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Mont Ste Odile (France)
 October  14-17th   2020

45TH SYMPOSIUM ON HORMONES AND CELL REGULATION

SEX AND SIGNALING: 
THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF SEX AND GENDER MEDICINE

European Symposium on Hormones and Cell Regulation
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45th Symposium on Hormones and Cell Regulation

EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF ENDOCRINOLOGY (ESE)   
SEX AND SIGNALING: 
THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF SEX AND GENDER MEDICINE
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WEDNESDAY 14th October 2020

■ 15.00-16.00: Bus arrival and cold lunch     
■ 16.00-16:10: Welcome words

Session 1:   Evolutionary aspects
Chair:   TBA

■ 16:15-16:50: Vincent Laudet (France): Evolution of sex hormones and signaling
■ 16:50-17:25:
Adam Antebi (Germany): Reproductive system and the regulation of life span 
■ 17:25-18:00:
James MA Turner (UK): Sex chromosomes
■ 18.00-18.35:  
Tristram Wyatt (UK): Pheromones
■ 18:35-19:05: Short Talks selected from abstracts  

■   19:15-20:45: Dinner·   

■ 20:50-21:40: The Third Jacques E. Dumont Keynote Lecture: TBA 
Chair:  TBA      

■ 21:40: Poster session 1 


THURSDAY 15th October 2020

Session 2:   Actors in sex signaling
Chair:    TBA

■ 09:00-09:35: Waljit Dhillo (UK): Kisspeptin
■ 09:35-10:10:
Alan Herbison (UK): The GnRH pulse generator
■ 10:10-10.45:
Christa Flück (Switzerland): Unusual sex steroids and their metabolites

■   10:45-11:10: Coffee Break •  

■ 11:10-11:45
Nelly Pitteloud (Switzerland): Genetic basis of disturbed GnRH function
■ 11:45-12:15: Short Talk selected from abstracts  

■   12:30-14:00: Lunch

■   14.00-17:00: Walk around Mt Ste Odile

Session 3: Sex and brain
Chair:   TBA 

■ 17:00-17:35: Luis Garcia Segura (Spain): Neurosteroids
■ 17:35-18:10:
Julie Bakker (Belgium): Sexual differentiation of the human brain
■ 18:10-18:40: Short Talk selected from abstracts  

■   18:50-20:15: Dinner·      

■ 20:30-21:20: Keynote Lecture :
Robin Lovell-Badge (UK): Mammalian sex                                                                 determination
Chair: TBA    

■ 21:30: Posters session 2 ·      
■ 21:30: Scientific Committee meeting 

FRIDAY 16th October 2020

Session 3 (continued) :    Sex and brain

■ 08:30-09:05: Ivanca Savic (Sweden):  Molecular mechanisms of sexual orientation and gender identity
■ 09:05-09:40:
Bruce McEwen (USA): Sex and stress; the adrenal axis
■ 09:40-10:10: Short Talk selected from abstracts  

■   10:10-10:40: Coffee Break


Session 4:    Sex and metabolism
Chair:   TBA

■ 10:40-11:15: Vera Regiz-Zagrosek (Germany): Sex differences in metabolism and CVD (to be confirmed)
■ 11:15-11:50:
Sara Della Torre (Italy): Sex-specific metabolic pathways
■ 11:50-12:25: TBA  

■   12:20-14:00: Lunch·      

■ 14.30-15.05:
Olavi Pelkonen (Finland): Sex differences in effects and side-effects of drugs
■ 15:05-15:40:    Short Talks selected from abstracts  

■   15:40-16:10: Coffee Break

Session 5: Sex and gender differences in ageing 
Chair: TBA      

■ 16:10-16:45:
Wayne Tilley (Australia): Sex and cancer
■ 16:45-17:20:
Fabio Blandini (Italy): Sex differences, neurodegeneration and neuroprotection

■   19.00-21.00 Dinner·      

■ 21.00-21.45 After-dinner talk: 
: Focko Rommerts (Netherlands): Biochemistry of love
■21.45: Posters session 3 

SATURDAY 17th October 2020

Session 5: Sex and metabolism (continued)·     

■ 09:00-09:35: Fred Wu (UK): Sexually dimorphic reproductive aging – andropause vs menopause
■ 09:35-10:10:
Philippe Bouchard (France): Hormone replacement therapy of aging women and men

■   10:10-10:40: Coffee Break •  

■ 10:40-11:20: Short Talk selected from abstracts ·      

■ 11:25-12:15: Keynote Lecture :   Eric Vilain (USA) : How sex and gender should be taken into account when designing experimental and clinical research
Chair: TBA

■ 12.15-13.30:   BUFFET LUNCH 

■ 13.30:  BUS TRANSFER (from MSO to Strasbourg train station via airport)