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FINAL PROGRAMME

Thursday

June 09, 2022

8.45 – 9.15

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

9.15 – 9.30

Opening Remarks:  Prof. Silvio Garattini – Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS

 

FRONTIERS IN CANCER RESEARCH AND BEYOND
Chair: Giulia Cosentino, Luca Tiraboschi, Marta Loconte

9.30 – 10.15

LECTUREProf.Claudio Vernieri "Targeting metabolic reprogramming in human malignancies: from preclinical studies to clinical trials" – FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology

10.15 – 10.35

Selected oral presentation: Caterina Cascini “The transcription factor ZEB1 shapes osteosarcoma aggressiveness by affecting tumor cell differentiation and stemness features” – Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori

10.35 – 10.55

Selected oral presentation: Laura Formenti “Cell metabolism in ovarian cancer: modulation of OXPHOS and pharmacological response to standard of care treatments“ – Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS

10.55 – 11.15

Selected oral presentation: Benjamin Hershey “Clonal collaboration; a driver of fitness in small populations of triple-negative breast cancer cells “ – FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology IFOM

11.15 – 12.30

POSTER SESSION I

12.30 – 14.00

LUNCH

14.00 – 14.30

Sponsored talkdott. Marco Oggioni: "Latest trends in confocal microscopy" - NIKON

14.40 – 15.10

Sponsored talk: dott. Chiara Zara (Application specialist): “Gentle cell preparation and sorting for genomics” - MILTENYI BIOTEC

 

LIFE SCIENCES & ENVIRONMENT
Chair: Antonio Masone, Veronica Lise, Domenico Mercurio

15.45 – 16.30

LECTUREProf. Giuseppe Remuzzi “Italian Institute for Planetary Health: why it has been created and whether might be important right now” – Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS – Italian Institute for Planetary Health

16.30 – 16.50

Selected oral presentation: Riccardo Scodellaro “A new phasor-based method for a fast and accurate staining normalization of whole-slide biopsies“ – Università degli studi di Milano Bicocca

16.50 – 17.10

Selected oral presentation: Grazia Larosa “Cellular uptake study and biological evaluation of new platinum complexes generation: X-ASA- Zeise´s salt derivatives “ – Universität Innsbruck

17.10 – 17.30

Selected oral presentation: Eleonora Allocati “Switching among biosimilars: much ado about nothing“ – Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS

17.30 – 18.00

LECTURE: Edoardo Occa “High prevalence of mental health disorders in HIV positive adolescents and youths: an observational study from 8 health services in Beira district, Mozambique” Medici con l’Africa - CUAMM ONG

18.00 – 20.00

SOCIAL APERITIVO

 

 

 

Friday

June 10, 2022

8.45 – 9.30

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

 

NEUROSCIENCE
Chair: Valentina Kebede, Domenico Mercurio, Giulia Cosentino 

9:30 – 10.15

LECTUREProf. Claudia Verderio "Motion of microglia-derived EVs at the neuron surface: implication in the propagation of amyloid-related synaptic dysfunction in the mouse brain" - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

10.15 – 10.35

Selected oral presentation: Gizem Erol “Sugar-coated nanoparticles as inhibitors of Mannose Binding Lectin: A new neuroprotective therapeutic strategy for brain injury caused by ischemia“ – Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS

10.35 – 10.55

Selected oral presentation: Matteo Bizzotto “Maternal immune activation highlights a role for the microglial receptor TREM2 in the onset of schizophrenia“ – Humanitas University

10.55 – 11.15

Selected oral presentation: Monica Favagrossa “The intranasal administration of cholesterol as a possible therapeutic strategy in Huntington’s disease“ – Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS

11.15 – 12.45

POSTER SESSION II

12.45 – 14.00

LUNCH

14.00 – 14.30

Sponsored talk: dott. Anis Larbi “How science is pushed by technological advances and vice versa” – dott. Cassandra Margotta, “Myogenesis in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: The role of muscle stem cells” - BECKMAN COULTER LIFE SCIENCES

 

MOLECULAR MEDICINE
Chair: Adriana Tarantino, Aldo Ummarino, Francesca Pontis

14.45 – 15.30

LECTUREProf. Maria Rescigno "Microbiota and host interactions" - Humanitas University

15.30 – 15.50

Selected oral presentation: Marco Notaro “Gene therapy for cancer: exploiting Kupffer cells to modulate adaptative immunity” – San Raffaele - TIGET

15.50 – 16.10

Selected oral presentation: Cristiana Barone “HSPCs originating from extraembryonic arterial vessels are the major contributors of mouse fetal hematopoiesis” – Università degli studi di Milano Bicocca

16.10 – 16.30

Selected oral presentation: Nunzia Mangano “Tumor-derived SAA1 regulates adipocyte reprogramming in TNBC cells” – Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori

16.30 – 17.00

LECTURE: Prof. Gianfranco Pacchioni " The overproduction of truth" – Università degli studi di Milano Bicocca – Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei

17.00 – 17.30

COFFEE BREAK

17.30 – 17.45

AWARD CEREMONY

17.45 - 18:00

Concluding Remarks