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2012 Hopfer Symposium

2012 Hopfer Symposium

The Ulrich Hopfer Symposium Brochure includes a short biography of Professor Hopfer. The symposium featured William Catterall as the keynote speaker and seven other renown speakers. Embedded in the Schedule of Presentations below are links to each of the participants, as well as additional information about their presentations.

Schedule of Presentations

Friday, March 2, 2012
8:30am – 8:40am Welcome/Introduction
-- Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD
8:40am – 9:20am “The primary cilium, an organelle with single or multiple functions?"
-- Robert J. Kolb, PhD
9:20am – 10:00am “Intestinal pathophysiology in CF mice or, everything that can go wrong does (almost)”
-- Robert C. De Lisle, PhD
10:20am – 11:00am “SLC26A9 interactions with wild type and mutant CFTR”
-- Carol A. Bertrand, PhD
11:00am – 11:40am “Transport and toxicity of the metal cadmium in the kidney: A tale of ionic and molecular mimicry”
-- Frank Thévenod, MD, PhD
1:30pm – 2:10pm “Slc4 & Slc26 bicarbonate transporters in pRTA, glaucoma, cystic fibrosis and nephrolithiasis”
-- Michael Romero, PhD
2:10pm – 2:50pm “Molecular mechanisms of renal phosphate handling”
-- Heini Murer, PhD
3:10pm – 3:50pm “You are what you eat and what your parents gave you: pharmacogenomics of essential hypertension”
-- Pedro A. Jose, MD, PhD
3:50pm – 4:00pm Introduction of Keynote Speaker
-- Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD
4:00pm – 5:15pm “Structure and function of voltage-gated sodium channels at atomic resolution”
-- William Catterall, PhD