@7th International Chick Meeting - Session detail
 

Session 1 Recent advances in avian genomics and genetics

Chair: Dave Burt
14:00-15:00
S-1-1 Plenary: 48 avian genomes
     Erich Jarvis (Neurobiology, Duke University, USA)
15:00-15:20
S-1-2 Gene expression profiling and DNA methylation status of@avian primordial germ cell
     Hyun-Jun Jang, Young Min Kim, Hong Jo Lee, Tae Sub Park, Jeong Mook Lim, Jae Yong
     Han (Seoul National University, Korea)
15:20-15:40
S-1-3 Twenty-seven enhancers and additional enhancer candidates for Sox2 regulation are distributed within a 200 kb region of the chicken genome
     Hisato Kondoh (Osaka University, Japan)
15:40-16:00
S-1-4 The Role of Long Noncoding RNAs in Regulating Chicken Limb Patterning
     Matthew G. Schwartz (Harvard Medical School, USA)
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16:30-16:50
S-1-5 eChickAtlas: a comparative 3D atlas of gene expression during chick and mouse development.
     Frances Wong (Roslin Institute/Edinburgh University, UK)
16:50-17:10
S-1-6 FANTOM5 - mapping promoters in mouse, man and now chickens using single molecule sequencing
     Al Forester (RIKEN, Omics Science Center (OSC) Yokohama Institute, Japan)
17:10-17:30
S-1-7 Avian resources in Ensembl
     Steve Searle (The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK)
17:30-17:50
S-1-8 Chicken genome update and consortia for RNAseq, SNPs and more c
     Dave Burt (Roslin Institute/Edinburgh University, UK)

 

Session 2 Birds and evolution
Chair: Cheng-Ming Chuong and Mikiko Tanaka
10:00-10:30
S-2-1 Feather as a model for organ regeneration and Evo-Devo study
     Cheng-Ming Chuong (Department of Pathology, University of Southern California)
10:30-11:00
S-2-2 Evolution of feathers and wing digits: Paleontological evidence
     Xing Xu (Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology & Paleoanthropology,
                     Chinese Academy of Sciences)
11:00-11:30
S-2-3 Developmental and evolutionary aspects of avian-specific traits in limb skeletal pattern
     Koji Tamura (Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University):
11:30-11:50
S-2-4 The Origin and Development of the Sternum: Examining the Role of Tbx5 in Mammalian and Avian Sternum Formation
     Sorrel Bickley (National Institute of Medical Research, UK)
11:50-12:10
S-2-5 Neocortical neurogenesis is not really gneoh: a new evolutionary model derived from a comparative study of the chick pallial development
     Ikuo K. Suzuki (ULB); Brussels, Belgium
12:10-12:30
S-2-6 Evolution and development of limbs
     Mikiko Tanaka (Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of
     Technology)

 

Session 3 Organogenesis

Chair: Raj Ladher
15:00-15:20
S-3-1 BMP-induced Cux2 activity suppress Notch signalling and neurogenesis in the olfactory epithelium
     Lena Gunhaga (Umea University, Sweden)
15:20-15:35
S-3-2 The avian paratympanic organ develops from a previously undiscovered sensory placode
     Paul OfNeill (RIKEN CDB, Japan)
15:35-15:50
S-3-3 Differential signaling directs distinct aspects of trigeminal ganglion development
     Claire Canning (Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore)
15:50-16:05
S-3-4 Differential regulation of Hes5 and Hey1 in Inner Ear Development
     Jelena Petrovic (Univesitait Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
16:05-16:20
S-3-5 Exploring the Transcriptional Landscape of Cranial and Trunk Neural Crest Cells
     Marcos Sawada Simoes-Costa (California Institute of Technology, USA)
16:20-16:40
S-3-6 Mechanisms that regulate morphology the mid and upper face
     Ralph Marcucio
16:40-17:00
S-3-6 The occipital lateral plate mesoderm -a novel source for vertebrate neck musculature
     Ketan Patel (University of Reading)

 

Session 4 Cutting, pasting and painting
Chair: Peter Farlie
17:30-18:00
S-4-1 Deciphering the vertebrate cephalogenesis with the quail-chick system
     Sophie Cruzet
18:00-18:30
S-4-2 Cut to the chase: tracking the interactions of donor and host cells in avian chimeras
     Richard Schneider (University of California San Francisco, USA)
18:30-19:00
S-4-3 The use of RCAS retroviral vectors for global or restricted gene expression in chicken embryos
     Luke Lambeth (Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia)
S-4-4 Long term, inducible gene loss of function in the chick embryo
     Christophe Marcelle (Monash University, Australia)

