|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||Collective Cell Migration in Health and Disease|
|What holds motile epithelial cells at compartment boundaries and how do metastasizing
cells resist these constraints?|
|Discussion Leader: Ritankar Majumdar (National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA)|
|3:45 pm - 4:20 pm||Keynote: Andrew Ewald (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA)|
"Mechanisms of Escape from Epithelial Tissues"
|4:20 pm - 4:30 pm||Discussion|
|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm||Experimental Paradigms in Cell Migration|
|Unity in Diversity - Insights into the strategies utilized by model systems for cell migration and chemotaxis.|
|Discussion Leaders: Richard Gomer (Texas A&M University, USA) and Luke Tweedy (Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, United Kingdom)|
|7:30 pm - 7:45 pm||Florian Gaertner (LMU Munich, Germany)|
"Single Cell Tracking Identifies Migration as a Novel Platelet Function Facilitating Thrombus Reorganization"
|7:45 pm - 7:50 pm||Discussion|
|7:50 pm - 8:05 pm||Maria Kotini (University College London, United Kingdom)|
"Gap Junctions Control Neural Crest Directional Migration"
|8:05 pm - 8:10 pm||Discussion|
|8:10 pm - 8:25 pm||Rachel Lee (University of Maryland, USA)|
"Quantifying Collective Cell Migration During Cancer Progression"
|8:25 pm - 8:30 pm||Discussion|
|8:30 pm - 8:45 pm||Netra Meena (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, USA)|
"A Novel Secreted Protein that Promotes Cell Motility, Chemotaxis, and Cell-Cell Interaction"
|8:45 pm - 8:50 pm||Discussion|
|8:50 pm - 9:05 pm||Madeleine Oudin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)|
"Mena at the Nexus of Chemotaxis and Haptotaxis During Tumor Progression"
|9:05 pm - 9:10 pm||Discussion|
|9:10 pm - 9:25 pm||Bettina Weigelin (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands)|
"Guided Cancer Cell Invasion Along Tissue Highways"
|9:25 pm - 9:30 pm||Discussion|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||Physical Basis of Cell Migration|
|How the marriage of Physics, Mathematics and Biology has led to new perspectives on old biological
|Discussion Leaders: Jason Haugh (North Carolina State University, USA) and Assaf Zaritsky (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA)|
|9:00 am - 9:35 am||Keynote: Xavier Trepat (Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya, Spain)|
"Control of Collective Cell Migration by Intracellular Adhesion complexes"
|9:35 am - 9:40 am||Discussion|
|9:40 am - 9:55 am||Maté Biro (Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, Australia)|
"Disentangling Plasticity: Distinct Modes of Leukocyte Migration Controlled by Actin Nucleators"
|9:55 am - 10:00 am||Discussion|
|10:00 am - 10:15 am||Laurel Hind (University of Pennsylvania, USA)|
"Force Generation of Migrating Macrophages on Compliant Surfaces"
|10:15 am - 10:20 am||Discussion|
|10:20 am - 10:35 am||Andrew Loza (Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, USA)|
"Cell Density Modulates Collective Migration Through Changes in Actomyosin Contractility"
|10:35 am - 10:40 am||Discussion|
|10:40 am - 10:55 am||Erik Welf (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA)|
"Strategies for Quantifying Melanoma Morphodynamic Plasticity"
|10:55 am - 11:00 am||Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Mentorship Component: Ask the PI|
|Are model organisms the gold standard in migration
research? What is the best way to prepare for a panel interview? How do we fix
a broken publication process? It’s time to hit our team with all your burning
|Discussion Leader: Shirin Pocha (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Panel Discussion|
- Andrew Ewald (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA)
- Richard Gomer (Texas A&M University, USA)
- Jason Haugh (North Carolina State University, USA)
- Denise Montell (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
- Carole Parent (Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA)
- Xavier Trepat (Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya, Spain)
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill in GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Seminar Concludes|