Confirmed Speakers & Talk Titles

You want to talk at the GQ2023 event?
   Please contact Michael W. Pfaffl  GeneQuan.Physio@ls.tum.de


Talk Sessions:


Talks will be held in
lecture hall 14  (HS14)
and
lecture hall 15  (HS15)
at
TUM School of Life Sciences
Technical University of Munich
School of Life Sciences
Weihenstephan-Campus
85354 Freising
Germany
Please register and submit your TALK & POSTER abstracts  via ConfTool registration & submission platform
=> https://www.conftool.com/GQ2023/   Submission deadline is 31st December 2022



Sars-Cov-2 Quantification
-- MIQE, Pitfalls and Solutions

Title
References
JIM HUGGETT
PhD, Science Fellow, UK National Measurement Laboratory, Nucleic Acid Metrology, LGC, Teddington, UK
visiting Professor, Analytical Microbiology, University of Surrey, UK


The need for reproducible and standardized metrics for SARS-CoV-2 -- What we learned from COVID-19


CARL WITTWER
Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Utah, US
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Utah, US

At-home PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2
AGNES MEIDERT & GUSTAV SCHELLING
Department of Anesthesiology, Biomarker Research Lab, LMU University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany



OLFERT LANDT
Founder TIB MOLBIOL, Berlin, Germany

The learning lession from Covid diagnostics




Spatial-Transcriptomics



RAFFAELE A. CALOGERO
Molecular Biotechnology Center, University of Torino, Torino, Italy

Limits and strength of Visium spatial transcriptomics platform


MATHIAS HOLPERT
PhD, Principle Product Application Scientist, NanoString Technologies, Inc.

Spatial transcriptomics – studies on the single cell and functional level of tissue
AHMAD AL ALWASH
Predoctoral Fellow in Jan’s Korbel lab at the Genome Biology Unit, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany


Spatial Multi-Omics Analysis of The Tumor Microenvironment

LUKAS VALIHRACH
Senior Scientist, Laboratory of Gene Expression, Institute of Biotechnology CAS @ BIOCEV, CzechBIO, The Technology Centre CAS, Czech Republic


Patiotemporal dynamics of ischemic brain injury resolved at single-cell level






Multi-Omics Biomarkers




PIETER MESTDAGH
Prof. at Center for Medical Genetics, Biogazelle, Technologiepark 3, B-9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium

Leveraging tumor RNA-sequencing data to quantify TMB, MSI and TIL for immune checkpoint inhibition therapy response prediction


ROBERT LOEWE
CEO, GeneSurge GmbH, Munich, Germany

Real world multi-omics not lost in clinical translation

MARKUS LIST
Head of "Big Data in BioMedicine", Chair of Experimental Bioinformatics, TUM School of Life Sciences, Technical University of Munich, Germany


Competing endogenous RNAs as biomarkers of miRNA activity
PHILIPP BECKER
PhD, Singleron Biotechnologies, Cologne, Germany

Multi-verse in a nutshell: Advanced single cell multi-omics technologies




Liquid Biopsy & Circulating Nucleic Acids




KLAUS PANTEL
Director of the Department of Tumor Biology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, University of Hamburg, Germany


Liquid Biopsy -- From Discovery to Clinical Implementation

JO VANDESOMPELE
Prof. at Center for Medical Genetics Ghent, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, Biogazelle, Zwijnaarde, Belgium

Performance of RNA purification kits and blood collection tubes in the Extracellular RNA Quality Control (exRNAQC) study



STEFAN HOLDENRIEDER
Prof, MD, Director of Institute of Laboratory Medicine, German Heart Centre Munich, Technical University of Munich, Germany

New perspectives for liquid profiling of circulating nucleic acids in clinical diagnostics


ANDERS STAHLBERG
Prof. and Senior Scientist, Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

A generic, patient-specific and ultrasensitive sequencing approach for monitoring treatment efficacy using liquid biopsies






Digital-PCR


JIM HUGGETT
PhD, Science Fellow, UK National Measurement Laboratory, Nucleic Acid Metrology, LGC, Teddington, UK
visiting Professor, Analytical Microbiology, University of Surrey, UK


10 years of digital MIQE, what have we learned?




