S. Muller - Chromosomal and nuclear genome architecture

18th International Colloquium on Animal Cytogenetics and Gene Mapping
(endorsed by the International Chromosome and Genome Society)
Bucharest, June 8-10, 2008
University of Agricultural Sciences
Hall Room
Bdul Marasti 59, sector 1, Bucharest
Saturday, June 7, 2008
Arrival at the meeting venue, registration and poster set-up
Welcome reception (Campus Restaurant )
Sunday, June 8, 2008
Opening meeting (I. Nicolae, L. Iannuzzi)
Greetings from Dr. Dacian Ciolos (Minister of Agriculture), Acad. Cristian Hera
(President of Agricultural and Forestry Academy Sciences- ASAS) , Prof. Stefan
Diaconescu (Rector of the Agricultural Science University) and Prof.Anton Anton
(President of National Authority for Scientific Research)
Session I – Chromosome Architecture
H. Hayes, D. Griffin, chairpersons
Lecture – S. Muller - Chromosomal and nuclear genome architecture – an
evolutionary perspective
10.05-10.40: Lecture - R. Chaves - Satellite DNA: Hallmarks of Chromosome Evolution and
Genome Remodelling
10.40-10.55: I. Szczerbal, H.A. Foster, J.M. Bridger - Changes in gene position in interphase during
porcine adipogenesis are correlated with changes in gene expression
10.55-11.05: E. Słota, M. Wnuk, M. Bugno, A. Pieńkowska-Schelling - Application of in situ
fluorescent nick-translation to detection DNA methylation in B chromosomes of red
fox (Vulpes vulpes) and Chinese raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides
11.05-11.40: coffee break, poster vision and commercial exhibitions (Group photo)
11.40-12.45: Session II - Clinical Cytogenetics
M. Switonsky, D.A.F. Villagomez, chairpersons
11.40-12.15: Lecture – A. Pinton, K. Massip, N. Bonnet, A. Calgaro, B. Billoux., V. Bacquié, N. Mary,
A.M. Dudez, A. Bonnet-Garnier, M. Yerle and A. Ducos - Clinical and molecular
cytogenetics in domestic animals
12.15-12.30: C. Schelling, H.W. Steinmetz, R.M. Brunner, T. Goldammer, A. Pieńkowska-Schelling Identification of a marker chromosome in a female Sumatran orang utan (Pongo
pygmaeus abeli)
12.30-12.45: W.A. King, L. Iannuzzi, D.A.F. Villagomez – Presentation of the special issue on
“Veterinary cytogenetics”, Cytogenet Genome Res 120 (1-2), 2008.
12.45-13.20: Session III - New Technologies and Microarray
S. Ciccarese, chairperson
12.45-13.20: Lecture – D. Griffin and M. E Völker - Microarray analysis – a new era in
13.20-15.00: Lunch, poster vision and commercial exhibitions
15.00-19.00: Bucharest City Tour (Bus at the congress venue)
Monday, June 9, 2008
Session IV – Karyotype Evolution and Comparative Genomics
J. Rubes, D. Di Berardino, chairpersons
Lecture – T.J. Robinson, A. Ruiz-Herrera - Phylogenomics, ancestral karyotypes and
the effects of lineage sorting in constructing chromosomal phylogenies: contributions
from chromosome painting and genome sequence assemblies.
9.35-10.10: Lecture – L. Iannuzzi - Karyotype evolution in bovids as revealed by comparative
banding and FISH-mapping techniques
10.10-10.25: D. Nicodemo, A. Pauciullo, A. Castello, G. Cosenza, V. Peretti, A. Perucatti, G. P. Di
Meo, G. Ficco, L. Ramunno, L. Iannuzzi, J. Rubes, D. Di Berardino - A cytogenetic
investigation on the yak (Bos grunniens) reared in central Italy
10.25-10.40: K. E. Fowler, B. M. Skinner, L. B. W. Robertson, H. G. Tempest, M. Völker, D. K. Griffin
- Molecular cytogenetic maps of turkey, duck and zebra finch and their implications
for genome evolution
10.40-10.55: P. Musilova, S. Kubickova, P. Horin, R. Vodicka, J. Rubes - Karyotypic relationships
among Asiatic asses (kulan and kiang) and domestic horse defined using horse
chromosome arm-specific probes
Coffee break, poster vision and commercial exhibitions
11.30-11.45: S Massari , G Vaccarelli, MC Miccoli, MP Lefranc, R Antonacci, S Ciccarese
Multispecies comparative immunogenomics: TRG loci as markers in reconstructing
the evolutionary pathway from ancestral to modern mammal genomes
11.45-12.00: J. Rubes, E. Pagacova, S. Kubickova, H. Cernohorska, J. Vahala. Centric fusion/fission
polymorphisms in non-domestic bovidae
12.00-12.15 F. Adega, S. Louzada, A. Vieira-da-Silva, H. Guedes-Pinto, A. Kofler, J. Wienberg, R.
