‘Cilia in Development and Disease’

CILIA 2012 Conference :: London, 16-18 May, 2012

Programme (provisional)

Day 1: Wednesday 16 May 2012

18:30 - 21:00 Reception with Ciliopathy Alliance Patient Groups British Medical Association, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JPKeynote Speaker: Prof Joe Gleeson (University of California, San Diego School of Medicine La Jolla, USA)

Day 2: Thursday 17 May 2012

08:00 - 09:00 Registration

09:10 - 09:20 Welcome - Phil Beales (UCL-ICH, London)

09:20 - 10:30 S1a: Clinical Aspects of Ciliopathies
Chair: Friedhelm Hildebrandt (University of Michigan, USA)

  • 09:20 SO01: KEYNOTE - Heymut Omran (University of Münster, Germany)
  • 09:50 SO02: Selected oral communication
  • 10:10 SO03: Selected oral communication

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee

11:00 - 12:10 S1b: Clinical Aspects of Ciliopathies
Chair: Heymut Omran (University of Münster, Germany)

  • 11:00 SO04: KEYNOTE - Chair: Friedhelm Hildebrandt (University of Michigan, USA)
  • 11:30 SO05: Selected oral communication
  • 11:50 SO06: Selected oral communication

12:10 - 13:40 Lunch and Posters

12:40 - 13:40 High Content Screening - New Avenues to Drug Discovery Systems Biology
Speaker: Hans Pirard (PerkinElmer in Leolin-Price LT)

13:40 - 14:50 S2a: Structure and Function of Cilia
Chair: Brad Yoder (University of Alabama)

  • 13:40 SO07: KEYNOTE - Greg Pazour (University of Massachusetts, USA)
  • 14:10 SO08: Selected oral communication
  • 14:30 SO09: Selected oral communication

14:50 - 16:00 S2b: Structure and Function of Cilia
Chair: Greg Pazour (University of Massachusetts, USA)

  • 14:50 SO10: KEYNOTE - Brad Yoder (University of Alabama, USA)
  • 15:20 SO11: Selected oral communication
  • 15:40 SO12: Selected oral communication

16:00 - 17:00 Posters and Coffee

17:00 - 18:10 S3a: Cilia and Development
Chair: Kathryn Anderson (Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York, USA)

  • 17:00 SO13: KEYNOTE - Jeremy Reiter (University of California, San Francisco, USA)
  • 17:30 SO14: Selected oral communication
  • 17:50 SO15: Selected oral communication

19:00 - 22:00 Conference Dinner for All Speakers and Delegates

Day 3: Friday 18 May 2012

09:00 - 09:40 Plenary
John Wallingford (University of Texas, Austin, USA)

09:40 - 10:50 S3b: Cilia and Development
Chair: Jeremy Reiter (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

  • 09:40 SO16: KEYNOTE - Kathryn Anderson (Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York, USA)
  • 10:10 SO17: Selected oral communication
  • 10:30 SO18: Selected oral communication

10:50 - 11:20 Coffee

11:20 - 12:30 S4a: Cilia and Disease (human genetics and animal models)
Chair: Enza Maria Valente (University of Messina, Italy)

  • 11:20 SO19: KEYNOTE - Nicolas Katsanis (Duke University, Durham, NC, USA)
  • 11:50 SO20: Selected oral communication
  • 12:10 SO21: Selected oral communication

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and Posters

14:00 - 15:10 S4b: Cilia and Disease (human genetics and animal models)
Chair: Nicolas Katsanis (Duke University, USA)

  • 14:00 SO22: KEYNOTE - Enza Maria Valente (University of Messina, Italy)
  • 14:30 SO23: Selected oral communication
  • 14:50 SO24: Selected oral communication

15:10 - 16:00 S5a: Translational Therapy and Ciliotherapeutics
Chair: Peter Jackson (Genentech Inc., USA)

  • 15:10 SO25: KEYNOTE - Rachel Giles (University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • 15:40 SO26: Selected oral communication

16:00 - 17:00 Posters and coffee

17:00 - 17:50 S5b: Translational Therapy and Ciliotherapeutics
Chair: Rachel Giles (University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands)

  • 17:00 SO27: Selected oral communication
  • 17:20 SO28: KEYNOTE - Peter Jackson (Genentech Inc., USA)

17:50 - 18:10 Concluding Remarks & Prizes

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