MicroGenomics: EV & Single-Cells Diagnostics




MIKAEL KUBISTA
Prof. of  Biotechnology, BTU, Czech Academy of Sciences & TATAA Biocenter, Sweden


Applications of Two-Tailed PCR for Precision Diagnostics


PAMELA PINZANI
Associate Professor of Clinical Biochemistry Clinical and Molecular Biochemistry Laboratory Careggi University Hospital, Department of Biomedical, Experimental and Clinical Sciences University of Florence, Italy


Molecular characterization of single Circulating Tumor Cells -- challenges and promise for translation to the clinic


THOMAS KRONEIS
Division of Cell Biology, Histology & Embryology, Gottfried Schatz Research Center for Cell Signaling, Metabolism and Aging, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Total Quality Management, Center for Biomarker Research in Medicine GmbH, Graz, Austria


On the analysis of microchimerism
VLADIMIR BENES
PhD, Head of Gene Core Facility @ EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany



RADEK SINDELKA
PhD, Gene Expression Laboratory, IBT, Institute of Biotechnology CAS, Vestec, Czech Republic

Healing as a key phase of regeneration studied by bulk, single-cell and spatial transcriptomic analyses






Non-coding RNAs
microRNA, small RNAs, tRFs, piRNAs, lnc-RNAs




MICHAEL W. PFAFFL
Prof. of Molecular Physiology, Animal Physiology & Immunology, TUM School of Life Sciences, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany


A development and analysis pipeline for microRNA biomarker signatures in clinical and molecular diagnostics based on circulating EVs




ERIC JAMES DE BONY DE LAVERGNE
Center for Medical Genetics Ghent, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, Biogazelle, Zwijnaarde, Belgium

High-throughput CRISPR-interference screening platform to study lncRNA functions through serial cellular and molecular phenotypin


ROBERT SJÖBACK
Head of R&D, TATAA Biocenter AB, Göteborg, Sweden

Design and optimization of Two-Tailed PCR assays for microRNA and sequence variant detection







Next Generation Sequencing




GUSTAV JOHANSSON
CEO and Co-founder, Simsen Diagnostics, Sahlgrenska Science Park, Gothenburg, Sweden


Ultrasensitive Immune Repertoire Sequencing Using Unique Molecular Identifiers



JORDAN MOORE
Director, Applications, EMEA,
Standard Biotools

Setting the new benchmarks in automated and cost-effective qPCR and NGS assays
Meet the Biomark X and Juno







Data Analysis, Algorithms and more




TOBIAS ÖSTERLUND
Bioinformatician, Gothenburg University and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden

Bioinformatics tools for ultra-sensitive sequencing data using unique molecular identifiers
DAVID LANGENBERGER
CEO, Phd, ecSeq Bioinformatics GmbH, Leipzig, Germany


Gene Fusion Detection - more complex than you might assume

AMIN FOROOTAN
MultiD Göteborg, Sweden
MIKAEL KUBISTA
TATAA Biocenter, Göteborg, Sweden

Analyzing and validating gene expression data in GenEx
logo MultiD




Advanced Molecular Dx in Life Science




STEPHEN A. BUSTIN
Prof. of Molecular Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

RT-ePCR: A paradigm shift for molecular diagnostics

ABEL BRONKHORST
PhD, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, German Heart Centre Munich, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Biological, structural and functional aspects of circulating nucleic acids


ANNE LOUISE WYLLIE
Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases), Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, United States of America

Simplified Testing for Public Health Impact




PATRICK GÜRTLER
PhD, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, Molecular Biology Unit, Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit (LGL), Oberschleissheim, Germany

Detection of mutations generated by genome editing - activities of the § 28b GenTG working group






MIQE & Quality Management & Standardisation Strategies in Molecular Diagnostics




JAN HELLEMANS
CTO, Biogazelle, Technologiepark 3, B-9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium

Assay validation: the minimum for research purposes or in depth for clinical trials


JENS BJÖKMAN
President, Head of Commissioned Services, TATAA Biocenter AB, Göteborg, Sweden

Lifting a nucleic acid service lab to GLP compliance


JAN RUIJTER
PhD, Department of Medical Biology, Amsterdam University Medical Center (UMC), The Netherlands

One more time: do not ignore the amplification efficiency!






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