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Session Overview
Location: HS 14
ZHG -- Lecture Hall 14
Date: Monday, 18/Mar/2019
10:00am
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10:30am
WE: Welcome Session
Location: HS 14
Chair: Michael W Pfaffl, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Chair: Stephen Andrew Bustin, Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom
10:30am
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12:30pm
NGB: Next Generation Biomarkers
Location: HS 14
Chair: Michael W Pfaffl, Technical University of Munich, Germany
 

Towards a Universal Diagnostic Test for Infection Using Rapid Nanopore Metagenomics

Justin O'Grady

Quadram Insitute Bioscience, United Kingdom



MRNA As A Forensic Target - A Bridge Too Far?

Stephen Andrew Bustin

Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom



HTPathwaySeq, a Novel Application for High-throughput RNA Sequencing Based Pathway Phenotyping

Pieter Mestdagh, Tom Maes, Manuel Luypaert, Nele Nys, Gert Van Peer, Ariane De Ganck, Carolina Fierro, Jan Hellemans, Jo Vandesompele

Biogazelle, Belgium



Expression Data Integration: Advancing Immuno-Oncology Target Discovery

Frank Staubli, Jana Sponarova, Stefan Bleuler, Philip Zimmermann

Nebion AG, Switzerland

2:00pm
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6:00pm
SC&MG: Single-Cell & Micro-Genomics
Location: HS 14
Chair: Mikael Kubista, TATAA Biocenter AB, Sweden
Chair: David Ruff, Mission Bio, Inc., United States of America
 

Spatial Transcriptomics - Bridging Histology and RNA Sequencing

Michaela Asp

KTH Royal Institute of Technology,Science for Life Laboratory,, Sweden



Spatial Analysis Of Transcriptome And Proteome During Early Development

Radek Sindelka, Pavel Abaffy, Ravindra Naraine, Mikael Kubista

Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Republic



High-throughput Single-cell Targeted DNA Sequencing from Tumor and Metastatic Samples Reveal Spatial Resolution of Evolutionary Trajectory Routes to Clonal Propagation

David Ruff

Mission Bio, Inc., United States of America



Using Single-cell Transcriptomics To Decipher The Formation Of Blood Stem Cells.

Christophe Lancrin

EMBL, Italy



Single-cell Genomics – Are We There Yet?

Malte Paulsen, Diana Ordonez, Bianka Baying, Dinko Pavlinic, Jonathan Landry, Vladimir Benes

EMBL, Germany, Flow Cytometry Core Facility, Genomics Core Facility



Tailoring scRNA-seq to Meet the Challenges of Primary Cytotoxic T-cells

Kristiyan Kanev1, Patrick Roelli1,3, Ming Wu1, Christine Wurmser2, Mauro Delorenzi3, Michael Pfaffl1, Dietmar Zehn1

1: Division of Animal Physiology and Immunology, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, 85354 Freising, Germany; 2: Division of Animal Breeding, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, 85354 Freising, Germany; 3: BCF, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Lausanne 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland



A Deep Dive Into Single Cell RNA Sequencing Data

Patrick Rölli1, Kristiyan Kanev1, Delorenzi Mauro2, Zehn Dietmar1

1: TUM, Germany; 2: SIB, Switzerland

Date: Tuesday, 19/Mar/2019
8:30am
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12:30pm
dPCR: digital PCR
Location: HS 14
Chair: Jim Huggett, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Chair: Afif Abdel Nour, Universite Saint Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)
 

Biometrology, What Is It And What Could It Mean For Biomolecular Research?

Jim Huggett

University of Surrey, United Kingdom



Molecular Characterization By ddPCR Of In Vitro Differentiated Oocyte-like Cells From Oogonial Stem Cells

Erica Silvestris, Paola Cafforio, Stella D'Oronzo, Claudia Felici, Francesco Silvestris, Giuseppe Loverro

University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy



Higher Order Multiplexing Using Digital PCR for CRISPR Gene Edit Validation

Alexandra Sarah Whale

LGC, United Kingdom



Serial Flow Digital Droplet PCR, a New Paradigm!

Chris Perkins

Dropworks, Inc., United States of America



Eight Years Later This Is What Digital PCR Offered To Science

Afif Abdel Nour

The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon



Highly Multiplexed Detection of GMOs in Food Samples by Crystal Digital PCR

Katharina Lührig1, Caroline Charky2, Maximilian Neugebauer1, Heike Ziebarth1, Kornelia Berghof-Jäger1

1: BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH, Germany; 2: Stilla Technologies, France



Resolving Translational Oncology Research Challenges with NanoString Direct Digital Gene Expression Analysis.

