• Aptamers2014
    1st Oxford Symposium on Aptamers
    24-25 March 2014

    St Edmund's Hall & St Hilda's College, Oxford, UK

    Immediately followed by our 9th RNAi Conference & Exhibition, RNAi2014, 25-27 March at St Hilda's College, Oxford, UK
  • Aptamers2014
    1st Oxford Symposium on Aptamers
    24-25 March 2014

    St Edmund's Hall & St Hilda's College, Oxford, UK

    Immediately followed by our 9th RNAi Conference & Exhibition, RNAi2014, 25-27 March at St Hilda's College, Oxford, UK

Posters & Guidelines

  • Thank you for considering to present your work as a poster at Aptamers 2014.

    Please prepare your poster in A1 portrait format (59cm wide x 84cm long). Please do not laminate your poster. Further information about poster sizes can be found on the following link:

    http://tinyurl.com/y7bf

    Posters larger than A1 will only be displayed subject to the availability of space.

    Please ensure you have appropriate permissions for the publication of your abstract from the original copyright holders. Should you wish your abstract not to be published, please notify us in writing at the time of abstract submission.

    Poster presenters will be required to send us their poster as PDF at least two weeks before the event. The posters will be made available via the event website or other electronic media after the event.

    Posters will be displayed at St Hilda's College on Day-2 of the symposium (25th March)

    >>Where can I print my poster in Oxford?
  • If your abstract has been accepted for presentation but it does not appear in the list below, please let us know as soon as possible by email on aptamersoxford@gmail.com.

    (Presenter in bold)

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    Functionalizing liposomes with anti-CD44 Aptamer for specific targeted drug delivery into cancer cells

    Walhan Alshaer1, Hervé HILLAIREAU1, Juliette VERGNAUD1, Nidaa ABABNEH2, Said ISMAIL2, Elias FATTAL1

    1 UMR CNRS 8612, Institut Galien Paris-Sud, Faculté Pharmacie, Université Paris-Sud, 5, rue J-B Clément, 92290 Châtenay-Malabry, France.
    2Molecular Biology Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan

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    Selective targeting of Aptamer for delivery, therapeutic and imagining in cancer disease

    Paola Amero, Carla Lucia Esposito, Silvia Catuogno, Gennaro De Vita, Simona Camorani, Anna Rienzo, Raffaela Fontanella, Laura Cerchia, Vittorio de Franciscis

    Istituto per l’Endocrinologia e l’Oncologia Sperimentale del CNR ‘‘G. Salvatore’’, Naples, Italy

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    Aptamers in the study of Fibroblast Growth Factor 8b

    Robert S. Bedenbaugh, Gwendolyn M. Stovall, Andrew D. Ellington

    Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, 103 W. 24th Street PAI 3.04N, Austin TX, 78712, USA

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    Stabilized Interleukin-6 receptor binding RNA aptamers

    Katharina Berg, Cindy Meyer, Inken Lorenzen, Joachim Grötzinger, Stefan Rose-John and Ulrich Hahn

    University of Hamburg, Department Chemistry, Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

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    A sensitive resistive pulse sensing assay for monitoring aptamer-ligand interactions

    Emily Rose Billinge and Mark Platt

    Department of Chemistry, Centre for Analytical Science, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, United Kingdom

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    The development of aptamers and their applications in health sciences

    Emma Blundell1, Andy Jackson2*, Jingfeng Huang2,3, Alfred Tok3, Myra A.Nimmo2 and Mark Platt1

    1 Department of Chemistry, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK
    2 Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle & Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK
    3 Institute for Sports Research, Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

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    Apta-PCR assay for the detection of Burkitt’s lymphoma related cells via a caged aptamer

    Laia Civit1, Alessandro Pinto2, Ciara K. O’Sullivan3, Günter Mayer1

    1 Life and Medical Sciences Institute, University of Bonn, Gerhard-Domagk Str. 1, Bonn, Germany
    2 NanoBioSeparations Group, POLYMAT, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Avda. Tolosa 72, San Sebastian, Spain
    3 Nanotechnology and Bioanalysis Group, Chemical Engineering Department, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Av. Països Catalans 26, Tarragona, Spain

