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Pexieder Award

Delivered to the best abstract submitter at the Annual Meeting of the Working Group on Development Anatomy and Pathology

This award had been named in tribute to Tomas Pexieder, founder and first Co-Chairman of the Working Group on Development Anatomy and Pathology, formerly named "Embryology and Teratology".

Discover Professor Tomas Pexieder's biography!



AWARD 2015

Delivered during the Amsterdam Cardiovascular Development Meeting 2015, Netherlands

Two awards for oral presentation:

 Mayyasa Rammah

Abstract: Dissecting the regulatory circuitry of complementary progenitor cell contributions to the arterial pole of the heart

Mayyasa Rammah, Magali Théveniau-Ruissy, Francesca Rochais and Robert G Kelly

Aix-Marseille University, Developmental Biology Institute of Marseilles, CNRS UMR7288, 13288, Marseilles, France

 Frédéric Laurent

Abstract: The HAND2 Cistrome in Mouse Embryonic Hearts Identifies its Target Genes During Endothelial-Mesenchymal Transition in the Atrioventricular Canal

Frédéric Laurent(1), Javier Lopez-Rios(1), Marco Osterwalder(1,2) Iros Barozzi2, Dario Speziale(1), Jennifer Akiyama(2), Joy Lincoln(3), Axel Visel(2) Aimée Zuniga(1) and Rolf Zeller(1)

(1)Developmental Genetics, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, CH- 4058 Basel, Switzerland

(2)Genomics Division, MS 84-171, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
(3)Center for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA

One award for poster presentation:

Ghislaine Lioux

Abstract: Clonal analysis unravels the Second Heart Field as a source of epicardial-like cells

Lioux G., Temiño S., Torres M.

Cardiovascular Developmental Biology and Repair Department, CNIC, Melchor Fernández Almagro, 3 (28029) Madrid, Spain

To read more, access the Abstract Book of the Meeting

Abstract book 2015

Previous awardees

  • Jan Buikema, Leiden (2013)
  • Alberto Briones-Leon, Newcastle (2012)
  • Nadia Mercader, Madrid (2011)
  • Karim Mesbah, Marseilles (2010)
  • Ross Breckenridge, London (2009)
  • Chiann-Mun Chen, Oxford (2008)
  • Jorg Manner (1998)
  • Diego Franco, Amsterdam (1996)