Detailed Programme 

 

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DAY 1: Wednesday, September 4th 2024

Time

Session

Speakers

15:00 – 18:30

Registration

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

16:30 - 18:00

Symposium 1

Early Career Physiologists

Chair: Dr. Alberto Sanchez Aguilera-Lopez – University Complutense of Madrid (Spain)

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

Dr. Andreas Breenfeldt – Aarhus University (Denmark)

Dr. Agustin Hidalgo – Columbia University (USA)

Dr. Pamela Swiatlowska – Imperial College London (UK)

Dr. Alberto Sanchez Aguilera-Lopez – University Complutense of Madrid (Spain)

Dr. Valentina Sica – University Pompeu Fabra (Spain)

19:00 – 21:00

 

Welcome Reception

Granada City Hall     https://maps.app.goo.gl/SYSrwcL91dxoywvm8

 

 

 

DAY 2: Thursday, September 5th 2024

Time

Session

Speakers

8:00 – 9:00

Registration

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

9:00 – 9:45

 

Keynote Lecture 1

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

Prof. Juan Iovanna – Marseille Cancer Research Center (France)

9:00 – 9:45

 

Keynote Lecture 2

Room 2 (Medicine assembly hall)

Prof. Christian Aalkjær – Aarhus University (Denmark)

10:00 - 11:30

 

Symposium 2

Improving Public Understanding of the Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes

Chair: Mr. Kirk Leech – European Animal Research Association (EARA)

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

Mr. Kirk Leech – Executive Director European Animal Research Association (EARA)

Dr. Monique Havermans – Coordinator Transparency Agreement on Animal Research (Netherlands)

Dr. Javier Guillen – Senior Director for Europe & Latin America, AAALAC International (Spain)

10:00 - 11:30

 

Symposium 3

Regulation of synaptic homeostasis in health and disease.

Chair: Dr. Anna Fassio – University of Genoa (Italy)

Room 2 (Medicine assembly hall)

Dr. Mike Cousin – University of Edinburgh (UK)

Dr. Marta Orlando – Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany)

Dr. Erica Tagliatti – IRCCs Humanitas Research Hospital (Italy)

Dr. Anna Fassio – University of Genoa (Italy)

10:00 - 11:30

 

Symposium 4

Are we programmed for cardiometabolic disease?

Chairs: Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri – University of Cambridge (UK); Dr Silvia Arribas – Autonomous University of Madrid  (Spain)

Room 3 (Medicine hall)

Dr. Emilio A. Herrera – Universidad de Chile (Chile)

Dr. Carmen Diniz – University of Porto (Portugal)

Dr. Jonas Zaugg – University of Cambridge (UK)

Dr. David Ramiro-Cortijo –Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain)

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

12:00 – 13:30

 

Opening Ceremony

Plenary Lecture 

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

Prof. Rodrigo Quian Quiroga – Hospital del Mar Research Institute (Spain)

13:30 - 15:00

Lunch & Posters

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

15:00 - 17:00

 

Oral Communications 1

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

15:00 - 17:00

 

Oral Communications 2

Room 2 (Medicine assembly hall)

 

17:00 - 17:15

Coffee Break

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

17:15 - 18:45

 

Symposium 5

Physiology education in health sciences

SPFis - the Portuguese Society of Physiology

Chair: Prof Vicente Martinez Perea - Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain)

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

Dr. Erica Wehrwein – Michigan State University (USA)

Dr. Jorge Oliveira – SPFis, University of Porto (Portugal)

Dr. Joaquin Garcia-Estañ – University of Murcia (Spain)

Dr. Luis Monteiro Rodrigues – SPFis, University Lusofona (Portugal)

Dr. Abdullateef I. Alagbonsi – University of Rwanda (Rwanda)

17:15 - 18:45

 

Symposium 6

Orai calcium channels: regulation and function

Chair: Dr. Tarik Smani – Institute of Biomedicine of Seville (Spain)

Room 2 (Medicine assembly hall)

Dr. Rainer Schindl – Medical University of Graz (Austria)

Dr. Juan A. Rosado – University of Extremadura (Spain)

Dr. Isabel Galeano-Otero – University of Bordeaux (France)

Dr. Debora Falcon – University of Seville (Spain)

17:15 - 18:45

 

Symposium 7

Understanding the Physiology of the Blood-Brain Barrier: from Molecular Mechanisms to Modulation Strategies

Chairs: Dr. Luca Maragliano – Polytechnic University of Marche (Italy); Dr. Valentina Castagnola – Italian Institute of Tecnology  (Italy)

