Speakers & Agenda

Provisional Agenda

(Subject to change)

0920:    Registration welcome coffee, networking, exhibition

1020:    Welcome and housekeeping

1025:    Opening by symposium co-chairs


Session 1: Biogenesis and Characterisation


Mager1030: Dr Imre Mager
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
University of Oxford
Oxford
United Kingdom

Engineering extracellular vesicles – towards biomedical applications


1050: Dr Julien MuzardMuzard
Regional Chief Scientist Europe, Middle East & Africa
Izon Science, The Oxford Science Park
Magdalen Centre
Oxford, United Kingdom

Combining Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) & Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing (TRPS) technology for the characterization of extracellular vesicles


1110: Dr Deborah GoberdhanGoberdhan
Departmental Lecturer
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

A drug-resistant form of the microenvironmental sensor mTORC1 controls endolysosomal trafficking and an exosome switch


1140: Refreshment break, posters and networking


1200: Professor Raymond SchiffelersSchifflers
Professor of Nanomedicine
Laboratory for Clinical Chemistry & Hematology
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Decorating the surface of extracellular vesicles


1220: Professor Clive WilsonWilson
Professor of Cell and Developmental Genetics
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

Exosomes are made in at least two distinct endolysosomal compartments and carry different cargos


Session 2: Functions in Radiation and Stress Response


1240: Professor Munira KadhimKadhim
Head of Genomic Instability Research Group
Department of Biological and Medical Sciences
Oxford Brookes University
Oxford, United Kingdom

Role of microvesicles/exosomes  in non-targeted effects (NTE) of radiation: an in vivo study


Moertl1300: Dr Simone Moertl
AG Klinische Strahlenbiologie
Institut für Strahlenbiologie
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Neuherberg, Germany

Exosomes as transmitters of the radiation response


1320: Lunch break, posters and networking


Carter1420: Dr David Carter
Reader, Department of Biological and Medical Sciences
Oxford Brookes University
Oxford
United Kingdom

The role of extracellular vesicles in the intercellular response to stress


Session 3: Functions in Reproduction

1440: Miss Helena Rodriguez CaroCaro
Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
University of Oxford, Women’s Centre
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, United Kingdom

The Role of Prostasomes in Human Embryo Implantation


1500: Dr Claudia GöhnerGoehner
Placenta-Labor, Department of Obstetrics
University Women Hospital
Jena University Hospital
Jena, Germany

Placental exosome and microvesicles support pregnancy-related immune adaptations


1520: Dr RebDragovicecca Dragovic
Senior Research Associate
Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
University of Oxford, Women’s Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, United Kingdom

Investigating the role of human follicular fluid extracellular vesicles in the ovarian follicle


1540: Refreshment break, posters and networking


Session 4: Roles in Disease


1610: Dr AlexanKapustinder Kapustin
Research AssociateBHF Centre of Excellence
Cardiovascular Division
King’s College London
London, United Kingdom

Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Calcification is Mediated by Regulated Exosome Secretion


1630: Dr Stuart HuntHunt
Lecturer in Human Anatomy
Unit of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
The School of Clinical Dentistry
Sheffield , United Kingdom

Can salivary extracellular vesicles be used in early diagnosis of oral cancer and to monitor its progression?


1650: Professor Adrian Harris (Keynote Speaker)Harris
Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford
United Kingdom

Changes in exosome cargo under drug and microenvironmental selection-new biomarkers and therapy targets


1720: Discussion and Close