Fraunhofer Life Science Symposium 2017


Wednesday, November 8, 2017


10:30 am


Welcome Address

11:00 am

Chair: Emmrich F, Kuhlmeier D

Diagnosis of infections by photonic technologies
Popp J(Keynote)

Next-generation near-patient biomarker diagnostics
Stückemann T

Open universal diagnostics platform for global health applications
Becker H

Lab-on-a-Chip with Incorporated Microarrays for the Detection of AMRs
Peter H

12:30 pm

Lunch / Poster Session

01:30 pm

Next generation sequencing in diagnostics
Chair: Ulbert S, Bartsch S

NGS in infection diagnostics – Barzon L (Keynote)

Waste water E. coli are multi-drug resistant with pathogenic potential and have an unexpectedly large pan genome harbouring antibiotic resistance genes
Schroeder M

Rapid nanopore sequencing-based diagnostic platform for bloodstream infections
Hoffmann A

Bacterial communities in human heart valves. Towards a new paradigm in infectious endocarditis?
Calvo-Cano A

Analysis of cell-mediated and humoral immunity in veterinary research
Mabtech AB

lecture sponsered byMabtech AB

03:00 pm

Coffee Break

03:30 pm

Chair: Kuhlmeier D, Sandetskaya N

Developments for infectious disease diagnostics – a company perspective
Ehricht R (Keynote)

Bringing innovative diagnostics into market - Nothing for the Faint Hearted
Ermantraut E (Keynote)

04:30 pm


04:45 pm

Nucleic acid based diagnostics
Chair: Bier F F, Fricke S

The application of isothermal nucleic acid amplification in diagnostics and point-of-care testing
Kersting S

Combination of classifiers identifies fungal-specific activation of the lysosome genes in monocytes
König R

Strategies and solutions for sample preparation in the diagnostics of infectious diseases
Sandetskaya N

Diagnosis and understanding of chronic infections. Remember the biofilm
Rolighed Thomsen T

Handheld disease diagnosis; science fiction or reality?
Kint J

lecture sponsered byBiotype Diagnostic GmbH

06:00 pm


06:15 pm

Evening lecture
Chair: Ulbert S

Challenges for diagnosis of infectious diseases through globalization
Koopmanns M (Keynote)

07:00 pm

Get Together


Thursday, November 9, 2017


09:00 am


Sepsis diagnostics
Chair: Kuhlmeier D, Sandetskaya N

The history and future of sepsis diagnosis
Bauer M (Keynote)

Clinical evaluation of next-generation sequencing diagnostics of infecting agents in septic patients /// Next-generation sequencing diagnostics of bacteremia in septic patients
Grumaz S

Detection of carbapenem resistance in Gram-negative bacteria from agar cultures and directly from positive blood cultures using light-scattering method
Idelevich EA

Transcriptional profiling of innate immune cells in the critically ill to distinguish between sepsis and non-infectious systemic inflammation
Coulibaly A

10:30 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am

Regulatory Issues
Chair: Emmrich F, Kuhlmeier D

FDA’s Role In Building the ID NGS Diagnostic Toolkit
Sichtig H (Keynote)

Some carrots and many sticks: Clinical trials in accordance with the new EU-regulation
Hain J

12:00 pm

Lunch / Poster Session

01:00 pm

Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
Chair: Ulbert S, Grunwald T

Latest findings in ZIKA diagnosis
Schmidt-Chanasit J (Keynote)

Development of a peptide-based subtyping platform for influenza viruses (FluType)
Hovestädt M

Chikungunya outbreak investigation in a Cambodian rural community – Long-lasting immunity and cross-protection across diverse genotypes
Auerswald H

Rapid on-chip detection of chlamydia trachomatis for using loop-mediated isothermal amplification
Kuhlmeier D

From batch to continuous purification of biomolecules KNAUER

lecture sponsered byKnauer

02:30 pm

Coffee Break

02:45 pm

Serology based diagnostics
Chair: Oberbach A, Fricke S

CTCelect: Fully automated singularization of CTCs from blood for cancer immunotherapy
Schunck T

Immunoprofiling – basis for serodiagnostics
Neumann T

Differentiation of dengue and Zika virus antibodies using envelope proteins with mutations in the conserved fusion loop domain
Rockstroh A

Improved dose decision with comprehensive Diagnostics data
Brand J

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