Programa / Meeting Programme


Wednesday, November 9th
11:30h       Depart from Atocha
13:00-14:00h         Check in and poster set-up
14:00-15:30h         Lunch
15:30-16:30h         Welcome and Keynote Lecture 
Key players ATG9A and ATG2A in initiation of autophagosome formation
Dr. Sharon Tooze
Francis Crick Institute, London, UK


16:30-17:30h         Session 1
Chair: Guillermo Velasco
 “Physiological Roles of Autophagy”
16:30-16:50h Role of autophagy during cell competition in heart development and regeneration
Lorena Esteban Martínez
16:50-17:10h An alternative metabolic link connects glutamine and autophagy to control glutamoptosis
Mercedes Tomé Montesinos
17:10-17:30h Post-ER degradation of misfolded GPI-anchored proteins is linked with microautophagy
Leticia Lemus
17:30-18:00h         Coffee Break
18:00-19:00h         Session 2
Chair: Nadezda Apostolova
Physiological Roles of Autophagy”
18:00-18:20h Functional differences in microglial and neuronal macroautophagy under proteotoxic stress
Diego Ruano Caballero
18:20-18:40h  cAMP-Protein Kinase A and Stress-Activated MAP signaling mediate transcriptional control of autophagy in fission yeast during glucose limitation or starvation
Armando Pérez Díaz
18:40-19:00 h Finding Nemo: discovering novel autophagy modulators with zebrafish
Adrian Santos Ledo
19:00-20:30h         SEFAGIA General Assembly
20:30-22:00h        Dinner at hotel


Thursday, November 10th

8:00h        Breakfast
9:00-10:00h        Keynote Lecture
Dr. Felix Randow
How cells deploy autophagy to protect aganist bacterial invasion
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
10:00-11:00h       Session 3
Chair: Raúl Durán
Physiological Roles of Autophagy” 
10:00-10:20h Photosynthetic assimilation of CO2 regulates TOR activity
Manuel Jesús Mallén Ponce
“Autophagy and Disease”
10:20-10:40h Role of autophagy in the hepatoprotective role of the antiretroviral drug Rilpivirine: when less is more
Nadezda Apostolova
10:40-11:00h Selective autophagy plays a protective role against acute and age-related retinal degeneration
Juan Ignacio Jiménez Loygorri
11:00-11:15h       Group photo
11:15-12:30h       Coffee break and posters (even ID numbers)
12:30-12:40h       Agilent “Seahorse XF as a tool for mitophagy dysfunction and mitochondrial quality”
Alfredo Caro-Maldonado
Seahorse Product Specialist at Agilent Technologies
12:40-13:40h       Session 4
Chair: José Manuel Fuentes
“Autophagy and Disease”
12:40-13:00h Characterization of the molecular mechanism of autophagy inhibition by HER2
Jetsy Karina Montero Vergara
13:00-13:20h Dysregulation of the autophagic-lysosomal pathway in Parkinson’s disease associated to GBA
Eddie Pradas Gracía
13:20-13:40h  Does AMBRA-1 play onco-suppressive functions in skin squamous cell carcinomas?
Estibaliz Gabicagogeascoa Corta
14:00-15:30h       Lunch
15:30-17:00h       Session 5      
Chair: Patricia Boya
"Junior PI Symposium and WIA Presentation"
15:30-15:50h Microvascular endothelial cell autophagy regulates neutrophil trafficking in inflammation
Natalia Reglero Real
15:50-16:10h Control of mitosis by lysosomes to develop CIN-targeting cancer therapy
Caroline Mauvezin
16:10-16:30h Anacardium occidentale extract promotes autophagy and protects against glycative stress derived cytotoxicity 
Eloy Bejarano Fernández
16:30-16:50h A mammalian target of rapamycin-perilipin3 (mTORC1-Plin3) pathway is essential to activate lipophagy and protects against hepatosteatosis
Marina García Macia
16:50-17:00 WIA presentation
Marina García
17:00-18:15h       Coffee Break and posters (odd ID numbers)
18:15-19:15h       Session 6
Chair: Ricardo Escalante
“Autophagy and Disease
18:15-18:35h Differential process of mitophagy in neurons and astrocytes associated to Parkinson’s disease related to a-synuclein
Isabel Lastres Becker
18:35-18:55h Deciphering the formation and clearance of glycogen aggregates in Lafora disease
Jordi Durán Castells
18:55-19:15 Targeting autophagy vulnerabilities for cancer treatment
Silvia Vega-Rubin-de-Celis

19:30h       Depart from the hotel


19:45 -20:45h      Guided Tour
20:55 -22:15h      Dinner on your own in downtown Toledo
22:30h      Toledo Depart to hotel
Friday, November 11th
8:00h        Breakfast
9:00-10:00h       Keynote Lecture
Of cyclers and proteostasis, the secret life of Ambra1
Dr. Francesco Cecconi 
University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy and Danish Cancer Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
10:00-11:20h       Session 7
Chair: José Luis Crespo
“Autophagy and Disease”
10:00-10:20h Astrocyte-derived small extracellular vesicles exert a protective effect on  euron and astrocytes primary cultures damaged with epoxomicin
Jesús Alarcón Gil
10:20-10:40h Diabetes type 3: role of human amylin and therapeutic approaches
Carlos González-Blanco
“Mechanisms of Autophagy” 
10:40-11:00h Molecular mechanisms of the interaction between the PROPPIN Atg21 and Atg16
Miranda Bueno Arribas
11:00-11:20h TP53INP2 regulates selective autophagy
Saška Ivanova
11:20-12:20h       Coffee break and posters
12:20-13:40h       Session 8
Chair: Marta Martínez
Mechanisms of Autophagy”
12:20-12:40h H2S regulates selective ER-phagy and mitophagy through persulfidation
Angeles Aroca
“Chaperone-Mediated Autophagy”
12:40-13:00h Chaperone-mediated autophagy controls proteomic and transcriptomic pathways to maintain glioma stem cell activity
Ander Matheu Fernández
13:00-13:20h Role of pericytes´ chaperone-mediated autophagy in tissue repair after injury/inflammatory damage
María Dolores Salinas Hidalgo
13:20-13:40h Dissecting the regulation of CMA in a natural model of impaired glucose homeostasis, the rainbow trout
Emilio José Vélez Velázquez
13:40-13:50h       Concluding remarks
14:00-15:30h       Lunch
16:00h       Depart to Atocha  Station