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Meetings

In the past years, I was invited to several conferences to give a talk related to my work on pancreatic islet cell plasticity through ageing and diabetes:

  1. Joint BSDB/Nordic Meeting on Developmental Biology and Regeneration, Stockholm, Sweden – 10.2017 Title:
  2. The Christie Conference [Christiekonferansen 2017], Bergen, Norway – 04.2017 Title: Cell fate, ageing and decay
  3. Inauguration of K. G. Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research: New laboratories and new collaborations, Bergen, Norway – 03.2017 Title: : “Molecular mechanisms of beta-cell decay and regeneration”
  4. Nordic Molecular Medicine Network Meeting, Oslo, Norway – 02.2017 Title: Diabetes and mechanisms of cellular decay and regeneration
  5. 4th Annual Helmholtz-Nature Medicine Diabetes Conference, Munich, Germany 18-20/09/2016 Title: “Diabetes recovery by age-dependent islet cell-type interconversion”
  6. Nordic Molecular Medicine Network Meeting, Oslo, Norway– 01.2016 Panel debate: Research career development at the young group leader stage – the “make it or break it” phase
  7. 12th Annual Norwegian Stem Cell Network Conference, Oslo, Norway – 09.2015 Title: “Diabetes recovery by age-dependent islet cell-type interconversion”
  8. Applied Bioinformatics in Diabetes and Obesity, Bergen, Norway – 05.2015 Title: “Transcriptional analysis of adult β-cell regeneration”
  9. Bergen Stem Cell Consortium Seminar, Bergen, Norway – 03.2015 Title: “Characterizing and reversing β-cell senescence and proliferation quiescence in monogenic diabetes
  10. LS2 Annual Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland – 01.2015 Title: “Age-related aspects of pancreatic β-cells regeneration
  11. 10th Swiss Stem Cells Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland – 06.2014 Title: “Diabetes recovery by islet cell-type interconversion in young mice”
  12. Beta Cell Biology Consortium (BCBC) Investigator Retreat, Bethesda, USA – 05.2014 Title: “Diabetes recovery by islet cell-type interconversion in young mice
  13. Beta cells in Health and Disease, Kocaeli, Turkey – 05.2014 Title: “Diabetes recovery by age-dependent conversion of pancreatic δ or α-cells into insulin producers”
  14. Insulin Club Berlin, Germany – 10.2013 Title: “Spontaneous transdifferentiation of alpha to beta cells”
  15. NRP63 Progress Report Meeting, Bern, Switzerland – 09.2013 Title: “Diabetes recovery by islet cell type interconversion in young mice”
  16. Beta Cell Biology Consortium (BCBC) Investigator Retreat, Reston, USA – 2013 Title: “Islet cell plasticity through the ages of life”
  17. European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Berlin, Germany – 10.2012 Title: “The influence of ageing on beta cell regeneration after near total beta cell loss”
  18. NRP63 Progress Report Meeting, Bern, Switzerland – 05.2012 Title: “The influence of ageing on beta cell regeneration after near total beta cell”
  19. NCCR Frontiers in Genetics meeting, Saas-Fe, Switzerland – 09.2010 Title: “Characterizing the age-dependent mechanisms of pancreatic beta-cell regeneration”
Excellence Project 2015 awarded to Simona Chera

Excellence Project 2015 awarded to Simona Chera

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Answering questions in Turkey, at Beta Cells in Health and Disease Conference

Posters

  1. Chera et. al (2016) “Diabetes recovery by age-dependent islet cell conversion” – Diabetesforbundets Forskningskonferanse, Oslo, Norway
  2. Chera et. al (2015) “The influence of aging on beta cell regeneration after near total beta cell” – Islet Cell Plasticity in Diabetes Therapy, Copenhagen, Denmark
  3. Chera et. al (2014) “The influence of ageing on beta cell regeneration after near total beta cell” – Islet Study Group Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland
  4. Chera et. al (2014) “Diabetes recovery by islet cell-type interconversion in young mice” – 10th Swiss Stem Cell Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland
  5. Chera et. al (2014) “Diabetes recovery by islet cell-type interconversion in young mice” – BCBC Investigator Retreat, Bethesda, MD, USA
  6. Chera et. al (2013) “Diabetes recovery by islet cell type interconversion in young mice” – NRP63 Progress Report Meeting, Bern, Switzerland
  7. Chera et. al (2012) “The influence of aging on beta cell regeneration after near total beta cell” – NRP63 Progress Report Meeting, Bern, Switzerland
  8. Chera et. al (2012) – “The molecular basis of pancreas regeneration following DT-induced beta-cell ablation in adult mice” – BCBC Investigator Retreat, Chantilly, VA, USA
  9. Chera et. al (2011) – “Influence of aging on pancreatic beta-cell regeneration after extreme beta-cell loss” – BetaCell Workshop, Helsingor, Denmark
  10. Chera et. al (2011) – “Characterizing the age-dependent mechanisms of pancreatic beta-cell regeneration after extreme beta-cell loss” – SGAHE/SSAHE Annual Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland
  11. Chera et. al (2011) – “Characterizing the age-dependent mechanisms of pancreatic beta-cell regeneration after extreme beta cell loss” – BCBC Investigator Retreat, Tyson’s Corner, McLean, USA
  12. Chera et. al (2010) “Identification of the molecular mechanisms involved in pancreatic insulin-producing beta-cell regeneration.” – The EMBO Meeting, Barcelona, Spain
  13. Chera et. al (2010) “Identification of miRNAs involved in beta‐cell regeneration” – BCBC Investigator Retreat, Bethesda, MD, USA
  14. Chera et. al (2009) “Identification of miRNAs involved in beta‐cell regeneration” – 16th International Society of Developmental Biologists Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  15. Chera et. al (2007) “Immediate cell death and cell cycle re-entry drive head regeneration in hydra” – ELSO 2007, Dresden, Germany
  16. Chera et. al (2007) “Cell death dependent regeneration in hydra” – NCCR Frontiers in Genetics 5th annual meeting, Saas-Fe, Switzerland
  17. Chera et. al (2006) “How to regenerate a head: Hydra shows the way” – First Joint SFBD/ZMG Developmental Biology Meeting, Praz-sur-Arly, France
  18. Chera et. al (2006) “Cellular plasticity in regenerating hydra” – Third European Conference on Regeneration and Tissue Repair, Ascona, Switzerland
  19. Chera et. al (2006) “Cellular plasticity in regenerating hydra” – 38th Annual Meeting of the USGEB/USSBE, Geneva, Switzerland
  20. Chera et. al (2005) “Apoptosis: a driving force in hydra head regeneration”– Second Swiss Stem Cell Network Meeting (SSCN), Basel, Switzerland
  21. Chera et. al (2004) “The “nerve free” hydra as a tool for studying growth and development in the absence of neuronal and interstitial cells” – First Swiss Stem Cell Network Meeting (SSCN), Geneva, Switzerland
  22. Chera et. al (2004) “Functional analysis of the CREB pathway in the reactivation of developmental programs in hydra” – Cellular and Molecular Basis of Regeneration, San Feliu de Guixols, Spain
  23. Chera et al. (2004) „Imaging of the hydra nervous system” – Live Cell Imaging Workshop II, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne
  24. Chera et al. (2003) “CREB phosphorylation is differently regulated in head- and foot-regenerating stumps during hydra regeneration” – International Workshop “Hydra and the Evolution of Signalling Pathways”, Tutzing, Germany

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Conferences and talks

19/04/2017 Inauguration of KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research, Bergen
25/04/2017 The Christie Conference, Grieghallen Bergen (Christiekonferansen 2017)
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