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Mont Ste Odile (France)
 October  6-19th   2021

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 16th October 2021  

■ 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 M.A. 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: 
Keynote Lecture: Michael Mancini (USA): NR activity, automated microscopy and image informatics
Chair: TBA      

 ■ 21:40: Poster session 1

THURSDAY 7th October 2021
                
Session 2: Actors in sex signaling 
Chair: TBA      

■ 09:00-09:35:
Waljit Dhillo (UK): Kisspeptin  (EAA Lecture)         
■ 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: 
The Third Jacques Dumont Lecture: Robin Lovell-Badge (UK): Mammalian sex determination  
Chair: TBA    

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


FRIDAY 8th October 2021 

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: 
: Irene Miguel-Alia (UK): Sex and metabolic disorders
■ 11:15-11:50:
Sara Della Torre (Italy):  Sex-specific metabolic pathways   
■ 11:50-12:25:
Gian Paolo Dotto (Switzerland): Cancer and sex-specific metabolic pathways
■  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 9th October 2021 

Session 5: Sex and gender differences in ageing (continued)     

■ 09:00-09:35: 
Channa Jayasena (UK): (EAA lecture) : 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)