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Symposium programme 2024

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DAY 1: Thursday 25 January

Welcome: Introducing EMBL, EMBO and DANEMO

Chair: Kaare Teilum, DANEMO, The University of Copenhagen

11:00-12:00 - Registration with coffee, lunch and poster hang up

12:00-12:20 - Welcome and Introducing EMBL, EMBO and DANEMO
Vice Dean Lise Arleth, Uni. of Copenhagen and Kaare Teilum, DANEMO

Session 1: Cellular Dynamics and Development I

Chair: Mogens Høgh Jensen, University of Copenhagen

12:20-12:55 - Alexander Aulehla, Developmental Biology Unit, EMBL Heidelberg
Metabolic entrainment of developmental timing

12:55-13:20 - Mathias Spliid Heltberg, Niels Bohr Institute, Uni. of Copenhagen
Dynamics and droplets in DNA damage response

13:20-13:45 - Doug Speed, Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Aarhus Uni.
Computational tools to improve our understanding of the biological basis of complex traits

13:45-14:45 - Coffee and Poster session (even numbers)

Session 2: Cellular Dynamics and Development II

Chair: Mogens Høgh Jensen, University of Copenhagen

14:45-15:20 - Alejandro Torres-Sanchez, Tissue Biol. and Disease Model., EMBL Barcelona
Break to build: exploring the role of fracture in morphogenesis

15:20-15:55 - Kim Sneppen, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
Cellular polarity and regulation of biological shapes

15:55-16:30 - Michael Dorrity, Structural and Computational Biol., EMBL Heidelberg
A single-cell view of rising temperature during embryogenesis

16:30-16:45 - Break

Session 3: Metabolomics

Chair: Jakob Knudsen, University of Copenhagen

16:45-17:20 - Nils Færgeman, Dep. of Biochem. and Mol. Biol., Uni. of Southern Denmark
Identification of novel signaling metabolites in humans by metabolic profiling

17:20-17:55 - Theodore Alexandrov, Struct. and Comput. Biol., EMBL Heidelberg
Spatial single-cell metabolomics reveals metabolic cell states

19:00-21:00 Dinner, Restaurant Sebastopol, Sankt Hans Torv 32, Copenhagen

DAY 2: Friday 26 January

Session 4: Ecology and Ecosystem Modelling

Chair: Michael Kuhl, University of Copenhagen

9:00-9:30 - Detlev Arendt, EMBL Heidelberg and TREC
Cellular hotspots of variation

9:30-10:00 - Juraj Bergman, University of Aarhus
Tentative title: A macrogenomic perspective of mammalian biodiversity, ecology and evolutionary history

10:00-10:30 - Jing Tang, Department of Biol., Uni. of Copenhagen
Refining model realism of biological systems under climate change by integrating multiple scales of observations

10:30-10:45 - Break

Session 5 EMBO Fellows

Chair: Gerd Seibold, Danish Technical University

10:45-11:10 - Christian Kofoed, Princeton Uni., EMBO fellow
Selective cell targeting through logic-gated protein trans-splicing

11:10-11:35 - Jared Cregg, Dept Neurosci., Uni. Of Copenhagen, EMBO fellow
Measuring mouse behavior: Dissection of circuits for motor control

11:35-12:35 - Lunch and Posters (odd numbers)

Session 6 Microbiology I

Chair: Xu Peng, University of Copenhagen

12:35-13:10 - Georg Zeller, Structural and Comput. Biol., EMBL Heidelberg
Investigating composition, spatial organisation and function of microbial communities associated with colorectal cancer

13:10-13:45 - Sine Lo Svenningsen, Department of Biol., Uni. of Copenhagen
Changes to the major RNA pools of E. coli during adaptation to nutrient starvation

13:45-14:15 - Namiko Mitarai, Niels Bohr Institute, Uni. of Copenhagen
Spatiotemporal dynamics of bacteria-phage interactions

14:15-14:30 - Break

Session 7: Microbiology II

Chair: Michael Toft Overgaard, DANEMO, Aalborg University

14:30-15:05 - Amelia-Elena Rotaru, Uni. of Southern Denmark
Electron cross-feeding between bacteria and archaea

15:05-15:40 - Kalinka Sand Knudsen, Uni. of Aalborg
Microflora Danica: Uncovering biogeography and functional potential of methanotrophs across Denmark

15:40-16:15 - Katja Hose, TU/Wien
Data science for illuminating microbial dark matter

16:15-16:30 - Poster prize and Closing remarks