1ST MOSACELL SYMPOSIUM

MAY 18, 2017

 

MosaCell is an initiative to support research on patient-derived cells for disease modeling and therapy at the MUMC+ and on May 18th 2017 we organized the 1st edition of the annual MosaCell symposium. 

 

At the symposium there were lectures of four internationally renowned keynote speakers, pitch presentations of MUMC+ researchers, a workshop on developing scientific research in a team and a photo-microscopy contest.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: 

 

Professor of Hematology

 

CHU de Liege - University of Liege

Professor of Regenerative Medicine

 

Hubrecht Institute, Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research  

 

Utrecht University

Professor Cancer development and Immune defense

 

Institute for Molecular Life Sciences

 

Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen

Professor Weefselherstel

 

MERLN institute

 

Maastricht University


Microscopy contest:

 

Many beautiful microscopy images were uploaded on Sciscope and based on voting and judgment by a jury a price was awarded.  

Winner of the

microscopy contest:

 

"Mass-spec imaging of a rat knee"  

 

by Ufuk Tan Timur (Orthopedic Surgery), Nina Ogrinc Potocnik (M4I) and Florian Barré (M4I). 

 

This is a mass-spectrometry image of a coronally sectioned rat knee. Please note the beautiful shape of the femur (upper side) and tibia (lower side) which are covered by hyaline cartilage (orange/reddish colour). Please also note the beautiful curved shape of the growth plate in the femur (upper side).

Workshop

 

PITCH PRESENTATIONS RESEARCHERS MUMC+

WORKSHOP ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH NETWORKING

 

Impression of our symposium