Scientific Program

Besides the dedicated poster session on Tuesday the coffee breaks provide additional opportunities for all participants to present their posters. All posters will be presented on Tuesday in a short lightning talk by the respective presenter.

 

Tuesday Sept. 3

 

9:00
Welcome and introduction

Session Chair: Wolfgang Parak

9:20
Nano-Protein corona and strategies for nanomedicine
Chunyin Chen / National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

10:00
A discovery framework for nanoparticle shape-based adjuvants
Yan Yan / University College Dublin, Ireland

10:40
Poster introduction
Short oral introduction of posters

11:00
Coffee break

11:30
Comparative optimization of polysaccharide-based nanoformulations for cardiac RNAi therapy
Hélder Santos / University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands

12:10
A critical role for glassy states biomolecular condensates in nanoscale regulation of biology
Kenneth Dawson / University College Dublin, Ireland

12:50
Lunch

Session Chair: tba

14:20
Synthetic cells and brain targeted liposomes
Avi Schroeder / Technion, Israel

15:00
Poster introduction
Short oral introduction of poster

15:20
Gut hormone stimulation via lipid nanoparticles for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
Ana Beloqui Garcia / Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

16:00
Poster introduction
Short oral introduction of poster

16:20
Coffee break

17:00
The use of mRNA epitope delivery by ionizable lipid nanoparticles for the tolerogenic immunotherapy for allergic and autoimmune disease (Online live presentation)
André Nel / UCLA, USA

17:40
tba
Michael Mitchell / University of Pennsylvania, USA

18:20
POSTER SESSION

20:00
End of poster session and Dinner

 

 

Wednesday Sept. 4

 

9:00
Welcome

Session Chair: Hélder Santos

9:05
Strategies to promote cancer nanomedicine performance and clinical translation
Twan Lammers / RWTH Aachen University Clinic, Germany

9:45
Nanomedicine based technologies to modulate the tumor microenvironment
Jai Prakash / University of Twente, Netherlands

10:25
Decoding solid tumor microenvironment to revolutionize nano-immunotherapy
Helena Florindo / University of Lisbon, Portugal

11:05
Conference photo

11:15
Coffee break

11:45
Cell specific delivery of RNAs using targeted lipid nanoparticles: from vaccines to therapeutic genome editing
Dan Peer / Tel Aviv University, Israel

12:25
tba
Roy van der Meel / Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

13:05
Lunch

14:15
Excursion
Wine hike along the vineyards and chair lift back to the hotel

19:30
Dinner

 

Thursday Sept. 5

 

9:00
Welcome

Session Chair: tba

9:05
Origami-based nanocarriers
Beatriz Pelaz / University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

9:45
Bioconjugation of nanoparticles
Neus Feliu / Fraunhofer IAP-CAN, Germany

10:25
Microporous nanocarriers for smart drug-delivery
Pablo del Pino / University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

11:05
Coffee break

11:35
Observations which might inspire drug delivery scientists for guiding bio-therapeutics over biological barriers
Stefaan de Smedt / University Ghent, Belgium

12:15
Fate of nanoparticles in biological environment
Wolfgang Parak / University of Hamburg, Germany

12:55
Lunch

Session Chair: Neus Feliu

14:25
Immune therapies based on polypept(o)ides
Matthias Barz / Leiden University, Netherlands

15:05
Polypeptide-based nanomedicine unveiling tropism and biological barrier crossing capabilities
Maria Vicent / Príncipe Felipe Research Center, Spain

15:45
Coffee break

16:15
Systemic homing peptides for targeted nanomedicine: discovery and (pre)clinical development
Tambet Teesalu / University of Tartu, Estonia

16:55
Nanoparticles in the design of tissue engineering constructs using bottom-up and top-down approaches
João Mano / University of Aveiro, Portugal

17:35
Closing Remarks

19:30
Dinner