Biotech China 2014
2nd International Conference on Osteoimmunology: Interactions of the Immune and Skeletal Systems
Aldemar Paradise Village

Rhodes, Greece
http://www.aegeanconferences.org/

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, June 8, 2008
17:00:00 Meeting Registration
20:00:00 Welcome and Reception Dinner
Monday, June 9, 2008
08:40:00 Opening Remarks
08:40:00 Session I.Niche and Soil
09:00:00 Untitled No. 1 Irving L Weissman
09:25:00 Q&A
09:30:00 Bone Microenvironment and Regulation of hematopoietic Stem Cell Migration, Retention and Development Tsvee Lapidot
09:55:00 Q&A
10:00:00 Gs signaling and hematopoiesis
10:25:00 Q&A
10:30:00 Role of TGFBeta in Cancer and Bone Theresa Guise
10:55:00 Q&A
11:00:00 Coffee Break
11:30:00 Session II. Basic Concepts into osteoimmunology: Inflammatory Bone diseases
12:00:00 The Ups and Downs of Bone in Arthritis- molecular clues for the clinical picture of disease Georg Schett
12:25:00 Q&A
12:30:00 Inflammatory Arthritis: How well do rodents mimic the human disease? Lessons with RANKL Inhibition
12:55:00 Q&A
13:00:00 The Role of Bone Marrow Edema and Lymphangiogenesis in Inflammatory Arthritis Edward M. Schwarz
13:25:00 Q&A
13:30:00 Dendtric cells and the origin of osteoclasts: Implication on osteoclastogenesis Yen-Tung Andy Teng
13:55:00 Q&A
14:00:00 Lunch
19:30:00 Dinner at a local Greek Taverna
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
09:00:00 Role of EBF transcription factors in lymphocytes and osteoblasts Rudolf Grosschedl
09:00:00 Session III. Basic Concepts into osteoimmunology: Osteoblasts M Horowitz
09:25:00 Q&A
09:30:00 Regulation of bone formation and immune cell development by the Schnurri proteins Dallas Jones
09:55:00 Q&A
10:00:00 Role of Wnt signaling in adipose tissue and bone Ormond MacDougald
10:25:00 Q&A
10:30:00 Regulation of osteoblasts and osteoclasts by osteocytes Toshihisa Komori
10:55:00 Q&A
11:00:00 Megakaryocyte-Bone Cell Interactions Melissa Kacena
11:25:00 Q&A
11:30:00 Coffee Break
12:00:00 Poster Viewing and Poster Award Selection
14:00:00 Lunch
15:00:00 City Tour
19:30:00 Dinner at a local Greek Taverna
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
09:00:00 Session IV. Basic Concepts into osteoimmunology: Osteoclasts
09:00:00 The osteoclast cytoskeleton; How does it work? Steven Teitelbaum
09:25:00 Q&A
09:30:00 Inflammation and Innate Receptors-Influencing Each other In Osteoclastogenesis Mary Nakamura
09:55:00 Q&A
10:00:00 TREM in osteoimmunology Marco Colonna
10:25:00 Q&A
10:30:00 Regulation of RANK and TREM-2 Expression and Costimulation of RANK Signaling by Cytokines and Inflammatory Factors during Human Osteoclast Differentiation Lionel Ivashkiv
10:55:00 Q&A
11:00:00 Coffee Break
11:30:00 Unexpected link between osteoclast and the immune system
11:30:00 Session V. Basic Concepts into osteoimmunology: Osteoclasts
11:55:00 Q&A
12:00:00 Activation and repression of gene expression by NFATc1 during osteoclastogenesis
12:25:00 Q&A
12:30:00 TBA
12:30:00 Session VI. Short-Talks
12:30:00 Regulation of skeletal homeostasis by Bcl-2 family Sakae Tanaka
12:40:00 Q&A
12:45:00 TBA
12:55:00 Q&A
13:05:00 TBA
13:15:00 Q&A
13:20:00 TBA
13:35:00 Q&A
13:40:00 TBA
13:55:00 Q&A
14:00:00 Lunch
19:30:00 Dinner at a local Greek Taverna
Thursday, June 12, 2008
09:00:00 Session VII. Up and Coming
09:00:00 Central nervous system functions of RANKL/RANK
09:25:00 Q&A
09:30:00 Fra1 and “danger signals” in lung injury and bone fracture Koichi Matsuo
09:55:00 Q&A
10:00:00 Activation of gamma,delta T cells by bisphosphonate drugs Keith Thompson
10:25:00 Q&A
10:30:00 Identification of cell cycle-arrested osteoclast precursors in vivo Naoyuki Takahashi
10:55:00 Q&A
11:00:00 Intercellular communication in bone: regulated production of ephrinB2 in osteoblasts and other cells T. Jack Martin
11:25:00 Q&A
11:30:00 Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
12:00:00 Session VIII. Short talks Y Choi
12:00:00 TBA
12:10:00 Q&A
12:15:00 TBA
12:25:00 Q&A
12:30:00 TBA
12:40:00 Q&A
12:45:00 TBA
12:55:00 Q&A
13:00:00 TBA
13:00:00 Q&A
13:05:00 TBA
13:15:00 Q&A
13:20:00 Session IX. Concluding Remarks
14:00:00 Lunch
19:30:00 Gala Dinner
Friday, June 13, 2008
09:00:00 Departure
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