Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 12 - 14 Jul 2020 Register Now
Deadlines Registration - 3 Jun 2020 Abstract - 20 Apr 2020

Programme

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Day 1 - Sunday 12 July 2020
TimeSpeaker
12:00-13:45 Registration
13:45-14:00 Opening remarks
14:00-17:45

Session 1: Probing biology

14:00-14:45

Keynote lecture
Shoji Takeuchi - University of Tokio, Japan

14:45-15:00

Selected short talk 

15:00-15:45

Keynote lecture
De novo grown microtissues as disease models
Viola Vogel - ETH Zürich, Switzerland

15:45-16:15

Coffee break

16:15-16:45

Emulsions and double emulsions for screening applications
Petra Dittrich - ETH Zürich, Switzerland

16:45-17:00

Selected short talk

17:00-17:15

Selected short talk

17:15-17:45

Electrophoretic cytometry:  Mapping proteoforms to tissue context
Amy E. Herr - University of California, Berkeley, USA

17:45-18:00

Flash talk session 1

18:00-19:15

Poster session 1

19:15-21:00

Dinner

21:00-00:00 After dinner drinks and European Championship Final 
Day 2 - Monday 13 July 2020
TimeSpeaker
09:00-12:15 Session 2: Next-generation device design and emerging applications
09:00-09:45

Nanomaterials and Nanosystems for Biomedical Applications
Jackie Ying - Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

09:45-10:15

Advanced 3D Printing for Microfluidics
Greg Nordin - Brigham Young University, USA

10:15-10:30

Selected short talk

10:30-11:00

Coffee break and Meet the Speakers

11:00-11:30

Towards 3D printing of functional cellular module
Petra Schwille - Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany

11:30-11:45

Selected short talk

11:45-12:15 Enhancing microfluidics for single-particle manipulation through localised electric fields
Carlotta Guiducci - EPFL, Switzerland
12:15-13:45

Lunch

13:45-17:15

Session 3: Disease diagnostics, analytical chemistry and chemical synthesis

13:45-14:30

Keynote lecture
Designing Life Chips for Biomedical Research and Clinical Applications
Nancy Allbritton - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, USA

14:30-14:45

Selected short talk

14:45-15:15

Sample to answer testing at the Point of Care by centrifugal microfluidics
Roland Zengerle - Hahn-Schickard and University of Freiburg, Germany

15:15-15:30

Selected short talk

15:30-16:00

Coffee break and Meet the Speakers

16:00-16:30

Leveraging microfluidics for high-throughput, quantitative biochemistry and biophysics
Polly Fordyce - Stanford University, USA

16:30-16:45 Selected short talk
16:45-17:15 Christoph Merten - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany and EPFL, Switzerland
17:15-17:30 Flash talk session 2

17:30-18:45

Poster session 2
18:45-24:00 Dinner and Conference Party
Day 3 - Tuesday 14 July 2020
TimeSpeaker
09:00-12:00

Session 4: Single-cell and single-molecule analyses

09:00-09:45 Keynote lecture
The Cell is a Bag of RNA
Stephen Quake - Stanford University, USA
09:45-10:00

Selected short talk

10:00-10:15

Selected short talk

10:15-10:45

Coffee break and Meet the Speakers

10:45-11:15

Electrophoretic fractionation of subcellular components of single cells for multi-omic analyses
Hirofumi Shintaku -RIKEN, Japan

11:15-11:30

Selected short talk

11:30-12:00 Angela R. Wu - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
12:00-12:15 Closing Session
12:15-13:00

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