XIV European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease
Introductory Course on Glial Cell Biology

Tuesday, July 6, 2020, 08h45–18h00

The Introductory Course on Glial Cell Biology the day before the XV European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease on Tuesday, July 6, 2020 is aiming at young researchers and researchers who are new in the field. The lectures will give a broad overview on the key aspects of glial cell biology. Supplementary registration is required.
08:45–18:00 Introductory Course
08:45–09:00 Welcome
09:00–09:45 Glial cells in development (Carlos Parras, Paris, FR)
09:45–10:30 Astrocytes in health and diseases (Aude Panatier, Bordeaux, FR)
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00–11:45 Neuron-oligodendroglia interactions (Maria Cecilia, Angulo, Paris, FR)
11:45–12:30 Myelin plasticity and regeneration (Myriam Cayre, Marseille, FR)
12:30–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:15 Microglia origin and function (Alain Bessis, Paris, FR)
14:15–15:00 PNS glial cells (Piotr Topilko, Creteil, FR)
15:00–15:45 Forgotten glial cells (Ariane Sharif, Lille, FR)
15:45-16:15 Coffee break
16:15-17:00 The role of glial cells in behavioral control (Ethan G. Hughes, Aurora, Colorado, USA)
17:00-17:45 Glial tumours and cancer stem cells (Emmanuelle Huillard, Paris, FR)


Closing reception

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Important Dates –
Road to Marseille

| December 15, 2020 |
Call for abstracts, early registration, stipend application opens

| May 1, 2020 | extended
| April 1, 2020 |

Deadline Call for Symposia, Special Trainee Symposia, Technical Workshops

| July 7–10, 2021 |
XV European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease

Please find the full list of dates here.

Scientific Secretariat

   XV European Glial Meeting
    Meino Alexandra Gibson
    Max Delbrück Center for
    Molecular Medicine (MDC)
    Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
    13092 Berlin, Germany


Meeting Secretariat

K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
Christina Norkus
Bautzner Str. 117–119
01099 Dresden, Germany

  +49 351 65573136