Wednesday, September 09, 2009


Registration - Didactic Congress Center,
Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum,
Lazarza 16 St., Krakow


Opening ceremony at the President of the City of Krakow – Plac Wszystkich Swietych 3/4, Krakow


Welcoming state reception - as above


End of the reception

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Breakfast at the hotels

Accompanying persons programme

8:15 – 9:15

Keynote lecture 1:

Emerging diseases of pigs
Joaquim Segales, Barcelona, Spain

9:15 – 9:30

Family photo

9:30 – 10:30

Session 1 A
Tumour Pathology 1/P
Poster seminar tour

See attachment

Session 2 B
Naturally-Occurring Diseases
Poster seminar tour

See attachment

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 – 12:30

Session 3 A
Tumour Pathology 1/O

Oral presentations

Session 4 B
Pig Pathology

Oral presentations
10:45 1.Comparison of three different
   grading systems in canine
   perivascular wall tumours -
   Avallone Giancarlo,
   Rebughini Alice, Stefanello
   Damiano, Roccabianca Paola
1.Detection of MSG1 and
   HspA1 surface antigens of
   Mycoplasma suis by
   immunoelectronmicroscopy -
   Aupperle Heike, Hölzle
   Katharina, HöLzle Ludwig,
   Ritzmann Mathias, Heinritzi
   Karl, Wittenbrink Max M.,
   Schoon Heinz-Adolf

   expression of VEGF, Flk1
   and CTGF in canine    perivascular wall tumours -
   Avallone Giancarlo,
   Rebughini Alice, Stefanello    Damiano, Roccabianca Paola

2.Evaluation of apoptotic
   phenomenon and the
   expression of
   proinflammatory cytokines
   in tonsil of pigs infected
   with a European PRRSV field
   isolate - Inmaculada
   Barranco, Jaime Gómez-
   Laguna, Irene Magdalena
   Rodríguez-Gómez, Francisco
   Javier Salguero, Francisco
   José Pallarés, Antonio
   Bernabé, Librado Carrasco
11:15 3.Canine gastrointestinal
   stromal tumours:
   morphologic and
   immunologic study - Anne
   Girard-Luc, Sophie Chateau-
   Joubert, Marie Lagadic,
   Florence Bernex
3.GP5 and M proteins of
   PRRSV could be related to
   inflammatory responses -
   Galindo-Cardiel Iván, Díaz
   Iván, Ganges Llilianne,
   Pujols Joan, Darwich Laila,
   Gimeno Mariona,Mateu Enric
11:30 4.Expression of claudin-1 in a
   canine perineurioma -
   Cornelis Ine, Chiers Koen,
   Kramer Martin, Ducatelle
   Richard, D’Herde Katharina,
   Van Ham Luc
4.Modulation of the pulmonary
   immune response by
   cytokines expression in
   PRRS -Gómez-Laguna
Jaime,Barranco Inmaculada,
   Rodríguez-Gómez Irene
   Magdalena, Salguero
   Francisco Javier, Pallarés
   Francisco José, Ahumada
   Pamela, Carrasco Librado
11:45 5.Global gene expression of
   metastatic canine mammary
   tumours versus non-
   neoplastic gland of the same
   dogs - Klopfleisch Robert,
   Lenze Dido, Hummel
   Michael, Gruber, Achim D.
5.Proinflammatory cytokines
   expression in PPRRSV
   infection: paracrine
   synthesis and correlation
   with lung lesion extent -
   Irene Magdalena
    Rodríguez Gómez
, Jaime
   Gómez Laguna, Inmaculada
   Barranco, Francisco Javier
   Salguero, Francisco José
   Pallarés, Antonio Bernabé,
   Librado Carrasco

6.Hemangiopericytoma in dog:
   an endangered species?
   Ultrastructural study of
   canine cutaneous
   perivascular tumour -
   Palmieri Chiara, Cimini
   Maria, Avallone Giancarlo,
   Roccabianka Paola, Damiano
   Stefanello, Della Salda

6.Reduced expression of
  intestinal p-glycoprotein
  following ingestion of
  Deoxynivalenol (DON)
  contaminated feed in pigs -
  Van der Heyden Sara,
  Goossens Joline,
  Vandenbroucke Virginie,
  Vercauteren Griet, Chiers
  Koen, Pasmans Frank,
  Haesebrouck Freddy, De
  Backer Patrick, Croubels
  Siska, Ducatelle Richard


