ECS online Meetings

in 2020 and 2021, due to the covid-19 situation, the ecs and junior ecs organized some online alternatives for the cancelled cork 2020 meeting.


jECS Online Meeting

“Calcium research across kingdoms”

October 5th, 2023

10AM - 5PM CET

The meeting is held on Google Meet Platform.

ECS/FWO-CaSign pre-General Assembly Symposium

“Calcium in Physiology & Disease – New technology New Insights”

April 26th, 2023

1:30 PM CET

The meeting is held on Google Meet Platform.  The link is mentioned in the newsletter from March, sent out March 20th.


1,2,3,5,6 (20 +5 mins), 4,7 (10 + 2.5 mins).

Sesssion 1. Chair: Llew Roderick, KULeuven


Bradley Launikonis

School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

Ca2+ Movements and Heat Generation in Resting Muscle


Robert Campbell

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Beyond GCaMP: New high-performance calcium ion biosensors for the fluorescence imaging toolbox


Leo Sacconi

Institute of Clinical Physiology (IFC) - CNR, Florence, Italy

Optogenetic Characterization of Transverse-Tubular Membrane Excitability in Intact Cardiac Myocytes


JECS short presentation

Elena Berezhnaya (Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

MICU2 Loss is Associated with Altered Mitochondrial Calcium Signaling in the Nervous System during Development


Break (15 mins)


Session 2. Chair: Luc Leybaert, UGhent.


Osama Harraz

Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Vermont, USA

May the force be with you: Piezo1 and cerebral blood flow control / affiliation:


Shanna Hamilton

Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA

ER Stress and Cardiac Arrhythmia


JECS short presentation

Macarena Pozo-Morales (Université Libre De Bruxelles (ULB), IRIBHM, Anderlecht, Belgium)

Calcium-based regulation of starvation-induced hepatic steatosis in the zebrafish liver

2nd Junior ECS Online Meeting, 2021

The meeting took place November 23-24

ECS mini-symposium, December 15th, 2020

“Frontiers in Ca2+ signaling”

ECS Mini-Symposium
Dedicated to the memory of Sir Michael Berridge and of Annette Draeger
Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
Organizing team: Geert Bultynck, Jan Parys, Tim Vervliet, Fernanda de Oliveira Lemos, Martijn Kerkhofs, and Nicolas Rosa (Leuven, Belgium).
With the appreciated technical assistance from Martin Bootman, Emily Coode and Malene Brohus.

1st junior ECS online meeting, 2020