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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Oral session #3: Osteocyte networks (Chair: Peter Fratzl, Potsdam, Germany)

timetalkAbstract titleSpeakerAffiliation
09:00-09:25 3.1 INTRO + The Role of the Aging Osteocyte in the Musculoskeletal System  Lynda F Bonewald IUSM Indianapolis, USA
5 minutes discussion time
09:30-09:45 3.2 Cellular Responses to Elevated Phosphate – Molecular Mechanisms of Phosphate-Induced Mineralization Dobrawa Napierala University of Pittsburgh, USA
5 minutes discussion time
09:50-10:05 3.3 Correlative Analysis of the Osteocyte Network Density and Bone Mineralization Andreas Roschger Max Planck Institute, Potsdam, Germany
5 minutes discussion time
10:10-10:25 3.4 Canalicular junctions in osteocyte networks revealed by X-ray nanotomography Henrik Birkedal Aarhus University, Denmark
5 minutes discussion time
10:30-10:45 3.5 Lost In Evolution: Novel Form of Modeling Bypasses the Need For Osteocytes in the Adaptation of Bones to Mechanical Loading Lior Ofer Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
5 minutes discussion time

Oral session #4: Mineralization mechanisms (Chairperson: Elia Beniash, Pittsburgh, PA)

TimeTalkAbstract titleSpeakerAffiliation
11:10-11:35 4.1 INTRO + Biomineralization Pathways: From Ion Transport to Mineral Assembly and Deposition in Soft Skeletal Forming Tissues Lia Addadi Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
5 minutes discussion time
11:40-11:55 4.2 Insights into the Molecular Mechanism of Vascular Calcification using both in Vitro and in Vivo Models Ophélie Gourgas McGill University, Montreal, Canada
5 minutes discussion time
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:45-14:00 4.3 Cooperation between amelogenin and enamelin in forming calcium

phosphate is dose dependent

Janet Moradian-Oldak University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
5 minutes discussion time
14:05-14:20 4.4 The Enamel Proteins Amelotin and Odam Induce Hydroxyapatite Mineralization in a Collagen Matrix Bernhard Ganss University of Toronto, Canada
5 minutes discussion time
14:25-14:40 4.5 Diversity versus similarity of the structure and composition of modern avian calcified eggshells Yannicke Dauphin Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris, France
5 minutes discussion time

Poster flash presentationsChair:

Poster session          

Janet Moradian-Oldak, Los Angeles, CA




  • Anne George
    (University of Illinois)
    Chicago, USA
  • Ariane Berdal
    (Université Diderot)
    Paris, France
  • Peter Fratzl
    (Max Planck Institute)
    Potsdam, Germany

ICCBMT Board of Directors

  • Mary MacDougall, President
    (U Alabama Birmingham)
    Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  • Adele L. Boskey, Past President
    (Hospital for Special Surgery)
    New York, USA
  • Janet Moradian-Oldak, Vice-President
    (U Southern California)

    Los Angeles, USA
  • Jeffrey Gorski, Treasurer
    (U Missouri-Kansas City)
    Kansas City, USA
  • Harvey Goldberg, Secretary
    (U Western Ontario)
    London, Canada
  • Barbara D. Boyan, Past Treasurer/Secretary
    (Georgia Institute of Technology)
    Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Lynda Bonewald
    (Indiana University School of Medicine)
    Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • Michel Goldberg
    (Université Descartes)
    Paris, France
  • William J. Landis
    (University of Akron)
    Akron, Ohio, USA
  • Jane B. Lian
    (University of Vermont, College of Medicine)
    Burlington, Vermont, USA
  • Paul Krebsbach
    Los Angeles, California, USA

Twelfth International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues