Program

Day 1

December 9th

Venue: Iberê Camargo

12:00 – 13:00 

Registration

13:30 – 13:45 

14:00 – 14:35 

14:35 – 15:10 

15:10 – 15:50 

16:35 – 17:15 

13:45 – 14:00 

15:50 – 16:35 

17:15 – 17:50 

17:50 – 18:25 

18:25 – 20:00 

Introductory remarks

Marcelo de Oliveira Dietrich

Yale University, USA

TBA

Patricio Marinho

CAPES, Brazil

Translational control of growth by the mTOR signaling pathway

Carson Thoreen

Yale University, USA

Function of microRNAs in the developmental biology of vertebrates 

Stefania Nicoli

Yale University, USA

Selected talks by participants    

Topoisomerase II inhibitors-induced lesions – at the crossroads between NER and DSB repair pathways

Franciele Faccio Busatto

Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Brazil

Guanosine prevents anhedonic-like behavior and impairment in hippocampal glutamate transport following amyloid-β1–40 administration in mice

Victor Coelho

Universidade Federal do Santa Catarina, Brazil

Decellularized spinal cord matrix bioink production for 3D printing in regenerative medicine

Marcelo Garrido dos Santos

Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Brazil

Coffee break

Selected talks by participants    

Early cerebral metabolic architechture alterations in pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease

Wagner S. Brum

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Neuroprotective effect of maternal physical exercise on offspring against amyloid-β neurotoxicity

Cristiane Matté

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

TBA

João Pedro Ferrari Souza

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Death begets a new beginning

Carla Rothlin

Yale University, USA

Resolution of inflammation

Sourav Ghosh

Yale University, USA

Networking hour

Museum tour and sunset view

Day 2

December 10th

Venue: Centro Cultural - UFRGS

09:30 – 11:30 

Career development workshop

How to take the next career step?

Speakers and students

13:00 – 13:35 

Metabolic regulation of inflammation

Vishwa Deep Dixit

Yale University, USA

13:35 – 14:00 

Neuroimmune mechanisms in allergies 

Esther Florsheim

Yale University, USA

14:00 – 14:35 

Smell, food and metabolism

Luis Saraiva

Sidra Medicine, Qatar

14:35 – 15:15 

Selected talks by participants    

Modulation of CD8+ T lymphocytes differentiation by lactate

Carolina Calôba

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Insights into bioenergetics of CD8+ T lymphocytes: A possible role for NAD

Alice Sampaio

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Characterization of human adipose derived stem cells (hADSCs) and extracellular vesicles (EVs) and evaluation of hADSC derived EVs therapeutic potential as a treatment for stroke-induced animals

Luis Pedro Bernardi

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

15:15 – 15:40 

Mammalian tree of life as an essential tool for comparative biology

Nathan Upham

Yale University, USA

15:40 – 16:25 

Coffee break

16:25 – 17:00 

Beyond neuronal circuits: the emerging field of astrocytes in the control of metabolism

Cristina Cáceres

Helmholtz Diabetes Center, Germany

17:00 – 17:25 

Sympathy for the microbes

Paul Muller

Rockefeller University, USA

17:25 – 18:00 

From the gut comes the strut: And when neuropods abstain, indecision reigns

Diego Bohorquez

Duke University, USA

Day 3

December 11th

Venue: Centro Cultural - UFRGS

09:30 – 11:30 

Mind the Graph workshop

Scientific communication and data presentation in science

13:50 – 14:15 

Taste of blood

Veronica Jove

Rockefeller University, USA

14:15 – 14:40 

The effects of stress in neuroplasticity and behavior

Carolina Demarchi Munhoz

Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

14:40 – 15:30 

Selected talks by participants    

Function of Lateral Habenula in aversive memories formation

Tomás E. Sachella

CONICET, Argentina

Zika virus infects adult human brain tissue and damages synapses and memory in mice

Fernanda G. Q. Barros-Aragão

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The transcriptional and translational profile of Agrp neurons

Gabriel Baldissera

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Alzheimer’s disease: presynaptic mitochondrial dysfunction and guanosine neuroprotective effect

Jussemara Souza

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

15:30 – 16:15 

Coffee break

16:15 – 16:50 

Neural control of motivated behaviors

Ivan de Araújo

Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine, USA

16:50 – 18:00 

The road to becoming a scientist 

Joaquin Piriz & Eduardo Zimmer

CONICET (Argentina) / UFRGS (Brazil)

18:00 – 18:20 

Closing remarks

18:30 – 00:00 

Dinner

Contact us

Dietrich SeedLab

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Dietrich Lab

Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

www.dietrich-lab.org

Sponsors

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Collaborators

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