[Convention] Eurotau 2018ÉvénementCongrès

[Convention] Eurotau 2018

Pôle événementiel
26/04/2018 - 09:00 - 27/04/2018 - 16:30

Next Thursday and Friday, “European scientists involved in Tau research meet in Lille to exchange new ideas and hypotheses on physiological and pathological roles of tau proteins”.1

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April 26, 2018


Welcome coffee - Poster setup


Introduction:  Luc Buée

9 :40

experimental models & atypical tau functions

9:40-10:00 Lefebvre B (France) DDX proteins: tau nuclear partners

10:00-10:20 Hanger D (UK) Animal and cell models of Tauopathy

10:20-10:40 Mudher A (UK) Wlds confers bystander protection against tau-mediated degeneration in a Drosophila model of tauopathy

10:40-11:00 Novak M/Smolek T (Slovakia) Humanized rat tau model for AD

11:00-11:20 Planel E (Canada) Regulation of tau by temperature

11:20-11:40 Mandelkow EM (Germany) Trans-neuronal transmission of Tau protein by exosomes

11:40-12:00 Takashima A (Japan) AMPA/NMDA stimulation causes somato dendritic localization of pTau protein: local translation of tau in dendrite


12 :00

Lunch and Poster session


Tau pathology

Milutinovic M (Quanterix) Simoa: Ultrasensitive immuno-assays for detection of tau and CNS biomarkers in serum & plasma

13:45-14:00 Verelst J (Belgium) A new panel of novel Tau monoclonal antibodies, rendering new insights in Tau structure and diagnosis

14:00-14:20 Ando K, Brion JP (Belgium) Alzheimer risk PICALM

14:20-14:40 Attems J (UK) Impact of cortical tau pathology on white matter integrity

14:40-15:00 Kovacs G (Austria) Astroglia and Tau: new perspectives

15:00-15:15 Hanseeuw B (Belgium) From amyloid and tau to cognitive decline: Serial PET measures …

15:15-15:30 Perrotin A (Piramal) 18F-PI-2620, clinical evaluation of a next generation tau PET agent in subjects with AD and PSP

15:30-15:45 Sanchez-Juan P (Spain) MAPT genetic variants and neurodegenerative diseases in Spanish population.

15:45-16:00 Caffrey TM (UK) MAPT genetic variations and neuronal maturity regulate alternatively-spliced exon expression



Coffee break and poster session


Tau dysfunctions and consequences

16:30-16:50 Medina M (Spain) Role of the N-terminal domain in tau secretion

16:50-17:10 Wegmann S (USA) Tau protein liquid-liquid phase separation: a novel way to initiate tau aggregation in the brain

17:10-17:30 Sotiropoulos I (Portugal) Endolysosomal sorting and degra-dation of tau and its role in glucocorticoid-driven hippocampal malfunction

17:30-17:50 Scheper W (NL) The UPR and tau pathology

17:50-18:05 Evans L (UK) Internalization and vesicular trafficking of tau in human forebrain neurons

18:05-18:20 Lastres-Becker I (Spain) Impaired signaling of transcription factors NF-kB and NRF2 in CX3CR1-deficient microglia leads to altered neuroinflammation and phagocytosis: implications in Tauopathies

18:20-18:35 Di Primio C (Italy) Behing the nuclear envelop: tau involved in gene regulation



April 27, 2018


Tau functions and therapeutics

8:30- 8:50 Zilka N (Axon Neuroscience) Let’s target disease tau and keep normal tau alive

8:50- 9:10 Courade JP (UCB Pharma) Tau antibodies are not born equal: epitope determine efficacy.

9:10- 9:30 Gozes I (Israel) Overexpression of recombinant ADNP significantly enhances microtubule dynamics: implication for the ADNP syndrome and neurodegenerative tauopathies

9:30- 9:45 Papanikolopoulou K (Greece) Altered proteostasis and neuroplasticity upon tau loss in Drosophila

9:45-10:00 Ching-Pang Chang (Taiwan) Beneficial effects of an adenosine augmentation compound (J4) in a mouse model of tauopathy

10:00-10:15 Melnyk P (France) New piperazine multi-action drugs prevent neurofibrillary degeneration and amyloid deposition, and improve memory in AD animal models



Coffee break


Structure & functions

10:45-11:05 Goedert M (UK) The cores of tau filaments

11:05-11:25 Serpell L (UK) Getting to the core of PHF

11:25-11:45 Margittai M (USA) To grow or not to grow: Tau fibril structure at the crossroads of seeding

11:45-12:05 Brandt R (Germany) Tau in the axon: Kiss-and-hop with microtubules and on the leash of annexins

12:05-12:25 Uytterhoeven V (Belgium) Reduction of Tau-synaptic vesicle associations alleviates presynaptic dysfunction

12:25-12:45 de Silva R (UK) MAPT-AS1, an antisense long non-coding RNA gene is a translational repressor of tau gene expression



Lunch & Poster session


Tau functions and dysfunctions

14:00-14:15 Devred F (France) Temperature-dependent reversible oligomerization of tau

14:15-14:30 Giustiniani J (France) FKBP52 decrease in neurons modulates autophagy and tau secretion

14:30-14:45 Smet-Nocca C (France) Identification of the phosphorylation pattern that drives tau aggregation

14:45-15:15 Flash-talks of selected posters


15:15-15:30 Awards



Informal discussion & poster session


Closing of the meeting


1 Alzheimer & Taupathies, “EUROTAU 2018”,  < http://lucbuee.fr/crbst_24.html >, consulté le 25/04/2018