21st Annual Conference of the German Society for Cytometry

Date: Wednesday, 12/Oct/2011
1:00pm - 2:30pmToolboxes in Stem Cell Research
Session Chair: Elmar Endl

Keynote Speaker: Oliver Brüstle, Institute of Reconstructive Neurobiology, University of Bonn, Germany

Lecture Hall 
2:30pm - 3:00pmCoffee break
3:00pm - 4:30pmStem Cells - Cancer - Cancer Stem Cells
Session Chair: Björn Scheffler
Session Chair: Leoni Kunz-Schughart
Keynote Speaker: Malcolm R. Alison, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Lecture Hall 
4:30pm - 5:00pmCoffee break
5:00pm - 6:30pmCancer Cells and their Microenvironment
Session Chair: Simone Diermeier-Daucher
Session Chair: Stephan Schmid
Keynote Speakers:
Klaus Elenius, MediCity Research Laboratory, University of Turku, Finland;
Nadia Harbeck, Clinic and Polyclinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany;

Lecture Hall 
6:30pm - 7:00pmCoffee break
7:00pm - 10:00pmEfficient Management of Core Facilities
Session Chair: Elmar Endl
Keynote Speaker: Derek Davies, London Research Institute, UK
Lecture Hall 

Date: Thursday, 13/Oct/2011
9:00am - 10:30amNanosensors, Nanoantennas, Nanotools (Cytometry goes Nano reloaded)
Session Chair: Wolfgang Fritzsche
Session Chair: Ulrike Taylor
Keynote Speaker: Wolfgang Parak, Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany
Lecture Hall 
10:30am - 11:00amCoffee break
11:00am - 12:30pmAdvanced Microscopy
Session Chair: Thomas Kroneis
Session Chair: Dieter G. Weiss

Keynote Speaker:

Raluca Niesner, Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum, Berlin, Germany

Martin Fuhrmann, German Center for Neuredegenerative Diseases, Bonn, Germany

Lecture Hall 
12:30pm - 2:30pmLunch / Poster Session

Poster viewing by poster award commitee will start at 1:00 pm.

1:30pm - 2pm (Lecture Hall)

Life Technologies Presentation: “The Attune® Acoustic Focusing Cytometer – no more either/or - never sacrifice throughput for sensitivity again”

2:30pm - 3:30pmMicro-­ and Biotechnology
Session Chair: Wolfgang Beisker
Session Chair: Lars M. Blank
Keynote Speaker: Wilhelm Huck, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Lecture Hall 
3:30pm - 5:00pmKlaus-Goerttler Session
Session Chair: Hendrik Kortmann
Session Chair: Lars M. Blank

Keynote Speaker: Andreas Manz, Korea Institute of Science and Technolgy, Saarbruecken, Germany

Lecture Hall 
5:30pm - 7:00pmMeeting of DGfZ members
7:00pm - 8:00pmBreak and Departure for the Dinner
8:00pm - 11:59pmConference Dinner
Brauhaus Machold
A very popular and spacious pub built into the rooms of a former brewery protected under the cultural heritage code. Upscale place for young and old and everyone in between. Dress Code: whatever you like


Date: Friday, 14/Oct/2011
9:00am - 10:15amInnate Immunity
Session Chair: Ulrich Sack
Session Chair: Frank Schildberg

Keynote Speaker: Stefan Bauer, Universität Marburg, Institut für Immunologie, Marburg, Germany

Lecture Hall 
10:15am - 10:30amCoffee break
10:30am - 11:30amSpecial Lecture: Meet the Expert
Session Chair: Hyun-Dong Chang

Keynote Speaker: Garry Nolan, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University, CA, USA

Lecture Hall 
11:30am - 12:30pmLunch
12:30pm - 2:00pmThe Pathogen and the Host
Session Chair: Dirk Bumann
Session Chair: Frank Schmidt

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Schaible, Forschungszentrum Borstel, Borstel, Germany

Lecture Hall 
2:00pm - 2:30pmCoffee break
2:30pm - 3:30pmCell Signalling
Session Chair: Hyun-Dong Chang
Lecture Hall 
3:30pm - 4:30pmFarewell Coffee