Day 1: Joint Dutch German vascular biology 21.11.2018

Day 1: Joint Dutch German vascular biology 21.11.2018 (#1 of #2)

11:00-12:50: Welcome and Registration with Coffee and Tee

12:50-13:00: Opening by Jaap van Buul & Ferdinand le Noble

Key-note 1:
13:00-13:30: Ralf Adams (MPI, Muenster)
Molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling arteriogenesis
Chairs: Christian Kupatt (Munich) & Peter Hordijk (Amsterdam)

Symposium 1: interactions at the Neuro-vascular Interface
Sponsored by Forschergruppe 2325-NVI
Chairs: Ralf Adams (Münster) & Alina Klems (Karlsruhe)

13:30-13:50: Christiana Ruhrberg (UCL, London)
Novel sources of endothelial cells

13:50-14:10: Jean-Léon Thomas (Yale, New Haven)
New insights into the structure and function of the CNS lymphatic system

14:10-14:30: Peter Vajkocy (Charite, Berlin)
Role of ephrinB2 in mediating repair and regeneration of the CNS after stroke

14:30-14:50: Benoit van Hollebeke (ULB, Brussels)
Neurovascular development via Gpr124/Reck-dependent Wnt7/β-catenin signaling

14:50-15:00: Wiebke Herzog (WWU, Münster) (selected talk)
Wnt/β-catenin signaling regulates brain angiogenesis and blood-brain barrier formation by counteracting S1p signaling

15:00-15:30: Coffee break

Key-note 2:
15:30-16:00: Jacco van Rheenen (NKI, Amsterdam)
Intravital microscopy reveals the dynamic nature of cancer progression
Chairs: Florian Limbourg (Hannover) & Stephan Huveneers (Amsterdam)

Day 1: Joint Dutch German vascular biology 21.11.2018 (#2 of #2)

Symposium 2: Cardiovascular Development – insights from zebrafish
Sponsored by EUFishBioMed (European society for Fish models in Biology and Medicine)
Chairs: Ferdinand le Noble (Karlsruhe) & Coert Margadant (Amsterdam)

16:00-16:20: JanPhilipp Junker (MDC, Berlin)
Massively parallel single cell lineage tracing

16:20-16:40: Stefan Schulte Merker (WWU, Münster)
Novel cell types in the brain lymphatic system

16:40-17:00: Massimo Santoro (UNIPD, Padova)
Hemodynamics and redox-signaling in vascular homeostasis

17:00-17:20: Nadia Mercader Huber (UNIBE, Bern)
Cardiac regeneration and specialized macrophage populations

17:20-17:30: Liz Jones (KU Leuven) (selected talk)
The disruption of ALK1-regulated Connexin37 expression by inflammation (TNFa) allows shunt enlargement in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

17:30-17:40: Laura C. Zelarayán (UMG, Göttingen) (selected talk)
Cardiac SHISA3 expressing cells, a novel early vascular signature in the developing and failing heart

18:00-21:00: Poster Session @ The Pelidome
Food & Drinks & Music
(Posters can be mounted from 17.00 onward)

21:30: PhD Student networking event – for PhD students only !
Pre-registration required:
Contact: Sofia Morsing and Anne Ramms ( and
Challenging Activities In Downtown Amsterdam @ special location near Vondelpark !
Transport (& drinks) will be organized.