Cours international

7th course on Cytoskeleton: Cytoskeleton in intracellular trafficking and cell migration - 2015

Cell biology, cell migration, intracellular trafficking

The general objective of this course is to understand the role of the cytoskeleton in intracellular trafficking and cell migration at different levels: molecular, cellular and in the living organism. The course will provide introductions to the main cytoskeleton networks as well as to the basic mechanisms of trafficking and migration regulation. It will cover general mechanisms though which intracellular trafficking controls cell migration and invasion with a more particular focus on the role of cytoskeleton-based organelles in these basic cellular functions. Lecturers and participants will be both physicists and biologists. Conferences will be in English. Each day will include four-five one hour lectures plus participant presentations.

PhD and Master 2 students

22 participants will be selected among PhD and Master students of all nationalities on the basis of research interests and motivation statement. Successful completion of the course can count toward training hours (3ECTS or 20 hours) for French graduate schools such as "Complexité du Vivant" and "Frontières du Vivant" or 3 ECTS at Master program UPMC at Paris 6.

April 15 - 21, 2015
18 February 2015

Institut Curie, 12 rue Lhomond, 75005 Paris

Mid-February 2015

No registration fees are requested.
All lunches and 3 dinners will be provided by Institut Curie. For those who need it, accommodation in double rooms will be provided and reimbursed by Institut Curie for the 7 nights (Wednesday April 15th-Tuesday April 21st 2015). Participants' home laboratories are responsible for paying for travel. We advise participants living outside Paris and its area to plan to arrive on Wednesday morning April 15th and depart not before Wednesday April 22nd in the morning.

1. Danijela Vignjevic, Institut Curie, CNRS UMR144

2. Guillaume Montagnac, Gustave Roussy Institute, Inserm U1009

3. Stéphanie Miserey-Lenkei, Institut Curie, CNRS UMR144

Transport de métalloprotéases et invasion cellulaire
Rôle du trafic intracellulaire dans la migration et l’invasion cellulaire
Rôle du cytosquelette dans l’adhésion au substrat
Rôle du trafic des intégrines au cours de la migration cellulaire
Modifications post-traductionnelles des microtubules
Approches intravitales de l’étude du transport intracellulaire
Co-régulation du trafic intracellulaire et de la migration
Cytosquelette et dégradation de la matrice extracellulaire dans les cancers

Each participant will give a 10 minute oral presentation of his/her work (maximum 3 power point slides) and he/she will have 5 minutes to answer questions.

Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Fondation Pierre Gilles de Gennes