XIV European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease

Program at a glance

Status: July 2020 (preliminary)

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
14:0014:15 Opening
13:15–14:15

Plenary lecture L1
Nicola Allen (La Jolla, US)

 
15:1517:15 Symposia I (S01–S05)
S01
Microglia shape white matter health

S02
Transcriptional control of reactive astrocyte responses across neurological diseases

S03
Microglial immunometabolism: relevance in normal and disease states

S04
Glial regulation and remodeling of the extracellular matrix across the lifespan
S05
Mechanisms and effects of endocannabinoid signaling in glial cells
 
Thursday, July 8, 2021
09:0010:00

Plenary lecture L2
Sonia Garel (Paris, France)

 
10:1512:15 Symposia II (S06–S10)
S06
Myelin Dynamics in Neurological Function and Dysfunction
S07
Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Neural Stem Cell Dynamics During Aging
S08
Blood brain barrier, neuronal activity and glia
S09
Glial cells in the limelight of metabolic signaling: experiments in mouse and fly
S10
Where do Glia Come From? Evolution and Diversification of CNS Glia
 

15:15–17:15 Symposia III (S11–S15)
S11
Neuron to Microglia communication: neuromodulators and purines get on the front scene
S12
Metabolic aspects in myelinating glia: implications for health and disease
S13
Advances in cellular reprogramming: where biology meets physics
S14

Perisynaptic astroglial processes: activity-dependent regulation and function

S15
Glial modulation of circuit assembly and behavior: insights from different model organisms
17:3018:30 Plenary lecture L3
Jonah Chan (San Francisco, US)
Friday, July 9, 2021
     
09:0010:00 Plenary lecture L4
David Lyons (Edinburgh, UK)
 
10:15–12:15 Symposia IV (S16–S20)
S16
Microglia; from development to ageing
S17
Mechanics of glial cells in development and disease
S18
Targeting glial cell activation for treatment of neurodegenerative disease

S19
Studying glia with single cell resolution

(Special Trainee Symposium)

 

S20
Metabolic control of glial identity phenotype and function
 
15:1517:15 Symposia V (S21–25)
S21
Sex differences in glia
S22
Understanding the role of glia in neurodevelopmental disorders using pluripotent stem cell-derived human glia
S23
Mitochondrial regulation of astrocyte function in physiological and pathological conditions
S24
Glia-axonal communication in nervous system injury and disease
S25

Satellite glial cells - unique glia of the peripheral nervous system

17:3018:30

Plenary lecture L5
Magdalena Götz (Neuherberg-Munich, DE)

   
Saturday, July 13, 2019
 
09:0010:00 Plenary lecture L6
Alison Lloyd (London, UK)
 
10:1512:15 Symposia VI (S26–S30)
S26
Innate Immunity and Microglia
S27
Emerging pathways and therapies to enhance Repair Schwann cells functions
S28
Modulating reactive astrogliosis: a therapeutic strategy
S29
Extracellular vesicles shape glia-neuron interplay in health and disease of the nervous system
S30

Exploring the regenerative properties of Müller glia for retinal repair

 
15:00–16:00 Plenary lecture L7
Jonas Frisén (Stockholm, SE)