Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 9 - 12 Mar 2020
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EMBL Courses and Conferences during the Coronavirus pandemic

With the onsite programme paused, many of our events are now being offered in virtual formats.


Registration is open as usual for many events, with back-up plans in place to move further courses and conferences online as necessary. Registration fees for any events affected by the COVID-19 disruption are fully refundable.


More information for participants of events at EMBL Heidelberg can be found here.

Programme

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Day 1 - Monday 9 March 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
13:15 - 14:00

Arrival & Registration

Flex Lab A + B

14:00 - 15:00

Welcome Remarks, Introduction and Icebreaker

Flex Lab A + B

15:00 - 15:45

Blood-based therapy monitoring in lung cancer patients
Holger Sültmann - German Cancer Research Center, Germany

Flex Lab A + B

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee break

Flex Lab A + B
16:00 - 16:45

Methodological advances in cell-free DNA analysis for liquid biopsies
Irena Hudecova - University of Cambridge, UK

Flex Lab A + B

16:45 - 17:00

Coffee break

Flex Lab A + B

17:00 - 17:45

Integration of cell-free DNA testing in hematooncology
Karla Plevová - Central European Institute of Technology, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Flex Lab A + B
17:45 - 18:30

Q & A and Discussions

Flex Lab A + B

18:30 - 20:30

Dinner

EMBL Canteen

20:30

Departure to ISG Hotel

EMBL Bus Stop

Day 2 - Tuesday 10 March 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:30

House Notes and Lab safety 

Flex Lab A + B

09:30 - 11:00

Roche Tech Talk – workflow introduction

Flex Lab A + B

11:00 - 12:30

Bioinformatics: AVENIO Oncology Software
Christine Reinsch - Roche Diagnostics, Germany

Computer Training Lab

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

EMBL Canteen

13:30 - 14:30

End repair & A-tailing

Training Lab B

14:30 - 15:00

Adapter ligation (o/n)

Training Lab B

15:00 - 15:45

Toumy Guettouche - Roche Sequencing Solutions, USA 

Flex Lab A + B

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee break

Flex Lab A + B
16:00 - 17:30

Bioinformatics: Interpretation with NAVIFY Mutation Profiler
Dominic Rose - Roche Diagnostics, Germany

Computer Training Lab
17:30 - 18:00

Reflection of the day

Computer Training Lab
18:00 - 19:20

Tips & Tricks with Pizza Dinner

ATC Rooftop Lounge

19:20

Departure to ISG Hotel

EMBL Bus Stop

Day 3 - Wednesday 11 March 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:30

Review of Day 2 and overview of Day 3

Flex Lab A + B

09:30 - 10:30

Post Ligation clean up

Training Lab B

10:30 - 12:30

PCR amplification & post PCR clean up

Training Lab B

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

EMBL Canteen

13:30 - 14:30

Optional QC (Qubit, Bioanalyzer HS chip)

Training Lab B

14:30 - 15:30

Preparation of hybridization reaction & hybridization (o/n)

Training Lab B
15:30 - 16:15

Preparation of the Hybridization Wash Buffers

Training Lab B

16:15 - 16:45

Reflection of the day 

Flex Lab A + B

16:45 - 17:30

Single-cell Multi-omics Approaches in Hematology and Precision Medicine
Simon Haas - HI-STEM gGmbH and German Cancer Research Centre, Germany

Flex Lab A + B

17:45

Departure to ISG Hotel and downtown

EMBL Bus Stop

19:30 

Downtown Dinner

Restaurant

Day 4 - Thursday 12 March 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:45

Review of Day 3 and Overview of Day 4

Flex Lab A + B

09:45 - 10:45

Hybridization capture with streptavidine beads

Training Lab B

10:45 - 11:45

Post capture hybridization washes

Training Lab B

11:45 - 12:30

Applications of ctDNA NGS in Response Monitoring and Residual Disease Detection
Dan Klass - Roche Sequencing Solutions, USA

Flex Lab A + B

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

EMBL Canteen

13:30 - 14:30

Post capture PCR amplification

Training Lab B

14:30 - 15:15

Post capture PCR bead clean up

Training Lab B
15:15 - 16:15

QC (Qubit & Bioanalyzer HS chip)

EMBL Core Facilities

16:15 - 17:30

Final discussions, feedback round & closing remarks

Flex Lab A + B

17:30

Departure to ISG Hotel and train station

EMBL Bus Stop