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Session Overview
Location: HS 15
ZHG -- Lecture Hall 15
Date: Monday, 18/Mar/2019
2:00pm
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6:00pm
NGS-DA: NGS & NGS Data Analysis
Location: HS 15
Chair: Jo Vandesompele, Ghent University & Biogazelle, Belgium
Chair: David Langenberger, ecSeq Bioinformatics GmbH, Germany
 

RNA Atlas: A Nucleotide Resolution Map Of The Human Transcriptome

Lucia Lorenzi1, Francisco Avila Cobos1, Hua-Sheng Chiu2, Robrecht Cannoodt1, Tine Goovaerts1, Thomas Birkballe Hansen3, Pieter-Jan Volders1, Steve Gross4, Tom Taghon1, Karim Vermaelen1, Ken Bracke1, Jeroen Galle1, Jorgen Kjems3, Tim De Meyer1, Gary Schroth4, Pavel Sumazin2, Jo Vandesompele1, Pieter Mestdagh1

1: Ghent University, Belgium; 2: Baylor College of Medicine, US; 3: Aarhus University, Denmark; 4: Illumina, US



Getting More out of RNA-Seq Data: Transcriptomic Analysis of Ischemic Stroke

Peter Androvic1,3, Lukas Valihrach1, Denisa Kirdajova2, Martin Valny2, Miroslava Anderova2, Mikael Kubista1

1: Institute of Biotechnology CAS, Czech Republic; 2: Institute of Experimental Medicine CAS, Czech Republic; 3: Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic



Liquid Biopsies For Personalized Medicine: The Omiterc Project

Francesca Salvianti, Irene Mancini, Lisa Simi, Stefania Gelmini, Mario Pazzagli, Pamela Pinzani

University of Florence, Italy



Tiled Amplicons Panels in NGS-Based Genetic Testing

David Langenberger

ecSeq Bioinformatics GmbH, Germany



PCR Based Target Enrichment For Variant Confirmation, Gene Panels And Multiplex PCR Sample Tracking In A Whole Exome Sequencing Workflow

Frauke Coppieters1,2, Thalia Van Laethem3, Matthias De Smet1, Paul Coucke1,3, Kathleen Claes1,3, Elfride De Baere1,3, Björn Menten1,3, Jo Vandesompele2,3, Steve Lefever2,3

1: Center for Medical Genetics Ghent, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium; 2: pxlence bvba, Dendermonde, Belgium; 3: Center for Medical Genetics Ghent, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium



Handling of Spurious Molecular Species Dictates the Outcome of High-throughput 16S rRNA Gene Amplicon Profiling.

Sandra Reitmeier

ZIEL Institute for Food and Health, Core Facility Microbiome/NGS, Technical University of Munich, Freising, Germany



QC Measurements for Predicting Downstream NGS Success with FFPE and Circulating Cell-Free DNA Plasma Samples

Christopher D'Jamoos

Promega Corporation, 2800 Woods Hollow Rd. Madison, WI

Date: Tuesday, 19/Mar/2019
8:30am
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12:30pm
LB: Liquid Biopsy
Location: HS 15
Chair: Jo Vandesompele, Ghent University & Biogazelle, Belgium
Chair: Michael W Pfaffl, Technical University of Munich, Germany
 

Cell-Free Tumor DNA Analysis In Liquid Biopsy Using Ultrasensitive Sequencing

Anders Ståhlberg1,2

1: University of Gothenburg, Sweden; 2: Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden



Clinical Application of Liquid Profiling for Precision Medicine

Stefan Holdenrieder

German Heart Center Munich, Germany



Exploiting RNA in Liquid Biopsies for Precision Medicine Purposes

Jo Vandesompele1,2

1: Ghent University, Belgium; 2: Biogazelle, Belgium



Liquid Biopsy -- Exosomal microRNA Biomarker Signatures in Clinical Diagnostics.

Michael W Pfaffl

Division of Animal Physiology & Immunology, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Germany



New Developments in Sample Quality Control - Focus on Cell-free DNA

Bettina Strauch, Elisa Viering

Agilent Technologies, Germany



Exosome-derived Epigenetic Biomarkers for Saliva Diagnostics

Ulrike Kegler1, Manuela Hofner1, Anja Buhmann1, Helene Scharkosi1, Walter Pulverer1, Michael Leutner2, Klemens Vierlinger1, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer2, Christa Nöhammer1

1: AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Molecular Diagnostics, Vienna, Austria; 2: Medical University Vienna, Division for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vienna, Austria



Sensitive, Easy And Fast Monitoring Of Treatment Efficiency, Resistance Development And Disease Progression Using Open Platform QPCR On Liquid Biopsies From Cancer Patients

Ulf Bech Christensen, Rasmus Koefoed Petersen

PentaBase, Denmark

12:30pm
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2:00pm
Journal: BDQ Editors Meeting
Location: HS 15
Chair: Jim Huggett, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Chair: Justin O'Grady, Quadram Insitute Bioscience, United Kingdom
2:00pm
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6:00pm
ISEV: ISEV Satellite Session
Location: HS 15
Chair: Kenneth Witwer, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States of America
Chair: Hidetoshi Tahara, Hiroshima University, Japan
 

