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Old Archive: International Workshop on HDL

International Workshop on HDL
Athens January 30, 2011

International Workshop on HDL. (From Biology to clinical Practice - Program ( PDF )

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Old Archive: ARISTEIA Newsletter7th Issue

The e-Newsletter of the Graduate Program "Molecular Basis of Human Disease" University of Crete, School of Medicine

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The e-Newsletter of the Graduate Program "Molecular Basis of Human Disease"
University of Crete, School of Medicine

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"ΑΡΙΣΤΕΙΑ" Newsletter BLOG: http://aristeiamolecularmedicine.wordpress.com/

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Old Archive: "ΑΡΙΣΤΕΙΑ" e-Newsletter 3rd Issue

The e-Newsletter of the Graduate Program "Molecular Basis of Human Disease" University of Crete, School of Medicine

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Old Archive: "ΑΡΙΣΤΕΙΑ" e-Newsletter 2nd Issue

The e-Newsletter of the Graduate Program "Molecular Basis of Human Disease" University of Crete, School of Medicine

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Old Archive: 1st Graduate Program Scientific Retreat - October 5-7/2007

Kalimera Kriti Resort, Sissi, Lassithi, October 5-7, 2007


Friday, October 5, 2007

09:45 - 10.00 Welcome (D. Boumpas)
10:00 - 11:30

Session 1: Novel Technologies
Chair: D Kafetzopoulos, D. Sanoudou

Lecture: D. Sanoudou
"Understanding the molecular pathophysiolgy of skeletal muscle"

Oral Presentation: M. Nakou

"Gene expression in the bone marrow vs peripheral blood in human systemic lupus erythematosus"

Lecture: Jorge Ripoll
"In-vivo Optical Tomography in Biology"

Oral Presentation: N. Papadantonakis

"Developmental Process"

11:30 - 12:30 Coffee break and Poster viewing
12:30 - 13:00 Special lecture: Charalambos Savakis
"EMBL-a prime example of excellence in research at a European and international level"
Chair: J Papamatheakis
13:00 - 13:15

J. Pallikaris, Rector of the University of Crete
O. Zoras, Dean of the Medical School

13:15 - 14:00

Opening lecture: Fotis Kafatos
"Excellence initiatives in science and higher education: from the University of Crete to the European Research Council"
Chair: D. Boumpas

14:00 - 15:00 Reception and Lunch
15:00 - 15:30 Invited lecture: Nektarios Tavernarakis
"Regulation of protein synthesis and ageing: A balancing act"
15:30 - 17:30 Session 2: Signal Transduction
Chair: G Mavrothalassitis, V. Zachariou

V. Zachariou (Introductory comments):
"Regulation of G protein signaling in the brain: From cells to mice"

Oral Presentation: J. Charlton
" Multiple actions of spinophilin modulate Mu opioid receptor signaling in the brain"

A. Eliopoulos: (Introductory comments):
"TRAFs: molecular integrators of oncogenic and pro-inflammatory signals"

Oral Presentation: S. Miliara
"Insights into the molecular role of TNF-Associated-Factor-3"

C. Tsatsanis (Introductory comments):
"Neuroendocrine regulation of macrophage activation"

Oral Presentation: V. Zacharioudaki
"Adiponectin transduces signals leading to macrophage tolerance via induction of IRAK-M"

Lecture: E. Papakonstanti
"The p110d isoform of PI3 kinase negatively controls PTEN: A potential new avenue for therapeutic intervention of cancer cells growth and metastasis"

Lecture: I. Tassiulas
"Tpl2 kinase regulates FcgR and integrin signaling in macrophages"
17:30-18:00 Coffee break and Poster viewing
Chair: V. Panoutsakopoulou, G. Sourvinos

Lecture: K Mamalaki
"A novel role of TNF in T cell biology"

D. Boumpas (Introductory Comments):
"Innate immunity and peripheral tolerance in systemic autoimmunity"

Oral Presentation: G. Bertsias
"PD-1 is a protein regulator of effector T cell functions in lupus patients and may represent a target for immunomodulatory therapy"

