Scientific program

Thursday, September 11

5.00 – 5.20 pm Welcome
5.20 – 5.50 pm Lecture: Islets embryogenesis and cytokinetics (L. Bouwens)
5.50 – 7.00 pm Oral Presentations

Friday, September 12

9.00 – 9.30 am Lecture: From genotype to beta-cell phenotype in monogenic diabetes (A. Hattersley)
9.30 – 10.00 am Lecture: From genotype to beta-cell phenotype in polygenic diabetes (M. McCarthy)
10.00 – 10.30 am Coffee-break
10.30 – 11.00 am Lecture: Genes regulating beta cell apoptosis in type 1 diabetes (D. Eizirik)
11.00 – 11.30 am Lecture: Beta-cell gene expression in human type 2 diabetes (L. Marselli)
11.30 – 12.30 am Oral Presentations
12.30 am – 2.00 pm Lunch
2.00 – 3.00 pm Oral Presentations
3.00 – 3.30 pm Lecture: Mechanisms of beta-cell death in diabetes (M. Cnop)
3.30 – 4.30 pm Oral Presentations
4.30 – 5.00 pm Coffee-break
5.00 – 5.30 pm Lecture: Incretins and the beta-cell (B. Thorens)
5.30 – 6.30 pm Oral Short Presentations

Saturday, September 13

9.00 – 9.30 am Lecture: The role of nitro-oxidative stress in beta cell death (S. Lenzen)
9.30 – 10.30 am Oral Presentations
10.30 – 11.00 am Coffee-break
11.00 – 12.30 am Oral Presentations
12.30-12.45 am Awards and closing remarks