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Preliminary Programme

Friday, August 31

Arrival, registration

At the Anargyrios & Korgialenios College

Start at 20:00

Welcome drinks and snacks at the A&K College

Sponsored by Avanti

Saturday, September 1

08:45

Opening
Bernd Helms

Session 1:

Membrane Contac Sites

I: Overview

James McNew (Houston, USA)
Shaping ER morphology, contacts, and function

Gia Voetz (Boulder, USA)
Functions and factors of ER structure and dynamics

Coffee break

Joost Holthuis (Osnabrück, Germany)
Preserving the lipid code

Joost Holthuis (Osnabrück, Germany)
Dissecting protein-lipid crosstalk in life-death decision making with photo-actuated lipid probes

Students Talks

Lunch

The integrated view: Coming of age: Membrane contact sites

Pietro de Camilli (New Haven, USA)
Intracellular membrane contact sites and lipid dynamics

IUBMB Lecture

Karel Wirtz (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Honorary citizen of Spetses
Eleftheria i thanatos

Poster Pitch

Opening Dinner

Sunday, September 2

Session 2:

Membrane Contact Sites
II: State-of-the-art

09:00

Gia Voetz (Boulder, USA)
Unraveling the mechanism of ER-associated organelle division

Frank van Kuppeveld (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Positive-strand RNA viruses remodel intracellular membranes to facilitate genome replication

Coffee break

Jeroen Strating (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Picornaviruses hijack membrane contact site machinery to create replication organelles

James McNew (Houston, USA)
Remote effects of changes in ER morphology and contacts on neuromuscular function

Students Talks

Lunch

Poster mounting for session A

The integrated view: Coming of age: phospholipid transfer proteins

Karel Wirtz (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Honorary citizen of Spetses
Phospholipid transfer proteins: a retrospective

Poster session A viewing

Dinner with speakers

Monday, September 3

Session 3:

Lipid Transfer Poteins
I: Overview

09:00

Shamshad Cockcroft (London, UK)
Phospholipase C signalling: Phosphatidylinositol transfer proteins in action

Sima Lev (Rehovot, Israel)
The role of Nir proteins in phosphatidylinositol (PI) transport and beyond

Coffee break / photoshoot

Tim Levine (London, UK)
Intracellular traffic without vesicles - route 1

Biochemical Society Lecture

Takashi Tatsuta (Cologn, Germany)
Lipid exchange and synthesis in mitochondria

Students Talks

Lunch

Excursion by boat including
Meet the Expert sessions in subgroups on the beach

evening

On your own

Tuesday, September 4

Session 1:

Lipid Transfer Proteins
II:
State-of-the-art



09:00

Tim Levine (London, UK)
Do lipid transfer proteins transfer lipids?

Biochemical Society Lecture

Takashi Tatsuta (Cologn, Germany)
Intramitochondrial phospholipid transfer by Ups/PRELI lipid transfer proteins

Coffee break

Shamshad Cockcroft (London, UK)
Biological Functions of PITPs in neuronal signalling

Sima Lev (Rehovot, Israel)
Lipid transfer proteins in cancer metastasis

Janet Deane (Cambridge, UK)
Mechanisms of sphingolipid processing revealed by a SapAGALC complex

Lunch

Mounting of posters for session B

The integrated view: Progress in crosstalk between organelles

Tobi Walther (Boston, USA)
The Phase of Fat: Mechanisms and physiology of lipid storage

Students Talks

Students Talks

Poster session B

Dinner with speakers

Wednesday, September 5

Session 2:

Membrane Contact Sites in Perspective
I:
Overview

09:00

Doris Höglinger .(Heidelberg, Germany)
The challenges of lipid visualization

Daniela Corda (Naples, Italy)
Components of the fission machinery operating at different step of intracellular membrane traffic

Coffee break

Bernd Helms (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Different types of lipid droplets in professional lipid-storing cells: different contact sites?

Patricia Bassereau (Paris, France)
Physical basis for dynamics and sorting of lipids and proteins in curved membranes

Students Talks

Lunch

The integrated view: MCS at the ER

Poster session B viewing

Antonella De Matteis (Naples, Italy)
ER-Golgi membrane contact sites

Students Talks

Students Talks

Dinner with speakers

Thursday, September 6

Session 3:

Membrane Contact Sites in Perspective
II: State-of-the-art

09:00

Patricia Bassereau (Paris, France)
Curvature-Induced sorting of the ABC transporter BmrA: a yin & yang story

Daniela Corda (Naples, Italy)
Molecular mechanisms driving the formation and membrane fission of secretory vesicles

Coffee break

Bernd Helms (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Mechanisms of lipid droplet formation in professional lipid-storing cells

Doris Höglinger .(Heidelberg, Germany)
(Heidelberg, Germany) Lipid transport across contact sites of endocytic organelles with the ER

Students Talks

Lunch

The integrated view: Novel lipid methodology

Students Talks

Students Talks

Students Talks

Nominations Best Poster & Best Presentation

Questionnaires

Letters of Attendance

Conference Dinner

Sponsored by Avanti

Friday, September 7

Departure 


















































































































































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