|2:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|3:30 pm - 3:45 pm||Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair|
|3:45 pm - 4:30 pm||Keynote Session|
|Discussion Leader: Michaela Wenzel (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)|
|3:45 pm - 4:15 pm||Michael Zasloff (Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA)
"Too wonderful to be true: the story of wound healing in the dolphin"
|4:15 pm - 4:30 pm||Discussion|
|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session I (presenters with last names A-M)|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm||AMPs: Structure-Activity Relationship|
|Discussion Leaders: Anne van der Does (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden) and Sohini Mukherjee (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA)|
|7:30 pm - 7:50 pm||Kathi Scheinpflug (Leibniz-Institut Für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Germany)
"Lord of the peptide rings - a small cyclic peptide and its mode of antimicrobial action"
|7:50 pm - 8:00 pm||Discussion|
|8:00 pm - 8:20 pm||Paulina Schmitt (Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile)
"Structural determinants of a-defensin-mediated anti-inflammatory activities"
|8:20 pm - 8:30 pm||Discussion|
|8:30 pm - 8:50 pm||Zvi Hayouka (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
"New approach for assessing sequence-activity relationships among antimicrobial peptides: synthesis and evaluation of sequence-random peptide mixtures"
|8:50 pm - 9:00 pm||Discussion|
|9:00 pm - 9:20 pm||Divakara S. S. Murthy Uppu (JNCASR, India)
"Development of Synthetic Macromolecular Mimics of Antimicrobial Peptides as Therapeutics"
|9:20 pm - 9:30 pm||Discussion|
|9:30 pm - 10:30 pm||Get-together|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||AMPs: Host Defense and Immunomodulatory Activities|
|Discussion Leaders: Guðmundur Hrafn Guðmundsson (University of Iceland, Iceland) and Teruaki Nakatusji (University of California, San Diego, California, USA) |
|9:00 am - 9:20 am||Lingjuan Zhang (University of California, San Diego, California, USA)
"Adipose tissue participates in host defense against bacterial infection by secreting cathelicidin"
|9:20 am - 9:30 am||Discussion|
|9:30 am - 9:50 am||Catherine James (University College London, Institute for Women's Health, UK)
"Variation in beta defensin one genotype is associated with preterm birth"
|9:50 am - 10:00 am||Discussion|
|10:00 am - 10:20 am||Maria Dolores Salvado Duro (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden) |
"The human antimicrobial peptide LL-37 induces angiogenesis via COX-1-dependent PGE2 synthesis in endothelial cells"
|10:20 am - 10:30 am||Discussion|
|10:30 am - 10:50 am||Praveen Papareddy (Lund University, Sweden)
"A C-terminal peptide of tissue factor pathway inhibitor 2 protects against Gram-negative bacterial sepsis through boosting of complement activation and selective inhibition of coagulation"
|10:50 am - 11:00 am||Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session II (presenters with last names N-Z)|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||AMPs in Health and Therapy|
|Discussion Leader: Jia Sun (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)|
|1:30 pm - 1:50 pm||Michael Yeman (David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California-Los Angeles, USA)
"NDV-3 Vaccine Induction of Host Defense Peptides in a MRSA Model of Murine SSSI"
|1:50 pm - 2:00 pm||Discussion|
|2:00 pm - 2:20 pm||Guðmundur Hrafn Guðmundsson (University of Iceland, Iceland)
"Antimicrobial peptides in therapy - a realistic alternative?"
|2:00 pm - 2:20 pm||Discussion|
|2:30 pm - 2:45 pm||Closing remarks by GRC conference chair Gill Diamond (UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School, USA)|
|2:45 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill out GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Gordon Research Seminar ends. For those attending the associated Gordon Research Conference, please check in at the GRC Office beginning at 4:00 pm.|