6 Dec, 2017
2nd International RTG 1743 Symposium:
Genes, Environment and Inflammation
June 7th- 8th, 2018
Center of Molecular Bio Sciences (ZMB), Kiel
Save the date: During the RTG's International Symposium in Kiel, scientists and RTG members discuss the latest insights into the interactions between genes, environment and inflammation.
|June 7, 2018|
|08:30-09:00||Welcome (Andre Franke, Milda Resch)|
|Session I||GENES (Chair: Antonella Fazio and Isabelle Relling)|
|09:00-09:35||Genomic data illuminates demography, genetic structure and micro evolutionary processes in human populations
Vaidutis Kucinskas (Human Genome Research Center, Lithuania)
|09:45-10:15||Transcriptional and chromatin-mediated control of inflammation
Gioacchino Natoli (Humanitas University, Italy)
|10:15-10:45||Coffee Break - Poster Session|
|10:45-11:20||Pathological adipose remodeling and disease – human genetic insights
Robert Semple (University of Edinburgh, UK)
|11:25-12:00||Genetics and inflammatory skin disease
Michael Simpson (King’s College London, UK)
|Session II||ENVIRONMENT (Chair: Nathalie Loeper and Lena Baumecker)|
|13:00-13:35||Chlamydiae in the environment - about the value of studying non-model organisms
Matthias Horn (University of Vienna, Austria)
|13:40-14:15||Remote control of antitumoral immunity by the gut microbiota
Mathias Chamaillard (Institute Pasteur, France)
|Session III||INFLAMMATION (Chair: Mareike Wendorff and Foteini Beltsiou)|
|14:20-14:55||Vitamin D receptor regulates microbiome in inflammation and cancer: a story beyond bone
Jun Sun (University of Illinois, USA)
|14:55-15:25||Coffee Break - Poster Session|
|15:25-16:00||Nucleic acid immunity: recent insight and implications for immunooncology
Gunther Hartmann (University of Bonn, Germany)
Sören Buus (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
|June 8, 2018|
|09:00-09:30||Welcome & final registration for workshops|
|Session I||Career paths outside academia|
|09:30-11:30||Talks & Discussion|
Confirmed until now:
Euroimmun AG - Head of Molecular Infection Diagnostics
Schnexagon© - From bench to business
AstraZeneca GmbH – Quality Assurance Manager
Laboratory for Clinical Research | LKF - Head of Laboratory, General Manager
|11:30-12:00||Academia or Industry - Pros & Cons
|Session II||Hands on your career path (registration required)|
|13:00-15:00||Workshop Writing a CV and cover letter, interpreting job ads|
|15:00-17:00||Workshop Job interview and salary negotiation, assessment center|
|Prof. Dr. Matthias Horn
At the University of Vienna he now holds a professorship for Microbial Symbioses at the Department of Microbial Ecology and Ecosystem Science.
Research topics: microbial symbioses, evolution of intracellular bacteria, microbial genome evolution and interplay of intracellular bacteria and eukaryotic host cells.
|Prof. Dr. Vaidutis Kucinskas
Department of Human and Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University; Centre for Medical Genetics of Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos (Lithuania)
Research topics: human genome diversity and genetic process in human populations
|Prof. Dr. Gioacchino Natoli
Full professor of Biochemistry at the Humanitas University of Milan (Italy).
Research topics: genomics and next generation sequencing technologies, transcriptional and epigenetic control of inflammation, transcriptional control of pancreatic tumorigenesis
|Prof. Dr. Sören Buus
Professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology of the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). Head of the laboratory of experimental immunology.
Research topics: immunology and the immune Defence, The Structure of MHC Molecules, Vaccines.
|Prof. Dr. Jun Sun
Prof. Dr. Jun Sun completed her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Toxicology and Pharmacology Institute in China. The Sun research group is currently housed at the University of Illinois in Chicago within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Research topics: Dr. Sun's group established a Salmonella-infected colon cancer model and was the first to demonstrate Salmonella regulation of intestinal stem cells. Additionally, Dr. Sun's group studies the role of the Vitamin D receptor in maintaining homeostasis of the gut microbiome.
|Prof. Dr. Michael Simpson
Professor at the department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the King's College of London (UK), head of the genomic medicine group.
Research topics: understand the role of genomic variation in human diseases and traits
|Prof. Dr. Robert Semple
Chair of translational molecular medicine, center for cardiovascular science of the University of Edinburgh.
Research topics: causes and consequences of abnormal insulin action in human disease
Am Botanischen Garten 11