Scientific program

Detailed Program
July 01 Friday
15.00-20.00

Arrival and registration at the Biological building of the University of Szeged
(Szeged, Közép fasor 52.)

20.30-23.00

Soccer, beer and welcome in the „Blues Kert” (dinner is on your own cost)

2 nd Rising Stars in Mycology Workshop
July 02 Saturday
8.00-9.00

Breakfast at the Hotel Forras

8.00-9.00

Registration at the Biological Building of the University of Szeged

9.00-9.10

Opening ceremony Csaba Vágvölgyi Head of the Department

9.10-10.00

Opening workshop Lecture Marcio Rodrigues:

Things that you don’t think about: the multiple (but neglected) aspects of science
10.00-11.00

Lecture Jessica Quintin:

Host Immune Response, recognition of Candida albicans
11.00-11.30

Coffee

11.30-12.30

Lecture Krisztina Boda:

Dos and don'ts of statistical testing in biology
12.30-13.45

Lunch

14.00-18.00

Workshop Lectures

14.00-14.30

Oliver Bader:

Streamlining diagnostic workflows
14.30-15.30

Ilse Jacobsen:

Paper writing, reviewing: the basics
15.30-16.00

Break

16.00-18.00

Chairs: Ilse Jacobsen - Oscar Zaragoza - Marcio Rodrigues

Presentation skills (Ilse Jacobsen)
Paper review “game” I. (Oscar Zaragoza)
Open discussion about how to present your data
18.00-22.00

Dinner and welcome get together in “Blues Kert”

July 03 Sunday
8.00-9.00

Breakfast at the Hotel Forras

9.00-10.00

Lecture Toni Gabaldon:

Next generation sequencing applied to study host, pathogens and their interactions
10.00-11.00

Lecture Ilse Jacobsen:

The proper use of animal experiments: how to design an in vivo infection
11.00-11.30

Coffee

11.30-12.30

Lecture Leonardo Nimrichter:

Working with extracellular vesicles produced by fungal organisms
12.45-14.00

Lunch

14.00-18.00

Workshop Lectures

14.00-14.45

Ilse Jacobsen-Jessica Quintin:

Women in Science
15.50-15.30

Toni Gabaldon-Oliver Bader:

How to select a PI for PhD, for postdoc, personal interview, how to contact with other scientist
15.40-16.30

Marcio Rodrigues-Leonardo Nimrichter

Career development and the importance of international mobility
16.30-16.45

Break

16.45-18.45

Chairs: Toni Gabaldon - Oscar Zaragoza

Paper review “game” II. (Oscar Zaragoza)
Open discussion about how to review a paper (editors involved)
18.45-21.00

Dinner in “Blues Kert”

5 th CESC on Mycology
July 04 Monday
8.00-9.00

Breakfast at the Hotel Forras

8.00-9.00

Registration at the Biological Building of the University of Szeged

9.00-9.15

Opening ceremony Katalin Nagy Vice Rector for Foreign Affairs, University of Szeged

9.15-10.15

Opening Lecture I. Karl Kuchler:

Inflammatory Immune Response to Fungal Infections - How Friends Can Turn into Foes
10.15-11.15

Opening Lecture II. Alistair Brown:

Impact of metabolic adaptation upon Candida albicans pathogenicity.
11.15-11.45

Coffee

11.45-12.45

Lecture Hector M. Montes:

The immunoglycobiology of fungal pathogens: the case of Candida and Sporothrix.
12.45-13.45

Lunch

14.00-17.45

COOL talks: Oscar Zaragoza

14.00-15.00

Oscar Zaragoza:

Scientific fraud I.
15.00-15.30

Break

15.30-16.30

Oscar Zaragoza

Scientific fraud II
16.30-16.45

Break

16.45-17.45

Round table discussion: about the correct scientific behaviour – discussion leaders
Oscar Zaragoza- Alister Brown

18.00-20.00

Dinner in “Blues Garden”

July 05 Tuesday
8.00-9.00

Breakfast at the Hotel Forras

9.00-10.00

Lecture Toni Gabaldon:

Candida genomes and genome dynamics
10.00-11.00

Lecture Bernhard Hube:

The missing link between hyphal morphogenesis and host cell damage in Candida albicans
11.00-11.30

Coffee

11.30-12.30

Lecture: Marcin Kolaczkowski

The challenge of antifungal resistance-molecular approaches towards solving the permeability issue
12.45-13.45

Lunch

14.00-15.00

Lecture: Lubomir Tomaska:

Mitochondrial HMG-box containing proteins: Old kids on the block
15.00-16.00

Lecture: Marcio Rodrigues:

Importance of secretion in Cryptococcus neoformans physiology and pathogenicity
16.00-16.15

Break

16.15-18.15

Poster section Chairs: Jessica Quintin - Bernhard Hube

18.15-19.45

Dinner

July 06 Wednesday
8.00-9.00

Breakfast at the Hotel Forras

9.00-10.00

Lecture Gustavo Niño-Vega:

Paracoccidioides-the man-hater
10.00-11.00

Lecture Oscar Zaragoza:

Basic concepts of cryptococcal morphogenesis
11.00-11.15

Coffee

11.15-12.15

Lecture Vladislav Raclavsky

Fungi in clinical specimen: detection, identification, typing
12.15-13.15

Lecture Oliver Bader

Mechanisms underlying antifungal drug resistance
13.15-14.00

Lunch

Free Afternoon
14.15-23.00

Excursion to “Budapest” - with Dinner

July 07 Thursday
8.00-9.00

Breakfast at the Hotel Forras

9.00-10.00

Lecture Christophe d' Enfert:

Morphogenesis in the fungal pathogen Candida albicans: a complex interplay between transcription factors
10.00-11.00

Lecture Olga Hruskova-Heidingsfeldova:

Raman Microspectroscopy of Candida albicans cells: Vacuoles in Focus
11.00-11.30

Coffee

11.30-12.30

Lecture Jessica Quintin:

Innate immune memory a shift in the paradigm
12.30-13.30

Lunch

14.00-15.15

Student Talks (4) Chairs: Ilse Jacobsen – Oliver Bader

14.00-14.15

Fabio Gsaller

14.20-14.35

Antonia Dräger

14.40-14.55

Hana Lichancova

15.00-15.15

Mario Kapitan

15.15-15.30

Nathalie Uwamahoro

15.15-15.45

Break

15.45-17.20

Student Talks (5) Chairs: Olga Hruskova Heidingfeldova - Hector Mora-Montes

15.45-16.00

Vanessa Karina Alves da Silva

16.05-16.20

Mariana Blagojevic

16.25-16.40

Renáta Tóth

16.45-17.00

Catarina Oliveira Vaz

17.00-17.15

Fitz Gerald Salazar Silao

19.00

Farewell party and reception in Hotel Forras

July 08 Friday
8.00-9.00

Breakfast at the Hotel Forras

9.00-10.00

Lecture Uwe Gross

Fungal human infections - clinical manifestations and treatment options
10.00-11.00

Lecture Leonardo Nimrichter:

Fungal extracellular vesicles: multifunctional compartments to be explored
11.00-11.30

Coffee

11.30-12.30

Lecture Ilse Jacobsen:

Pathogenesis of systemic Candida infections
12.30-13.00

Closing Remarks Attila Gácser

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-17.30

Free afternoon

(AquaWorld, sightseeing in Szeged etc.)
18.00-19.00

Dinner in „Blues Kert”

July 09 Saturday
Departure