V. Panoutsakopoulou (Introductory Comments):
"Novel immune-regulatory effects of osteopontin"

Oral Presentation: E. Kourepini
"Involvement of the Cytokine Osteopontin in the Initiation and Development of Acute Intestinal Inflammation"

G. Sourvinos(Introductory Comments):
"Localization, dynamics and regulation of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) genomes in live infected cells"

Oral Presentation: C. Filippakis
"The enhanced host-cell permissiveness of human cytomegalovirus is mediated by the oncogenic Ras signaling pathway"

Oral Presentation: N. Goulidaki:
"HCMV microRNAs and potential cellular targets"
20:30 Dinner

Saturday, October 6, 2007

9:00-10:00 Session 4: Stem Cell Biology
Chair: E. Papadaki, A. Eliopoulos

E. Papadaki ( Introductory comments):
"Stem Cell Biology"

Oral Presentation: E. Mavroudi
"Distribution and function of CD40/CD40L in the BM granulocytic progenitor cells-possible pathophysiologic significance"

Oral Presentation: A. Oikonomopoulos
"In Vitro Expansion of Cardiac Side Population Cells for Cardiac Regeneration"

Oral Presentation: K. Sereti
"Cardiac Side Population Cells: Role of Bcrp1"
10:00 - 10:30 Invited lecture: E. Pasparakis
"IKK/NFkB signaling in inflammation and cancer"
10:30 - 11:30 Coffee break and poster viewing
11:30 - 12:15 SESSION 5: GENETICS
Chair: N. Moschonas-G. Goulielmos

Lecture: G. Goulielmos
"Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF): A genetic approach in the Cretan population and structural implications of the Pyrin Pryspy domain interactions"

Oral Presentation: K. Tsakiri
"Pulmonary Fibrosis Genetics and Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase mutations"
Chair: D. Georgopoulos-K. Papadakis

D. Georgopoulos (Introductory Comments):
"Pathogenetic mechanisms in ventilator- induced lung injury"

Oral Presentation: G. Voloudakis
"Effects of breathing frequency on ventilator induced lung injury"

Lecture: K. Papadakis
"Effector and regulatory Tcells in Crohn's Disease"

Lecture: M. Venihaki
"A Role for Corticotropin Releasing Factor in Cutaneous Wound Healing"
14:00 - 17:00 Lunch break ,informal discussions
17:00 - 17:30 Invited lecture: I. Talianidis
"Transcriptional regulatory circuits controlling hepatic cholesterol and lipid homeostasis"
Chair: D. Kardassis- I.Talianidis

D. Kardassis(Introductory Comments):
"Structure, function and regulation of genes involved in the biogenesis and catabolism of HDL"

Oral Presentation: S. Mavridou
"Transcriptional regulation of the human HDL receptor SR-BI gene in the liver and steroidogenic tissues"

Oral Presentation: G. Michas
"Analyses of high density lipoprotein (HDL) composition and functions in Greek patients who survived myocardial infarction before the age of 36 years and in mouse models"

Oral Presentation: A. Sykaras
"Study of PCSK9 interaction with LDLR and other LDLR family proteins"

Oral Presentation: A. Kateifides
"Functional characterization of naturally occurring apoA-I mutations found in the Copenhagen City Heart Study: A substitution L144Rin apoA-I results in abnormal HDL phenotype that can be corrected by treatment with LCAT"
19:00 - 19:30 Closing LECTURE: Prof. Vassilis Zannis
"Dreams and Realities"
Chair: D. Kardassis
20:30 Farewell Dinner

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Old Archive: "ΑΡΙΣΤΕΙΑ" e-Newsletter 1st Issue

The e-Newsletter of the Graduate Program "Molecular Basis of Human Disease" University of Crete, School of Medicine

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"The Molecular Basis of Human Disease"
University of Crete Medical School
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Phone: +302810394783
Fax: +302810394783
E-Mail: adamaki@med.uoc.gr

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