Programme

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Thursday 8 November

08:00

Registration and Poster set-up

08:45 - 9:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Session I: Transforming science in the lab: Technology

09:00 - 10:00

Keynote: Hendrik Dietz

Molecular Systems Engineering with DNA

10:00 - 10:30

Break

10:30 - 11:00

Daniel Heller

Precision Nanomedicines for the Targeted Treatment of Cancer

11:00 - 11:30

Vivian Li

Wnt signal regulation in intestinal stem cell and cancer

11:30 - 13:30

Lunch and poster session

Session II: Transforming science in the lab: Big data

13:30 - 14:30

Keynote: Lawrence Hunter

Knowledge-based biomedical data science

14:30 - 15:00

Casey Greene

"Can 'big data' help us tackle rare diseases?"

15:00 - 15:30

Break

Session III: Transforming science through communication

15:30 - 15:50

Anne Nielsen

Behind the scenes of publishing at EMBO

15:50 - 16:10

Sofie Vanthournout

How can researchers engage with the public?

16:10 - 16:30

Katharina Rieck

Opening up Scholarly Communication

16:30 - 17:00

Break

17:00 - 18:30

Panel Discussion

 

Friday 9 November

 

08:30

Registration Opens

Session IV: Transforming science for society: Health

09:00 - 10:00

Keynote: Angela J. Russell

Tackling the diseases of aging: from chemistry to stem cells and regenerative medicine

10:00 - 10:30

Break

10:30 - 11:00

Collet Dandara

Pharmacogenomics landscape in Africa: a discussion

11:00 - 11:30

Kate Bishop

HIV restriction by SAMHD1

11:30 - 12:00

Burkhard Rost

Personalized health – harnessing the power of diversity

12:00- 13:30

Lunch

Session V: Transforming science for society: Environment

13:30 - 14:30

Keynote: Neil Bruce

Defusing an explosive issue: discovery and engineering of enzyme systems for the phytoremediation of explosives pollution

14:30 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 15:30

Klaus Ammann

The Debate on Biodiversity and GMOs, from propaganda to science

15:30 - 16:00

Marcus Eriksen

Solving the ocean plastic problem

16:00 - 16:30

Break

16:30 - 17:30

Science Slam

17:30 - 19:00

Closing Ceremonies and PhD Awards

19:00

Dinner and Party