Invited Speaker

Ana Teixeira

Ana Teixeira

Spatial signalling in cell-to cell communication Ana I. Teixeira (Division of Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Medical Biophysics and Biochemistry, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden) Membrane proteins are key sensor components in cells...
Dr. Carmen Aanei

Dr. Carmen Aanei

The bone marrow microenvironment in MDS: emerging concepts with therapeutic implications Carmen Aanei (Department of Hematology, University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, France) Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are heterogeneous, clonal hematopoietic...
Dr. Gabriele Bixel

Dr. Gabriele Bixel

Go with the flow – blood flow dynamics and HSPC homing in bone marrow microvessels Dr. Gabriele Bixel (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster, Germany) Bone marrow (BM) is the principle site of postnatal hematopoiesis and requires a ...
Dr. Gunnar Gerdts

Dr. Gunnar Gerdts

Microplastics – What we know and what we don´t know Gunnar Gerdts (Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), 27498 Helgoland, Germany) Since the middle of last century rapidly increasing global production of pl...
Dr. Markus Knaden

Dr. Markus Knaden

Navigating in an extreme environment: how desert ants forage efficiently Dr. Markus Knaden (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, 07745 Jena, Germany) Desert ants feeding on dead arthropods forage for dead arthropods that are distributed unpredictably...
Dr. Theodore Alexandrov

Dr. Theodore Alexandrov

Picturing metabolism of individual cells Theodore Alexandrov (Structural and Computational Biology, EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany) Every cell is unique. Metabolites define the composition of each cell and play key roles ...
Eugen Ermantraut

Eugen Ermantraut

Cytometry at the Point of Care - why and how this makes sense. Eugen Ermantraut (BLINK AG, Winzerlaer Strasse 2, 07745 Jena, Germany) The analysis of cells and cell associated parameters is an integral component of comprehensive laboratory diagnostics....
Joanna Baginska

Joanna Baginska

Microfluidics-based co-culture device, HuMiX, allows proximal co-culture of human epithelial cells and microbes Joanna Baginska, Paul Wilmes (Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, Université du Luxembourg) General awareness of the microbiome ...
Prof. Christian Kost

Prof. Christian Kost

Stronger together: On the benefits of dividing metabolic labor in bacteria Christian Kost (Department of Ecology, School of Biology/ Chemistry, University of Osnabrück, Barbarastrasse 13, 49076 Osnabrück, Germany) Cross-feeding interactions, in wh...
Prof. Christina Zielinski

Prof. Christina Zielinski

Regulation of pro- and anti-inflammatory human T helper cell functions by the microenvironment Christina E. Zielinski (Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, Technical University Munich, Germany) The adaptive T helper cell compartment...
Prof. Frank Kirchhoff

Prof. Frank Kirchhoff

The diversity of glial responses in health and disease – combining in vivo 2P imaging and transgenic mice with fluorescent reporter expression Frank Kirchhoff (Molecular Physiology, Center for Integrative Physiology and Molecular Medicine (CIPMM), U...
Prof. Lydia Campos

Prof. Lydia Campos

High expression of the pluripotency-associated transcription factor OCT¾ associated with differentiation anomalies in acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes Tiphanie Picot, Amandine Fayard, Carmen Aanei, Emmanuelle Tavernier, Pascale-Flandrin-Gresta, ...
Prof. Paul Moss

Prof. Paul Moss

Use of flow cytometry to determine the phenotype and function of tumour infiltrating lymphocytes in human cancer Prof. Paul Moss (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom) Malignant cells are immunogenic and induce an immune response that plays an...