Scientific Program

Agenda (tentative)

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  • 09:00 - 09:15 Welcome by CMCB director and Conference Organizers: Yael Politi, Adele Doyle and Stefanie Schirmeier

  • 09:15 - 10:35 Applied Biology - Chair: Federico Calegari
    -Claudia Kathe
    (EPFL) "The neurons that restore walking after paralysis"
    -Christoph Tondera (CRTD/IPF) “Multimodal conductive hydrogels for next-generation bioelectronics”
    -Ivan Minev (MFD) “Electronic Tissue Technologies for Seamless Biointerfaces”

  • 10:35 - 11:00 Coffee break/ Industry sponsor table

  • 11:00 - 12:20 Organizing Life - Active Matter - Chair: Adele Doyle
    -Xingbo Yang (PoL) “Biophysics of energy metabolism in vivo”
    -Alf Honigmann (BIOTEC) “How cells make tight junctions”
    -Ricard Alert (CSBD) “Frictiotaxis”

  • 12:20 - 13:05 Lunch

  • 13:05 - 14:05 Poster session

  • 14:05 - 15:20 Industry Panel - Chair: Michael Schroeder
    Guests: Frank Buchholz (TUD), Jochen Hampe (UKD, EKFZ, TUD), Jörg Opitz (Fraunhofer IKTS)

  • 15:20 - 15:50 Coffee break/ Industry sponsor table

  • 15:50 - 17:10 Molecules enabling life - Chair: Stefanie Schirmeier
    -James Sáenz
    (B CUBE)"Bridging the RNA and lipid worlds: unexpected roles for lipids in RNA regulation"
    -Ellen Adams (PoL) "Solvation Properties in Biomolecular Condensates"
    -Anna Poetsch (BIOTEC) "The Language of DNA"

  • 17:10 - 17:30 Poster awards & Concluding remarks

  • 17:30 Life Science Summer Party

  • Speakers

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    Claudia Kathe

    EPFL

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    Christoph Tondera

    TU Dresden - CRTD/ IPF

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    Ivan Minev

    TU Dresden - Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus

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    Xingbo Yang

    PoL

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    Alf Honigmann

    BIOTEC

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    Ricard Alert

    PoL

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    James Sáenz

    B CUBE

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    Ellen Adams

    TU Dresden - PoL

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    Anna Poetsch

    BIOTEC

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