Thrombospondins and other Matricellular Proteins In Tissue Organization and Homeostasis
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort
9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD 20814
Arizona , MD

Schedule of Presentations:

Saturday, June 16, 2007
12:00:00 New Presentation
16:00:00 Conference Registration
18:00:00 FASEB Opening Reception
19:00:00 Dinner
20:40:00 Receptors and Cellular Networks Jack Lawler
20:40:00 Thrombospondin-1 is a gatekeeper for nitric oxide signaling
21:20:00 Effects of tumor stroma and extracellular matrix on tumor progression: a role for tenascins Ruth Chiquet- Ehrismann
Sunday, June 17, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Receptors and Cellular Networks II Josephine C Adams
13:00:00 Functional and evolutionary aspects of thrombospondins Josephine C Adams
13:35:00 Integrin-mediated matrix signaling in cell death and survival Lester F Lau
14:10:00 Group photo and FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
14:50:00 Signaling by tenascin-C relevant in tumorigenesis Gertraud Orend
15:25:00 Hevin and SPARC: The good, the bad, and the opportune Helene Sage
16:30:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Multivalency of thrombospondins Juergen Engel
19:00:00 Structural and Evolutionary Biology Paul Bornstein
19:35:00 Conformational lability of the C-terminal signature D F Mosher
20:10:00 Break
20:25:00 Glycosylation of thrombospondin type 1 repeats Robert S Haltiwanger
21:00:00 Tenascin phylogeny Richard Tucker
21:35:00 Questions and Discussion
Monday, June 18, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Thromobospondin-1 regulation of mesenchymal stem cell differentiation Joanne E Murphy-Ullrich
13:00:00 Tissue Genesis and Repair Jacqueline T Hecht
13:35:00 Thrombospondin-1 affects the organization and function of endothelial cell membrane proteins Jack Lawler
14:10:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
14:30:00 A link between mechanical signaling, actin dynamics and tenascin-C expression Matthais Chiquet
15:05:00 The role of the thrombospondins in infarct healing and cardiac remodeling Nikolaos G Frangogiannis,
15:40:00 Thrombospondins inhibit cell division in human microvascular endothelial cells via the VLDL receptor, without causing apoptosis Paul Bornstein
16:00:00 Questions and Discussion
16:15:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 CCN2: an essential matricellular modulato Andrew Leask
19:00:00 Connective Tissue Structure and Function Ruth Chiquet- Ehrismann
19:35:00 Insights into COMP/TSP5 related causes of abnormal skeletogenesis Jacqueline T Hecht
20:10:00 Break
20:25:00 Disease mechanisms in murine models of chondrodysplasia resulting from missense mutations in COMP Michael Briggs
21:00:00 Regulation of bone modeling and remodeling by thrombospondins Kurt D Hankenson
21:35:00 Questions and Discussion
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 TSP-4 in vivo Edward Plow
13:00:00 Cardiovascular Biology Joanne E Murphy-Ullrich
13:35:00 Cell-type-specific regulation of thrombospondin-1 production by glucose Olga Stenina
14:10:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
14:30:00 Molecular interactions of TSP1 and CD47 regulate vascular NO Bill Frazier
15:05:00 TSP-1 in platelet and smooth muscle cell function in vivo Marc F Hoylaerts
15:40:00 Questions and Discussion
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Angiogenesis and Tumor Biology Helene Sage
19:00:00 Context messaging: Tenascin-C and breast cancer metastasis Peter Jones
19:35:00 Osteopontin In tumor biology Ann Chambers
20:10:00 Break
20:25:00 Intersection between thrombospondins and ADAMTS1, impact to angiogenesis” Luisa Iruela-Arispe
21:00:00 Rap1 regulates angiogenesis via thrombospondin- dependent pathway Olga V Volpert
21:35:00 Questions and Discussion
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Extracellular matrix controls VEGFR-2 activity” Federico Bussolino
13:00:00 Angiogenesis and Tumor Biology II Ann Chambers
13:35:00 Mechanisms of thrombospondin-1-mediated apoptosis Roya Khosravi Far
14:10:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
14:30:00 The role of SPARC in glioma invasion Sandra A Rempel
15:05:00 Thrombospondin-1 and vascular homeostasis Nader Sheibani
15:40:00 Regional endogenous anti-angiogenesis Judah Folkman
16:15:00 Questions and Discussion
16:30:00 Poster Session -Optional
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Neural and Glial Cell Function D F Mosher
19:00:00 Loss of brain angiogenesis inhibitor-1 expression is associated with brain tumor development Erwin G. Van Meir
19:35:00 Role of astrocyte secreted matricellular proteins in central nervous system synaptogenesis
20:30:00 Social get together
Thursday, June 21, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Immune Cell Function David D Roberts
09:00:00 Role of the CD47/TSP/SIRP-α axis in the immune response Marika Sarfati
09:35:00 Thrombospondin receptor communication in T cells Karl Gosta Sundquist
10:10:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:25:00 Blockade of thrombospondin-1-CD47 interactions prevents necrosis of full thickness skin grafts Jeff S Isenberg
10:25:00 Therapeutic Applications David D Roberts
11:00:00 Thrombospondin (TSP)-1 is an important inhibitor of vascularization in epithelial ovarian tumor (EOC) development and its mimetic peptide, ABT-510, inhibits tumor development in orthotopic syngeneic mouse models of EOC” Jim Petrik
11:35:00 Box Lunches Available
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