Conference Program

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Hotel Gdańsk – 300 m from the Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic
14:00 - 19:00 Registration
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome reception
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic
8:00 - 12:00 Registration
8:30 - 8:40 Opening ceremony
Plenary Session 1 Chair: Ralf Einspanier (Berlin, Germany), Jan Kotwica (Olsztyn, Poland)
8:40 - 10:00 Proteins of fish seminal plasma - characterization and biological role
Andrzej Ciereszko (Olsztyn, Poland)
Proteomic insights into mammalian reproduction biology
Georg Arnold (Munich, Germany)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 12:00 Session 1: Biology of gametes
Chair: Leyland  Fraser (Olsztyn, Poland), Dagmar Waberski (Hannover, Germany)
Session 2: Reproduction of wild an accompanying animals
Chair: Wojciech Nizanski (Wrocław, Poland), Katarina Jewgenow (Berlin, Germany)
12:00 - 13:15 Poster session - Main hall
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch
Plenary Session 2 Chair: Nahid Parvizi (Mariensee, Germany), Adam J. Ziecik (Olsztyn, Poland)
14:30 - 15:50 Immuno-endocrine regulation of early pregnancy
Anita Franczak (Olsztyn, Poland)
Seasonal plasticity of brain - the use of sheep model to study reproductive processes
Dorota Zięba-Przybylska (Cracow, Poland)
15:50 - 16:50 Poster session - Main hall
16:50 - 18:20 Session 3: Embryo-maternal interactions and pregnancy
Chair: Agnieszka Blitek (Olsztyn, Poland), Gerhard Schuler (Giessen, Germany)
Session 4: Central and local regulations of reproductive processes
Chair: Renata Ciereszko (Olsztyn, Poland), Nahid Parvizi (Mariensee, Germany)
19:00 - 22:00 Conference Dinner
 Friday, March 1, 2013
The Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic
 Plenary Session 3 Chair: Bernd Hoffmann (Giessen, Germany), Jan Twardoń (Wrocław, Poland)
8:30 - 9:50 A transgenic murine model to study pathology of reproduction
Nafis Rahman (Turku, Finland)
Low progesterone levels - a cause for infertility in dairy cows?
Heiner Bollwein (Zurich, Switzerland)
9:50 - 11:20 Session 5: Biology and pathology of reproductive tract function
Chair: Martina Hoedemaker (Hannover, Germany), Tomasz Janowski (Olsztyn, Poland)
Session 6: Reproductive biotechnology
Chair: Christine Wrenzycki (Giessen, Germany), Sławomir Wołczyński (Białystok, Poland)
11:20 - 11:50 Coffee break
 Plenary Session 4 Chair: Dariusz Skarżyński (Olsztyn, Poland) Gabriel Bodek (Olsztyn, Poland)
11:50 - 12:50 How does luteal vasculature assist or resist corpus luteum regression ?
Rina Meidan (Rehovot, Israel)
The horse: an emerging model for human infertility research
Ann Van Soom (Merelbeke, Belgium)
12:50 - 13:50 Abstract Prize Session
Supported by Society for Reproductive Biology (TBR)
13:50 - 14:15   Student Poster Prize Session
Johannes Kauffold (Leipzig, Germany) & Andrzej Ciereszko (Olsztyn, Poland)
Closing Remarks
Bernd Hoffmann (Giessen, Germany)
14:15 Lunch