Most of the photographs below have been kindly provided by Yelyzaveta Zabenko, with thanks from the organisers of SMPBP-2017

 

Monday 18 September 2017

3rd Annual International School in Biomedical Sciences for undergraduate, MSc, PhD students, and young researchers “Cell Function in Health and Disease”

Educational and Scientific Centre “Institute of Biology and Medicine”, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

 

Professor J.D. Wood (The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA) welcomes participants of the 3rd International School in Biomedical Sciences

 

Professor H.C. Parkington (Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia) talks with the students about human pregnancy and some of its problems

 

Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine

Visiting research laboratories

 

Professor D.J. Beech (Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds, UK) discusses with the students their future careers in biomedical science

 

Welcome Reception at the Institute of Continuing Education, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Professor A.V. Zholos (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv) talks about "The Smoothies" headed by Professor Thomas B. Bolton at the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London, UK.

 

Student concert

 

Third Kyiv International Symposium Smooth Muscles Physiology, Biophysics & Pharmacology:
from genes and molecules to functions, disorders and their novel treatment opportunities

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Institute of Continuing Education, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Pro-Rector (Science work) Professor V.S. Martynyuk speaks at the Opening Ceremony of SMPBP-2017

At the Institute of Continuing Education, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

 

Professor T.V. Beregova: Gastrointestinal motility and secretion under conditions of dysbacteriosis
ESC “Institute of Biology and Medicine”, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine

Professor A.I. Soloviev: RNAi technique for vascular malfunction therapy in arterial hypertension and diabetes: Fact of fancy?
Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

 

Professor H.C. Parkington: The contribution of potassium channels in uterine smooth muscle to dysfunctional labour in obese and older women
Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia


Professor Y.M. Shuba: Synergistic enhancement of cholinergic bladder contractility in rat model of type I diabetes complicated by cystitis: contribution of neurotransmitter-degrading ectoenzymes
O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr B.R. Sharopov: Capsaicin- and heat-activated ion channel TRPV1 in the urinary bladder is expressed in the afferent fibers but not in detrusor myocytes
O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv, Ukraine

Professor T.B. Bolton: Evolution of our understanding of the cation current in intestinal smooth muscle
St George’s University of London, London, UK

Professor D.J. Beech: Piezo1 channels - critical force sensors in the vasculature
Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, England, UK

Professor A.V. Zholos: The cold and menthol receptor TRPM8 and its functions in the vasculature
ESC “Institute of Biology and Medicine”, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Professor I. So: TRPC4 as a molecular candidate for mIcat in visceral smooth muscle cells
Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Dr J. Myeong: Dual action of the Gαq-PLCβ-PI(4,5)P2 pathway on TRPC1/4 and TRPC1/5 heterotetramers
Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

J. Ko: Regulation of TRPC4, TRPC5 homotetrameric and TRPC1/4, C1/5 heterotetrameric channel activity by PI(4,5)P2 hydrolysis
Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Dr O. Povstyan: KV7.4 channels regulation by PIP2 and G-protein βγ subunits
St George’s University of London, London, UK

Dr I. Kizub: The unique features of TRPV4 channels regulation in pulmonary vasculature
ESC “Institute of Biology and Medicine”, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine

Audience

During Poster Session

 

Wednesday 20 September 2017

O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

At the Conference Hall of the O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology

Professor O.A. Krishtal: Acid-sensing ionic channels: ubiquitous but still mysterious
O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Professor J.D. Wood: Gastrointestinal propulsion, the brain-in-the-gut and smooth muscle work together
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Professor N.V. Voitenko: Mechanisms of chronic pain in the spinal cord injury-induced muscle spasticity
O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr G.M. Tolstanova: The brain-gut interaction in Parkinson’s disease
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr V. Zagorodnyuk: Role of primary afferent neurons in obstruction-induced bladder overactivity
Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Dr K.O. Drachuk: H2S donor (NAHS) restores endothelium-dependent relaxation of smooth muscles in old rats
O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr A. Sytenko, MD: Intracavernous injections of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells restore phosphatase activity of cavernous tissue in male streptozotocin-diabetic rats
SI “Institute of Urology”, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr O.A. Shkrabak: Effects of calixarenes on the energy-dependent cations transporting systems in the smooth muscles and ATP hydrolysis
O.V. Palladin Institute of Biochemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Professor P.V. Belan: Calcium-dependent hippocalcin signaling in autosomal recessive dystonia
O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr O. Boldyriev: Regulation of LVA calcium channels expression in rat brain through ontogenesis
Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr B. Manko: Assessing mitochondrial bioenergetics in live cells: when maximum is not enough
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Lviv, Ukraine

Dr H. Mazur: Effect of CsA on the respiration of rats permeabilized hepatocytes in media with different concentrations of Сa2+
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Lviv, Ukraine

Questions and discussions

 

At the 3rd International School in Biomedical Sciences

Professor D.J. Beech: Writing a scientific paper
Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds, UK

Presentation of the best-poster awards from The Physiological Society (UK) to the participants of the 3rd Annual International School in Biomedical Sciences

 

Night at the National Opera of Ukraine

 

Thursday 21 September 2017

Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University

Dean of the Faculty of Biology Dr A.I. Poruchinskyy adresses SMPBP-2017 participants in Lutsk, Ukraine

Dr H.A. Coleman: Maternal obesity results in impaired brain function in the offspring by mechanisms involving electrical hyperactivity
Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Dr A. Sytenko, MD: Future of pharmacotherapy in erectile dysfunction
SI “Institute of Urology”, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Professor A.G. Morenko: Induced synchronisation/desynchronisation of EEG during termination and switching of motor programs of manual movements in men
Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University, Lutsk, Ukraine

Visiting museum of Lesya Ukrainka

Visiting Lutsk Castle