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    2’-Modified RNA aptamers against insulin-like growth factor I receptor

    Anna Davydova1, Maria Vorobjeva1, Jean-Christophe Francois2 and Alya Venyaminova1

    1Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine SB RAS, Lavrentieva ave. 8, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia
    2Centre de Recherche Saint-Antoine INSERM - UPMC, UMR S 938, 27 rue Chaligny F-75571 PARIS 12

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    Fluorescence Polarization detection of D-AMP and derivatives using a new Aptamer-PNA Probe

    Emma Goux, Valérie Guieu, Corinne Ravelet, Eric Peyrin

    University of Grenoble, Département de pharmacochimie moléculaire 470, rue de la Chimie 38400 St Martin d'Heres

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    Aptamer controlled splicing in mammalian cells

    Florian Groher, Janina Langner, Beatrix Suess

    TU Darmstadt, FB Biologie, Schnittspahnstraße 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany

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    Aptamers Targeting the Mannose Receptor

    Silvana Hassel1, Verena Schütte2, Sven Burgdorf2, and Günter Mayer1

    1Life and Medical Sciences (LIMES), University of Bonn, Gerhard-Domagk-Str. 1, Germany
    2Life and Medical Sciences (LIMES), University of Bonn, Carl-Troll-Str. 31, Germany

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    Post-SELEX modification of a Streptavidin-Binding Aptamer by LNA- and α-L-LNA-substitutions

    Anna S. Jørgensen1, Lykke H. Hansen2, Birte Vester2, Jesper Wengel1*

    1 Nucleic Acid Center, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
    2 Nucleic Acid Center, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark

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    Aptamer-based control of intraneuronal signal transduction

    Sabine Lennarz1, Therese Christine Alich2, Heinz Beck2,3, and Günter Mayer1,

    1 Life and Medical Sciences (LIMES) Institute, Prog. Unit Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, University of Bonn, Gerhard-Domagk-Str.1, 53121 Bonn, Germany
    2Laboratory of Experimental Epileptology and Cognition Research, Department of Epileptology, Sigmund-Freud Str. 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    3Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen in der Helmholtz Gemeinschaft, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 2, 53175 Bonn, Germany

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    Development of aptasensors for biomedical and agri-food applications based on Surface Plasmon Resonance imaging

    Elodie Ly-Morin1, Karen Mercier1, Stephen Vance², Marinella Sandros², Gergely Lautner3, Róbert E. Gyurcsányi3 and Chiraz Frydman1

    1HORIBA Scientific, Palaiseau, France
    2 University of North Carolina, Greesboro, USA
    3 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary

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    Novel T7 RNA polymerases for the incorporation of modified nucleotides during aptamer selection

    Hannah G. McDonald 1Ÿ, Adam MeyerŸ 1, Bradley Hall 2, Andrew D. Ellington

    1 Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin
    2 Altermune Technologies, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712

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    In vitro selection of RNA aptamers for the interleukin-6 receptor

    Florian Mittelberger1, Cindy Meyer2, Georg Waetzig3, Ulrich Hahn1

    1Department of Chemitry, Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Hamburg, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, 20146 Hamburg
    2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Laboratory of RNA Molecular Biology, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 186, New York, NY 10065
    3CONARIS Research Institute AG, Schauenburgerstr. 116, 24118 Kiel

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    The identification of novel aptamers to glioma

    Karl Norris, Lisa Shaw, Jane Elizabeth Alder, Clare Louise Lawrence

    University of Central Lancashire, Fylde road, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, UK

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    Using microarrays for the evolution of new aptamer sequences, and the exploration of sequence activity relationships

    Mark Platt

    Department of Chemistry, Centre for Analytical Science, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, United Kingdom

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    Target responsive electrochemical aptasensors

    Sanaz Pilehvar and Karolien De Wael

    AXES research group, Department of Chemistry, University of Antwerp, Gronenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium

