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Summer Camp

NAVBO Summer Camp

Online Event:
An Introduction and Overview of Vascular Biology



We encourage graduate and undergraduate students, postdocs and anyone interested in the field of vascular biology to register.  

Registration is free


June 22, 2020 – 1:00pm to 4:00pmET


Organized by Ondine Cleaver and Courtney Griffin 

Mammalian studies in vasculogenesis and blood vessel tubulogenesis
- Ondine Cleaver, UT Southwestern Medical Center
How angiogenesis expands a primitive vascular network
- Courtney Griffin, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Vascular maturation during development
- Amber Stratman, Washington University at St. Louis 

June 24, 2020 – 1:00pm to 4:00pmET


Organized by Anne Eichmann and Stefania Nicoli, Yale School of Medicine

Signaling of endothelial specification
- Karen Hirschi, Yale School of Medicine
Post-transcriptional regulation in vascular development
- Stefania Nicoli, Yale School of Medicine
Sprouting angiogenesis and endothelial barrier function
- Anne Eichmann, Yale School of Medicine

June 29, 2020 – 1:00pm to 4:00pmET

Bioengineering and Matrix Biology

Organized by Michelle Bendeck and A. Wayne Orr

Smooth muscle and matrix interactions in atherosclerosis
- Michelle Bendeck, University of Toronto
Endothelial shear stress signaling
- A. Wayne Orr, Louisiana State University Health Science Center – Shreveport
Matrix-mediated mechanotransduction in aortic aneurysms
- Hiromi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba, Japan 

June 30, 2020 – 1:00pm to 3:00pmET

Grant Writing Workshop

Organized and Facilitated by Mary Wallingford, Tufts University Medical Center

July 1, 2020 – 1:00pm to 4:00pmET


Organized by Masanori Aikawa and Bill Muller

Endothelial Cells and the Inflammatory Response
- Bill Muller, Northwestern University
Resolution of Inflammation
- Gabrielle Fredman, Albany Medical College
Inflammation in Atherosclerosis
- Masanori Aikawa, Brigham and Women's Hospital


Attendees will also have the opportunity to also present within the sessions.

Submit your abstract