2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Glial Diversity in Vertebrates
Breanne Harty (Thaden School, USA) and Vered Kellner (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm
Sarah Kucenas (University of Virginia, USA) "Unwrapping Glial Diversity in the Vertebrate Nervous System"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Astrocyte-Neuronal Interactions in Health and Disease
Amit Agarwal (Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Heidelberg University, Germany) and Alfonso Araque (University of Minnesota, USA)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Alison Caldwell (The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA) "Identifying Astrocyte-Secreted Protein Factors Linked to Altered Neuronal Development in ASD"
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
7:50 pm - 8:05 pm
Sarah Ackerman (University of Oregon, USA) "Astrocytes Close a Critical Period of Motor Circuit Plasticity"
8:05 pm - 8:10 pm
8:10 pm - 8:25 pm
Ciaran Murphy Royal (University of Calgary, Canada) "Bioenergetic Control of Synaptic Plasticity by Astrocytes During Acute Stress"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Jérôme Wahis (KU Leuven, VIB, Belgium) "Astrocytes Are Pivotal Components in Oxytocin Signaling in the Central Amygdala"
8:45 pm - 8:50 pm
8:50 pm - 9:05 pm
Kevin Guttenplan (Stanford University, USA) "Neuroinflammatory Reactive Astrocytes in Acute Injury and Neurodegenerative Disease"
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Irene Molina-González (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom) "Investigating the Role of Astrocytes in White Matter Remyelination"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Genetic and Cellular Mechanisms of Myelination
David Lyons (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom) and Jennifer Orthmann-Murphy (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
David Gonsalvez (The University of Melbourne, Australia) "Continued Cellular Expansion in the CNS After Birth: Novel Insights into the Production of Oligodendroglia"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Dongeun Heo (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA) "The Role of TDP-43 in Oligodendrocytes"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Megan Corty (Vollum Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, USA) "Genetic Analysis of Axon Ensheathment"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Nimrod Elazar (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) "Axoglial Adhesion by Cadm4 Regulates CNS Myelination"
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Nicholas George (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA) "Investigating Glial and Axonal Adaptations to Sensory Deprivation in the Olfactory System"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Alexandria Hughes (University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA) "Microglia-Mediated Myelin Sheath Elimination During Development"
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
Glial-Neuronal Interactions in the PNS and CNS
Sarah Kucenas (University of Virginia, USA) and Naveen Nagarajan (University of Utah, USA)
1:30 pm - 1:40 pm
Daniel Wilton (Boston Children's Hospital, USA) "Microglia Mediate Early Loss of Specific Synaptic Connections in Huntington's Disease"
1:40 pm - 1:45 pm
1:45 pm - 1:55 pm
Yunlu Zhu (University of Virginia, USA) "Migratory Neural Crest Cells Phagocytose Cellular Debris in the Developing CNS and PNS"
1:55 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 2:10 pm
Aurelia Mapps (Johns Hopkins University, USA) "Satellite Glial Cells in the Sympathetic Nervous System"
2:10 pm - 2:15 pm
2:15 pm - 2:25 pm
Lindsay Hayes (Johns Hopkins University, USA) "Prenatal Stress Induces an Endured Blunting of Microglia Activation that Impacts Striatal Connectivity"
2:25 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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