Programme for 96th SSBC meeting announced

The programme for the 96th Scottish Skin Biology Club meeting being held on Thursday 14th December in the Department of Dermatology (Level 8) at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee is here! All presenting authors are listed below.

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10:00 10:40 Coffee and registration
10:40 11:00 Business meeting
11:00 11:15 Carol McMenemy : Stratifin friend or foe (David Greenhalgh, Glasgow)
11:15 11:30 Alessia Baseggio Conrado: The antioxidant activity of hypotaurine against UVR-induced oxidative damage in keratinocytes (Vicky McGuire/Sally Ibbotson, Dundee)
11:30 11:45 Martina Elias: Candidate gene testing in skin organotypic models (Sara Brown, Dundee)
11:45 12:00 Ahmad Albuloushi: Beta-gap junction mutations associated with epidermal hyperplasia disrupt intracellular components (Patricia Martin, Glasgow)
12:00 13:00 Prof. Edel O’Toole: Type VII collagen, skin fragility and skin cancer
13:00 13:45 Lunch
13:45 14:00 Jean-Yu Choi: Investigating pirfenidone-induced phototoxicity (Vicky McGuire/Sally Ibbotson, Dundee)
14:00 14:15 Richard Weller: Nitric oxide drives differentiation of naïve T cells to T regulatory cells (Edinburgh)
14:15 14:30 Li Dong: hDlg controls trafficking of gap junction protein Cx43 in healing wounds (Sheila Graham, Glasgow)
14:30 14:45 Catriona Harkins: Evolution and adaptation in Staphylococcus aureus (Dundee)
14:45 15:00 Wrapping up/final comments​

Registration costs are £15 per person for SSBC members (membership is £10) to be paid on the day in cash or by cheque.

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