International Postgraduate Workshop 2018 (IPW 2018)

International Postgraduate Workshop 2018 (IPW 2018)

Dear colleagues,

I am happy to let you know that we have opened the call for applications to attend the INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE WORKSHOP 2018 (IPW 2018).
 
IPW 2018 will be held at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) by 17-18 October in Santiago de Chile. We have a selected group of expert researchers from different institutions from Germany, The Netherlands, Mexico, Spain, and Chile. We already count with the confirmation of a group of 25 doctoral students and further 10 students from Chile. We encourage you to invite your students and colleagues to attend the IPW 2018 and share their experience in person-to-person bases between students and consolidated researchers. 
 
We aim to bring opportunities to your students and yourself as a consolidated researcher to establish a new network of collaboration for future joint plans of development of your research area. 
 
FELLOWSHIPS
The IPW 2018 is granting presenters (oral or poster communications) and researchers from abroad with accommodation and subsistence for the nights of the 16th and 17th October in Santiago de Chile.
 
ACTIVITIES
The program includes Keynote Lectures, Oral communications (selected from the submitted abstracts), Poster communications, Workshop hands-on (wire myography, intracellular pH measurement, NOS activity by HPLC). 
 
SPEAKERS
Speakers confirmed and topics are:
Harry Van GOOR (U Groningen, The Netherlands) – H2S in vascular diseases
Carmen VAZQUEZ (U Sevilla, Spain) – Carnitine and hypertension
Paola CASANELLO (PUC, Chile) – Fetal programming and epigenetic
Gerardo de Jesús GARCIA-RIVAS (ITM, Mexico) – Mitochondrial hyperacetylation in obesity
Karen BIEBACK (U Heidelberg, Germany) – Mesenchymal stromal cells and cell therapy
Jens KROLL (U Heidelberg, Germany) – Angiogenesis mechanisms
Rodrigo ITURRIAGA (PUC, Chile) – Obstructive sleep apnea
Hans-Peter HAMMES (U Heidelberg, Germany) – Diabetic retinopathy
Felipe SIMON (U Andrés Bello, Chile) – Endothelial dysfunction pathogenesis
Luz Leticia ELIZONDO (ITM, Mexico) – Vitamin D and metabolic disease