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Aptamers
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Aptamers 2018
11-12 April 2018, Oxford
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Provisional Timetable

(Subject to change)

All talks will be held in the Edward Boyle Auditorium, JdP, St Hilda’s College.

DAY 1 – 11th April

0745 – 0830: Registration and welcome coffee

0830: Welcome by Dr Julian Tanner

0840: INSOAP updates by Dr Sarah Shigdar

0850: Aptamers updates by Dr Muhammad Sohail

0855: Housekeeping

0900 – 1215: Oral presentations, including a refreshments break

1215 – 1230: Life-time Achievement Award presentation to Professor Uli Hahn

1230 – 1330: Lunch, exhibition, networking, posters

1330 – 1430: Flash talks by poster presenters

1430 – 1530: Oral presentations

1530 – 1700: Refreshments, exhibition and poster session

1700 – 1800: Oral presentations

1800: INSOAP AGM (open to all attendees)

1830: Aptamers Editorial Board meeting (Aptamers editorial board members only)

1915: Networking dinner (by prior booking or invitation only)


DAY 2 – 12th April

0830 – 1530: Presentations (including patent updates), posters, including poster prize announcement, exhibition (including one refreshment break and lunch)

1530: Close and departure


Confirmed Speakers

A TetR-binding aptamer as versatile regulatory element
Professor Dr Beatrix Suess, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany


Anti-chymase RNA aptamer improved cardiac function in experimental heart failure
Professor Yoshi Nakamura, University of Tokyo and Ribomic, Japan


Base modifications profoundly influence the pharmacology of DNA aptamers
Dr Nebojsa Janjic
,
SomaLogic Inc, USA


The Development of Aptamers as Targeting Agents for Immunotherapeutics
Dr Mike Westby
,
Centauri Therapeutics, UK


A life without nucleic acids – unimaginable
Professor Uli Hahn
, University of Hamburg, Germany


Are aptamers better? Learning from malaria diagnosis
Dr Julian Tanner, University of Hong Kong, PR China


Aptamers for targeted therapeutic delivery
Dr Sarah Shigdar
,
Deakin University, Australia


Aptawire: Ligand-induced self-assembly of an aptamer-based DNA suprastructure
Professor Philip Johnson
,
York University, Canada


Passive diffusion of an RNA-based aptamer though intact human skin
Professor Adrian Williams, University of Reading, UK


Aptamers in the central nervous system: Dopamine and Alpha-Synuclein
Professor Maria DeRosa
Carleton University, Canada


Selection of base-modified aptamers
Dr Marcel Hollenstein
,
 Institut Pasteur, France


Graphene Quantum Dots based aptamer nanosensors for monitoring intracellular Interferon-gamma (IFN-γ)
Dr Guozhen Liu,
The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia


Expanding aptamer chemical diversity by LOOPER
Miss Dehui Kong,
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA


Compensated Interferometry Enables Nanovolume, Label-free OPNA and Opiate Screening in Urine and Serum at the Picomolar Level
Professor Darryl Bornhop
, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA


Theranostic anti-PDGFRβ aptamer for imaging and suppression of triple-negative breast cancer metastases
Dr Laura Cerchia
, National Research Council (CNR), Naples, Italy


Selection, characterization and application of DNA aptamers capable of binding a plethora of small organic molecules
Dr Shalen Kumar
, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand


Function of aptamers in non-conventional ionic solvents
Mr Beñat Olave
, POLYMAT, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain


Development of a light dependent aptamer-photoreceptor system
Dr Anna Maria Weber, Center of Aptamer Research and Development, Life & Medical Science Institute Bonn, Bonn, Germany


Stabilized RNA aptamers against Dengue virus 2 NS1 glycoprotein towards RNAaptanostics
Dr Marimuthu Citartan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia


An update on aptamer patents
Dr Philip Webber, UK and European Patent Attorney, Dehn Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, Oxford, UK


 

Important Dates

Early Registration: 05 Jan 2018
Register 3-for-2: 05 Jan 2018
Oral Abstracts: 22 Jan 2018
Poster Abstracts: 28 Feb 2018
Register 4-for-3: Any time

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