Join the Conference #10thITM

7 july – 12 july 2019

WELCOME TO

This meeting attracts the international community of researchers using tunicates as model organisms for a broad range of studies, including cell and developmental biology, neurobiology and immunity, post-embryonic development and regeneration, genetics and genomics, ecology and evolution.

COMITTEES

  • Stefano Tiozzo

  • Rémi Dumollard

  • Alexandre Alié

  • Clare Hudson

  • Janet Chenevert

  • Elisabeth Christians

  • Rémi Dumollard (Sorbonne University, CNRS – France)

  • Stefano Tiozzo (Sorbonne University, CNRS – France)

  • Rosana Rocha (Universidade Federal do Paraná – Brazil)

  • Marie Nydam (Centre College – USA)

  • Nietta Spagnuolo (Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn – Italy)

  • Ute Rothbächer (Universität Innsbruck – Austria)

  • Bo dong (Ocean University of China – China)

  • Kazuo Inaba (University of Tsukuba – Japan)

  • Kaoru Imai  (Osaka University – Japan)

  • Bob Zeller (San Diego State University – USA)

  • Cristian Cañestro (Universitat de Barcelona – Spain)

  • Faisal Bekkouche

  • Frédéric Bonino

  • Delphine Dauga

INVITED SPEAKERS

Patrick Lemaire

Centre de Recherche en Biologie cellulaire de Montpellier, France
Lemaire Lab

steve-wilson

Steve Wilson

University College London, UK
Wilson Lab

Ina-Arnone

Ina Arnone

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Italy
Arnone Lab

Amro_Hamdoun

Amro Hamdoun

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA
Hamdoun Lab

Carl-Philipp Heisenberg

Institute of Science and Technology – Austria
Heisenberg Lab

Eric Rottinger

IRCAN, CNRS, France
Rottinger Lab

Alex Venn

Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco
Venn Lab

REGISTRATION

Key Dates

Early Bird Registration ends February 15th 2019

Final Registration ends March 15th 2019

Abstract submission ends March 30th 2019

Total number of participants is limited to 160, the registration fees cover the meeting attendance, conference bag with abstract book and freebies, welcome drinks, coffee breaks and lunches. Evening meal are not included.
A list of recommended hotels with negotiated can be found in the Accommodation page.

Travel fellowships for students and early career researchers will be available (coming soon).

REGISTER

All registration fees should be paid by credit card.
If you have any queries or problems, please contact Frederic Bonino at frederic.bonino@obs-vlfr.fr

For French participants:
Pour les participants français merci de privilégier le règlement par carte bancaire. Si cela n’est pas possible un paiement par virement est possible. Suite à la réception de votre bon de commande à l’adresse suivante : gestionbdd@listes.obs-vlfr.fr, une facture sera éditée pour la mise en paiement.

EARLY BIRD

250€

Students and Postdocs

Conference bag

Welcome drinks

Coffee breaks

Lunches

EARLY BIRD

300€

Accademics and companies

Conference bag

Welcome drinks

Coffee breaks

Lunches

STRAGGLERS

330€

Students and Postdocs

Conference bag

Welcome drinks

Coffee breaks

Lunches

STRAGGLERS

400€

Accademics and companies

Conference bag

Welcome drinks

Coffee breaks

Lunches

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

The deadline for abstract submission is March 30th.
The abstract should include title, authors, author’s institution address and be limited to one A4 page (250 words, no figures and word format .doc or docx ). Use the following nomenclature to name your file : lastname_firstname.doc (or docx).
Download the template for the abstract here.
Please, indicate whether you wish to be considered for oral presentation.