7.Bovine papillomavirus E7
  oncoprotein expression and
  its colocalization with E5 in
  naturally occurring
  carcinomas of the urinary
  bladder in cattle - Ana R.
  Resendes, Giuseppe
  Borzacchiello, Sante Roperto,
  Franco Roperto

7.Development of
  immunohistochemistry for
  Lawsonia intracellularis

  detection in formalin-fixed
  tissues from pigs - Anna
  Szczotka, Maria Szczotka

12:30 – 13:45

Buffet light lunch at the venue

13:45 – 14:45

Session 5 A
Tumour Pathology 2/P
Poster seminar tour

See attachment

Session 6 B

Poster seminar tour

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14:45 – 15:45

Keynote lecture 2

Influenza and emerging viral diseases of swine
Kelly Lager, Ames, Iowa, USA

15.45 – 16.00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30

Session 7 A
Tumour Pathology 2/O

Oral presentations

Session 8 B
Viral Pathogenesis

Oral presentations
16:00 1.Morphological and
   characterization of malignant
   lymphoma in pet rabbits -
   Wolf v. Bomhard, Jana M.
   Ritter, Matti Kiupel
1.Avian influenza specific
   receptors expressed in the
   respiratory and
   gastrointestinal system from
   chickens, turkeys, ostriches,
   patridge, ducks and quail -
   Chaves Aida J., Ramis
   Antonio, Valle Rosa, Darji
   Ayub, Majò Natalia
16:15 2.Detection of clonality in
   feline T cell lymphomas -
   Fischer Ulrike, Hecht Werner,
   Reinacher Manfred
2.Comparison of inflammatory
   responses and apoptosis in    the brain of Theiler’s murine
   encephalomyelitis virus-
   infected SJL/J and C57BL/6
   mice - Klein Stephanie,
   Kummerfeld Maren, Ulrich
   Reiner, Gerhauser Ingo,
   Baumgärtner Wolfgang,
   Beineke Andreas
16:30 3.Immunohistochemistry for
   anti-apoptotic proteins mcl-1
   and bcl-x in canine normal
   tissues and lymphoma
   samples - Zeller Sarah,
   Keller Stefan, Schade
   Benjamin, Keller Barbara,
   Brugnera Enrico, Guscetti
3.The role of M1 protein in the
   acute infection of wood mice
   with MHV-68 (Murid
   herpesvirus 4) - Papoula-
   Pereira Rita
, Leeming Gail,
   Hughes David, Sample Jeff
   T., Dutia Bernadette,
   Stewart James P., Kipar
16:45 4.Cytological, histological and
   correlation in lymphoma of
   carnivores - Soare Teodoru,
   Aleksic-Kovacevic Sanja,
   Dinescu Georgeta, Ciobotaru
   Emilia, Ionascu Iuliana,
   Militaru Manuella
4.FcgReceptors (FcgRs) and
   autoimmunity: a study on
   different combinations of
   FcgRs-deficient mice -
   Salvatori Daniela, Claassen
   Jill, Maas Saskia, Kuiper
   Raoul, de Heer Emile, Prins
   Jan-Bas,  Verbeek Sjef*
17:00 5.Clonal recombination of T-
   cell receptor γ V- and J-
   region variants in feline
   lymphomas - Weiss
   Alexander Th.A.
, Gruber
   Achim D.
5.Mouse model of influenza
   encephalopathy of childhood
   - Tanaka Tomohisa,
   Sunden Yuji, Ochiai Kenji,
   Sakoda Yoshihiro, Kida
   Hiroshi, Umemura Takashi


6.Identification of bovine
   dendritic cells phenotype
   and cytokine expression in
   cattle infected with BLV -
   Szczotka Maria, Kuzmak

6.Suppression of rabies virus
   propagation in mice brain by
   intracerebral immunization
   of inactivated virus - Sunden
   Yuji, Yano Shiori, Ochiai
   Kenji, Umemura Takashi

