Fibroblasts: the Arbiters of Extracellular Matrix Remodeling

Tentative Program

Sunday June 23, 2019 

5:00 PM         Arrival and gather for reception/dinner hosted by UVA

Monday June 24, 2019

8:00-9:00 AM     Continental Breakfast and Poster Preview

9:00-10:15 AM   Session I: Fibroblast Origins and Lineages

10:45-12 Noon  Session II: Fibroblast Heterogeneity and Profiling

Noon-1:30 PM    Lunch and Poster Viewing

1:30-2:45 PM      Session III: Fibroblast ECM Turnover, Dynamics, and Imaging

2:05-2:30 PM      Keynote: Jeff Holmes, University of Virginia

3:15-4:30 PM     Session IV: Fibroblast Mechanotransduction

5:30-7:30 PM      Reception and Poster Viewing and Judging

Tuesday June 25, 2019

8:00-9:00 AM        Continental Breakfast and Networking  

9:00-10:15 AM     Session V: Trainee/Young Investigator Career Development Session: How to Thrive in the Fibroblast Research Arena

10:45-12 Noon     Session VI: Fibroblasts in the Fibrotic Reticulum

10:45-11:10 AM     Keynote: Boris Hinz, University of Toronto

1:30-2:45 PM        Session VII: Fibroblast Signaling Networks 

3:15-4:30 PM        Session VIII: Fibroblasts in Pathology

4:30-5:00 PM       Wrap-up and Closing Session