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Inflammatory cells in a healing wound (red and blue). The green cells have undergone apoptsis. Mouse skin.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Keratinized mouse skin.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Inflammatory cells (blue) entering a mouse skin wound near to a blood vessel. Apoptotic cells are stained green.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Human endothelial cells exposed to BMP sprouting in fibrin matrix. Actin cytoskeleton in depth encoded colors.
Lauren Saunders (Bautch Lab)


October 30-November 3, 2016 | Boston, MA

IVMB 2016 web RGBThis meeting will provide a forum for investigators and trainees from around the world to share and exchange ideas related to cutting edge research in vascular biology. The meeting is organized around four themes: Diseases, Cells and Vascular Beds, Cellular Processes, and Emerging Topics. With the help of a distinguished International Scientific Program Committee, a broad range of topics in each theme has been identified. Each session will feature two talks from internationally recognized experts and two short talks chosen from submitted abstracts. In addition to these sessions, the meeting will include plenary sessions and award lectures. Other features planned for the meeting include Meet the Professor Breakfasts, poster sessions, exhibit program, and career development sessions.  Go to the meeting web site.

Vasculata 2016 - Sweden/US

 August 15-18, 2016 | Uppsala and Philadelphia

Vasculata is an intense three-day course introducing the basics of cardiovascular biology in context with the cutting edge of the impact of new approaches to our ability to treat the most common causes of human disease in our society.

Vasculata combines seminars, a self-teaching program and workshops to provide attendees with a unique learning experience in a field not covered in text books or even by courses in most universities.

This year's Vasculata will take place in Uppsala, Sweden with live broadcasts to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  Both locations will have workshops and there will be a poster session in Philadelphia. Organizers are Christer Betsholtz (Uppsala University) and Mark Kahn (University of Pennsylvania).

Save the Date – Lymphatic Forum 2017

June 8-10, 2017 | Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


Lymphatic Forum 2017, a conference co-sponsored by NAVBO and the Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) to be held at Northwestern University, will focus on the lymphatic system. The meeting is being organized by Jan Kitajewski, University of Illinois Chicago; Guillermo Oliver, Northwestern University; William Repicci, LE&RN; Stanley Rockson, Stanford University and David Zawieja,Texas A&M Health Science Center.  More information is available here.



Drs. Dejana & Bergers
2016 Meritorious Awards


A. Wayne Orr, Ph.D.
LSU Health Science Center Shreveport

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