DZHK Conference 2019

Day 1

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

12:00 Admission, registration & light meal

Opening

13:00 - 13:10 Thomas Eschenhagen, Chairman of the DZHK, Hamburg
13:10 - 13:30 Veronika von Messling, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Berlin

1st Session: Science admin, regulatory, industry

Chair: Shirin Doroudgar (Heidelberg) | Stefan Kääb (Munich)

13:30 - 14:00 Pierluigi Nicotera, Bonn Memory Computing and possible advances for translational research
14:00 - 14:30 Terri Gaskell, London Promoting translation in biomedicine - the UK Catapult
14:30 - 15:00 Gary Gintant, North Chicago The value of human stem-cell derived cardiomyocytes in preclinical drug safety assessments

 

15:00 -16:00: Coffee break & 1st parallel poster session (starts 15:10, No. 1-7 / No. 8-15)


2nd Session: New technologies

Chair: Tanja Zeller (Hamburg) | Ulf Landmesser (Berlin)

16:00 - 16:30 Thorsten Stafforst, Tübingen Gene editing – more than CRISPR
16:30 - 17:00 Holger Stark, Göttingen High-resolution structure determination of large and dynamic macromolecular complexes
17:00 - 17:30 Benjamin Prosser, Philadelphia Microtubule mechanics in beating cardiomyocytes

17:45 | Bus departure to dinner venue

18:30 | Conference Dinner

We very much regret that Uguhr Sahin's dinner speech had to be cancelled.