Program USH2018 Scientific Symposium

 

 

4th International Scientific Symposium on Usher Syndrome, Mainz 2018

 

 

Thursday July 19, 2018

11:00 Registration
13:30

Welcome addresses

  Malu Dreyer, Prime minister of Rhineland-Palatinate
  Mark Dunning, Boston, USA: Patient’s View to Usher Syndrome
14:00

Scientific oral presentations Genetics and diagnostics of Usher Syndrome

  AnneFrançoise Roux, Montpellier, France: Genetics of Usher Syndrome
14:35 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
14:50 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
15:05 Isabelle Audo, Paris, France: Clinical diagnostics of Usher Syndrome
15:30 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
15:45 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
16:05

Coffee break - exhibition

16:45

Scientific oral presentations "Cell and molecular biology"

  Aziz El Amraoui, Paris, France: Introduction: USH proteins in the eye
17:15 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
17:30 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
17:45 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
18:00 Jun Yang, Salt Lake City, USA: USH2 protein complexes in the eye
18:25 Matthew J Tyska, Nashville, United States: USH proteins in the gut
18:50

Poster session - exhibition with wine and cheese - finger food - Music

 

Friday July 20, 2018

08:00

Early bird: Posters – exhibition

09:05

Scientific oral presentations "Cell and molecular biology II"

  Bechara Kachar, Bethesda, United States: USH proteins in hair cell structure and function
09:35 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
09:50 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
10:05 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
10:20 Mingjie Zhang, Hong Kong, China: Structure of USH protein complexes
10:50

Coffee break - exhibition

11:20

Scientific oral presentations "Usher Syndrome models - Therapy I

  Alberto Auricchio, Naples, Italy: Gene addition therapy
11:45 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
12:00 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
12:15 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
12:30 Kerstin Nagel-Wolfrum, Mainz, Germany: Translational read-through as therapy for Usher syndrome caused by nonsense mutations
12:55

Lunch - poster session - exhibition

15:00

Scientific oral presentations "Therapy for Usher Syndrome II"

  Erwin van Wijk, Nijmegen, Netherlands, Antisense oligonucleotides for the treatment of Usher syndrome caused by splice site mutations
15:25 Yoshikazu Imanishi, Cleveland, United States: Small molecule for targeting Usher Syndrome
SA50 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
16:05 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
16:20 Mike Cheetham, London, United Kingdom: Retinal organoids as disease models
16:45 Christine Petit, Paris, France: Prospects in human Usher Syndrome research and treatment
17:10

Poster awards & Wrap-up scientific meeting

17:45

End of scientific meeting

 

Rhine River Cruise (ticketed event)

18:15 Bus departure to Mainz to boat landing site
19:00 Mainz - St. Goar and Dinner
23:30 Return to Mainz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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