Chaves - The freewill of evolution in the structuring of Rodentia genomes
12.15-13.35: Session V - Nuclear organization, Gene expression and Gene Mapping
T. Goldammer, G.P. Di Meo, chairpersons
12.15-12.50: Lecture - B. Chowdhary – Animal genome organization
12.50-13.05: A. Krasikova, E. Vasilevskaya, A. Maslova, A. Yurgenis, A. Radaev, E. Gaginskaya
Nuclear architecture in growing avian oocytes: three-dimensional genome
organization and functional compartmentalization
13.05-13.20: R.Antonacci, M. Mineccia, M.C. Miccoli, B. Piccinni, H. El Ashmaoui, M. S. Hassanane,
S. Massari, S. Ciccarese - Genomic organization of Camelus dromedarius TRD locus as
drawn from the T-cell receptor delta chain repertoire.
13.20-13.35: G.P. Di Meo, A. Perucatti, S. Floriot, H. Hayes, L. Schibler, D. Incarnato, D. Di Berardino,
J. Williams, E. Cribiu, A. Eggen, L. Iannuzzi - An extended river buffalo (Bubalus
bubalis, 2n=50) cytogenetic map: assignment of 68 new autosomal loci by FISHmapping and R-banding, and comparative mapping with human chromosomes
13.35-15.00: Lunch, poster vision and commercial exhibitions
15.00-15.50: Session VI – Avian Cytogenetics
A. Krasikova, chairperson
15.00-15.35: Lecture – M. Völker, B. M. Skinner, H. G. Tempest, D. K. Griffin - Evolution of the
avian genome as revealed by molecular cytogenetics
15.35-15.50: B. M. Skinner, M. Völker, G. L. Fonseka, M. Ellis, D. K. Griffin - Nuclear (genome)
organisation and comparative genomics in birds
15.50-16.20: Coffee break, poster vision and commercial exhibitions
16.20-18.00: Session VII – Cytogenetics of the Reproduction
A. Pinton, E. Slota, chairpersons
16.20-17.00: Lecture - W.A. King – Sex chromosomes and male and female embryo development.
17.00-17.35: Lecture – D. Di Berardino - Cytogenetics of reproduction
17.35-17.50: A. Pinton, N. Bonnet, A. Calgaro, S. Ferchaud, B. Billoux, V. Bacquié, N. Mary, A.
Bonnet-Garnier, M. Yerle and A. Ducos - Familial meiotic segregation analysis of a
t(13 ;17) Robertsonian translocation in pigs
17.50-18.05: K. Massip, H. Berland, N. Bonnet, A. Calgaro, S. Billoux, V. Baquié, N. Mary, A. BonnetGarnier, A. Ducos, M. Yerle, A. Pinton - Study of inter- and intra-individual variation
of meiotic segregation patterns in t(3;15)(q27;q13) boars.
18.05-18.20: J. Sosnowski, L. Migalska, A. Lukaszewicz, M. Wojnowska, A.Pienkowska-Schelling,
Z. Polanski - MLH1 foci as an evidence of recombination events between B
chromosomes in Chinese raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides procyonoides)
and red fox (Vulpes vulpes)*
Social dinner (Best Western Parc Hotel – Casa Doina)
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Session VIII - Fish Cytogenetics
S. Salvadori, E. Olmo, chairpersons
Lecture - E. Pisano, C. Ozouf-Costaz, F. Foresti, B.G. Kapoor (eds) - An overview of the
ongoing research in fish cytogenetics
M. Völker, P. Ráb, H. Kullmann - A comprehensive compendium of chaotic killifish
9.50-10.05: C. Ozouf-Costaz, O. Coriton, H. D’Cotta, A. Cnaani, J. P. Coutanceau, C. Bonillo, E.
Pepey, T. Kocher, J. F. Baroiller - Chromosomal localisation of sex-specific BACs and
of selected cDNAs identified by microdissection in two tilapia species, oreochromis
niloticus and oreochromis aureus
10.05-10.20: A. K. Hett, L. Sola, M. Nirchio, A. R. Rossi - Mugilidae: towards a cytogenomic
10.20-10.35: E.Coluccia, A.M. Deiana, R. Cannas, G. Pichiri, S. Salvadori Karyotype
characterization and comparison in moray eels (Anguilliformes, Muraenidae)
10.35-11.05: coffee break, poster vision and commercial exhibitions
11.05-11.40: Session IX – Cytogenetics and Ecotoxicology
L. Iannuzzi, chairperson
11.05-11.40: Lecture – L. Migliore - Cytogenetic endpoints for the detection of genotoxic effects in
animal cells
11.40-13.00: - Poster session 1 (from P1 to P25)
R. Brunner, A. Rodriguez, chairpersons
Lunch and commercial exhibitions
14.30-16.00: Poster session 2 (from P26 to P55)
M.J. Collares-Pereira, C. Shelling, chairpersons
16.00-16.30: Awards for the best four oral communications and six posters
16.30-16.45: Conclusions and closing remarks
16.45-17.15: Coffee break and “la revedere” to the 19th ICACGM in Krakow, Poland, 2010
(E. Slota, chairman)
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Trip to Sinaia and Bran (visit to Peles and Dracula castles with guide and lunch).