ICMS2019 - Programme - Sophion

Programme

Programme

Day one – wednesday

08.00                  Registration and tea/coffee

 

09.00                  Welcome remarks

 

Session 1 – Professor Stephen Tucker – University of Oxford, UK

 

09.15          Dr Guillaume Sandoz – University of Côte d’Azur, France

Migraine-associated TRESK mutations increase neuronal excitability through alternative translation initiation and inhibition of TREK

 

09.40          Dr. Marcus Schewe – Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany

A Pharmacological master key mechanism that unlocks the selectivity filter gate in K+ channels

 

10.05          Professor Sarosh Irani – University of Oxford, UK

Autoantibodies in the human brain: how immunology upsets neurons

 

10.30          Tea/Coffee, Exhibits and Posters

 

11.15          Professor Sylvie Duckie – Institut de Chimie de Clermont-Ferrand, France

TREK-1 activation to solve the opioid crisis?

 

11.40          Professor Slav Bagriantsev – Yale University, USA

Cellular and molecular basis of mechanosensory specialization

 

12.05          Dr David Hackos – Genentech, USA

Structural basis of toxin binding to voltage-gated sodium channels and what it teaches us about voltage-gating mechanisms

 

12.30          Lunch

 

Session 2 – Professor David Wyllie – Edinburgh University, UK

 

14.00          Professor Mark Farrant – University College London, UK

AMPA receptor modulation by auxiliary subunits

 

14.25          Professor Fusao Kato – Jikei University, Japan

Molecular conversion of presynaptic P2X receptor subtype at brainstem synapse

 

14.50          Dr Sung-Young Kim – Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Drug development strategies of Nav1.7 blocker

 

15.15          Tea/coffee, exhibits and posters

 

16.00          Professor Jack Mellor – Bristol University, UK

SK channel regulation of synaptic plasticity

 

16.25          Professor Isabel Pérez-Otaño – Alicante Institute of Neuroscience, Spain

Juvenile NMDA receptors containing the GluN3A subunit: gatekeepers of synapse plasticity, cognition and brain disease

 

16.50          Professor Thomas Jentsch – Max-Delbrueck-Center Berlin, Germany

The ClC-2 chloride channel and its role in aldosterone secretion

 

17.15          Wrap up

 

17.30          Drinks reception in the Scholar’s Garden

 

18.30          Dinner in the Great Hall of Clare College

 

Day 2 – thursday

08.00          Tea/coffee

 

09.00          Welcome remarks

 

Session 3 – Professor David Beech – Leeds University, UK

 

09.05          Professor Stefan Feske – New York University, USA

Ion Channels in Immunity: CRAC channels and beyond

 

09.30          Professor Dr Marc Freichel – University of Heidelberg, Germany

Regulating pathological cardiac remodelling via TRPC channels and new players in endo-lysosomal Ca2+ signalling

 

09.55          Professor Insuk So – Seoul National University, Korea

TRPC1 as a negative regulator for TRPC4 and TRPC5 channels

 

10.20          Tea/coffee, exhibits and posters

 

11.20          Professor Alex Sobolevsky – Columbia University, USA

Structural and functional studies of vanilloid subtype TRP channels

 

11.45          Professor Thomas Voets – KU Leuven, Belgium

Temperature-sensitive TRP channels as drug targets

 

12.10          Professor Yoshihiro Kubo – National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS), Japan

Phosphoinositides modulate the voltage dependence in Two-Pore Na+ Channel 3 (TPC3)

 

12.35          Lunch

 

Session 4 – Professor Annette Dolphin – University College London, UK

 

14.00          Professor Mala Shah – University College London, UK

Function and modulation of axonal KV7 channels in hippocampal neurons

 

14.25          Professor Fredrik Elinder – Linköping University, Sweden

Resin-acid derivatives open potassium channels via the voltage-sensor domain – a putative anti-seizure action

 

14.50          Dr Paul Miller – University of Cambridge, UK

Insights into understanding and developing modulators of GABA-A receptors

 

15.15          Professor Dimitri Kullmann – University College London, UK

Ion channel gene therapy for refractory epilepsy

 

15.40          Wrap up