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April 16, Monday

Day 1
Welcome and Opening Remarks
T1 - The structure and epigenetics of the pluripotent genome in medaka fish
  • Hiroyuki Takeda Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Department of Biological Sciences

T2 - More than meets the eye: Vertebrate non-visual photoreceptors
  • Kristin Tessmar Raible MFPL/ University of Vienna, Austria
    Platform Rhythms of Life

T3 - The role of signaling oscillations during embryonic mesoderm pattering
  • Alexander Aulehla EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

T4 - Medaka as a model to understand the underlying mechanism of vertebrate seasonal adaptation
  • Takashi Yoshimura Nagoya University, Japan
    Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules

Coffee Break
T5 - Individual recognition in medaka fish
  • Hideaki Takeuichi Okayama University, Japan
    Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology

T6 - Analysis of molecular basis underlying decision making according to social familiarity
  • Saori Yokoi Hokkaido University, Japan
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

T7 - Diversification of androgen receptor function underlies secondary sex characteristics development of teleost fishes
  • Yukiko Ogino Kyushu University, Japan
    Faculty of Agriculture

T8 - Evolution of the sex chromosome and sex-determining genes in Oryzias fish
  • Kiyoshi Naruse National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
    Lab of Bioresources

T9 - Germ Cells - More than Gametogenesis
  • Minoru Tanaka Nagoya University, Japan
    Graduate School of Science

T10 - Transcriptome profiling of osteoblasts in a medaka osteoporosis model identifies novel mediators of bone repair
  • Christoph Winkler National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Department of Biological Sciences

T11 - The Genetic Response to Fluorescent Light Exposure Within Internal and External Organs Is Conserved Among Vertebrates (Danio rerio, Oryzias latipes, and Mus musculus)
  • Ronald B. Walter Texas State University, USA
    Chemistry & Biochemistry

T12 - Library of life: the matrix. Medaka to tackle the genetics of individuality
  • Jochen Wittbrodt COS Heidelberg, Germany

T13 - How the Medaka came to Europe
  • Manfred Schartl Biozentrum Universität Würzburg, Germany
    Physiological Chemistry

Wine Tasting & Dinner for Speakers

April 17, Tuesday

Day 2
Community Meeting Current State and Future Directions
T14 - Acute and inducible knockdown of GFP-tagged proteins using a nanobody-destruction box fusion
  • Thomas Thumberger Heidelberg University, Germany

T15 - Whole Genome Analysis of the Inbred Medaka Kiyosu Panel
  • Tomas Fitzgerald EMBL - EBI, United Kingdom
    Birney Research

T16 - cis-regulatory logic of Shh expression reveals common history of unpaired and paired fins
  • Joaquín Letelier Center for Integrative Biology, Chile

T17 - The molecular genetic basis of diversified sexually dimorphic traits in Oryzias species endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Satoshi Ansai National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
    Laboratory of Bioresources

Coffee Break
T18 - The Proteins Interacting with Prmt5 in Medaka (Oryzias latipes)
  • Haobin Zhao Central China Normal University, China
    School of Life Sciences

T19 - Long search for the "Holy Grail" in the evolution of adaptive immune system: Identification of lymph node equivalent structures in medaka fish
  • Baubak Bajoghli University Hospital Tübingen, Germany
    Department of Immunology, Oncology - Labor for Translational Oncology

T20 - Characterization of the endocrine and behavioural stress responses of medaka larvae
  • Soojin Ryu University Medical School, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
    German Resilience Center

T21 - Basal lamina in the base of intestinal furrow is an inductive site for the mucosal adaptive immune response in medaka fish
  • Narges Aghaallaei University Hospital Tübingen, Germany
    Abteilung Innere Medizin II, Labor für Translationale Onkologie

T22 - Suppressed recombination of the homomorphic Y chromosome in the medaka
  • Alexander Froschauer Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
    Institut für Zoologie

T23 - Germline sex determination by nanos3, a component of germ plasm, in medaka
  • Toshiya Nishimura Nagoya University, Japan
    Biological Science

T24 - Drug discovery screening for lymphatic vessel related diseases using medaka
  • Tonomori Deguchi

T25 - in vivo MR microcopy of disease models in Medaka
  • Tomohiro Ueno Kyoto University, Japan
    Graduate School of Medicine

T26 - A panel of medaka inbred lines: a resource to study the genetics of individuality
  • Felix Loosli Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
    Institute of Toxicology and Genetics (ITG)

