
 
  Drosophila melanogaster what we can learn from a practical course: motility assay and protein aggregation analysis in neurons expressing the mutant toxic form of Huntingtin responsible of Huntington’s disease Paola Bellosta  
18.00 Evaluation Test
Q&A Closing
   
19.00 Bus to Hotel    

 

 

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Download the preliminary programme
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Meetings&CoursesUnit 20/04/2017