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Ion Channel Symposium 2019

Thursday, 23 May

08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:10

Welcome address

Calcium entry and calcium handling revisited

Chaired by Søren-Peter Olesen & Nicole Schmitt

09:10 - 09:40

Maarten Kole (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Sub-millisecond rapid axonal Ca2+ signalling through voltage-gated Na+ channel entry
09:40 - 10:10

Carsten Culmsee (Philipps-University, Marburg, Germany)

Downregulation of the psychiatric susceptibility gene CACNA1C promotes mitochondrial resilience to oxidative stress in neuronal cells
10:10 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 11:10

Bethan Kilpatrick (University College London, UK)

Role of endo-lysosomal channels in Ca2+ release and Ca2+ influx
11:10 - 11:20

Christian Bernsen Borg (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Neuropeptide Modulation of Acid-Sensing Ion Channels

11:20 - 11:30

Alex Tsui (Oxford University, UK)

Structure and dynamics of the Otopetrin proton channel
11:30 - 12:00

Johann Schredelseker (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany)

Suppression of Arrhythmia by Enhancing Mitochondrial Ca2+ Uptake in Catecholaminergic Ventricular Tachycardia Models

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch break

Ion channels in metabolism

Chaired by Morten Thomsen & Nicole Schmitt

13:00 - 13:30

Andrei Tarasov (Oxford University, UK)
Adrenaline Stimulates Glucagon Secretion by Tpc2-Dependent Ca2+ Mobilization From Acidic Stores in Pancreatic α-Cells.

13:30 - 13:40

Joana Larupa Santos (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Transcriptome analysis of an atrial tachy-paced pig model using bulk and single cell RNA-sequencing
13:40 - 13:50

Svetlana Maura (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Deciphering cardiac ion channel networks by quantitative proteomics
13:50 - 14:00

Rémi Peyronnet (University of Freiburg, Germany)
Impairment of mechano-sensing in atrial fibrillation: focus on Piezo1 and BK channels in fibroblasts

14:00 - 14:30

Coffee break

14:30 - 15:00

Charlotta Olofsson (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

STIM1 and ORAI1 in white adipocytes
15:00 - 15:30

Rajan Sah (Washington University School of Medicine, USA)

SWELL1/LRRC8a (VRAC) channel signaling

15:30 - 16:00

Transfer to the Faculty Club at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences – Building 16, 6th floor

16:00 - 18:00

Poster session
chaired by Ursula Ravens (U Freiburg, Germany) and Christian Aalkjær (U Copenhagen, Denmark)

18:00 - 22:00

Light dinner and get-together

Friday, 24 May

Emerging techniques in ion channel research
Chaired by Alicia Lundby

  9:00 - 09:30 Anthony Gramolini (University of Toronto, Canada)
Proteomics in cardiac disease
09:30 - 10:00

Patricia Camelliti (University of Surrey, UK)

Fibroblast-myocyte cross-talk affecting myocyte electrophysiology
10:00 - 10:30

Pontus Gourdon (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Structural insights into water and chloride channels

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

Translational ion channel research – how basic research ideas make it to real life

Chaired by Rie Schultz Hansen

11:00 - 11:30 Claus Hélix-Nielsen (Technical University Denmark)
Aquaporins - from fundamental research to technological applications
11:30 - 11:40

Dimitrios Stamou (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

A million times more sensitive than patch clamp - How and Why

11:40 - 12:10

Guillaume Sandoz  (INSERM, France)
Migraine-associated TRESK mutations increase neuronal excitability through alternative translation initiation and inhibition of TREK

12:10 - 13:00

Lunch break

  The mechanics of ionic currents – mechano-gating and the role of the cytoskeleton
Chaired by Stine Falsig Pedersen & Bo Hjorth Bentzen
13:00 - 13:30 David Beech (University of Leeds, UK)
Piezo1 channels sense whole body physical activity
13:30 - 14:00

Gary Lewin (Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany)

Voltage gating of mechanosensitive PIEZO channels

14:00 - 14:10

Jennifer van der Horst (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Microtubule-dependent dynein trafficking of Kv7.4 channels in arterial smooth muscle

14:10 - 14:30 Coffee break
14:30 - 15:00

Elisa D'Este (Max Planck institute for Medical Research, Germany)

Nanoscale organization of Kv channels along the axon

15:00 - 15:30

Patricia Hidalgo (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany)

Role of cytoskeleton for calcium channel turnover

15:30 - 15:45


Poster award and closing remarks