First of all, I wanted to thank the members of the Swiss Society for Matrix Biology (SSMB) to elect me as vice-president.
Also, thank you for this wonderful 2017 SSMB Annual Meeting
We would like to thank all speakers and participants for this highly interactive and vibrant meeting. We uploaded some pictures.
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The thumbnails to the pictures are found on the bottom of the "Annual Meeting" page.
This years SSMB Annual Meeting was held on February 15th 2017 in Bern.
Program Annual Meeting SSMB 2017
Welcome Remarks Johannes C. Schittny (Uni Bern)
Keynote lecture: Matthias Chiquet (Uni Bern). Growth factors and mechanical forces in secondary palate morphogenesis
Mattia Bordoli (ETH Zurich). Regulation of matrix dynamics by extracellular phosphorylation
Sandrine Gremlich Irrausch (CHUV, Uni Lausanne): Tenascin C knockout mice have an altered lung function at newborn and adult age
Marija Plodinec (Uni Basel). Mechanobiology of epithelia on native basement membranes and relevance for cancer cell invasion
Amiq U. R. Gazdhar (Uni Bern): Electrospray: A novel method for targeted drug delivery
Lunch (Sandwiches and refreshments will be provided)
Keynote lecture: Viola Vogel (ETH Zurich). Mechanobiology of Extracellular Matrix
Joern Dengjel (Uni Fribourg). Systemic perturbation of keratinocyte homeostasis by genetic loss of the extracellular matrix protein collagen VII
Izabela M. Nita (Uni Bern): Alpha1-antitrypsin reduces endoplasmic reticulum stress and release of inflammatory cytokines in cystic fibrosis primary bronchial epithelial cells in vitro
Gerald Grandl (ETH Zurich). Depot Specific Differences in the Adipogenic Potential of Precursors are mediated by Collagenous Extracellular Matrix and Flotillin-2 dependent Signaling
Tiziana Cremona (Uni Bern): The development of integrin alpha 8 deficient lungs shows reduced and altered branching and a correction of the phenotype during alveolarization
Collin Ewald (ETH Zurich). Prolonged extracellular matrix homeostasis is essential for healthy aging
SSMB Member Assembly