 

Session 5 Stem cells and early development

Chair: Bertrand Pain
10:00-10:25
S-5-1 Germ line competency of chicken embryonic stem cells to produce genetically modified chickens
     Mikiharu Nakano (Nagoya University)
10:25-10:50
S-5-2 Characterising the zebra finch blastodermal cells
     Siu-Shan Mak (RIKEN CDB, Japan)
10:50-11:08
S-5-3 Search for New Organisers
     Clair Anderson (University College London, UK)
11:08-11:26
S-5-4 Decoupling of amniote gastrulation and streak formation reveals a morphogenetic unity in vertebrate mesoderm induction
     Cantas Alev (RIKEN CDB, Japan)
11:26-11:44
S-5-5 Forkhead box N4 (FoxN4) triggers context-dependent differentiation in the developing chick retina and neural tube
     Boije H ShiraziFard (Uppsala University, Sweden)
11:44-12:02
S-5-6 Actin nucleators in regulating axonal pathfinding and traction forces in growth cones
     Abhishek Sahasrabudhe (IISER, India)
12:02-12:20
S-5-7 Combinatorial BMP and FGF Signaling Drive Development of the First and Second Heart Fields
     Alexander S Bobbs (University of Arizona, USA)

 

Session 6 PGC: propagation, handling and uses

Chair: Tamao Ono
14:00-14:24
S-6-1 Handling and Uses of Avian Primordial Germ Cells for Avian Model Development
     Jae Yong Han (Seoul National University)
14:24-14:48
S-6-2 Avian Stem Cells & PGCs for Developmental Manipulation
     Hiroshi Kagami (Shinshu University)
14:48-15:12
S-6-3 Sex Determination of Chicken Germ Cells
     Takahiro Tagami (NILGS, Japan)
15:12-15:36
S-6-4 Chicken Germplasm Preservation using Primordial Germ Cells
     Yoshiaki Nakamura (NIBB, Japan)
15:36-16:00
S-6-5 Pattern of calcium oscillation during fertilization and egg development in quail
     Shusei Mizushima (Shizuoka University, Japan)

 

Session 7 Using birds to understand disease

Chair: Don Newgreen
17:00-17:25
S-7-1 Using avians to study congenital heart defects
     Mary Hutson (Duke University, USA)
17:25-17:50
S-7-2 Using the chick to study cancer cell plasticity and invasion
     Paul Kulesa (Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA)
17:50-18:15
S-7-3 Advances in live imaging of macrophage development and function during embryonic development
     Adam Balic (Roslin Institute, UK)
18:15-18:30
S-7-4 Aves at the wavefront: development and developmental diseases of the Enteric Nervous System
     Don Newgreen (Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia)
18:30-18:45
S-7-5 Growth factor-loaded microparticles to promote the natural healing process of bone
     Hassan Rashidi (University of Nottingham, UK)
18:45-19:00
S-7-6 Shh gene expression is altered during early embryogenesis in ventral body wall defect in the chick model
     Naho Fujiwara (University College Dublin, Ireland)
19:00-19:15
S-7-7 Changes in the bipotential fate of tail organizer cells leads to caudal axis truncation
     Susan C. Chapman (Clemson University)
19:15-19:30
S-7-8 GABAA/B receptor antagonist reverses the effect of prenatal morphine exposure on one-trial passive avoidance task and morphine susceptibility in day-old chicks
     Nan Sui (Institute of Psychology, CAS, China)

 

Session 8 Gene derivery and transgenesis

Chair: Masanori Uchikawa and Yuki Sato
10:00-10:23
S-8-1 Conditional knockdown of target gene expression: Tet-on of transcription of double strand RNA
     Xubin Hou (Niigata University, Japan)
10:23-10:46
S-8-2 The modified Cornish pasty method: a new tool for early avian embryo studies
     Hiroki Nagai (RIKEN CDB, Japan)
10:46-11:09
S-8-3 Primordial Germ Cells Transmigrate from Blood Stream to Gonad in Avian Embryos: Novel Behavior Revealed by Live-imaging Analyses
     Daisuke Saito (NAIST, Japan)
11:09-11:21 break
11:21-11:44
S-8-4 Functional analyses of Equarin during chick lens development
     Xiaohong Song (Kumamoto University, Japan)
11:44-12:07
S-8-5 The efficient transgene delivery for stable genomic integration and expression in chicken
     Tae Sub Park (Seoul National University, Korea)
12:07-12:30
S-8-6 The Form and Function of Embryogenesis
      Rusty Lansford (Caltech, USA)

 

