12 - 15 October 2022

45th Symposium on Hormones and Cell Regulation

Sex and Signaling: 
the molecular basis of sex and gender medicine

Deadline for abstracts submission: ​september 9th - 2022

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Dates for 2022

Mont Sainte-Odile (France)

12 - 15 October 2022 

Deadline for abstracts submission: ​September 9th - 2022

 About the 45th Symposium on Hormones and Cell Regulation

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Abstract :
Sex is a major biological variable known to be largely underrated in the biological and medical research. The purpose of this Symposium is to focus on new functions and/or discoveries in the genetic determinants and hormonal regulation of sex and gender differences during evolution and the life span in humans and translationally relevant animal models. The target audience will be clinicians and basic scientists working in the field of reproductive biology, genetics, pharmacology and medicine.

Confirmed speakers:

Ali Abbara, Julie Bakker, Andrzej Bartke, Fabio Blandini, Gian Paolo Dotto, Colin Duncan,Christa Flück, Alan Herbison, Vincent Laudet, Michael Mancini, Jordan Marrocco, Olavi Pelkonen, Focko Rommerts, Ivanca Savic, Anne Simone-Parent, Wayne Tilley, James M.A Turner, Eric Vilain, Jenny Visser, Tristram Wyatt

&  as well as the short talks to be selected from submitted abstracts.

Plenary lectures:
• Nuclear receptor action
• Mammalian sex determination 
• Sex and gender aspects in basic and clinical research

• Evolutionary aspects of sex determination
• Actors in sex signaling
• Sex and brain
• Sex and metabolism
• Sex and gender differences in aging

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Where?   The Mont Sainte-Odile (30 km from Strasbourg), an old abbey founded more than 13 centuries ago in Alsace, France   
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When ?   ​12th until 15th October 2022 
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                            Online Regisration

Grants ?   
ESE and the organisers are providing 10 meeting grants, worth up to €500 each, for ESE members to attend the St Odile Symposium. For ESE members to attend the St Odile Symposium.To apply for these grants, please use the related documents link below to download the application form.
This form should be completed and returned to Bioscientifica via email

Please note, applications will be provided only to eligible ESE members, and on a first-come first-served basis. 

Eligibility criteria:
■  Applicant must be a current member of ESE.
■  Applicant must be within 10 years post-PhD or MD or below high income country status, as classified by the World Bank.
■  Applicant must provide proof of eligibility
■  Only Delegates who are not fully funded by industry are eligible.
■  The ESE Meeting Grant is available for attendance to the St Odile Symposium only and can be used for payment towards travel, accommodation or registration.
■  The ESE Meeting Grant does NOT entitle the applicant to free registration.
Related Documents:  
ese St odile meeting grant application form St odile eligibility letter

registration costs

Practical ​​information :

The Symposium starts on Wednesday 12th October at 4 pm at the monastery of Mont Sainte Odile, which is located in Ottrott (Alsace, France), 4,5 km from Obernai and 30 km from Strasbourg Airport. see here

For transportation of the participants to the Mont Sainte-Odile, there will buses (which are included in the registration fee) leaving from Strasbourg main train station at 12:30 and from Strasbourg airport 13:30 on Wednesday ​12th October 2022

If you cannot make the bus, a taxi from Strasbourg costs around 90 euros.
Alternatively, there are trains from Strasbourg to Obernai
(TER line Strasbourg-Molsheim-Obernai-Barr-Sélestat) every 30 min starting at 15h40.
Not all trains stop at the airport, but you can go to Molsheim and board the next train to Obernai.

Deadline for abstracts submission: September 9th - 2022

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