ICMS2017 - Program - Sophion

Programme

Programme

Day 1 – Wednesday

08.00                  Registration and tea/coffee

 

09.00                  Welcome remarks

 

Session 1 – Professor Martin Gosling, Sussex University

 

09.05                  Dr Marc Estacion – Yale University

Precision medicine targeting pain: progress finding treatments for specific Nav1.7 mutations

 

09.30                  Professor Guiseppe Lauria – Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico “Carlo Besta”, Milan

Sodium-channel related painful neuropathies

 

09.55                  Professor Stephen Tucker – University of Oxford

New Insights into the Mechanisms of K2P Channel Gating

 

10.20                  Tea/coffee  – exhibits and poster

 

11.40                  Professor Junko Kurokawa – Pharmaceutical School of University of Shizuoka

Local control of sex hormonal signaling regulation in cardiac ion channels

 

11.40                  Professor David Wyllie – Edinburgh University

The altered structure-function relationship of dendritic spines in a model of fragile X syndrome

 

12.05                  Professor Mike Edwardson – University of Cambridge

Visualizing activation-induced structural changes in ionotropic glutamate receptors using fast-scan AFM

 

12.30                  Lunch

 

Session 2 – Dr Howard Baylis, University of Cambridge

 

14.00                  Professor Trevor Smart – University College London (UCL)

TBA

 

14.25                  Professor Shigetoshi Oiki – University of Fukui

Ion permeation and gating of the KcsA potassium channel reconstituted in the manipulated membrane

 

14.50                  Professor David Beeson – University of Oxford

Genetic disorders of the neuromuscular synapse. How can we treat them?

 

15.15                  Tea/coffee – exhibits and poster

 

16.00                  Dr Anthony Lewis – University of Portsmouth

Biophysics and regulation of potassium channels from pathogenic fungi

 

16.25                  Dr Paul Miller – University of Oxford

Observing modulation of a GABA-A receptor

 

16.50                  Professor Gong Chen – Pennsylvania State University

In Vivo cell conversion for brain repair: reversing glial scar back to neural tissue

 

17.15                  Wrap up

 

19.00                  Dinner in the Great Hall of Clare College

 

Day 2 – Thursday

08.00 Tea/coffee

 

09.00 Welcome remarks

Session 3 – Professor Derek Bowie, McGill University

 

09.15 Dr Neil Castle – Icagen

Targeting Nav1.9 for Development of New Pain Therapies

 

09.40 Dr Ivan Kadurin – University College London (UCL)

Post-translational regulation of Cav channels via auxiliary subunits

 

10.05 Professor Andrew Tinker – Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

The role of ATP-sensitive K+ channels in the cardiovascular system

 

10.20 Tea/coffee – exhibits and poster

 

11.20 Dr Norio Hashimoto – Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.

Targeting T-type calcium channel for anti-pain drug discovery

 

11.45 Dr Jamel Mankouri – University of Leeds

Cellular ion channels as new anti-viral targets

 

12.10 Professor Alistair Mathie – University of Kent

Two pore domain potassium channels as therapeutic targets

 

12.35 Lunch

 

 

Session 4 – Professor Mustafa Djamgoz

 

14.00 Professor Dr Luis Pardo – Max-Plank Institut, Göttingen

Kv10.1 and the cell cycle: A two-way road

 

14.25 Dr William Brackenbury – University of York

Targeting breast cancer invasion and metastasis with antiepileptic drugs

 

14.50 Professor Annarosa Archangeli – University of Florence

hERG Channels: From anti-targets to novel targets for cancer therapy

 

15.15 Dr Aneesh Karatt-Vellatt – Iontas Ltd

KnotBodies: Ion channel blocking antibodies by fusing Knottins into peripheral CDR loops

 

15.40 Wrap up