Session 9 Neurobiology and Behavior

Chair: Masaru Nakamoto
14:00-14:30
S-9-1 Recent genoarchitectonic contributions to avian neuroanatomy
     Luis Puelles (University of Murcia, Spain)
14:30-15:00
S-9-2 Diencephalic regionalization: the dream begins
     Salvador Martinez (University of Miguel Hernandez, Spain)
15:00-15:30
S-9-3 FGF regulates the competence of neural progenitor cells to differentiate into the floor plate
     Noriaki Sasai (NIMR, UK)
15:30-16:00
S-9-4 Neural coding of syntactic vocal signals
     Dai Watanabe (Kyoto University, Japan)
16:00-16:30
S-9-5 Imprinting behavior in chicks: an excellent model for the study of juvenile learning and memory
     Hiroko Ohki-Hamazaki (Kitazato University, Japan)
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Session 10 Using birds for cell biology

Chairs: Chaya Kalcheim, Guojun Sheng
17:00-17:25
S-10-1 Involvement of Notch-mediated lateral inhibition and subsequent planar cell migration of Delta1-expressing cells in avian otic placode formation
     Yoshio Wakamatsu (Tohoku University, Japan)
17:25-17:50
S-10-2 A dynamic code of dorsal neural tube genes regulates the segregation between neurogenic and melanogenic neural crest cells
     Chaya Kalcheim (Hebrew University, Israel)
17:50-18:08
S-10-3 Phenotypic heterogeneity of the neural fold and its implication for the origin of ectomesenchyme
     Raymond Lee (Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore)
10 min break
18:18-18:36
S-10-4 CLASP-mediated microtubule anchoring promotes the cellbasement membrane interaction through dystroglycan in gastrulation EMT
     Yukiko Nakaya (RIKEN CDB, Japan)
18:36-18:54
S-10-5 Antagonistic BMP-TGF-b interactions with the apicobasal polarity pathway regulate midbrain neural tube closure
     Seema Agarwala (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
18:54-19:12
S-10-6 Decoding the transcriptional code that governs circuit formation of hindbrain interneurons      Dalit Sela-Donenfeld (Hebrew University, Israel)
19:12-19:30
S-10-7 Dynamic tissue rearrangement driving early heart tube formation and looping
     Hinako Kidokoro (University of Utah)

 

Session 11 Live cell imaging (JST session)

Chair: Yoshiko Takahashi and Takayuki Suzuki
14:00-14:15
S-11-1 Time-lapse analyses of melanosome-transfer in the developing skin-
     Ryosuke Tadokoro (Kyoto University, Japan)
14:15-14:27
S-11-2 CSF1 and the biology of chicken macrophages
     Carla Garcia-Morales (University of Edinburgh, UK)
14:27-14:42
S-11-3 Blood vessel remodeling in living embryos: alink between blood flow and migration of endothelial cells
     Yuta Takase (Kyoto University, Japan)
14:42-14:57
S-11-4 The role of TALPID3 during cell signalling and early development
     Megan G. Davey (The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK)
14:57-15:12
S-11-5 Role of somitic filopodia in the collective morphogenesis of paraxial tissues
     Yuki Sato (Kumamoto University, JAPAN)
15:12-15:27
S-11-6 Quantification and visualization of morphogen activity in the developing chick limb bud.
     Takayuki Suzuki (Nagoya University, Japan)
15:27-15:39
S-11-7 Cell specific gene expression and progenitor cell tracing during embryonic development using a Cre-Lox PiggyBac system
     M. Blixt (Uppsala University, Sweden)
15:39-15:51
S-11-8 Axis determination in the early chick embryo
     Federica Bertocchini (Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria)

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Session 12 Avian Biodiversity and Resources (NBRP session)

Chair: Takashi Yoshimura and Olivier Pourquie
16:30-16:55
S-12-1 Genomic sequence and analysis of Japanese quail
     Ryouka Kawahara (Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan)
16:55-17:20
S-12-2 Genome sequencing of multiple chicken lines reveals a rich source of genome variation
     Dave Burt (Roslin Institute, UK)
17:20-17:45
S-12-3 The origin and evolutionary process of microchromosomes and chromosome size-dependent genomic compartmentalization in vertebrates
     Yoichi Matsuda (Nagoya University, Japan)
17:45-18:10
S-12-4 Exploring and preserving chicken genetic resources: from domestication to biomedical models
     Michele Tixier-Boichard (INRA, France)
18:10-18:25
S-12-5 Novel phenomenon of fowl sperm acrosome reaction: intact shedding of acrosomal cap to release acrosomal enzyme
     Muslah U. Ahammad (Kagoshima University, Japan)