Christoph König

Nanostring Technologies, United Kingdom

2:00pm
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6:00pm
AMDx1: Advanced Molecular Diagnostics 1
Location: HS 14
Chair: Carl T Wittwer, University of Utah, United States of America
Chair: Mikael Kubista, TATAA Biocenter AB, Sweden
 

Rapid qPCR and the Future of Molecular Diagnostics

Carl T Wittwer

University of Utah, United States of America



Impact of Endogenous and Exogenous Alterations of Glucocorticoids on the Derangement of Clock-related Genes in Peripheral Mononuclear Cells

Mary Anna Venneri

Sapienza University of Rome, Italy



SD DNA Polymerase: A New Tool for Variety of Molecular Biology Applications

Konstantin Ignatov, Andreas Kirsten, Vladimir Kramarov, Ferdinand Holzinger, Sergey Kovalenko

Bioron, Germany



Methylation Sensitive High Resolution Melting; A Sensitive And Specific Method For High-Throughput Assessment Of Methylation.

Massimo Santoro

IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Italy



Two-Tailed Quantitative PCR for Precison Diagnostics

Mikael Kubista1,2, Robert Sjöback1, Andrei Herdean1, Peter Androvic2, Lukas Valihrach2

1: TATAA Biocenter AB, Sweden; 2: Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Academy of Sciences



Precision Liquid Biopsy Based Nucleic Acid Based Molecular Diagnostics Powered by Xenonucleic Acids

Michael Joseph Powell

DiaCarta, Inc., United States of America



Multiplex xMAP Technology for a Complex Detection of Pathogenic Agents Significant for the Protection of Human and Animal Health

Pavlina Jelinkova, Petr Kralik

Veterinary research institute/Brno, Czech Republic

Date: Wednesday, 20/Mar/2019
9:00am
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10:30am
MULTI1: Multi-Omics 1
Location: HS 14
Chair: Justin O'Grady, Quadram Insitute Bioscience, United Kingdom
 

The End of Medicine as we know it.

Harald H.H.W. Schmidt

Department of Pharmacology and Personalised Medicine, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands



Precision Medicine beyond Cancer: Why We Need New Multi-Omics Driven Definitions for Health & Disease

Thomas Wilckens

InnVentis Ltd, Germany



Circulating miRNAs as Potential Biomarkers

Tim Kacprowski

Technical University of Munich, Germany

11:00am
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12:30pm
MULTI2: Multi-Omics 2
Location: HS 14
Chair: Michael W Pfaffl, Technical University of Munich, Germany
 

Systems Medicine - or - What I learned about Arnold Schwarzenegger while studying breast cancer survival.

Jan Baumbach

Technical University of Munich, Germany



From Next Generation Sequencing to Next Generation Biomarkers: How Adaptive Focused Acoustics® is Transforming High-throughput Biology and Multi-omics Analyses

Nicolas Autret

Covaris, United Kingdom



Finding Signatures, Fingerprints and Prognostic Biomarkers in Large Biomedical Datasets: Computational and visual Approaches.

Andrej-Nikolai Spiess

UKE Hamburg, Germany

2:00pm
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4:00pm
AMDx2: Advanced Molecular Diagnostics 2
Location: HS 14
Chair: John Mackay, dnature Diagnostics & Research Ltd, New Zealand
 

“Saving The Bees Is Burning Down The House” - Triplex qPCR Using Dual-Target Assays For The Highly Pathogenic Bacteria American Foulbrood, Using Novel eDNA Methods.

John Mackay, Tammy Waters

dnature diagnostics & research Ltd, Gisborne, New Zealand



A Portable, Accurate, and Cost-Effective Strategy for Rapid On-Site Authentication and Characterization of Commercially Important Species and Pathogens Using Bio Molecular Systems’ MIC qPCR Cycler

Jesus Aquiles Sanchez, Lawrence Wangh

Thermagenix, Inc, Natick, Massachusetts, United States of America



Development Of An Event-Specific qPCR Method For Detection Of Genetically Modified Alfalfa

Patrick Guertler1, Lutz Grohmann2, Heike Naumann3, Melanie Pavlovic1, Ulrich Busch1

1: Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, Germany; 2: Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety, Germany; 3: Lower Saxony State Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety, Germany



MyPOLS Biotec: Shaping DNA Polymerases For Your Needs

Moritz Welter1,2, Andreas Marx2, Ramon Kranaster1

1: myPOLS Biotec GmbH, Technologiezentrum Konstanz, Blarerstraße 56, 78462 Konstanz, Germany; 2: Chair of Organic Chemistry / Cellular Chemistry, University of Konstanz, Universitätsstraße 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany

4:00pm
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4:30pm
FW: Farewell Session
Location: HS 14
Chair: Michael W Pfaffl, Technical University of Munich, Germany

 
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