Past Events

Scientific Advice Activities

Methods to monitor macroautophagy in vitro and in vivo

October 5, 2021

Speakers:

Willa Wen You Yim: 

“Measuring autophagy flux in cultured mammalian cells with fluorescent protein-based probes” 

Rubén Gómez Sánchez:  

“Monitoring macroautophagy in yeast”

 

Jose L. Nieto Torres:  

“Monitoring Canonical and Non-Canonical Autophagy in Mammalian Cells” 

Idil Orhon:  

“Monitoring macroautophagy in 3D: in vivo and 3D culture” 

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Journal Club

Natalia Reglero-Real

Natalia Reglero-Real

Autophagy modulates endothelial junctions to restrain neutrophil diapedesis during inflammation

Tatjana Kleele

Tatjana Kleele

Distinct fission signatures predict mitochondrial degradation or biogenesis

María Ines Vaccaro

María Ines Vaccaro

Mitochondrial Dynamics and VMP1-Related Selective Mitophagy in Experimental Acute Pancreatitis

Manuela Morleo

Manuela Morleo

Regulation of autophagosome biogenesis by OFD1-mediated selective autophagy

WIA & Alzheimer Association

WIA & Alzheimer Association

Joint Journal Club by Women in Autophagy & Alzheimer's Association

Federica Roccio

Federica Roccio

The primary cilium and lipophagy translate mechanical forces to direct metabolic adaptation of kidney epithelial cells

Sanjna Singh

Sanjna Singh

Autophagy deficiency modulates microglial lipid homeostasis and aggravates tau pathology and spreading

Marina Garcia-Macia

Marina Garcia-Macia

A Mammalian Target of Rapamycin-Perilipin 3 (mTORC1-Plin3) Pathway is essential to Activate Lipophagy and Protects Against Hepatosteatosis

Laura Poillet-Perez

Laura Poillet-Perez

Autophagy promotes growth of tumors with high mutational burden by inhibiting a T-cell immune response

Mathieu Bourdenx

Mathieu Bourdenx

Chaperone mediated autophagy prevents collapse of the neuronal metastable proteome

Evandro F. Fang

Evandro F. Fang

Mitophagy inhibits amyloid-β and tau pathology and reverses cognitive deficits in models of Alzheimer's disease

Madlen Stephani

Madlen Stephani

A cross-kingdom conservered ER-phagy receptor maintains endoplasmic reticulum homeostasis during stress

 

Mentoring Activities

Teaching in a Pandemic

January 26, 2022

This workshop features tips and resources for teaching in-person, hybrid, and on-line courses. In the first part, Dr. Daniel Klionsky (University of Michigan) and Dr. Jacob Kagey (University of Detroit Mercy) discussed Challenges in Teaching. In the second part, Dr. Bekky Darner (Illinois State University), Dr. Tor Gjøen (University of Oslo), and Dr. Hiske van Duinen (University Medical Center Groningen) discussed New Teaching Tools. 

Challenges for Women in Science

September 23, 2021

Dr. Erika HolzbaurDr. Nuria Monserrat, and Dr. Malene Hansen led a session addressing the challenges women face with regards to equal opportunity, equal recognition, leadership roles, and empowerment. This 75 minute virtual event featured a discussion by our three panelists followed by smaller group discussions in breakout rooms.

Challenges for Women in Science

September 9, 2021

Dr. Patricia Boya, Dr. Maho Hamasaki, and Dr. Jina Swartz will led a session addressing the challenges women face with regards to equal opportunity, equal recognition, leadership roles, and empowerment. This 75 minute virtual event featured a discussion by our three panelists followed by smaller group discussions in breakout rooms

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Annual Symposium

WIA Second Annual Symposium Webinar

November 22-23, 2021

Keynote Speakers: 

Dr. Eileen White | Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Role of autophagy in cancer

Dr. Noboru Mizushima | The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Physiological roles of autophagy and its related pathways in vertebrates

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WIA First Annual Symposium Webinar

November 30, 2020

Keynote Speakers: 

Dr. Sharon Tooze | The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

Dr. Daniel Klionsky | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

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