Uppsala Zebrafish Forum

April 22nd 2021, 14:00-18:00 (CET)

Cancer Modeling in Zebrafish - online workshop

Registration open between March 1st and April 14th: http://doit.medfarm.uu.se/kurt19458



Rita Fior, Group Leader - Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal; Zebrafish avatars towards personalized medicine; a comparative review between avatar models

Peter ten Dijke, Professor at Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands; Embryonic zebrafish xenograft cancer models; investigating extravasation and intravasation of human cancer cells and tumor angiogenesis

Hui Feng, Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine, USA; Challenges of leukemia modeling in zebrafish system

Lasse Jensen, Associate Professor at Linköping University, Sweden

Chief Technology Officer at BioReperia; Chemical screens design; addressing zebrafish cancer modeling from the company perspective

16:00-16:30: Panel discussion between the invited experts

16:45-17:30: Small-group discussions leaded by the experts

March 12th 2021

Darius Balciunas, PhD, Temple University, USA & Life Sciences Center, Vilnius University - Precision genome editing in zebrafish

February 12th  2021

Gurav Varshney, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; High-throughput mutagenesis approaches for human disease modeling

December 4th 2020

Jake Leyhr, Uppsala University; Evolution of a Mohawk enhancer involved in patterning craniofacial tendons in gnathostomes

Erika Kague, University of Bristol; Zebrafish bridging the gap between association and causality in skeletal conditions

Oktober 2nd 2020

Di Peng, Uppsala University; Mural cells provide guidance for lymphatic migration

Irene Pallucchi, Karolinska Institute; Distribution of excitation to motoneurons underlying fast movements in adult zebrafish

September 7th 2020

Harmen Koning, Uppsala University; Central Pattern Generators of Locomotion: Measurement of Subtle Network Changes in Fictively Behaving Fish

May 29th 2020

Alek Erickson, Karolinska Institute; Modeling cell and tissue mechanics during craniofacial development. 

Hannah Arnold, Uppsala University; Regulation of lymphatic development by mafba and mafbb depends on regional differences across lymphatic beds

April 24th 2020

Dimitrii Kamenev, Karolinska Institute; Confocal imaging of migrating neural crest derived cells during zebrafish development

Ehsan Pashay Ahi, Uppsala University; Leptin dependent gene networks involved in appetite regulation in zebrafish brain

March 27th 2020

Dan Larhammar, Uppsala University; Zebrafish memory genes in relation to genome doublings

Fengjiao Chen, Uppsala University; Zebrafish brain distribution of memory genes

Adrian Garcia Concejo, Uppsala University; Evolution of memory genes

February 28th 2020

Rodrigo Morales, Karolinska Institute; Devising zebrafish models to study genetic-environment interactions that lead to Inflammatory bowel disease

Oscar Diaz Perez, Karolinska Institute; Effect of environmental factors in modulating intestinal immune homeostasis in zebrafish

January 17th 2020

Host: Marcel den Hoed

Shannon Fisher, Boston University School of Medicine; Genetic control of skull formation

January 14th 2020

Ana Belen Iglesias Gonzalez, Uppsala University; The role of dmrt3-interneurons in the locomotor network

December 12th 2019

Host: Svante Winberg

Robert Gerlai, University of Toronto; Embryonic alcohol exposure in zebrafish: The first steps towards establishing a fish model of human fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

November 22nd  2019

Emily Noel, University of Sheffield, UK; Cellular mechanisms of heart development

May 24th 2019

Maria Jönson, Uppsala University; Effects of a chemical mixture on metabolic endpoints in developing zebrafish

Judit Habither, Uppsala University; CRISPR/Cas9 induced mutants in zebrafish CS/DS glycosyltransfterase genes

April 29th 2019

Host: Marcel den Hoed

Shawn Burgess, NIH, USA; Functional genomic and bioenergetic analysis of tissue regeneration in zebrafish

March 29th 2019

Ana Del Pozo Cano, Uppsala University; Zebrafish locomotor behavior: the role of the dmrt3

Remy Manuel, Uppsala University; Generating zebrafish driver and reporter lines using CRISPR/Cas9

February 22nd 2019

Hannah Stanforth, Uppsala University; Transcriptional targets of Eph receptor and ephrin signalling in the zebrafish hindbrain

Elin Almstedt, Uppsala University; Drug screening in patient-derived xenografts identifies new targets for high-risk neuroblastoma

January 25th 2019

Emmanouil Tsakoumis, Uppsala University; Does the hormone leptin play a role in zebrafish reproduction?

Ehsan Pashay Ahi, Uppsala University; Gene co-expression networks underlying adaptive phenotypic divergence in cichlid fishes, the most diverse group of vertebrates

December 7th 2018

Ghazal Alavion, Uppsala University; Can we alter reproductive aging in the offspring by doing a selection on sperm.

Lasse Jensen, Linköping University; New zebrafish models for understanding vascular pathology in cancer and eye disease.

October 5th 2018

Konstantinos Ampatzis, Karolinska Institute; Adult zebrafish spinal motoneurons change their neurotransmitter phenotype to control locomotion

Benedikt von der Heyde, Uppsala University; Identifying novel genes influencing cardiometabolic risk factors from GWAS-identified loci for triglyceride levels using a high-throughput zebrafish screen

Natalie van Zuydam, Uppsala University; Zebrafish as a model system for genetic screens in diabetes

September 7th 2018

Rodrigo Hernández Vera, U-PRINT; Introducing U-PRINT MedFarm’s 3D-Printing Facility

Lars Bräutigam, Karolinska Institute; An orthotopic glioblastoma animal model suitable for high-throughput screenings.

June 8th 2018

Host: Svante Winberg

Will Norton, Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behavior, University of Leicester, UK; Endothelins and the control of social behaviour.

Fredrik Jutfelt, Trondheim, Norway; Thermal biology and zebrafish in the wild

May 4th 2018

Kaska Koltowska, Uppsala University; Transcriptional regulation of lymphatic development

Koji Ando, Uppsala University; Vascular mural cell in zebrafish

April 13th 2018

Dirk Pacholsky, BioVis Platform; A brief intro to the BioVis Platform and lightsheet imaging at BioVis.

Steven Edwards, Advanced Light Microscopy (ALM) Facility; Multi-view imaging and the subsequent image processing using the Zeiss lightsheet microscope.

March 9th 2018

Svante Winberg, Uppsala University; Nature vs nurture - zebrafish as a model to study gen environment interactions.

Amin Alalou, BioImage Informatics; Quantitative gene expression screening of in-situ stained zebrafish

February 9th 2018

Ana Iglesias, Uppsala Univeristy; The role of Dmrt3-neurons within the zebrafish locomotor network

Harmen Koning, Uppsala University; Neural Networks of Locomotion; from Circuit to Behaviour

January 19th 2018

Tatjana Haitina, Uppsala University; Zebrafish tol2 transgenesis as a tool for investigating enhancer evolution

Laura Waldmann, Uppsala University; Characterisation of synovial joint progenitor cells in zebrafish

December 15th 2017

Anastasia Emmanouilidou, Uppsala University; High through-put imaging of zebrafish larvae for cardio-metabolic traits.

Manoj Bandaru, Uppsala University; Zebrafish larvae as a model system for image-based genetic screens in coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and dyslipidemia.

Senast uppdaterad: 2021-03-03