Poster walks and coffee&snacks for early birds start 8 a.m.
Conference start 9 a.m.
Extracellular Vesicles: mammalian EVs: exosomes, microvesicles, cell-cell communication, drug targeting, EV-therapeutics, minimally invasive diagnostics; bacterial EV: outer membrane vesicles, bacterial interaction, host cell modulation, OMV vaccines
9:00 Gregor Fuhrmann/ HIPS-HZI: Introduction to Extracellular Vesicles
9:10 David Carter/ Oxford Brooks University: The role of extracellular vesicles in stress response
9:40 David Whitworth/ Abersystwyth University: Antimicrobial OMVs from bacterial predators: physiology, cargo and mechanism
10:10 Eileen Schulz, HIPS/HZI: Myxobacteria derived outer membrane vesicles as a novel anti-infectious therapy
10:20 Sarah A. Blackburn/ University of Kent: Identification of outer membrane vesicle protein targets for use in drug delivery and vaccines
10:30 Christian Wölk/ Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg: Giant plasma membrane vesicles: a model to study passive interactions of nanomedicines with the cell surface
10:45 – 11:15 coffee break and poster walks
11:15 Raymond Schiffelers/ Utrecht University: Engineering extracellular vesicles
11:45 Mario Gimona/ Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg: Manufacturing and regulatory aspects for EVs to reach the clinic
12:15 Andrea Masotti/ Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital-IRCCS: Drug delivery vectors, extracellular vesicles and the Vitruvian man
12:30 Kaisa Rautaniemi/ Tampere University of Technology: FLIM Reveals Alternative EV-Mediated Cellular Up-take Pathways of Paclitaxel
12:40 Laura Patras/ Babes-Bolyai University: Identification of extracellular vesicles surface proteins and their interactors as new targets for nanomedicine and immunotherapy in cancer
12:50 Camille Roesch/ Izon Science: Combining Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) & Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing (TRPS) technology for the advanced characterization of extracellular vesicles
13:00 – 14:00 lunch catering and poster walks
14:00 Award Ceremony for “best poster” and “best presentation”.
Generous poster prizes provided by Elsevier and Wiley.
Advanced nanomedicine to overcome biological barriers (in cooperation with European ITN NABBA)
14:15 Franceso Nicotra/ University of Milano-Bicocca: About NABBA
14:25 Gert Storm/ Utrecht University: Targeted drug delivery: are our expectations justified?
14:55 Maria-José Alonso/ University of Santiago de Compostela: Formulation of macromolecules using nanotechnology
15:25 Gianpiero Lazzari/ Institut Galien Paris-Sud: Multicellular spheroid based on a triple co-culture: a novel 3D model to mimic pancreatic tumor complexity
15:40 Tarun Ojha/ Utrecht University: Priming the tumor blood vessels and the tumor microenvironment with liposomal corticosteroids to improve nanomedicine mediated drug delivery
15:55 Alysia Cox/ University of Milano-Bicocca: Evolution of the protein corona across the blood-brain barrier
16:10 – 16:40 coffee break and poster walks
16:40 Patrick Couvreur/ CNRS: Advanced nanomedicines for the treatment of cancer and neurological disorders
17:10 Rana Edwards/ University of Milano-Bicocca: New procedure for liposomes Glyco-functionalization
17:25 Duy Khiet Ho/ HIPS-HZI: Quorum sensing inhibitor and aminoglycoside antibiotic dual-loaded nano-assemblies as complementary therapy against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection
17:40 Sofia Bisso/ ETH Zurich: Calcium phosphate nanoparticles for the dual delivery of bisphosphonates and pDNA
18:25 Closing Remarks
A poster exhibition with the contributions of the participants will be present during the whole conference.
Please note: Changes in the schedule are subject to alternations!