“Organoids and disease modeling”

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11 November 2021

L'Università di Milano Bicocca sta organizzando, all'interno del dottorato DIMET, un corso su "Organoids and disease modeling", dal 17 al 19 novembre!

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
14:15 - 15:15 (Central European Time) Juergen Knoblich (Institute of Molecular
Biotechnology, Wien, Austria)
“Human brain development and disease in cerebral organoids”
15:15 – 16:15 Jessica Mariani (Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, CT, USA)
“Modeling FOXG1 Syndrome using human pluripotent stem cells and telencephalic
16:15 - 16.45 BREAK
16:45 - 17:45 In-Hyun Park (Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, CT, USA)
“Development of integrated brain organoids to investigate human brain development
and diseases”
17:45 - 18:45 Veronica Krenn (Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Wien, Austria)
“Modeling brain infections using human cerebral organoids”

Thursday, November 18, 2021
Leukemia, brain cancer and Down syndrome
14:15 - 15:15 Dominique Bonnet (Crick Institute, London, UK)
“Humanised Bone marrow niche to study human normal and malignant haematopoiesis”
15:15 – 16:15 Luca Tiberi (University of Trento, Armenise-Harvard Laboratory of

Brain Disorders and Cancer)
“Modeling brain cancer with human organoids”
16:15 - 16.45 BREAK
16:45 – 17.45 Peng Jiang (Rutgers University, NJ, USA)


Friday, November 19, 2021
Other organs
14:15 - 15:15 Catherine Verfaillie (University of Leuven, Belgium)
“Engineering liver models from iPSC”
15:15 - 16:15 Magdalena Renner (Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology,
Basel, Switzerland)
“Retinal organoids to model development and disease”
16:15 - 16.45 BREAK
16:45 - 17:45 Reiner Wimmer (Roche, Basel, Switzerland)
Engineering organoids and organ-on-chip models of the vasculature for disease
modeling and drug discovery" 

-Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Link for participants: https://unimib.webex.com/unimib-

Password: day17 (32917 from cellphones)
-Thursday, November 18, 2021
Link for participants: https://unimib.webex.com/unimib-

Password evento: day18 (32918 from cellphones)

-Friday, November 19, 2021
Link for participants: https://unimib.webex.com/unimib-

Password evento: day19 (32919 from cellphones)