MEETING TOPICS

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PROGRAM

Welcome drink

BREAKFAST

45min

Opening remarks

Remi Dumollard and Stefano Tiozzo

45min

Session 1

1h55

COFFEE BREAK

20min

Session 2

45min

LUNCH BREAK

1h30

Session 2

1h15

GROUP PHOTO

30min

COFFEE BREAK

20min

Session 3

1h15

BREAKFAST

45min

Session 4

1h15

COFFEE BREAK

20min

Session 4

1h10

LUNCH BREAK

1h45

Session 5

1h15

COFFEE BREAK

30min

Keynote Steve Wilson (UCL,London)

55min

POSTER SESSION 1 – all topics, odd numbers

2h

BREAKFAST

1h

Session 6

1h15

COFFEE BREAK

20min

Session 6

1h40

LUNCH BREAK

45min

EXCURSION

BREAKFAST

1h

Invited Session: Non tunicates models (1)

  • 9:15am - 9:45am: CP Heisenberg (Vienna)
  • 9:45am - 10:05am : Amro Hamdoum (sea urchin)
  • 10:05am - 10:25am : Eric Rottinger (jellyfish)

1h10

COFFEE BREAK

15min

Invited Session: Non tunicates models (2)

  • 10:40am - 11:pm: Alex Venn (Corals)l
  • 11:am - 11:20pm: Ina Arnone (Sea Urchin)

40min

LUNCH BREAK

1h20

Keynote – Patrick Lemaire (CRBM – Montpellier)

1h

COFFEE BREAK

20min

Session 8

25min

POSTER SESSION 2 – all topics, even numbers

2h

BREAKFAST

1h

Session 9

1h15

COFFEE BREAK

20min

Session 10

1h50

LUNCH BREAK

1h30

Session 11

1h15

COFFEE BREAK

20min

Session 12

50min

Round table discussions

1h45

Closing remarks – Remi Dumollard and Stefano Tiozzo

15min

Farewell banquet

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VENUE

Citadelle Saint-Elme,
Chemin de Ronde,
06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer

Villefranche-sur-Mer,
France

MORE INFORMATION

Accommodation

We have negociated prices with the following hotels, promotional code to mention when you book : CNRS-ITM-2019

Accommodation in Detail
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How to get here

The Laboratory occupies 4 building of the Oceanographic Observatory: la Corderie (also called Caserne Nicolas), the buildings Les Galériens and the Vieille Forge (also known as the Station Zoologique), and the Jean Maetz building.

Villefranche-sur-Mer is between Nice and Monaco. Getting here from Nice :

  • From the Airport : Bus service from the airport Nice Côte d’Azur to Villefranche (15 km).

  • By Train : Frequent service between the stations of Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer

  • By Automobile : Exit from the autoroute A8 at ‘Nice – Promenade des Anglais’ onto the ‘Promenade des Anglais’ continue along the coast road towards Monaco.
    Alternatively, exit the autoroute A8 at ‘Nice Est‘, follow the signs toward the Port (of Nice) and from the Port take the ‘Basse Corniche’ towards Monaco.

You have much taxi which can drive to Villefranche in both Terminal. Remember to have cash ready to pay the driver (cash points and exchange bureaus are handily located in both airport terminals).

For the return is cheaper to call a taxi in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Arnaud – easytaxi 06 50 71 15 51
Taxi villefranche sur mer 04 93 55 55 55

Ligne d’Azur, the city’s bus operator, runs dedicated airport services, lines 98 start at Terminal Two, before picking up passengers at Terminal One.

An Aéro ticket costs 6€ one-way and can be purchased on board.
The 98 runs frequently, three times an hour – the first at 05:50 and the last 23:50. The ticket is valid for 74 minutes and allows for one connecting voyage on any urban bus.

To go to Villefranche sur Mer, take the bus 98, and come down has the bus stop “Promenade des Arts”.

When you arrive at “Promenade des arttake the bus 81 (frequently 2 time an hour) in direction “Port de Saint Jean”.

After 15mn you arrived at Villefranche sur Mer and drop off at the bus stop “Saint Esteve “ if you stay at the Flore Hotel.

To go to the Laboratory LBDV, the workshop and your hotel, follow the Avenue of “Général de Gaulle” and continue along the “Darse port” then towards the “Station Zoologique”.

For the return, take the bus at bus stop “OCTROI” and drop off at the terminal station “Garibaldi”, and take the return bus at the “Lycée Massena” bus stop.

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