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2013 LOUIS-JEANTET SYMPOSIUM Centre Médical Universitaire (CMU), Geneva - Auditorium 250

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

08:50 – 09:00 Opening
Henri Bounameaux
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Geneva
SESSION 1 : OXYGEN SENSING AND CANCER
Session 1.1: 09:00 – 10:55
Chairmen: Peter J. Ratcliffe
2009 Louis-Jeantet prize-winner
University of Oxford
Pierre-Yves Dietrich
University of Geneva
09:00 – 09:25 Roland H. Wenger
University of Zurich
Modulating the human hypoxia response
09:25 – 09:50 Stephen Lee
University of Ottawa
The role of RNA hypoxia response element (rHRE)-driven protein synthesis in the hypoxic cell phenotype
09:50 – 10:05 Break
10:05 – 10:30 M. Celeste Simon
University of Pennsylvania
HIF/m TORC1 pathyways and their impact on cancer metabolim
10:30 – 10:55 Randall S. Johnson
University of Cambridge
Functional diversity in the HIF system; implications for cancer
10:55 – 11:10 Break
Session 1.2: 11:10 – 12:25
11:10 – 11:35 Wilhelm Krek
ETH Zurich
HIF-dependent and HIF-independent function of the von Hippel-Lindau tumour suppressor
11:35 – 12:00 Massimiliano Mazzone
University of Leuven
Oxygen vessels, and inflammation: implications for cancer and ischemia
12:00 – 12:25 Peter J. Ratcliffe
University of Oxford
Keynote Lecture : Understanding cellular oxygen sensing pathways; what are the implications?
12:25 – 13:40 Lunch
 
SESSION 2 : LYMPHOGENESIS AND CANCER
Session 2.1: 13:40 – 15:35
Chairmen: Kari Alitalo
2006 Louis-Jeantet prize-winner
University of Helsinki
Beat Imholf
University of Geneva
13:40 – 14:05 Holger Gerhardt
Cancer Research UK, London
From cells to networks - Principles of vascular pattern formation
14:05 – 14:30 Anne Eichmann
Yale University
Factors guiding of vascular patterning
14:30 – 14:45 Break
14:45 – 15:10 Christer Betsholtz
University of Uppsala
Pericytes, the blood-brain barrier, and brain diseases
15:10 – 15:35 Ralf H. Adams
Max Planck Institute, Münster
Molecular regulation of angiogenic blood vessel growth
15:35 – 15:50 Break
Session 2.2: 15:50 – 17:05
15:50 – 16:15 Taija Makinen
University of Uppsala
Organ-specific mechanisms of lymphatic development

16:15 – 16:40 Tatiana Petrova
University of Lausanne
Biomechanical and transcriptional regulation of lymphatic vascular development
16:40 – 17:05 Kari Alitalo
University of Helsinki
Keynote Lecture: Biological functions and therapeutic potential of vascular endothelial growth factors
17:05 – 17:15 Jürg A. Schifferli
University of Basel
Concluding remarks
17:15 End of the Symposium