1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Endothelial Cell Specification in Embryonic and Tissue Development
Marleen Gloger (Uppsala University, IGP, Sweden)
3:15 pm - 3:25 pm
Mariona Graupera (Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, Spain) "PIK3CA: The Good and The Bad Guy in ECs"
3:25 pm - 3:30 pm
3:30 pm - 3:40 pm
Caitlin Francis (University of Denver, United States) "Rab35 Governs Apicobasal Polarity Through Regulation of Actin Dynamics During Sprouting Angiogenesis"
3:40 pm - 3:45 pm
3:45 pm - 3:55 pm
Daniela Pirri (Imperial College, United Kingdom) "The Transcription Factor ERG is an Essential Regulator of Lymphangiogenesis and Lymphatic Endothelial Cell Gene Expression"
3:55 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Keynote Session: Endothelial Cell Disease: Tumors, AVMs, Ischemia, and COVID
Dorien Schepers (University of Antwerp , Belgium)
5:30 pm - 5:55 pm
Joyce Bischoff (Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, United States) "Endothelial Anomalies in Vascular Tumors and Vascular Malformations"
5:55 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Yanqing Anna Gong (Division of human genetics and translational medicine, United States) "Dynamic Endothelial Plasticity Spatiotemporally Induces Vascular Aberrancy During Cardiac Repair"
6:15 pm - 6:20 pm
6:20 pm - 6:35 pm
Arianna Felicetta (Fondazione Humanitas per la Ricerca, Italy) "Stress-Induced UHRF1 Epigenetically Modulates Angiogenesis and Cardiac Function in Ventricular Hypertrophy"
6:35 pm - 6:40 pm
6:40 pm - 6:55 pm
Sharon Tang (University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States) "
S. aureus Toxins Impair Aortic Endothelial Wound Healing and Angiogenesis"
6:55 pm - 7:00 pm
7:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Yi Fan (University of Pennsylvania, United States) "Endothelial Plasticity Drives Aberrant Vascularity and Tumor Resistance to Immunotherapy"
7:15 pm - 7:20 pm
7:20 pm - 7:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bioinformatic Analysis and Understanding of Endothelial Cell Heterogeneity
Maximiliano Arce (Uppsala University, Sweden)
9:00 am - 9:10 am
Katie Bentley (Kings College London, United Kingdom) "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understand Cell Behavior during Angiogenesis"
9:10 am - 9:15 am
9:15 am - 9:25 am
Emmanuelle Marchaud (Institut des maladies métaboliques et cardiovasculaires, UMR 1297, INSERM, France) "Role of SVEP1 in vascular morphogenesis during adipose tissue remodeling"
9:25 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:40 am
Melissa Luse (University of Virginia, United States) "Direct Cellular Communication between Capillary Adipose Endothelium and Adipocytes Can Regulate Lipid Handling"
9:40 am - 9:45 am
9:45 am - 9:55 am
Patricia Himmels (Genentech INC, United States) "T cell dependent bispecific antibodies (TDBs) promote T cell redistribution through organ-specific alteration of vascular endothelial cell"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:10 am
Mark Richards (Uppsala University, Sweden) "Claudin 5 Modulates the Peripheral Endothelial Barrier in an Organ and Vessel Type-Specific Manner"
10:10 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:25 am
Max Urbanczyk (University Hospital Tübingen, Germany) "Investigating the Influence of Organ-Specific Endothelial Cells for Diabetes Research in a Bioreactor Setup"
10:25 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:40 am
Derek Sung (University of Pennsylvania, United States) "Sinusoidal and Lymphatic Vessel Growth are Controlled by Reciprocal VEGF-C–CDH5 Inhibition"
10:40 am - 10:45 am
10:45 am - 10:55 am
Briana Bywaters (Texas A&M University, United States) "Regulation of Endothelial Compliance by Proatherogenic Mechanical Forces"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Perspectives on Career Development in Vascular Biology
This session includes a career development panel discussion with Dr. Joyce Bischoff, Dr. Mariona Graupera, and Dr. Katie Bentley.
Gabriela D'Amico (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, United Kingdom)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Joyce Bischoff (Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, United States)
Katie Bentley (Kings College London, United Kingdom)
Mariona Graupera (Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, Spain)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)