Programme


Tuesday 16th July

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Time Event
09:00 – 09:20 Registration
09:20 – 09:40 Introductory words
IBEC Director
ICMS Director
09:45 – 10:00 Transport across the blood-brain barrier and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
Silvia Muro · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
10:00 – 10:15 Light regulated drugs: basic research tools and therapeutic applications
Pau Gorostiza · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
10:15 – 10:30 From self-powered nanoparticles to externally controlled 3D Bioprinted Actuators
Samuel Sánchez · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
10:30 – 11:00 Artificial cells and organelles; smart compartments with life-like features
Jan van Hest · Institute  for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS)
11:00 – 11:30 Networking coffee break – Poster session
11:30 – 11:45 Human 3D skeletal muscle microphysiological systems for disease modelling
Javier Ramón · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
11:45 – 12:00 Challenges to mimic interfaces of the central nervous system
Josep Samitier · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
12:00 – 12:15 Light-based biofabrication strategies for engineered tissue models
Elena Martínez · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
12:15 – 12:45 Microfluidics: enabling organ-on-chip by merging technology and biology
Jaap den Toonder · Institute  for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS)
12:45 – 13:15 Presentation of Flash talks from Exchange Program
Gerard Rubí · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
Shidong Song
· Institute  for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS)
Agata Nyga
· Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
René Verhoef
· Institute  for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS)
Edgar Fuentes
· Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
13:15 – 14:00 Networking lunch break
14:10 – 14:45 Lab Tours. For non-IBEC members
14:45 – 15:00 Mechanosensing: from integrins to the nucleus.
Pere Roca · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
15:00 – 15:30 Synthetic Morphogenesis
Vito Conte · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)/Institute  for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS)
15:30 – 16:00 Networking coffee Break – Poster session
16:00 – 16:15 Integrative Cell and Tissue Dynamics.
Xavier Trepat · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
16:15 – 16:30 Engineering solutions for human pluripotent stem cells derived organoids: immediate challenges and applications
Núria Montserrat · Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
16:30 – 17:00 Rational design of the cellular niche for in situ cardiovascular tissue engineering
Carlijn Bouten · Institute  for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS)
17:00 – 17:05 Final Remarks and announcement of the PD Program
Directors