Cytoskeleton in the control of cell migration

The cytoskeleton is a protein scaffold controlling the shape, the division and the movement of cells and their internal components. The dynamic remodeling of the cytoskeleton is crucial for the proper execution of many developmental and homeostatic programs.
Deregulation of cytoskeletal dynamics can cause diseases and pathologies, including metastasis of cancer cells. This course focuses on how actin and microtubules control cell motility in health and disease.
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Room Z1 13.00 – 13.15 h
13.15 – 14.30
14.30 – 15.00 h
Briefing course
Literature discussion speaker afternoon
Break
Auditorium 15.00 – 16.00 h Seminar by Dr. Laura Machesky
Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Dept. Migration,
Invasion and Metastasis, Glasgow, UK
Migration in 2D and 3D: How do they compare?
Room Z1 16.00 – 17.30 h Discussion with speaker (+ drinks)
Wednesday March 6
Room Z4 13.00 – 14.30 h
14.30 – 15.00 h
Literature discussion speaker afternoon
Break
Auditorium 15.00 – 16.00 h Seminar by Dr. Chris Marshall
The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), Division of
Cancer Biology, London, UK
Alternative modes of tumour cell migration, roles of
Rho family GTPases
Room Z4 16.00 – 17.30 h Discussion with speaker (+ drinks)
Thursday March 7
Room Z4 13.30 – 15.00 h
15.00 – 15.30 h
15.30 - 17.00 h
Literature discussion speaker 1 Friday March 8
Break
Literature discussion speaker 2 Friday March 8
Friday March 8
Room Z4 11.00 – 12.00 h Seminar by Dr. Richard Cheney
University of North Carolina, Department of Cell Biology
and Physiology, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Myosin-X: A Molecular Motor at the Cell's Fingertips
Room Z4 12.00 – 13.30 h
13.30 – 14.00 h
Discussion with speaker (+lunch)
Break
Auditorium 14.00 – 15.00 h Seminar by Dr. Frank Gertler
MIT, Department of Biology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Coordinate regulation of signaling by cell surface
receptors and actin polymerization during cell
migration
Room Z4 15.00 – 16.30 h Discussion with speaker (+ tea)
Afterwards Drinks in Bar NKI
2 OOA Course Cytoskeleton in the control of cell migration – March 2013
Course program
Cytoskeleton in the control of cell migration
WEEK 2
Monday March 11
Room Z4 13.00 – 14.30 h
14.30 – 15.00 h
Literature discussion speaker afternoon
Tea Break
Auditorium 15.00 – 16.00 h Seminar by Dr. Vic Small
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria
Pushing cells and pathogens with actin
Room Z4 16.00 – 17.30 h Discussion with speaker (+ drinks)
Tuesday March 12
Room Z4 13.00 – 14.30 h
14.30 – 15.00 h
Literature discussion
Tea Break
Auditorium 15.00 – 16.00 h Seminar by Dr. Philippe Chavrier
Institute Curie, Research Center, Paris, France
Tumor cell invasion: molecular mechanisms
involved in invadopodia biogenesis
Room Z4 16.00 – 17.30 h Discussion with speaker (+ drinks)
Thursday March 14
Room Z4 13.30 – 15.00 h
15.00 – 15.30 h
15.30 - 17.00 h
Literature discussion speaker 1 Friday March 15
Tea Break
Literature discussion speaker 2 Friday March 15
Friday March 15
PB Auditorium 11.00 – 12.00 h Seminar by Dr. Gregg Gundersen
Colombia University, Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology,
New York, NY, USA
Microtubules and focal adhesion recycling in
migrating cells
Room Z4 12.00 – 13.30 h
13.30 – 14.00 h
Discussion with speaker (+ Lunch)
Break
PB Auditorium 14.00 – 15.00 h Seminar by Dr. Ian Macara
Vanderbilt University, Department of Cell and
Developmental Biology, Nashville, TN, USA
Cell polarity in migration and metastasis
Room Z4 15.00 – 16.30 h Discussion with speaker (+ tea)
16.30 – 17.00 h Course Evaluation

4 Mar - 14 Mar 2012
Amsterdam
Netherlands
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