17:35 – 18:35

ECVP Annual General Assembly


Meeting of the ECVP

Friday, September 11, 2009

Breakfast at the hotels

Accompanying persons programme

8:15 – 9:15

Keynote lecture 3

Liver pathology - what's new and what's still true?
John Cullen, Raleigh, USA

9:15 – 10:15

Session 9 A
Infectious Diseases
Poster seminar tour

See attachment

Session 10 B
Fish Pathology and Others
Poster seminar tour

See attachment

10.15 – 10.30

Coffee break

10:30 – 11.30

Session 11 A
Dog and Cat Pathology

Oral presentations

Session 12 B
Fish Pathology

Oral presentations
10:30 1.Cardiac fibrosis in cats -
   Aupperle Heike, Baldauf
   Katrin, März Imke, Schoon
1.Investigation of common
   carp muscle maintenance in
   comparison with gills under
   toxicity of ferrous sulfate in
   acidic pH - Atef Yekta Ali,
   Naji Tahereh , Ghoroghi
   Ahmad, Nazemi Melika
10:45 2.Abdominal haemorrhage and
   exercise-associated deaths
   in grehounds - Bentall Hazel,
   Brown Peter J., Hetzel Udo,
   Payne Richard M., Richardson
   Carol, Smith Ken C.
2.Development of RNA-
   containing preparation for
   prophylaxis of herbivorous
   fish bacterial diseases -
   Asadchaya Raisa, Degtyarik
   Svetlana, Grebneva Alena
11:00 3.Arrhythmogenic right
   ventricular cardiomyopathy
   associated with sudden
   death in two Chinese
   Crested naked dog siblings -
   Karlstam Erika
3.Investigation of interior
   pituitary cell culture of
   Acipenser gueldenstaedtii
   produce growth hormone -
   Ghoroghi Ahmad, Nazami
   Melika, Atef Yekta Ali


4.Melamine induced canine
   nephrotoxicosis in Italy -
   Vascellari Marta, Cocchi
   Monia, Gallina Albino,
   Marchioro Wendy, Agnoletti
   Fabrizio, Angeletti Roberto,
   Mutinelli Franco

4.Pathogenesis of rainbow
   trout fry syndrome (RTFS) -
   Siwicki Andrzej, Szarek
   Józef, Kazuń Barbara,
   Głąbski Edward,
   Małaczewska Joanna,
   Terech-Majewska Elżbieta

11:30 – 12:30

Keynote lecture 4

A comparative approach to metastasis biology and therapy
Chand Khanna, Bethesda, USA

12:30 – 13:40

Buffet light lunch at the venue

13:40 – 14:35

Session 13 A
Infectious Diseases /

Poster seminar tour

See attachment

Session 14 B
Wild Animal Pathology
Poster seminar tour

See attachment

14:35– 15:50

Session 15 A

Diagnostic Pathology
Oral presentations

Session 16 B

Model Systems
Oral presentations
14:35 1.Sarcocystis in bovine
   eosinophilic myositis:
   contribution to the
   pathogenesis - Vangeel
   Lieve, Houf Kurt, Geldhof
   Peter, Nollet Heidi, De Preter
   Katleen, Vercruysse Jozef,
   Ducatelle Richard, Chiers
1.A comparison of student
   learning using microscopes
   and glass slides or digitised
   images - Brown Peter J.,
   Fews Debra
14:50 2.Detection of Leishmania
complex using in
   situ hybridization - Dinhopl
   Nora, Mostegl Meike M.,
   Richter Barbara,
   Weissenböck Herbert
2.Comparison of the pathology
   observed in lambs and adult
   sheep experimentally
   infected with Mycobacterium
   Paratuberculosis -
   Laetitia, Muñoz María,
   García-Pariente Carlos,
   Fuertes Miguel, Benavides
   Julio, González Jorge,
   Ferreras MªCarmen, Pérez
   Valentín, García Marín J.
15:05 3.Multifocal granulomatous
   panniculitis with ceroid
   pigment in two
   mediterranean striped
   dolphins (Stenella
): compatible
   with nutritional panniculitis -
   Soto Sara, Galindo-Cardiel
   Iván, Fondevila Dolors,
   González Beatriz, Gómez-
   Campos Encarna, Domingo
3.Pathogenesis of chronic
   gastritis in an animal model
   of non-pylori helicobacter
   infection - Flahou Bram,
   Kumar Smitha, Van Deun
   Kim, Vermoote Miet, Chiers
, Pasmans Frank,
   Haesebrouck Freddy,
   Ducatelle Richard
15:20 4.Emergence of a novel
   encephalitis and myositis in
   domestic pigeons
   transmitted by the Northern
   Goshawk - Olias Philipp,
   Lierz Michael, Hafez M.
   Hafez, Heydorn Alfred O.,
   Kohls Andrea, Mehlhorn
   Heinz, Gruber Achim D.
4.A non-traumatic porcine
   model of acute
   Staphylococcus aureus

   induced osteomyelitis -
   Jensen Henrik Elvang,
   Nielsen Ole Lerberg, Aalbæk
   Bent, Agerholm Jørgen
   Steen, Iburg Tine,
   Johannesson Eleonora,
   Møller Maiken, Johansen
   Louise Kruse, Jahn Line,
   Munk Liselotte, Leifsson Páll


5.Microsatellite genotyping and
   virulence assessment of
   Aspergillus fumigatus

   isolates from White Stork
   nestlings and their
   environment - Olias Philipp,
   Hafez M. Hafez, Lierz
   Michael, Jacobsen Ilse D.,
   Gruber Achim D.

