Introductory Course on Glial Cell Biology

Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 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, 2021 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.

08:45–18:00Introductory Course
08:45–09:00Welcome
09:00–09:45Glial cells in development (Carlos Parras, Paris, FR)
09:45–10:30Astrocytes in health and diseases (Aude Panatier, Bordeaux, FR)
10:30–11:00Coffee break
11:00–11:45Neuron-oligodendroglia interactions (Maria Cecilia, Angulo, Paris, FR)
11:45–12:30Myelin plasticity and regeneration (Myriam Cayre, Marseille, FR)
12:30–13:30Lunch
13:30–14:15Microglia origin and function (Alain Bessis, Paris, FR)
14:15–15:00PNS glial cells (Piotr Topilko, Creteil, FR)
15:00–15:45Forgotten glial cells (Ariane Sharif, Lille, FR)
15:45-16:15Coffee break
16:15-17:00The role of glial cells in behavioral control (Ethan G. Hughes, Aurora, Colorado, USA)
17:00-17:45Glial tumours and cancer stem cells (Emmanuelle Huillard, Paris, FR)

18:00

Closing reception