MicroRNAs & Single Molecule Biology Europe

Key Sessions:
MicroRNAs Discovery and Biogenesis
MicroRNAs in Development
Bioinformatics of miRNAs
MicroRNAs in Virology & Diagnostics
MicroRNAs in Stem Cell Biology
MicroRNAs in Disease Biology
Fluorescence Spectroscopy & Correlation Microscopy
Single Molecule Genomics
Atomic (Single Molecule) Force Microscopy
Bioscrening & Microfluidics
High throughput qPCR & Chip-integrated platforms
Fluorescent proteins and in vivo Analysis
Fluorescence in Living cells
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Keynote Speaker:

Michael (Mike) J. Gait, PhD.
Group Leader of Protein and Nucleic Acid Chemistry
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Cambridge, UK
Title: Inhibition of microRNAs by PNA and LNA-based oligonucleotides


Dr. Hermona Soreq
Professor of Brain Sciences
The Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel
Title: MicroRNAs: new therapeutic targets for anxiety and inflammation disorders

David Bensimon, PhD.
Research Director
ABCD Biophysics Lab-ENS-LPS,
Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS)
Paris, France
Title: TBA

Alexandra Whale, PhD.
Molecular & Cell Biology Team Researcher
Teddington, UK
Title: TBA

Toshio Anzo, PhD.
Professor of Mathematics and Physics
Kanazawa University
Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, Japan
Title: High-speed atomic force microscopy

Dr. Barbara Pardini
Institute of Experimental Medicine
Academy of Sciences
Prague, Czech Republic
Title: MicroRNA biomarkers in colorectal cancer

Vahid Sandoghdar, PhD.
Director & Professor
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light
Erlangen, Germany
Title: New methods for detection, imaging and manipulation of nano-objects: going beyond fluorescence labeling and optical tweezing

Dr. Vincent O'Brien, PhD.
Chief Scientific Officer
Sistemic UK, Ltd.
Glasgow, UK

David Klenerman, PhD.
Professor of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
Title: Single Molecule Fluorescence & Imaging studies to characterize the surface of live cells

Paul Holvoet PhD.
Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
Title: Interaction between oxidative stress and inflammation in obesity and atherosclerosis – regulation by microRNAs

Frederic Michon, PhD.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Biotechnology
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
Title: Evolution of miRNA genomic location and increase of tooth complexity in higher vertebrates

Leon J. de Windt, PhD.
Professor of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology
Maastricht University
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Title: MicroRNAs regulation in Cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure

Davide De Pietri Tonelli, PhD.
Team Leader in Neuroscience & Brain Technologies
Italian Institute of Technology
Genova, Italy
Title: Identification and in vivo validation of novel miRNA targets in developing mouse neocortex

Karen Forbes, PhD.
Research Fellow in Maternal & Fetal Health
University of Manchester-St Mary's Hospital
Manchester, UK
Title: MicroRNAs expression and IGF-mediated regulation in human placenta

Andrea Caporali, PhD.
British Heart Foundation Research Fellow
University of Bristol
Bristol, UK
Title: MicroRNA-503 function in diabetes mellitus and reparative angiogenesis

Dr. Karin Klinga-Levan
Professor of Biomedicine & Life Sciences
University of Skovde
Skövde, Sweden
Title: MicroRNA expression signatures in prostate cancer

Lasse Sinkkonen, PhD.
Life Sciences Researcher
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Title: microRNA networks in adipocyte differentiation

Dr. Jaqueline.C. Oliveira
(To Be Confirmed)
Faculty of Medicine
University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Title: mir100 and 125 as prognostic markers in leukemia

1 Nov - 2 Nov 2012

United Kingdom
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