Monday – 31 August 2020

On-site registration open at 7:45 a.m.

9:00 a.m. Opening and Welcoming

Martina Sester, Vice President of Saarland University, DE

Henrik Eitel, State Secretary of Saarland, DE

MORNING SESSION

Key Note: The Importance of Biological Barriers in Infection Research

Rolf Müller, Helmholtz-Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland, DE

Coffee Break

Delivery of Nucleotides

Muthiah Manoharan, Alnylam Inc, US

Kathryn Whitehead, Carnegie Mellon Univ, US

Luis Brito/ Melissa Moore, Moderna Inc, US

→ Slots for focused contributed presentation are offered in this session.

Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION

Barriers and Carriers in Infection

Liangfung Zhang, UCSD, US

Vincent Rotello, Univ Massachusetts Amherst, US

Thomas Vogt, Saarland University Hospital, DE

N.N.

Coffee Break

Yi Yan Yang, Institue of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, SG

Alexander Titz, HIPS, DE

N.N.

Olivia Merkel, LMU, DE

Stefaan De Smedt, Ghent Univ, BE   *Guest Speaker of the Galenus Privatstiftung * 

→ Slots for focused contributed presentation are offered in this session.

Closing Remarks

Reception: All attendees of the conference are cordially invited to join a reception with food and drinks which will take place in the area of the conference site!

A poster and industry exhibition with the contributions of the participants will be present during the whole conference.

Please note: Changes in the schedule are subject to alternations!