Extracellular Vesicle Analysis – challenges & opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies

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 bloodborne 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.