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GABBA Symposium: HOMEOSTASIS: The Struggle for Equilibrium?

GABBA 11th Edition

8:45 Registration


9:30 Welcome: Homeostasis and a common reader
Maria de Sousa
GABBA Coordinating Committee
ICBAS | IBMC | Porto, Portugal

10:00 Modelling cellular homeostasis
Virgilio Lew
Cambridge University | Cambridge, United Kingdom


10:45 Coffee Break


11:15 Maintaining genomic stability through cell division: a problem of dynamics, regulation and homeostasis
Claudio Sunkel
ICBAS | IBMC | Porto, Portugal


12:00 Living dangerously at the edge of the chromossomes: how do telomeres hide from DNA repair and checkpoint detection
Miguel Godinho Ferreira
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência | Lisboa, Portugal


12:45 Lunch


14:30 "Quorum sensing" mechanism controls the number of IgM-secreting B cells
António Freitas
Institut Pasteur | Paris, France

15:30 Differentiation and Physiology of T Lymphocytes
Benedita Rocha
Necker Institute | Paris, France

16:15 Coffee Break

16:45 Social evolution in microbes: do cellular societies display evolutionary homeostasis?
Kevin Foster
Harvard University | Cambridge, USA

17:30 Applying the concept of Homeostasis to the study of human behaviour: Driving Behaviour as a model
Cândido da Agra and Carla Sofia Cardoso
Escola de Criminologia | Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto | Porto, Portugal

18:15 Round Table

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