 Room 3 (Medicine hall)

Dr. Jörg Piontek – Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany)

Dr. Luca Maragliano – Polytechnic University of Marche (Italy)

Dr. Valentina Castagnola – Italian Institute of Tecnology (Italy)

Dr. Joe Forth – University of Liverpool (UK)

20:00

GALA DINNER at "La Chumbera"

https://maps.app.goo.gl/Dv46i9cp6vKPaXcP9

 

 

DAY 3 Friday, September 6th 2024

Time

Session

Speakers

8:00 – 9:00

Registration

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

9:00 – 10:30

 

Symposium 8

Muscle mitochondria: Beyond ATP production

Chair: Prof. Jesus R Huertas – University of Granada (Spain); Dr. Rafael A Casuso – University of Loyola (Spain)

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

Dr. Rafael A Casuso – University of Loyola (Spain)

Dr. Laura Formentini – Autonomous University of Madrid, Centre for Molecular Biology Severo Ochoa (CBM, CSIC-UAM) (Spain)

Dr. Sara Cogliati – Autonomous University of Madrid, Centre for Molecular Biology Severo Ochoa (CBM, CSIC-UAM) (Spain)

Dr. Carsten Lundby – University of Southern Denmark (Denmark)

9:00 – 10:30

 

Symposium 9

Integrative learning: factors and approaches for improved academic performance.

Chair: Dr. Beatriz Gal – University San Pablo CEU (Spain)

 Room 2 (Medicine assembly hall)

 

Dr. Cayetana Ruiz Zaldibar – University Camilo José Cela (Spain)

Prof. Dr. Cheng Hwee Ming – University of Malaya (Malaysia)

Dr. Isabel Sánchez-Vera – University San Pablo CEU (Spain)

Dra. Marta Lesmes Celorrio – European University of Madrid (Spain)

10:45 - 11:30

 

Keynote Lecture 3

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

Dr. Elena Osto – Medical University of Graz (Austria)

10:45 - 11:30

 

Keynote Lecture 4

Room 2 (Medicine assembly hall)

"RISING STAR AWARD 2024"

Dr. Borja Martinez Téllez – University of Almeria (Spain)

10:45 - 11:30

 

Industry-sponsored lecture

Room 2 (Medicine hall)

Dr. Juan Ignacio Cacho Aparicio – Health Tech BioActives (Spain)

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

12:00 – 13:30

 

Oral Communications 3

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

12:00 – 13:30

 

Oral Communications 4

Room 2 (Medicine assembly hall)

 

13:30 - 15:00

Lunch & Posters

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

15:00 - 16:30

 

Symposium 10

New in silico and in vitro approach methodologies for designing physiologically relevant models of human tissues.

Chairs: Prof Arti Ahluwalia – University of Pisa (Italy); Dr Elena Grasselli – University of Genoa (Italy)

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

Prof. Arti Ahluwalia – University of Pisa (Italy)

Dr. Jan Markus – MatTek In Vitro Life Science Laboratories (Slovakia)

Dr. Laureano E. Carpio – ProtoQSAR SL (Spain)

Dr. Giulia De Negri Atanasio – University of Genoa (Italy)

15:00 - 16:30

 

Symposium 11

Extracellular matrix in health and disease.

Chair: Prof. Eva Sykova – Institute of Neuroimmunology, Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava (Slovakia)

Room 2 (Medicine assembly hall)

 

Prof. Eva Sykova – Institute of Neuroimmunology, Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava (Slovakia)

Prof. Dr. Juan Nacher – University of Valencia (Spain)

Dr. Federico N Soria – Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience (Spain)

Dr. Carla Cangalaya – German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (Germany)

15:00 - 16:30

 

Symposium 12

Environmental Factors in the Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular Diseases

Chairs: Prof. Devendra K. Agrawal – Western  University of Health Sciences (California, USA); Prof. Dragan M. Djuric – University of Belgrade (Serbia)

Room 3 (Medicine hall)

 

Prof. Devendra K. Agrawal – Western University of Health Sciences (California, USA);

Prof. Dragan M. Djuric – University of Belgrade (Serbia)

Prof. Ildiko Bock-Marquette – University of Pecs (Hungary)

Dr. Zorislava Bajić – University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

16:30 - 17:00

Coffee Break

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

 

17:00 - 18:30

 

Closing Ceremony

Plenary Lecture 

Room 1 (Paraninfo)

Prof. Ernest Arenas – Karolinska Institute (Sweden)