Tuesday July 16

 
 
08:00
Registration opens
09:00-09:50
Plenary Lecture 2
Post-genomic views on ion transport and osmoregulation in Drosophila and other insects
Julian Dow, UK
09:50-10:20
Evolution and Development
State-of-the-Art 1
Thyroid hormone modulation of DNA methylation and demethylation in the developing brain
Robert Denver, USA
Control of Reproduction
State-of-the-Art 2
Central control of vertebrate reproduction
Manuel Tena-Sempere, Spain
Environmental Stressors and Homeostasis
State-of-the-Art 3
The neuroendocrine stress response
Alon Chen, Israel
10:20-10:40
Coffee break at the exhibition area
10:40-12:00
Symposium 1
Evolution of endocrine functions
Organizers: Dan Larhammar, Sweden & Robert Dores, USA
Symposium 2
Central and peripheral control of reproduction
Organizers: Angela Lange, Canada & Oliana Carnevali, Italy
Symposium 3
Stress adaptation and maladaptation - dedicated to the memory of Wylie Vale
Organizers: Tamás Kozicz, The Netherlands & David Lovejoy, Canada
12:00-13:00
Short communications
1-4
Short communications
5-8
Short communications
9-12
13:00-14:00
Lunch
14:00-14:30
Evolution and Development
State-of-the-Art 4
Breakthroughs and problems in insect juvenile hormone signaling
Marek Jindra, Czech Republic
Sex determination and Sex Differentiation
State-of-the-Art 5
Environmental sex determination of water flea, Daphnia magna
Taisen Iguchi, Japan
Environmental Regulation of Endocrine Activity
State-of-the-Art 6
Endocrine regulation of life in extreme environment
John Wingfield, USA
14:30-15:50
Symposium 4
Evolution and development of endocrine glands
Organizers: Ina Arnone, Italy
Symposium 5
Molecular mechanisms of sex determination and differentiation
Organizers: Shin-Ichi Abe & Yoshitaka Nagahama, Japan
Symposium 6
Cellular and molecular regulation of   endocrine activity
Organizers: Elisabeth Eppler, Switzerland & Wei Ge, Hong Kong
15:50-17:00
Poster Session I with beverages
17:00-18:30
Workshop 1
GPCRs beyond the Nobel Prize Dan Larhammar, Sweden & Robert Dores, USA
Workshop 3
Muscle Growth Regulation
Iban Seiliez, France & Peggy Biga, USA
Workshop 5
In vitro approaches for Comparative Endocrinology Encarnación Capilla, Spain & Rüdiger Schulz, The Netherlands
18:30-20:00
Workshop 7
GCE Publishing
Deborah Power, Portugal, Robert Dores & Shamus O’Reilly, USA
 
 
20:00
Visit of the University of Barcelona Historical Building