6th Meeting

of the

European Epidermal Barrier Research Network

(E2BRN)


13 and 14 November, 2008

relaiSoleil LE TOLOSAN

(Côtes du Pradet, 31360 Boussens, France)



Local Organising Committee:
Dr. Michael Simon, Dr. Hélène Duplan, Prof. Marina Weber

fon: +33 (0) 56 115 8427
fax: +33 (0) 56 149 9036
msimon@udear.cnrs.fr


 

officially recognized by the

 

 

Program

Thursday, November 13

11:00 Departure from the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (bus shuttle)
12:00 - 12:30 Registration
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Free time
15:30 Second departure from the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (bus shuttle)
16:00 - 17:00 Registration and poster installation

17:20 - 19:00

Session 1
17:20 - 17:30
Welcome introduction
17:30 - 18:00
Wim Declercq (Gent, Belgium):
Caspase14 and the epidermal barrier function
17:30 - 18:00
Nathalie Jonca (Toulouse, France):
Inactivation of the CDSN gene evidences its essential role in the epidermal barrier function
18:30 - 19:00
Joost Schalkwijk (Nijmegen, Netherlands):
Psoriasis is associated with copy number variation of genes involved in host defence and stratum corneum formation. Evidence for epistasis between adaptive immunity and skin barrier function
19:00 - 19:30
Lars Norlen (Stockholm, Sweden):
Cryo-transmission electron microscopy characterization of the upper epidermis

20:00 - 21:00
Dinner
21:00 - 22:00
Poster Viewing


   
Friday, November 14

09:00 - 10:15 Post-doc and PhD student session
(5 speakers will be selected from the submitted abstracts)
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break

10:45 - 12:15 Session 2
10:45 - 11:15
Françoise Falson (Lyon, France):
Skin absorption modulation
11:15 - 11:45
Hélène Duplan (Toulouse, France):
Epidermal barrier function and ex vivo models
11:45 -12:15
Oliver Engelking (St. Katharinen, Germany):
Epidermal barrier function and reconstituted skin models

12:15 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Poster Viewing

15:30 - 17:30
Session 3
15:30 - 16:00
Stéphane Chavanas (Toulouse, France):
Gene regulation by long-distance enhancers in the late steps of terminal differentiation
16:00 - 16:30
Jens Schröder (Kiel, Germany):
Antimicrobial Peptides: Local Host Response Elements of the "Chemical Skin Barrier"
16:30 - 17:00
Robert Gruber (Innsbruck, Austria):
Filaggrin and its role in epidermal barrier: Ichthyosis vulgaris

17:00 - 17:30 Coffee break
17:30 - 18:30 E2BRN network meeting
 
19:00 Bus departure to the Gala Dinner venue
19:15 - 24:00 Gala Dinner
(Domaine de Balesta; www.domainedebalesta.com)



The gala dinner is generously supported by

Pierre Fabre
Domaine de Balesta



Saturday, November 15

09:00 Departure to Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (bus shuttle)




Abstracts:

Deadline for abstract submission: 20. September 2008

Abstracts should include:
Introduction
Methods and Materials
Results
Discussion

Maximal length: 300 words

Please send abstracts to: msimon@udear.cnrs.fr

5 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation

Poster dimensions: 120 cm (height) x 90 cm


Registration:

Registration fee:
Before September 28, 2008: 320 €
After September 28, 2008: 400 €

Registration will be definitively closed on November 1, 2008


The registration fee includes:
Access to the meeting sessions and poster area
Bus shuttle
2 x lunch
Coffee breaks
Dinner
Gala dinner
Accommodation for two nights

For registration please send an e-mail to:

brandner@uke.uni-hamburg.de


The number of participants is limited to 80!




Payment:

Payment of registration fees should be made by bank transfer:

Account holder:
  University Hospital Hamburg
Name of Bank:
  HSH Nordbank AG
BLZ:
  21050000
Swift/BIC code:
  HSHNDEHH
Iban-Nr:
  DE97210500000104364000
Savings Account Number:
  104364000
Name of Account:
  0604/014 (E2BRN)




For those who will arrive on Wednesday or will stay in Toulouse for the week-end, please contact the local organizing committee for a list of hotels.



E2BRN is supported by


Dr. Wolff sebamed
   
Pierre Fabre CellSystems


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