Coffee Break
T27 - Biological and Optical improvement of IR laser-mediated gene induction microscope system
  • Yasuhiro Kamei National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
    Spectrography and Bioimaging Facility

T28 - Fixed Developmental Timing Revealed by Trans-Species Transplantation
  • Lazaro Centanin COS Heidelberg, Germany

T29 - Small proteins with big roles: Bouncer is necessary and sufficient for species-specific fertilization
  • Andrea Pauli Vienna Biocenter, Austria
    Research Institute of Molecular Pathology

T30 - Analysis of YAP/TAZ-dependent transcriptional response during early morphogenesis in teleost embryos.
  • Juan Ramon Martinez-Morales Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo (CSIC/UPO), Spain
    Gene regulation and morphogenesis

T31 - Genetic compensation is triggered by mutant mRNA degradation
  • Didier Stainier MPI Bad Nauheim, Germany

BBQ & Poster Session

April 18

Day 3
T32 - Evolutionary emergence of the rac3b/rfng/sgca regulatory cluster refined mechanisms for hindbrain boundaries formation in zebrafish
  • Juan Ramon Martinez-Morales Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo (CSIC/UPO), Spain
    Gene regulation and morphogenesis

T33 - High content screening by ACQUIFER - Automated microscopy for whole organism screening applications
  • Jochen Gehrig ACQUIFER, Germany
    Digital Biomedical Imaging Systems AG

T34 - A Change of Heart: Medaka as a model for Human Cardio-Vascular Diseases & GWAS
  • Omar Hammouda University Heidelberg, Germany
    Center of Organismal Studies Heidelberg

T35 - Luxendo Light-sheet Microscopy: Seeing Life from a Different Angle
  • Malte Wachsmuth LUXENDO, Fluorescence Microscopy Business Unit
    Bruker Nano Surfaces Division

Coffee Break
T36 - Growth control in the retinal stem cell niche of medaka
  • Clara Becker Universität Heidelberg, Germany
    Centre for Organismal Studies

T37 - Zebrafish heart valve regeneration: a model for valve recellularization
  • Anabela Bensimon-Brito Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany
    Dept. III – Developmental Genetics

T38 - Pitx2c orchestrates embryonic axis extension via mesendodermal cell migration and oriented cell division
  • Michelle Collins Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany
    Developmental Genetics

T39 - Developing a zebrafish model to identify novel molecular resilience mechanisms
  • Alexander Cook Universitätsmedizin der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany
    Deutsches Resilienz Zentrum, DRZ

T40 - The Hippo Pathway effector Taz is required for the formation of the Micropyle in Zebrafish
  • Chaitanya Dingare Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Germany
    Dept. of Developmental Biology of Vertebrates

Lunch & Poster Session
T41 - The mRNA surveillance machinery controls transcriptional adaptation to mutations
  • Mohamed A. El-Brolosy MPI for heart and lung research, Germany
    Developmental genetics

T42 - Genome-wide Association Study of Cardiac Phenotypes in Medaka Inbred Strains
  • Jakob Gierten Heidelberg University, Germany

T43 - Molecular Mechanisms of Germ Plasm Localization during Early Zebrafish Embryogenesis
  • Alexander A. Goloborodko Göttingen Center for Molecular Biosciences (GZMB), Germany
    Developmental Biochemistry

T44 - In vivo secretome-wide and chemical screening to identify novel regulators of pancreatic β-cell function
  • Christian Helker Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany
    Department of Developmental Genetics

Coffee Break
T45 - Loss of erythropoietin aggravates hyperglycemia induced renal damage and alters embryonic renal development via induction of apoptosis in zebrafish
  • Jens Kroll Heidelberg University, Germany
    Vascular Biology

T46 - From Morphology to Behavior: Phenotyping Medaka Inbred Lines
  • Ravindra Peravali Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
    Institute of Toxicology and Genetics

T47 - Neural stem cells induce the formation of their physical niche during organogenesis
  • Ali Seleit COS, Germany
    Animal Physiology

T48 - Neural stem cells coordinate post-embryonic morphogenesis in the eye of medaka
  • Erika Tsingos Heidelberg University, Germany
    Centre for Organismal Studies (COS)

T49 - Visualizing signaling oscillations during embryonic patterning in the Medaka model
  • Carina Beatrice Vibe EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
    Developmental Biology Unit

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