Mesenchymal Stem Cell-derived Extracellular Vesicles: a Potential New Tool in Regenerative Medicine

Bernd Giebel

Institute for Transfusion Medicine, Germany



Standardization in EV and exRNA Research: MISEV and Beyond

Kenneth Witwer

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States of America



Circular RNAs In EVs - A Novel Class Of Released Non-coding RNAs

Christian Preußer

Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Institute of Biochemistry



Characterization of Extracellular vesicles (EVs) Derived ExRNA in Cancer Using NGS

Yukie Nishiyama1, Makoto Tahara2, Hidetoshi Tahara1

1: Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology,Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima university, Japan; 2: Department of Head and Neck Medical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan.



Distribution Of Non-coding RNA Types Over EV And Other RNA Carriers In Plasma

Esther Nolte-'t Hoen, Tom Driedonks, Susanne van der Grein

Utrecht University, The Netherlands



Normalizing Urinary Extracellular Messenger RNA Biomarkers: Theoretical Considerations and a Review of Experimental Findings

Pradeep Moon Gunasekaran1, J. Matthew Luther2, J. Brian Byrd1

1: University of Michigan Medical School, United States of America; 2: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, United States of America



Serum-Free Media Supplements Carry MiRNAs That Co-Purify With Extracellular Vesicles

Martin Auber, Dominik Fröhlich, Krämer-Albers Eva-Maria

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany

Date: Wednesday, 20/Mar/2019
9:00am
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10:30am
MIQE&QC: MIQE Guidelines & Standardisation & Quality Control
Location: HS 15
Chair: Andreas Untergasser, Heidelberg University, Germany
 

Quality Standards in quantitative PCR; Specification, Validation, Controls and Standards

Peter Rossmanith

Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria



Directed Evolution of Enzymes for Streamlined and Reliable RT-qPCR and NGS Workflows

David Mark Schuster

Quantabio, United States of America



Multiplex Mediator Probe Real-Time PCR: Optimisation and Guideline Development through Systematic Characterisation of Label Free Mediator Probes and Fluorogenic Universal Reporters

Michael Lehnert1,2, Elena Kipf1, Franziska Schlenker1, Roland Zengerle1,2, Nadine Borst1,2, Felix von Stetten1,2

1: Hahn-Schickard, Freiburg, Germany; 2: Laboratory for MEMS Applications, Department of Microsystems Engineering - IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany

11:00am
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12:30pm
qPCR-DA1: qPCR Data Analysis 1
Location: HS 15
Chair: Stefan Rödiger, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus - Senftenberg, Germany
 

GeneGini: Assessment via the Gini Coefficient of Reference "Housekeeping" Genes and Diverse Human Transporter Expression Profiles.

Philip Day1, Stephen O'Hagan1, Marina Wright Muelas1, Emma Lundberg2, Douglas Kell1

1: University of Manchester, United Kingdom; 2: KTH Royal Institue of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden



GenEx – The Ultimate Software for Analysis of Transcriptomic Data.

Amin Forootan1, Björn Sjögreen1, Mikael Kubista2

1: Multid Analyses AB, Sweden; 2: TATAA Biocenter, Sweden



Why reporting Cq or delta-Cq is senseless.

Jan M Ruijter

Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Netherlands, The

2:00pm
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4:00pm
qPCR-DA2: qPCR Data Analysis 2
Location: HS 15
Chair: Jan M Ruijter, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands, The
 

Integration of DNA Melting Curve Analysis In qPCR Data Analysis

Maurice J.B. van den Hoff1, Quinn D. Gunst1, Adrian Ruiz-Villalba2, Carl Wittwer3, Jan M. Ruijter1

1: Amsterdam UMC, location AMC, Depart. Medical Biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 2: Foundation of Applied Medical Research, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; 3: University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Department of Pathology, Salt Lake City, UT, USA



Fundamentals for the Automatic Classification of Quantitative PCR AmplificationCurves - A Biostatistical Approach

Stefan Rödiger1, Andrej-Nikolai Spiess2, Michał Burdukiewicz3

1: Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus - Senftenberg, Germany; 2: University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany; 3: Warsaw University of Technology, Poland



GEAR: The Genome Analysis Server Eases Wet-Lab Data Analysis

Tobias Rausch1, Markus Hsi-Yang Fritz2, Vladimir Benes1, Andreas Untergasser1,3

1: European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Genomics Core Facility, Heidelberg, Germany; 2: European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Genome Biology Unit, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany; 3: Heidelberg University, Germany



DAILYqpcr – An Application For Revolutionizing Designing, Storing, And Analyzing QPCR Experiments

Stephan Pabinger, Anna Majewski, Manuela Hofner, Walter Pulverer, Priska Bauerstätter, Stefanie Eile, Julie Krainer, Andreas Weinhäusel, Klemens Vierlinger

AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria


 
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