2nd MOSACELL SYMPOSIUM

MAY 15, 2018

 

On Tuesday the 15th of May, MERLN will be organizing the 2nd annual MosaCell conference!

 

At this second annual symposium the theme is “Meet the Neighbours”. We will have four lectures from scientists in the greater Maastricht region. Similar to last year, we will organize a workshop entitled "Mindmapping MosaCell" and we ask the question: Which science and technology is hidden amongst us? By the end of the day we hope that you will have met your new collaboration partners!

 

You can register for the event here:

 

http://f201d5a29925.fikket.nl/event/mosacell-2nd-annual-meeting

 

 

Please be aware that we only have a limited number of seats available so don’t wait too long!

 

Date and time:

Tuesday May 15th, 9:30-18:00.

 

Location:

Lectures: Coen Hemker Zaal (Rode Zaal), Universiteitssingel 50, Maastricht University (UNS50 0.480).

 

Lunch, coffee breaks and small group discussions: Drielandenpunt, Universiteitssingel 40, Maastricht University (UNS40, level -1).

 Preliminary programme:

Time

Topic

Location

09:30

Registration and welcome coffee & vlaai

UNS50

10:00

Opening MosaCell symposium by Marjolein Caron

UNS50

10:15

Lecture Lies Geris (CHU, Liege)

Computational modeling of tissue regeneration”.

UNS50

10:45

Lecture Annelies Bronckaers (Biomed, Hasselt)

Human dental pulp stem cells as a tool to enhance angiogenesis and neuroregeneration”.

UNS50

11:15

Fifteen two minute presentations  by PhD students

UNS50

12:00

Lunch with corporate presentation

UNS40

13:00

Pitching expertise at platform level

UNS40

14:30

Lecture Wolfgang Wagner (RWTH, Aachen)

“Epigenetic ageing of stem cells”

UNS50

15:00

Making the platform Mindmaps (+ tea/coffee)

UNS40

16:00

Jasper Foolen (TUe, Eindhoven)

“Tendon 2 Ligament Mechanobiology”

UNS50

16:30

Presentation of the platform Mindmap

UNS50

17:00

Closing and Drinks

UNS40

18:00

End of symposium

UNS40

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: 

 

LIESBET GERIS

Professor

Biomechanics and Computational Tissue Engineering 

 

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering University of Liège, Belgium

 

and

Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering

KU Leuven, Belgium

ANNELIES BRONCKAERS

Professor

 

Department of Morphology

Hasselt University, Belgium

WOLFGANG WAGNER

Professor

Stem Cell Biology and Cellular Engineering

 

RWTH Aachen University Medical School, Germany 

JASPER FOOLEN

Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Biomechanics 

 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Technical University Eindhoven, NL


Workshop: 

 

"Mindmapping MosaCell"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              we ask the question: Which science and technology is hidden amongst us?  - PLatform MSC                                                                                                                    - Platform IPSC                                                                                                                   - platform Organoids

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