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    An enhanced aptamer sequence as tool for targeted drug delivery: rational engineering of a DNA aptamer against transferrin receptor

    David Porciani1,2, Giovanni Signore2*, Riccardo Nifosì1, Laura Marchetti1, Paolo Mereghetti2 and Fabio Beltram1

    1NEST, Scuola Normale Superiore and Istituto Nanoscienze-CNR, Piazza San Silvestro 12 Pisa, 56127, Italy
    2Center for Nanotechnology Innovation@NEST, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Piazza San Silvestro 12 Pisa, 56127, Italy

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    Agonistic CD200R1 DNA Aptamers are Potent Immunosuppressants both In Vitro and In Vivo and Prolong Allogeneic Skin Graft Survival

    Aaron Prodeus ab, Marzena Cydzik ab, Reginald Gorczynski d, Eric Huang b, and Jean Gariepy abc

    a Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S3M2,
    b Physical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N3M5
    c Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S3M2
    d Departments of Surgery and Immunology, University Health Network and The Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G1L7

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    In vitro selection of RNA aptamers against photoswitchable molecules

    Martin Michael Rudolph1, Thomas Halbritter2, Alexander Heckel2,Beatrix Suess1

    1Department of Biology, Technical University Darmstadt, Schnittspahnstr. 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    2 Department of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue Str. 7, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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    Aptamer selection for specific recognition of non-human sialic acid: n-glycolyl neuraminic acid (Neu5Gc)

    Shashank Sharma, Hsien-Yu Tsai, Satbir Kaur Gill, Marian Kane, Lokesh Joshi

    Glycoscience Group, National Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Science (NCBES), National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

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    A new DNA aptamer for protein A and its characterization by SPR-based interaction analysis

    Regina Stoltenburg and Beate Strehlitz

    Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

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    Click-SELEX: A versatile method for the selection of chemically functionalized aptamers

    Fabian Tolle1, Julian Victor1, Felix Friedrich2, Alexander Heckel2, Günter Mayer1

    1LIMES Institute, University of Bonn, Gerhard-Domagk-Str. 1, 53121 Bonn, Germany
    2 Goethe University Frankfurt a. M, Max-von-Laue-Str. 9, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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    Modified nucleotides in aptamers: de novo selection and post modification strategies

    Christina Udesen

    Wengel Group at Nucleic Acid Center, Dept. of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacology, Southern University of Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK-5230, Denmark

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    2'-Modified RNA aptamer against autoantibodies associated with multiple sclerosis and bioluminescent probe on its basis

    Maria A Vorobjeva1, Vasilisa V Krasitskaya2, Valentina V Timoshenko1, Georgy A Nevinsky1, Ludmila A Frank2 and Alya G Venyaminova1

    1 Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia
    2 Institute of Biophysics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Krasnoyarsk 660036, Russia

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    Comparison Between SELEX and Single-Step Selection

    Robert Wilson and Andrew Cossins

    Liverpool University, Institute of Integrative Biology, Liverpool, UK

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    Aptamer-based early lung cancer diagnosis via CTC detection

    G. S. Zamay1, O. S. Kolovskaya1, A. S. Zamay1 O. A. Zubkova1, E. A. Spivak1, Y. E. Glazyrin1, M. V. Berezovsky2, T. N. Zamay1

    1Krasnoyarsk Voyno-Yasenetsky State Medical University, st. Partizana Zheleznyaka 1, Krasnoyarsk, 660022 Russia
    2University of Ottawa, 10 Marie-Curie, Ottawa, K1N 6N5, Canada

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    Identification of protein targets for the aptamers with antitumor activity against ahrlich ascites adenocarcinoma cells

    T.N. Zamay1, O.S. Kolovskaya1, Y.E. Glazyrin1, E.A. Spivak1, O.A. Zubkova1, G.S. Zamay1, M.V. Berezovsky2, A.S. Zamay1

    1Krasnoyarsk State Medical University, P. Zheleznyaka 1, Krasnoyarsk, 660022 Russia
    2University of Ottawa, 10 Marie-Curie, Ottawa, K1N 6N5, Canada

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