MosaCell 3rd annual meeting
On May 7th, we will have the 3rd edition of the annual MosaCell symposium!
MosaCell is an initiative to support research on patient-derived cells for disease modeling and therapy at the MUMC+. At the symposium, we will have lectures from internationally renowned keynote speakers and presentations of MUMC+ researchers on the use of MSCs and iPSCs for disease modeling, organoids, and CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing. There will also be a competition for the best pitch and best poster presentation, so PhD students and post-docs: send your 200-word abstract before April 25th to: Mosacell@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Registration (BOOK NOW on the right) is free, but mandatory and limited to 75 participants.
We hope to see you all on May 7th between 9.30h and 16.00h at the “groene zaal” UNS50.
For more information on MosaCell, visit http://www.mosacell.com.
09.30h: Welcome with coffee + vlaai
10.00h: Opening - Prof. Tilman Hackeng, Scientific Director of CARIM
10.05h: Introduction of Mosacell – Mosacell board Members
10.30h: Keynote lecture 1 - Prof. Marie-Jose Goumans (LUMC Leiden): Are stem cells the building blocks for cardiac repair?
11.30h: Presentations of top 3 abstracts - MUMC PhD students/post-docs
12.00h: Lunch/meet the sponsors/poster session
13.00h: Lecture - Dr. Sander Rensen (Surgery, MUMC): Tumor organoids for personalized medicine
13.30h: Lecture - Dr. Veerle Melotte (Pathology, MUMC): Nervous gut, the role of NDRG4 in colorectal carcinogenesis
14.00h: Lecture - Dr. Elias Adriaenssens (University of Antwerp): An introduction to CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing
14.30h: Coffee break & visit sponsors
14.45h: Award session for best poster and abstract
15.00h: Keynote lecture 2 - Prof. Martin Zenke (RWTH Aachen): iPSCs for studying leukemia
This event is free of charge thanks to our sponsors: