Program

28th UK Adhesion Society Meeting 2016

 

The Force is Awake: Integrins and beyond

 

September 22, 2016

University College London

Darwin Building, London WC1E 6BT

 

You can download the program here

 

10.00     Registration & Coffee and Poster setup

 

10.20     Welcome

 

10.30     Martin Humphries, University of Manchester

How adhesion complexes are remodelled prior to mitosis

 

Leukocytes

11.00     Robert Beal, Queen Mary University of London

JAM-C deficiency primes endothelial cells for a pro-inflammatory state

 

11.15     Silvia Dragoni, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Endothelial cell MAP kinases induce an inflammatory state and mediate VE-cadherin internalisation during lymphocyte transmigration

 

11.30     Andy Newman, Cardiff School of Medicine

The regulation of L-selectin activity by proteolysis

 

11.45     Myriam Chimen, University of Birmingham

Differtinal capacity of monocytes subsets to form foam cells in the healthy and patients with arterial disease

 

Integrin signalling

12.00     Dr Susanna Fagerholm, University of Helsinki

                Beta2-integrins in immunity: new roles for old players

 

12.30     Lunch & Poster Viewing

 

14.15     Samuel Atkinson, University of East Anglia

The role of integrin beta 3 in the endothelial cell adhesome

 

14.30     Ioannis Xanthis, University of Sheffield

Calcium signalling in endothelial cells exposed to flow involves mechanical activation of β1-integrins

 

14.45     Ben Goult, University of Kent

Emerging role for talin as a mechanosensitive signalling platform

 

15.00     Koval Smith, Imperial College London

The Jedi and the Force collide: vWF regulates synthesis of angiopoietin-2 via a 3 integrin pathway

 

Cancer

15.15     Jim Norman, University of Glasgow

                A role for Ephrin receptor trafficking in cell:cell repulsion and pancreatic cancer metastasis

 

15.45     Tea Break

 

16.05     Esther Castellano, Bart Cancer Institute, QMUL

                RAS-PI3K signalling regulates cell adhesion in lung tumours

 

16.20     Dylan Edwards, University of East Anglia

                ADAMTS metalloproteinases regulate mammary cancer cell adhesion and migration via Syndecan-4

 

16.35     Victoria Juskaite, Imperial College London

                Collagen induces activation of DDRS through lateral association of receptors

 

16.50     Pernille Søgaard, University of Oxford

Signalling through the collagen receptor, DDR1, is required for epithelial polarisation and morphological remodelling in 3D matrices

 

17.05     Erik Sahai, The Francis Crick Institute

                Stromal fibroblasts, the ECM, and cancer progression

 

17.35     Concluding Remark and Poster Prize

 

Drinks and tapas.

 

 

An event sponsored by:

 

                       ibidi

 

 

laser-2000

 

 

merck

 

 

sarstedt

 

 

tf

 

 

peprotech

        

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