Brazil 2006 Program

Conference Program

The Sixth International Cell Death

Society Symposium

Angra dos Reis, Hotel do Frode

Brazil 2006

 

Friday 2nd June 2006

I. “Cell cycle, Cell Death and Aging”
 Welcome and Introduction, Award Presentation and Dinner

4:00-4:15pm

Chair: Zahra Zakeri, Introduction and Welcome

4:15-5:00pm

Introduction and keynote speaker

Controlling the cell cycle

Paul Nurse: The Rockefeller University, U.S.A

5:00-5:30pm

Morphology of Cell Death and what it tells us

Katharina D’Herde: Ghent University, Belgium

5:30-600pm

Cell death and its regulation

Rafael Linden: Instituto de Biofisica da UFRJ, Brazil

6:00-6:15pm

Mauro Piacentini, Award Presentation

6:15-6:45pm

Cell death: How far we have come?

Richard Lockshin: St. Johns University, U.S.A

6:45-7:00pm

Ray Birge, Award Presentation

7:00-7:30pm

The functional role of caspases in non-apoptotic cellular   processes

Junying Yuan: Harvard Medical School, U.S.A

7:30pm

Dinner

Saturday 3rd June 2006

II. Modulators Cell Death Cell Survival

Chair: Mauro Piacentini

9:00-9:30am

Bcl-2 family proteins regulate the cytochrome C release channel MAC during apoptosis

Kathleen Kinnally: New York University, U.S.A

9:30-10:00am

Shared Bcl-xL functions in neurons and yeast

Marie Hardwick: Johns Hopkins Schools of public health & medicine, U.S.A

10:00-10:30am

Role of apoptosis and Bcl-2 family members in mitochondrial morphogenesis

Richard Youle: NIH, NIA, U.S.A

10:30:10:45am

Cell Death by Different Modalities; The Need For Survival  Factors

Denys Wheatley: International Federation for Cell Bio, Scotland

10:45-11:00

Apoptosis induced by an anti-EGFR Mab in a lung carcinoma  cell line

Greta Garrido: Center of Molecular Immunology, Cuba

11:00- 11:30 am

Coffee Break

III. Neurodegeneration

Chair: Ray Birge

 

11:30-12:00am

A beautiful mind, wasted: Novel neural cell death programs

Dale Bredesen: The Buck Institute for Age Research, U.S.A

12:00-12:15

The Role Of P38 Mapk And C-Jun N-Terminal Kinase (Jnk)
 Pathway In Death Of Cortical Neurons

Mohammad Hosseini Ghahremani: University Tehran, Iran

 

12:15-12:45pm

Mitochondrial Fission in Neuronal Cell Death  

Ella Bossy-Wetzel: Burnham Institute, U.S.A

12:45-1:00pm

Mutations in the mitochondrial genome and cell death

Marianna Sikorska: Institute for Biological Sciences, NRC, Canada

1:00-4:00pm

Lunch

IV. Oxidative Stress, Cell Death & Aging

Chair: Soraya Smaili

 

4:00-4:30pm

Mitochondrial dysfunction and neuronal damage in methylmalonic acidemia

Roger Castilho: Universidade Estadual Brazil

4:30-5:00pm

Mitochondrial oxidative stress & membrane permeability transition

Anibal Vercesi: State University of Campinas, Brazil

5:00-5:30pm

Coffee break

5:30-5:45pm

Aging & Oxidative stress

Virginia Junqueria: Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

5:45-6:00pm

Glucose Deprivation Sensitizes Leukemia Cells To Cd95-Mediated Apoptosis By Decreasing Intracellular Superoxide  Anion, Independent Of Bcl-2

Shazib Pervaiz: National University of Singapore, Singapore

6:00-6:15pm

Vdac Channel Is Regulated By Mitochondrial Lipids

Tatiana Rostovtseva: NICHD/ NIH, U.S.A

6:15-8:15pm

Posters

8:30-

Dinner

Sunday 4th June 2006

V. Alternative paths to die

Chair: Katharina D’Herde

 

9:00-9:30am

More than one way to die, interaction between cell death pathways

Peter Vandanabeele: Ghent University, Belgium

9:30-10:00am

Organelle specific initiation of cell death

Guido Kroemer: Institut Gustave Roussey, France

10:00-10:30am

Necrapoptosis: Mitochondrial inner membrane permeabilization in the pathogenesis of apoptosis & necrosis

John Lemasters: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,      U.S.A 

10:30- 11:00

Coffee

VI. Mechanisms of Cell Death: Regulation in disease

Chair: Marie-Lise Gougeon

 

11:00-11 :30pm

Cell death in cardiac diseases

Sergio Lavandero: University of Chile, Chile

11:30-12:00pm

The sweet kiss of death: galectins, glycosylation, and immunoregulation

Gabriel Rabinovich: National Council Research, Argentina

12:00-12:15pm

Mechanisms controlling neutrophil apoptosis during hemolysis: Frontiers between acute and chronic inflammation

Cristina Barja-Fidalgo: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

12:15-12 :30pm

Cell Death and Differentiation in Leukemia

Patrick Auberger: Inserm NICE, France

12:30-12:45pm

Elimination Of Influenza Virus-Infected Cells By  Apoptosis-Dependent Phagocytosis In Mice A

Akiko Shiratsuchi: Kanazawa University, Japan

1:00-4:00pm

Lunch

VII. Initiation and execution of Cell Death Signaling

Chair: Gustavo Amarante-Mendes

 

4:00-4:30pm

Death and danger signals

Seamus Martin: Trinity College, Ireland

4:30-5:00pm

The regulation & execution of apoptosis in Drosophila

Kristin White: Harvard Medical School, U.S.A

5:00-5:15pm

Coffee

5:15-5:45pm

Cell Death and Cellular Energy

Jean-Ehrland Ricci: Inserm Nice, France

5:45-6:15pm

The role of apoptosis in host/parasite interaction

Marcello Barcinski: Instituto Nacional de Cancer, Brazil 

6:15-8:15pm

Posters

8:15-

Dinner

Monday 5th June 2006

VIII. Cell Proliferation and Cancer

Chair: Iseli Nantes

9:00-9:30am

The DNA damage and Pro-apoptotic bid

Sandra Zinkel: Vanderbilt University, U.S.A  

9:30-10:00am

Role of cell death pathways in epithelial tumorigenesis

Eileen White: The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Howard Hughes Medical Inst. U.S.A

10:00-10:30am

Cyclin E regulation of Bax– mediated apoptosis independent of P53

Alex Almasan: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, U.S.A

10:30-11:00am

Coffee

VIIII. Cell Proliferation and Cancer

Chair: Boris Zhivotovsky

 

11:00-11:30am

Oncogene - induced evasion from apoptosis and the proteasomal degradation pathway

Roya Khosravi-Far: Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.

11:30-11:45am

Dram – A Novel P53-Induced Modulator Of Autophagy Critical  For Apoptotic Programmed Cell Death

Kevin M. Ryan: Beatson Insitute for Cancer Research, UK

11:45-12:00am

Investigation Of The Effects Of Environmental Stresses On Inhibitor Proteins In Prostate Cancer

Sinead Walsh: University College Dublin, Ireland

12:00-12:30 pm

The double face of cell death within tumor microenvironments

Roger Chammas: Laboratorio de Oncologia Experimental, Brazil

12:30-1:00pm

Evading p53 action during tumor development & therapy

Scott Lowe: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, U.S.A

1:00pm

End of Meeting