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Education Session

The Education Session introduces topics and themes which will be explored in further detail during the main Congress. Any delegates who are registered for the Congress are welcome to attend.

Tuesday 24 October

08:30-09:00 Gare Maritime

09:00-10:45 Ballroom, Maison de la Poste

Education 1a: Focus on gene therapy vectors

09:00-09:15 Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School - Els VerhoeyenUniversity of Lyon and University of Nice


09:15-09:45  EDU01: Els Verhoeyen, ENS Lyon and University of Nice

Lentiviral vectors - from basic vectorology towards in vivo application

09:45-10:15  EDU02: Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School

Adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors - from natural occuring serotypes towards engineered nanoparticles

10:15-10:45  EDU03: Tristan Montier, University of Brest

Fine-tuning of nanoparticles for aerosol gene delivery: applications to cystic fibrosis as an example

09:00-10:45 Maritime Room, Maison de la Poste

Session 1b: Focus on cell therapy

09:00-09:15 Anne Galy, Genethon, Victor Van BeusechemUniversity of Amsterdam

Welcome and chairs

09:15-09:45  EDU04: Anne Galy, Genethon - ART-TG - Inserm US35

Immune responses in gene therapy

09:45-10:15  EDU05: Sonia Guedan, Idibaps, Barcelona

Recent Developments in engineered T cells for cancer

10:15-10:45  EDU06: Frank Staal, Leiden University Medical Center

Recent Developments in gene therapy of PID

10:45-11:15 Foyer, Maison de la Poste

Coffee Break

11:15-12:45 Ballroom, Maison de la Poste

Session 2a: Focus on genome engineering

11:15-11:45  EDU07: Julian Grünewald, TUM, Munich

CRISPR/Cas9 technology - a tool box that is changing reseach and medicine


11:45-12:15  EDU08: Paula Rio, Ciemat/Ciberer, Madrid

Genome editing in human clinical trials 

12:15-12:45  EDU09: Francesco Saverio Tedesco, UCL London

Disease models and genome editing (iPSCs, organoids)

11:15-12:45 Maritime Room, Maison de la Poste

Session 2b: Focus on in vivo gene therapy

11:15-11:45  EDU10: Stylianos Michalakis, LMU, Munich

Recent Developments in retina-directed gene therapy

11:45-12:15  EDU011: Fulvio Mavilio, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Recent Developments in muscle-directed gene therapy

12:15-12:45  EDU012: Piter Bosma, Amsterdam UMC

Recent Developments in liver-directed gene therapy 

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