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This is the preliminary program for the meeting. Any possible modifications would be published immediately.
Please note that meals will not be served at the Venue but at the Aparthotel Hall 88, five minutes walking from the Venue.
Consider possible changes on meals times if any delay on talks.

Preliminary Program


8:45-9:15. Registration

9:15-9:30. Wellcome

SESSION 1. Chair: Fernando Balestra

9:30-9:45. María Olmedo. A new method to unveil features of C. elegans larval development

9:45-10:00. Francisco J. García-Rodríguez. Use of C. elegans as pluricellular model to study resistance/sensitivity mechanisms associated to cisplatin-based chemotherapy

10:00-10:15. Tatiana García-Muse. DNA Damage Dependent Phosphorylation during Meiosis

10:15-10:30. Kadri Reis. DNA replication stress disrupts the inheritance of repressed chromatin in C. Elegans

10:30-10:45. Beatriz Sáenz-Narciso. Studying transcriptional regulation in Caenorhabditis elegans

10:45-11:00. General discussion


SESSION 2. Chair: Alejandro Mata-Cabana

12:00-12:15. Gómez-Del-Estal MM. Testosterone induces transgenerational impairment on the behavior of C. elegans. A model to explain androgen-dependent autistic traits

12:15-12:30. Patricia Martorell. The strain Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis CECT 8145 has anti-obesity properties in the model of Caenorhabditis elegans

12:30-12:45. Carmen Navarro. Consequences of mitochondrial tRNA hypomodification in C. elegans: mitochondrial dysfunction, penetrant sterility, developmental arrest and lifespan extension

12:45-13:00. Artur Bastos Lourenço. Metabolomics and ageing. The effect of mitochondrial prohibitin complex on the C. elegans metabolome

13:00-13:15. Eric Cornes. Functional interactions between cytoplasmic LSM proteins and the Insulin/IGF-1 signaling pathway in stress response

13:15-13:30. Esther Dalfó. Essential role of hypodermal PMP-4 in regulating axon morphology and locomotion in a Caenorhabditis elegans model of X-ALD

13:30-13:45. General discussion

13:45-16:00 LUNCH

SESSION 3. Chair: Esther Serrano-Saiz

16:00-16:15. Agnieszka Dobrzynska. Identification of Vaccinia-Related Kinase 1 interaction partners and developmental functions

16:15-16:30. Laura González-Moragas. Evaluation of the interaction between superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans

16:30-16:45. Blanca Hernando. Mitochondrial stress signalling in the regulation of ageing

16:45-17:00. Alejandro Mata-Cabana. Searching for the endogenous role of MOAG-4/SERFs and their interacting proteins in protein aggregation

17:00-17:15. Miren Maicas. C.elegans serotonergic neuron subtypes are regulated by different terminal selector codes

17:15-17:30. General discussion

17:30-18:00 COFFE BREAK

KEYNOTE LECTURE. Chair: Adolfo Sánchez-Blanco

18:00-19:00 Stuart Kim


SESSION 4. Chair: Eva Gómez-Orte

9:00-9:15. Fernando R. Balestra. Paternal centrioles exhibit exceptional persistence and biased inheritance in C. elegans embryos

9:15-9:30. Angelina Zheleva. Caenorhabditis elegans mutant allele identification by whole genome sequencing (WGS) and septins with function in morphogenesis of C.elegans pharynx

9:30-9:45. Annmary Paul Erinjeri. A semi-automated kinase screen reveals genes with differential effect on fat metabolism upon prohibitin depletion

9:45-10:00. Karinna Rubio. Toward the molecular mechanisms underlying autosomal dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa (adRP)

10:00-10:15. Adam Klosin. Trans-generational inheritance of environmentally-induced changes in gene expression in C. Elegans

10:15-10:30 Esther Serrano-Saiz. Defining the identity and regulatory features of glutamatergic neurons in C.elegans

10:30-10:45. General discussion


SESSION 5. Chair: Tatiana García-Muse

11:30-11:45. Carla Lloret Fernández. Phylogenetically conserved mechanisms regulate HSN neuron terminal differentiation

11:45-12:00. Manuel J. Muñoz. Gale-1 a long-lived sweet mutant

12:00-12:15. Antonio Miranda-Vizuete. Role of glutathione reductase in proteostasis regulation

12:15-12:30. Adolfo Sánchez-Blanco. Dietary and microbiome factors determine longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans

12:30-13:00. General discussion

13:00 LUNCH