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Mechanism of tissue and tumor fibrosis (MOTIF)
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Summer School in Fibrosis Research, 2020

Fibroblasts in fibrosis research

Summer school in Fibrosis research June 3-5, 2020

Bergen

Venue: BB-Building, Jonas Lies vei 91, Histology room 2, 4th floor

Organizer: Donald Gullberg

Wednesday June 3 - Fibroblasts 
 9.00-10.00Donald Gullberg, University of Bergen
Fibroblasts in fibrosis research
 
10.15-11.00Sergey Plotnikov, UoT, Canada
Fibroblast cell migration
 
11.10-12.00Sergey Plotnikov, UoT, Canada
Traction Force microscopy
 
12.00-13.00Lunch 
13.00-14.00Ronen Schuster, UoT, Canada
Myofibroblasts
 
14.00-16.Presentation student group work
Presentation lab work
 

Thursday

June 4 - Tissue fibrosis
 
9.00- 10.00Chris McCulloch, UoT, Canada
Methods for discovery of new proteins that mediate remodeling of the extracellular matrix   
 
10.15-11.00Andreas Romaine, UiO, Norway
Heart Fibrosis  1
 
11.10-12.00Wayne Carver, USC, USA
Heart Fibrosis  2
 
12.00-13.00Lunch 
13.00-14.00Andrew Leask, USask, Canada
The multifaceted role of CCN proteins in fibrotic stroma
 
14.00-15.00Chun Chen, Pliant Therapeutics, USA
Integrins in fibrosis
 
15.00-17.00Lab work 

Friday

June 5 - Tumor fibrosis
 
9.10-10.00Roger Oria-Fernandez, UCSF, USA
Mechanostransduction in cancer
 
11.15-12.00Roya Navab, UoT, Canada
CAF heterogeneeity 1
 
12.00-13.15Lunch 
13.15-14.00Daniela E. Costea, UiB
CAF heterogeneity 2
 
14.00-17.00Cell culture room
Continue demonstrations/Lab work
Group-work