Program

TOPICS FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION

ENS DEVELOPMENT

  • New understanding on ENS development
  • Epigenetic and environmental factors of neuronal lineage maintenance and survival

MOLECULAR PROFILING OF THE ENS

  • Neuronal lineages in the ENS
  • Transcriptional profiling the ENS
  • Neurobiopathology in zebrafish

ENS STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

  • Neuron
  • Glia

ENS AND ITS ENVIRONMENT

  • Signalling and microenvironment interplay
  • Glia and environmental factors
  • Neuronal degeneration and regeneration
  • Extracellular matrix

CLINICAL CONSEQUENCES OF NEUROGASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE

  • Hirschsprung disease
  • Enteric neuropathies

STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN ENTERIC NEUROPATHIES

  • Enteric neuronal stem cells
  • Enteric organoids

ENS CHANGES DUE TO EARLY LIFE EVENTS

  • Autism
  • Microbiome neuronal interactions

POSTNATAL MATURATION OF ENS

  • Brain and enteric connectivity molecules in postnatal development

Virtual ENS Seminars in 2021

Waiting for the 6th International Symposium on Development of the ENS: the first 1000 days in 2022, the International Organizing Committee has scheduled two virtual seminars  in 2021, which are as follows:

1) May 26th, 2021 (9 am ET/2 pm England/3 pm Europe/11 pm Melbourne)

Neuronal diversity in the Enteric Nervous System – from development to circuits

Speaker: Ulrika Marklund (Stockholm, Sweden)

2) October 27th, 2021 (3 pm ET/8 pm England/9 pm Europe/6 am, October 28th, Melbourne)

Zebrafish as model for studying enteric nervous system development, disease, and function

Speaker: Julia Ganz (East Lansing, MI – USA)