UNITO-POLITO CONFERENCE SERIES IN CANCER

Day I 8/03

13.30 – 14.30 Registration

14.30 Welcome

 

3D MODELS OF CANCER

 

14.45 – 16.30

Giorgio Scita University of Milan. IFOM-IEO Campus
Milano (I)
Endocytic control of collective motility

Oliver Eickelberg Institute of Lung Biology and Disease Helmholtz Zentrum München
Munich (D)
Complex phenotypic assays and organoids for lung cell differentiation and invasion

Robert Vries Hubrecht Organoid Technology
Hubrecht (B)
Organoid: a patient specific in vitro model

16.30-17.00: Break

17.00 – 18.00

Yung Hae Kim DanStem. University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen (DK)
Pancreas organoid and 3­D live imaging: tools  to study pancreas development

A talk selected from the abstracts

18.00 – 18.45: Keynote

Kandice Tanner Center for Cancer Research National Cancer Institute
Bethesda (USA)
Characterizing the mechanical response of tissue in vivo to better engineer 3D models

18.45 – 20.15 Cheese & Wine – POSTER DISCUSSION

20.30 Faculty dinner

Day II 9/03

TISSUE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES

08.45 – 10.30

Abhay Pandit Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM) , National University of Ireland
Galway (IRL)
Designing biomaterials for the host-opportunities in developing relevant 3D models

Paolo Netti University of Napoli and Istituto Italiano di Tecnologie
Napoli (I)
Engineered 3D human tumor-tissue equivalent in vitro 

Matteo Moretti IRCCS Galeazzi . Laboratorio di Ingegneria Cellulare e Tissutale
Milano (I)
Micro­scale human vascularized organ – specific models to study cancer cell extravasation

10.30 – 11.00 Break

11.00-13.00

Marilena Loizidou UCL London Academic. Department of Surgery
London (UK)
Tumouroids: tissue engineering the microarchitecture of solid cancers in 3D

Serena Danti University of Pisa. Department of Neuroscience
Pisa (I)
Cancer tissue engineering: effect of scaffold architecture on 3D organization and migration of carcinoma cells

Yan Yan Shery Huang University Cambridge. Department of Engineering
Cambridge (UK)
Microfluidic based organ­chip for cancer studies

A talk selected from the abstracts

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch Poster discussion

 

IMAGING: DEVICES, PROCESSING, AND INTERPRETATION

 

14.30 – 16.00

Melissa C. Skala Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
Nashville (USA)
Non-invasive imaging of cellular-level metabolic heterogeneity in organoids

Francesco S. Pavone European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy (LENS)
Firenze (I)
Pending

A talk selected from the abstracts

16.00-16.30 break

16.30-17.30

Massimo Mischi Eindhoven TU/e Department of Electrical Engineering
Eindhoven (NL)
Pending

Paolo Giacobini Inserm, Laboratory of Development and Plasticity of the Neuroendocrine Brain, Jean-Pierre Aubert Research Centre
Lille (F)
3Dimensional imaging of transparent Intact brains and organs shed new light into human fetal development

17.30 Closing remarks