5.Systematic expression
   analysis of porcine CFTR and
   CLCA1 – interacting partners
   in cystic fibrosis? -
   Mundhenk Lars, Plog
   Stephanie, Gruber Achim D.

15:50 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00

ESVP Annual General Assembly


Departure by buses from the Congress Centre to Salt Mine in Wieliczka: gala dinner


Shuttle buses from Wieliczka to the hotels


Last shuttle bus

Annual Meeting of the International Society of Veterinary Dermatopathology (ISVD)
& Joint Morning Educational Sessions with ESVP/ECVP

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Breakfast at the hotels

Accompanying persons programme

8:00 – 8:45

ISVD - registration

8:45 – 9:00

Annual Meeting of ISVD - opening of the session and orientation

8:45 – 10:45

1. Cardiac diseases of farmed fish. Case studies
    Trygve T. Poppe, Oslo, Norway
2. Virus infections of fish
    Sven Bergmann, Riems Germany

9:00 – 10:30

ISVD/ESVP/ECVP - mystery slide session
on dermatopathology – 1st part
(prepared and presented by ISVD)

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:15

ISVD/ESVP/ECVP - mystery slide session on dermatopathology – 2nd part
(prepared and presented by ISVD)

Workshop on fish pathology
Trygve T. Poppe,
Oslo, Norway

12:15 - 12:30

ESVP/ECVP Meeting - closing ceremony

12:15 – 13:30

ISVD buffet light lunch at the venue

12:30 – 13:30

ESVP/ECVP/PSLWMZ buffet light lunch at the venue

13:30 – 15:30

ISVD – State of the Art Lecture
The impact of animal papillomavirus research on the development of HPV vaccine. (Including early and recent studies on the role of PV in carcinogenesis in rabbits, cows and dogs as well as immunological responses to PVs)
Slawomir Majewski, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Warsaw School of Medicine, Poland

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00

ISVD – brief communications / lies of lesions
Lies of Lesions (short presentations comparing two similar dermatopathologic diseases and providing clues for making the correct histologic diagnosis).  Brief Communications (short presentations on new entities or unique cases). 

17:00 – 18:00



1. Joaquim Segales – Thursday: 8:15 – 9:15
   “Emerging diseases of pigs”
    Professor, Research Centre on Animal Health,
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,
    Autonomous University of Barcelona,
    08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain.

2. Kelly M. Lager – Thursday: 14:45 - 15:45
   "Research update on influenza and emerging viral diseases
    in swine at ARS' National Animal Disease Center"
    Veterinary Medical Officer,
    United States Department of Agriculture,
    Agricultural Research Service,
    National Animal Disease Center,
    Ames, Iowa, USA.

3. John Cullen – Friday: 8:15 – 9:15
   “Liver pathology - what's new and what's still true?”
    Professor of Veterinary Pathology,
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University,
    4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA.

4. Chand Khanna – Friday: 11:30 – 12:30
   “A comparative approach to metastasis biology and therapy
    Senior scientist, Head of the Tumor and Metastasis Biology Section,
    Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute,
    37 Convent Drive, Suite 2144,
    Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

5. Trygve T. Poppe - Saturday: 8:45 – 9:45; 11:00 – 12:15
   “Cardiac diseases of farmed fish Workshop with case studies
    Professor, Institute of Basal Sciences and Aquatic Medicine,
    Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, N-0033 Oslo, Norway.

6. Sven Bergmann – Saturday: 9:45 – 10:45;
   “Virus infections of fish”
    Research Scientist, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI),
    Federal Research Institute for Animal Health,
    17493 Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany.

7. Slawomir Majewski: ISVD  State of the Art Lecturer - Saturday: 13:30 - 15:30
  “The impact of animal papillomavirus research on the development of HPV vaccine”.
    Professor, head, Clinic of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.