2007 Pigment Cell Development Workshop
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2007 Pigment Cell Development Workshop

Oddi, Room 101
University of Iceland
Reykjavik, Iceland

June 14-15, 2007

Workshop Program

Thursday, June 14

  • 8:00 a.m. Registration is open at the University of Iceland, Oddi building

  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Poster Set-Up

Session I: 9:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • 9:00-9:10 Introduction

  • 9:10-9:50 Flavie Luciani
    E-cadherin expression regulates epidermal melanocyte development.

  • 9:50-10:30 Veronique Delmas and Lionel Larue
    Too much or too little b-catenin represses melanoblast proliferation.

  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break

  • 11:00-11:40 Alexander Schepsky
    Acetylation mediated switch in progression from stem cell to differentiation

  • 11:40-12:20 Lionel Larue
    Non-classical melanocytes located in the heart are involved in the closure of the ductus arteriosus

  • 12:20 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
Session II: 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

  • 2:00-2:40 Takahiro Kunisada
    Melanocyte transplantation experiments

  • 2:40-3:20 Jean-Jacques Panthier
    Premature melanocyte differentiation in notch/RBP-J mutants

  • 3:20-4:00 Luisa Lanfrancone
    RaLP, a new member of the Shc family, is expressed early during development in the mouse

  • 4:00-4:30 Coffee break

  • 4:30-5:10 Colin Goding
    T-box factors in melanocytes and melanoma

  • 5:10-5:50 Lars Rönnstrand
    A role of hypoxia inducible factor 1a in stem cell factor/c-Kit induced gene expression

  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner

Friday, June 15

Session III: 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • 9:00-9:40 Robert Kelsch
    Pigment pattern formation in zebrafish embryos

  • 9:40-10:20 Bill Pavan
    A sensitzed mutagensis screen for neural crest mutations

  • 10:20-10:50 Coffee break

  • 10:50-11:30 Heinz Arnheiter
    The role of Mitf isoforms during pigment cell development

  • 11:30-12:10 Francesca Pignoni
    Drosophila Mitf, a surprising case of evolutionary conservation?

  • 12:10-12:50 Lluis Montoliu
    Hearing loss in mice with oculocutaneous albinism type I

  • 12:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
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