Melatonin Biology: actions and therapeutics

Melatonin Biology: actions and therapeutics
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Sunday,July, 07, 2013
4:00PM – 9:00AM
Conference Registration
6:00PM – 7:00 PM
FASEB Opening Reception
7:00PM – 8:30 PM
Dinner
8:45PM – 10:00PM
Opening Session and Awards
Margarita L Dubocovich , University at Buffalo (SUNY), NY, USA
“The Molecule of Darkness: From Discovery to its Target Receptors”

Monday,July, 08, 2013
7:30AM – 8:45AM
Breakfast
Session 1:
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Melatonin synthesis and action: Role of receptor oligomers Margarita L Dubocovich , University at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA
8:45AM – 9:00AM
Welcome from FASEB
9:15AM - 9:45AM
Ralf Jockers, University Paris Déscartes, France
“MT1 and MT2 melatonin receptors protein complexes as targets for drug discovery.”
9:45AM –10:15AM
Gianluca Tosini, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA
“The role of MT1/MT2 oligomers in the retina”
10:15AM – 10:30 AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:30AM – 11:00AM
FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
11:00AM – 11:30AM
Peter J. McCormick, University of Barcelona, Spain
“Dopamine/adrenergic oligomers regulate melatonin synthesis”
11:30AM – 12:00PM
Rajendran V. Rajnarayanan, University at Buffalo (SUNY), USA
“Probing melatonin receptor conformational dynamics using human computer interfaces”
12:00PM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
Lunch
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 1
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 2:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Melatonin receptor orchestration of biological systems
David Blask, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Oliver Rawashdeh, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
“Melatonin receptors and clock gene interaction as mediators of learning and memory processes
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Martine Migaux – Université de Tours, Frances
“Evolutionary conservation of GPR50 expression patterns”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
José Cipolla-Neto, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil
“Melatonin in metabolism – health and sickness”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Paula Witt-Enderby, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA
“Melatonin and melatonin receptors in the differentiation of stem cells”

Tuesday,July, 09, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 3:
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Melatonin receptor actions in the central nervous system: from neurons to neurodegenerative diseases
Session Chair: James Olcese, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
9:00AM - 9:30AM
James Olcese, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
“Melatonin and neurodegenerative diseases”
9:30AM –10:00AM
Glória Benítez-King, Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz, Mexico City, Mexico.
“Melatonin modulates cytoskeletal organization in the rat brain hippocampus”
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15AM
Pippa A.Thompson, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
“GPR50 and mental disorders”
11:15AM – 11:45AM
Josh Gamse, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
“Melatonin controls the onset of neurogenesis in the developing zebrafish brain”
11:45PM – 12:15PM
Short Talks Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
1:15PM – 2:15PM
Lunch
Meet the Expert
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 2 – Optional
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 4:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Special Session in Honor of Professor Russel Reiter
Session Chair
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Dun-Xian Tan, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, USA
“Melatonin, the saga of a molecule”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
David E. Blask, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
“Melatonin, the saga of a life”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
Speaker 3, Name, Organization
“Melatonin, 60 years around the world”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Let’s Celebrate -

Wednesday,July, 12, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 5:
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Melatonin and defense response
Regina P Markus, University of São Paulo, Brazil
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Salvatore Cruzzocrea, University of Naples, Italy
“Anti-inflammatory activity of melatonin in the central nervous system”
9:30PM –10:00AM
Chandana Haldar, Banaras Hindu University, India
“Cross-talk between melatonin and glucocorticoid response in T lymphocytes”
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15AM
Mei-Jie Jou, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
“Visualization of Melatonin’s Multiple Protections against Mitochondrial Stress”
11:15AM – 12:00PM
Regina P. Markus, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
“The Immune-Pineal Axis”
12:00PM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
Lunch
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 3 – Optional
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 6:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Melatonin and Melatonin Receptors in the Control of Periodic Functions
Valérie Simonneaux, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Vincent Cassone, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
“Role of Melatonin and its Receptor on Photoperiodism”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Valérie Simonneaux, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France “Role of melatonin in the central regulation of reproduction in photoperiodic sensitive animals”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
Carolina Escobar, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México
“Melatonin and Food-intake as Re-entrainement signaling”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Speaker 4, Name, Organization
“Title of talk”

Thursday,July, 11, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 7
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Role of Melatonin in Cancer
Steven M. Hill, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Steven M. Hill, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans
“Melatonin and chemo-resistance in cancer”
9:30PM –10:00AM
Samuel Cos, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
“Selective estrogen enzyme modulator actions of melatonin in breast cancer”
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM
Nihal Ahmad, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
“Melatonin in prostate cancer management: and update on progress and promise”
11:15PM – 12:00PM
David E. Blask, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
“Over-the-Counter Melatonin: Is There a Potential Role for These Supplements in Cancer Prevention and/Treatment?”
12:00PM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 12:45PM
Business Meeting
12:45PM – 1:45PM
Lunch
Free Afternoon
1:00PM – 6:00PM
Organized Group Activity –
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 4
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 8:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Melatonin in the neuroendocrine system
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Claudia Torres-Fárfan, Faculty of Medicine, Austral University of Chile
“Maternal melatonin: a chronobiotic and homeostatic signal for fetal adrenal”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Charlotte von Gall, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany
“MT1 melatonin receptor and the control of pituitary gene expression”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
Jerome Mairesse, University Lille North of France, France
“Chronic agomelatine treatment corrects behavioral, cellular and biochemical abnormalities induced by prenatal stress”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Jorg H Stehle, University of Frankfurt, Germany
“Melatonin synthesis in the human pineal gland”

Friday,July, 12, 2013
7:30AM – 8:30AM
Breakfast
Session 9
8:30AM – 11:30PM
New horizons for integrated therapy
Russel Reiter, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
8:30AM - 9:00AM
Nava Zisapel, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
“Melatonin for sleep in autism spectrum disorders: translating knowledge from basics to the clinic.”
9:00AM – 9:30AM
Ruth E Rosenstein, Universidad de Buenos Ayres, Argentina
“Melatonin in diabetic retinopathy”
9:30AM – 9:45AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
9:45AM – 10:00AM
Break
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
Maria da Paz Louzada Hidalgo, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
“Implication of melatonin and social jetlag in depression”
10:45AM – 11:15PM
Speaker 4, to be defined”
11:15AM – 11:30AM
James Olcese, Florida State University, USA.
Closing Comments
11:30AM
Departures
Boxed Lunches Available
END OF CONFERENCE

7 Jul - 12 Jul 2013

Niagara Falls
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