Program Thursday 14






Welcome to SWM2013



Keynote seminar Nektarios Tavernarakis Heat stroke and neurodegeneration: Protective hormesis via induction of the heat shock response (Introduction by Marta Artal)



Sponsor presentation – Canvax



Coffee break



Cell Biology and Development I Chair: Juan Cabello



Talk 1 - Josana Rodriguez Sanchez Identification of cell polarity and asymmetric cell division regulators through systematic genetic interaction screens



Talk 2 - Claudio Asencio Coordination of Kinase and Phosphatase Activities by Lem4 Enables Nuclear Envelope Reassembly during Mitosis



Talk 3 - Cristina González Aguilera Maps of lamin and emerin associated chromatin domains in C. elegans reveal global similarities and unique local enrichments



Talk 4 - Adela Morales Martinez The nuclear envelope protein LEM-2 is critical for nuclear positioning and centrosome attachment



Talk 5 - Eric Cornes Maragliano Functional diversity in the splicing-related Sm-like family of proteins



Talk 6 - Mayte Montero Mitochondrial Ca2+ dynamics in live C. elegans worms






Ageing - Chair: Encarnación Lozano



Talk 7 - Antonio Caballero Reyes Functional characterization of the C. elegans insulin-like peptide family



Talk 8 - Mercedes Perez Jimenez Regulation of longevity by liv-7(pv17)



Talk 9 - Roxani Gatsi Energy sensing and mitochondria: investigating prohibitin genetic interactions



Talk 10 - María González Barrios The role of thioredoxin-1 (TRX-1) in Caenorhabditis elegans aging



Talk 11 - Ana Cañuelo Prolongevity effects of olive oil phenolic compounds: C. elegans as a model system



Talk 12 – Manuel Muñoz Sugar and longevity in a gale-1 mutant



Coffee break



Disease Models - Chair: Nuria Flames



Talk 13 - Adolfo Sanchez-Blanco C. elegans as a novel platform to study the mechanism of action of synthetic antitumor lipids



Talk 14 - Francisco Javier Garcia Rodríguez Use of C. elegans as a pluricellular model to study resistance/sensitivity mechanisms associated to cancer chemotherapy treatments



Talk 15 - Laura Fontrodona Modeling the human autosomal dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa (adRP) disease in Caenorhabditis elegans



Talk 16 - Alejandro Mata Cabana Unraveling the role of MOAG-4 in protein aggregation



Talk 17 - Antonio Miranda Vizuete Protective role of DNJ-27/ERdj5 in Caenorhabditis elegans models of neurodegenerative diseases



Short break



Talk 18 - Rafa Vazquez-Manrique C. elegans model of Huntingtonʼs disease to search for molecules that modulate neuroprotection



Talk 19 - Esther Dalfó Deletion of pmp-4, the Caenorhabditis elegans ortholog of the human peroxisomal VLCFA transporter Abcd1, provides a useful model for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD)



Talk 20 - Carmen Navarro González Caenorhabditis elegans as a research tool to study mitochondrial diseases associated with defects in tRNA modification













Program Friday March 15



Keynote seminar Enrique Martínez Pérez Back together before coming apart: Pairing and segregation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis (Introduction by Julián Cerón)



miRNAs - Chair: Julián Cerón



Talk 21 - Nuria Vergara Irigaray Investigation of the role of small RNAs in C. elegans



Talk 22 - Pilar de Lucas The mir-58 family regulates two TGF-beta pathways in worms



Coffee break



Neurobiology & Behavior - Chair: Rafa Vazquez-Manrique



Talk 23 - Maria Olmedo Circadian rhythms in C. elegans



Talk 24 - Paola Jurado OLA-1, a conserved ATPase involved in the balance of memory and decision making



Talk 25 - Ana Pilar Gómez Escribano RNAi to study the differentiation of dopaminergic and serotonergic neurons



Talk 26 - Carla Lloret Fernández Dissecting the gene regulatory mechanisms that generate serotonergic neurons in C. elegans



Metabolism - Chair: Rafa Vazquez-Manrique



Talk 27 - Antonio Alcaide Molina Caenorhaditis elegans as a new model for sirtuin activators



Talk 28 - Laura Delgado Ciruelos Lipid peroxidation products as biomarkers of oxidative damage in Caenorhabditis elegans






Cell Biology and Development II - Chair: Claudio Asencio



Talk 29 - Iris Ertl Functional interplay of two SWI/SNF chromatin-remodelling accessory subunits during development



Talk 30 - Agnieszka Dobrzynska Characterizing the role and dynamics of the Vaccinia-Related Kinase 1 in C. elegans and human cells




Talk 31 - Georgina Gomez Saldivar Functional characterization of MEL-28/ELYS



Talk 32 - Juan Cabello Studying transcriptional regulation in Caenorhabditis elegans



Talk 33 - Beatriz Sáenz Narciso Transcriptional deregulation in some types of cancer