Minisymposium "Extracellular Vesicle Analysis – challenges & opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies"

  • Date: –17:50
  • Location: AlbaNova University Center, KTH & via ZOOM
  • Lecturer: See below
  • Website
  • Organiser: Institution för elektroteknik
  • Contact person: Apurba Dev
  • Phone: +4618-471 1077
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Minisimposium organized in collaboration between KTH, Karolinska Institutet, UU, SciLifeLab and RISE

PDF pamphlet on the event 

Physical meeting: FD5 lecture hall, 5th Floor, AlbaNova, Roslagstullsbacken 21.

Due to the COVID pandemic the seats are limited. The seats will be aliquoted on the basis of first registration. The registration should be made to: 

The ZOOM is open to everyone but registration is required via the link above. 

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 blood-
borne 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.