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Minisymposium: Extracellular Vesicle Analysis – challenges & opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies

A multidisciplinary "Minisymposium" is organized on the topic:

Extracellular Vesicle Analysis – challenges & opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies

Time: Thu 2021-10-07 13.00 - 18.00

Location: AlbaNova University Center, KTH & via ZOOM

The registration should be made to:
The ZOOM is open to everyone but registration is required via the link above.

For programme see here

Physical meeting: FD5 lecture hall, 5th Floor, AlbaNova, Roslagstullsbacken 21. 

Meeting Programme:
13:00-13:10 Jan Linnros (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
Welcome and introduction

13:10-13:40 Johan Skog (ExosomeDx, a Bio-Techne Brand)
“Extracellular Vesicle Analysis – challenges & opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies”.

13:40-14.10 Jan Lötvall (University of Gothenburg)
"Diversity of extracellular vesicles - from subpopulations to development of biomarkers”

14:10-14.40 Marta Bally (Umeå University)
"Biophysical approaches to characterize the physicochemical properties of biological nanoparticles and their interactions with the cell surface”

14.40-15.10 Coffee break
Posters from the project will be presented in the lobby.

15.10-15.40 Linda Bojmar (Linköping Univ.; Uppsala Univ. and Weill Cornell Medicine)
“Tumor Exosome Proteomic Biomarkers for Cancer Diagnosis, Prognosis and Therapeutic Targeting"

15.40-16.10 Shannon Stott (Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
The MGH Cancer Center / BioMEMS Resource Center)
“Clinical Microfluidics: Isolating Extracellular Vesicles for Understanding Cancer and COVID”

Presentations from our joint project “Detection and analysis of tumor and blood-borne markers using new nanotechnology for early diagnosis and monitoring of cancer” funded by The Erling-Persson Family Foundation

16.10-16.20 Rolf Lewensohn (Karolinska Institutet)
“Extracellular vesicles as source of biomarkers for cancer - an introduction from the medical perspective”

16.20-16.35 Rolf Lewensohn & Kristina Viktorsson Team (Karolinska Institutet)
“Analyses of liquid biopsies of metastatic tumors – Identification of diagnostic & treatment Biomarkers”.

16:35-16.50 Kristina Fogel Team, (RISE), Presenter: Anatol Krozer
“Localized surface plasmon resonances as sensor system for analyses of extracellular vesicles”.

16:50-17.05 Apurba Dev & Jan Linnros Team (Uppsala Univ.; KTH Royal Inst. of Techn.)
“Analyses of tumor derived EVs at a single and bulk level: Prospects of monitoring treatment response”.

17.05-17.20 Amelie Eriksson Karlström Team (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
“Affibody-DNA conjugates for EV analysis”

17.20-17.35 Afshin Ahmadian Team (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
“DBS-Pro – a high throughput method for quantitative analysis of exosomal surface proteins with single EV resolution”

17.35-17.50 Jan Linnros (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) & Rolf Lewensohn (Karolinska Institutet)
“General discussion and conclusion”

After last talk: The audience is invited for mingle and refreshments in the lobby adjacent to the FD5 auditorium.

Web address for more information:

Jan Linnros

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