Single cell transcriptomics symposium 2019

Monday the 23rd September 2019

Biomedicum Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 8, Lecture Hall 2 (morning 9-11:30) and 1 (afternoon 12-17)

DPBM-151 (1cr). The event is free of charge to all. Registration is closed, with over 200 participants. Lecture hall 2 will be full, but for the afternoon session in lecture hall 1 also non-registered participants are welcome. Catering can not, however, be guaranteed for larger number of non-registrants.

Program (pdf below)

9:00-9:30 Coffee

9:30-9:50 Jani Huuhtanen (Univ Helsinki): Single-cell roadmap of antigen-specific T cell responses in immune checkpoint inhibitor therapies in melanoma patients

9:50-10:10 Marja Mikkola (Univ Helsinki): Dissecting cellular heterogeneity in developing skin and hair follicles using scRNA sequencing

10:10-10:30 Anil Kumar (Univ Helsinki): ScType: A novel  method for automatic cell type assignment in scRNA seq data

10:30-11:30 Tech talks by sponsors

Illumina/Per Svensson: Optimize you NGS workflow - How can the right library preparation kit and instruments facilitate your research?”

10x Genomics/Richard Henfrey: Single Cell Genomics and Spatial Transcriptomics Updates

NordicBioSite/Anni Laari: Simultaneous Proteomics and Transcriptomics - TotalSeq™ and The Future of Single Cell Analysis

MissionBio/Kelly Kaihara: Tapestri: Targeted solutions for High-Impact Applications

AHDiagnostics/Simon Foldager Larsen: Combine Morphology and Phenotype with Imaging Mass Cytometry

Immunodiagnostics/Sanna Siltanen: Importance of Accurate Cell Counting for Single Cell Sequencing

11:30-12:00 Coffee

12:00-13:00 BMH seminar, Alex Shalek (MIT&Broad Institute): Translating Single-Cell Genomics to the Clinic

13:00-14:00 Lunch on your own (except selected pre-registered students: lunch with speakers. Student Host Salli Antila)

14:00-14:40 Evan Macosko (Broad Institute): Spatial and Single-Cell Genomics for Next-Generation Neuropathology

14:40-15:20 Joshua Weinstein (University of Chicago): De Novo Spatio-genetic Imaging with DNA Microscopy

15:20-15:40 Coffee break

15:40-16:20 Koichi Takahashi (MD Anderson Cancer Center): Clonal diversity and evolution in AML revealed by single-cell DNA sequencing

16:20-16:50 Malte Lücken (Helmholtz Zentrum München): Making optimal use of your single-cell transcriptomic data

16:50-> Wine & snacks

Organizers: Päivi Saavalainen, Anna Vähärautio and Pirkko Mattila

Sponsors: Doctoral Program in Biomedicine (DPBM), Illumina, 10x Genomics, MissionBio, AH Diagnostics, Fluidigm, Immunodiagnostics, NordicBioSite, NanoString, BioTechne/ProteinSimple, IT-CAN/HiLIFE, iCAN (Digital Precision Cancer Medicine Flagship)