Minisymposium "Extracellular Vesicle Analysis – challenges & opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies"

  • Date: –17:50
  • Location: AlbaNova University Center, KTH & via ZOOM
  • Lecturer: See below
  • Website
  • Organiser: Institution för elektroteknik
  • Contact person: Apurba Dev
  • Phone: +4618-471 1077
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Minisimposium organized in collaboration between KTH, Karolinska Institutet, UU, SciLifeLab and RISE

PDF pamphlet on the event 

Physical meeting: FD5 lecture hall, 5th Floor, AlbaNova, Roslagstullsbacken 21. 
https://www.kth.se/places/room/id/b33ec1d2-0671-4141-9bdb-46b13e6deb50

Due to the COVID pandemic the seats are limited. The seats will be aliquoted on the basis of first registration. The registration should be made to: 
https://www.kth.se/form/evsymposium 

The ZOOM is open to everyone but registration is required via the link above. 

Meeting Agenda 

13:00-13:10 Jan Linnros (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) 
Welcome and introduction 

13:10-13:40   Johan Skog (ExosomeDx, a Bio-Techne Brand) 
“Extracellular Vesicle Analysis – challenges & opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies”.   

13:40-14.10   Jan Lötvall (University of Gothenburg) 
"Diversity of extracellular vesicles - from subpopulations to development of biomarkers” 

14:10-14.40 Marta Bally (Umeå University) 
"Biophysical approaches to characterize the physicochemical properties of biological nanoparticles and their interactions with the cell surface” 

14.40-15.10 Coffee break  
Posters from the project will be presented in the lobby.  

15.10-15.40 Linda Bojmar (Linköping Univ.; Uppsala Univ. and Weill Cornell Medicine) 
“Tumor Exosome Proteomic Biomarkers for Cancer Diagnosis, Prognosis and Therapeutic Targeting" 

15.40-16.10 Shannon Stott (Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School 
The MGH Cancer Center / BioMEMS Resource Center) 
“Clinical Microfluidics: Isolating Extracellular Vesicles for Understanding Cancer and COVID” 

Presentations from our joint project “Detection and analysis of tumor and blood-
borne markers using new nanotechnology for early diagnosis and monitoring of 
cancer” funded by The Erling-Persson Family Foundation 

16.10-16.20 Rolf Lewensohn (Karolinska Institutet) 
“Extracellular vesicles as source of biomarkers for cancer - an introduction from 
the medical perspective” 

16.20-16.35 Rolf Lewensohn & Kristina Viktorsson Team (Karolinska Institutet) 
 “Analyses of liquid biopsies of metastatic tumors – Identification of diagnostic & 
treatment Biomarkers”. 

16:35-16.50 Kristina Fogel Team, (RISE), Presenter: Anatol Krozer 
“Localized surface plasmon resonances as sensor system for analyses of 
extracellular vesicles”. 

16:50-17.05 Apurba Dev & Jan Linnros Team (Uppsala Univ.; KTH Royal Inst. of Techn.) 
“Analyses of tumor derived EVs at a single and bulk level: Prospects of monitoring 
treatment response”.  

17.05-17.20 Amelie Eriksson Karlström Team (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) 
“Affibody-DNA conjugates for EV analysis” 

17.20-17.35 Afshin Ahmadian Team (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) 
“DBS-Pro – a high throughput method for quantitative analysis of exosomal 
surface proteins with single EV resolution” 

17.35-17.50 Jan Linnros (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) & Rolf Lewensohn 
(Karolinska Institutet) 
“General discussion and conclusion”  

After last talk: The audience is invited for mingle and refreshments in the lobby 
adjacent to the FD5 auditorium.