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ISEV Symposium and Education Day (3/23) and Workshop "Membranes and EVS" (3/24-25)
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Symposium and Education Day (3/23) Information


Export to Your Calendar 03/23/2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

(open, 8 AM registration, 8:45 AM-6 PM event):


Mountcastle Auditorium

Pre-Clinical Teaching Building

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

725 North Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21205

Contact: ISEV Meetings and Events
 RSVP: Symposium Registration


Schedule of Events:

8:00 Registration
8:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Joseph Mankowski

Marca Wauben

Kenneth Witwer

Session I

Chairs: Nicole Noren Hooten, Kenneth W. Witwer

9:00 Steve Gould JHU Exosomes for Cancer Therapy
9:30 Mark Mattson NIA/JHU Roles for EVs in the Trans-Neuronal Propagation of Neurodegenerative Pathologies
10:00 Marca Wauben Utrecht University Frontiers in Single-EV Analysis
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Jan Lötvall University of Gothenburg Diversity of Extracellular Vesicles and Their Cargo - Implication for Biological Function
11:30 Susmita Sahoo Mount Sinai Icahn SOM EVs in Disease Diagnosis and Therapeutics
12:00 Lunch

Session II

Chairs: Marca Wauben, Tine Hiorth Schøyen

1:00 Hang Yin Tsinghua University Membrane Curvature and Lipid Composition Sensors Targeting Extracellular Vesicles
1:30 Lucia Languino Thomas Jefferson Exosomal Integrins in Cancer Progression
2:00 Leonid Margolis NICHD, NIH Secret Communications: Cytokines in EVs
2:15 Fatah Kashanchi George Mason EV Production from Retroviral Infections Contribute to Pathogenesis
2:30 Steve Jay University of Maryland Impact of Cell Culture Environment on EV Production
 2:45 Dillon C. Muth JHU  EVs and HIV Infection
3:00 Nicole Noren Hooten NIA Diabetes Mellitus Alters Extracellular Vesicle Characteristics and Function
3:15 Sarven Sabunciyan JHU Circulating Extra Vesicular mRNA Levels are Altered in a Rat Model of Perinatal High Fat Diet Consumption
3:30 Coffee Break

Session III

Chairs: Leonardo Nimrichter, Vasiliki Machairaki

4:00 Carolina Coelho JHSPH Packaging of Hemolysin of Listeria Monocytogenes into EVs
4:15 Linzhao Cheng JHU EVs Secreted by Human MSCs and iPSCs: Properties and Function
4:30 Dimitrios Kapogiannis NIA Plasma EVs Enriched for Neuronal Origin as a Source of Biomarkers for Neurological Disorders
4:45 Shanthini Sockanathan JHU Control of Oligodendrocyte Precursor Proliferation via Regulated Release of CNTFRa
5:00 Shin-ichi Kano JHU The Utility of Extracellular Vesicles in Psychiatry
5:15 Amrita Datta Chaudhuri JHU TNFα and IL-1β Modify the miRNA Cargo of Astrocyte Shed Extracellular Vesicles to Regulate Neurotrophic Signaling in Neurons
5:30 Ashley Russell WVU Cytokine-induced Exosomes contain Distinct microRNA Profiles and Enhance Mitochondrial Function in Recipient Cells
 5:45  Aleksandra Leszczynska Cedars-Sinai Protecting the Injured Cells: Surpassing the Obstacles to Find Cure?


Sponsored by:

The Johns Hopkins University Departments of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology and Neurology.

Workshop "Membranes and EVS" (3/24-25)

Export to Your Calendar 03/24/2018 to 03/25/2018

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Contact: ISEV Meetings and Events

Important: Registration is now closed.


Goals and Scientific Program

The goal of the Workshop is to foster interactions of EV scientists with membrane biologists and engineers who may or may not have a current EV research program...and prepare one or more publications to move the field forward.


Session and Roundtable discussion themes are:

1) Fission and secretion

2) Uptake and fusion

3) Technologies to target EV membranes and membrane proteins

4) EV transfer: function and functional assays

Organizing Committee

 Kenneth W. Witwer, Johns Hopkins University

Norman Haughey, JHU

Steven M. Jay, University of Maryland

Alicia Martinez Llorente, Oslo University Hospital

Vasiliki Machairaki, JHU

Nicole Noren Hooten, National Institute on Aging

Jeanne Sisk, JHU

Marca Wauben, Universiteit Utrecht

Hang Yin, Tsinghua University


Schedule Information

Click here for the workshop agenda.


Travel Information

If you are looking for a hotel to stay in during the meeting, please visit The Johns Hopkins University Website.

Click here to view additional travel details for this event. 


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