14th Meeting

of the

European Epidermal Barrier Research Network

(E2BRN)


7-8 September 2016

Munich (Germany)

Scientific Organising Committee:
Reiko Tanaka (London, UK), Wim Declercq (Ghent, Belgium) and
Johanna Brandner (Hamburg, Germany)


Email addresses:
Reiko Tanaka
Wim Declercq
Johanna Brandner


Website: E2BRN




Please note:
There is a special fee for participants attending E2BRN but not ESDR meeting of 150 €


Abstracts
Deadline for abstract submission is July 1st.
As you can see in the program there will be 9 orals chosen from abstracts as well as two poster prices.
Please send the abstracts to Johanna Brandner



Preliminary Program of the
14th meeting of the European Epidermal Barrier Research Network (E2BRN) - pdf (32 kb)

last update: 15th June 2016

 

Preliminary Scientific Program

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016, 13.00-17.50

13.00 - 13.05

Opening
Johanna Brandner (Hamburg, Germany)

13.05 - 14.40

Session 1
The skin barrier: molecular mechanisms in health and disease

Chairs: Reiko Tanaka (London, UK) & Giel Tanghe (Gent, Belgium)

13.05 - 13.30
Keynote lecture 1 (20 min + 5 min discussion)
Ryan O'Shaugnessy (London, UK)
Multiple functions of AKT1 in epidermal barrier function and disease

13.30 - 13.55

Keynote lecture 2 (20 min + 5 min discussion)
Paloma Perez (Valencia, Spain)
Nuclear receptors in skin homeostasis and disease

13.55 - 14.40

3 Short communications chosen from the abstracts
(12 min + 3 min discussion each)

13.55 - 14.10

Andreas Elentner et al. (Innsbruck, Austria)
Mice humanized for PXR in the epidermis exhibit a skin barrier defect associated with a Th2/Th17 immune response, resembling atopic dermatitis

14.10 - 14.25

Egon Urgard et al. (Tartu, Estonia)
PepFect6-miRNA-146a nanocomplexes inhibit inflammatory responses and reduce changes in the epithelial barrier in a mouse model of irritant contact dermatitis

14.25 - 14.40

Erin M O´Shaughnessy et al. (Glasgow, UK)
A role for connexin mediated signalling in the pathogenesis of psoriasis

 
14.40 - 16.00

Coffee break + poster session

 
16.00 - 17.35

Session 2
The skin barrier: locking out or letting in?


Chairs: Paloma Perez (Valencia, Spain) & TBA (young scientist)

16.00 - 16.25
Keynote lecture 3 (20 min + 5 min discussion)
Thomas Magin (Leipzig, Germany)
The keratin scaffold in the epidermis

16.25 - 16.50
Keynote lecture 4 (20 min + 5 min discussion)
Sandra Simoes (Lisbon, Portugal)
Challenges and opportunities in topical delivery

16.50 - 17.35
3 Short communications chosen from the abstracts
(12 min + 3 min discussion each)

16.50 - 17.05
Katja Bäsler et al. (Hamburg, Germany)
Epidermal tight junctions are strengthened by short-term Staphylococcal challenge in an agr dependent manner

17.05 - 17.20
Laura CAU et al. (Toulouse, France)
Through deimination, low environmental humidity drives human filaggrin breakdown

17.20 - 17.35
Abdallah Mound et al. (Namur, Belgium)
Sphingomyelin concentrates into lipid microdomains only in non-senescent cells and enhances keratinocyte migration

17.35 - 17.50
Poster Prizes announcement

20:00
Social event: Schneider Bräuhaus München

 
Thursday, September 8th, 2016, 8.55 -10.30

08.55 - 10.30 Session 3
Shaping the epidermis

Chairs:
Wim Declercq (Gent, Belgium) & Barbora Skolova (Czech Republic)

08.55 - 09.20
Keynote lecture 5 (20 min + 5 min discussion)
Akiharu Kubo (Tokio, Japan)
Epidermal cell turnover across tight junctions based on Kelvin’s tetrakaidecahedron cell shape

09.20 - 09.45
Keynote lecture 6 (20 min + 5 min discussion)
Sanja Kezic (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Corneocyte alterations in AD

09.45 - 10.30
3 Short communications chosen from the abstracts
(12 min + 3 min discussion each)

09.45 - 10:00
Hanna Niehues et al. (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Epidermal equivalents of filaggrin null keratinocytes do not show impaired skin barrier function

10.00 - 10.15
Claudia Buerger et al. (Frankfurt / Main, Germany)
mTORC1 signalling serves as a switch between keratinocyte proliferation and differentiation and thereby contributes to epidermal stratification

10.15 - 10.30
Christian Hausmann et al. (Berlin, Germany)
Reconstructed human skin from aged fibroblasts emulates aspects of physiological skin aging

10.30   Closing of the meeting