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Registration is open until 19 January 2021!

  • Day 1 21. Januar 2021
  • Day 2 22. Januar 2021
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10:30 - 12:15Getting started… By Desiree Kunkel, Axel Schulz, Henrike Salié, Bertram Bengsch, Sarah Warth

…with mass cytometry

10:30Welcome by Henrik Mei
10:45Désirée Kunkel, Berlin: Principles of mass cytometry (10)
10:55Axel Schulz, Berlin: Suspension mass cytometry – basic workflows (20)
11:15Désirée Kunkel, Berlin: Introduction to Imaging mass cytometry (10)
11:25Henrike Salié/Bertram Bengsch, Freiburg: Imaging mass cytometry – basic workflows (20)
11:45Sarah Warth, Ulm, and all presenters: Q&A, tips and tricks (30) please send questions to
12:15Break (65)

13:20 - 14:30Session 1 – Mass Cytometry vs COVID-19Chairs: Bertram Bengsch & Henrik Mei

Chairs: Bertram Bengsch & Henrik Mei

13:20Birgit Sawitzki, Berlin: CyTOF-mediated characterisation of the myeloid cell compartment in severe COVID-19 (15+5)
13:40Henrike Salie, Freiburg: Spatial single-cell mapping reveals an altered local immune response in COVID-19 brains (15+5)
14:00Short talk: Malte Lehmann, Berlin: Human small intestinal infection by SARS-CoV2 is characterized by an activation of CD8+ T cells (12+3)
14:15Short talk: Dena Panovska, Leuven: Mapping the recovery of critically ill COVID19 patients by high-dimensional profiling identifies blood immunotypes following a specific immune trajectory(12+3)
14:30Coffee break (30)
15:00 - 16:20Session 2 News from … & selected abstractsChairs: Marie Burns & Sarah Warth

Chairs: Marie Burns & Sarah Warth

15:00…BIH Berlin: Chotima Böttcher – The uses and limitations of single-cell mass cytometry for studying human microglia function (15+5)
15:20… Ulm: Habib Rahimi: Characterization of acute erythroid leukemia using mass cytometry (15+5)
15.40… MPIMG Berlin: Marie-Laure Yaspo – Interpreting bulk RNAseq with single cell technologies (15+5)
16.00Short talk: Florian Ingelfinger, Zurich: Single-cell profiling of Myasthenia Gravis identifies a pathogenic T cell signature (12+3)
16:20 - 16:40Webinar by OMIQChair: Henrik Mei

Chair: Henrik Mei

16:20 Chris Ciccolella, Santa Clara, USA: Mastering High-Dimensional Analysis with the OMIQ Platform (15+5)
16:40 Coffee break

17:00 - 17:40Session 3Chair: Henrik Mei

Chair: Henrik Mei

17:00Chris Tape, London, UK
Single-Cell Signalling Analysis of Tumour Microenvironment Organoids

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10:00 - 11:45Speed talksChairs: Axel Schulz, Desiree Kunkel & Sarah Warth

Chairs: Axel Schulz, Désirée Kunkel & Sarah Warth

10.00 – 11.45Speed talks from selected abstracts (3 min each)
12:00 - 12:40Webinar by Fluidigm By FluidigmChair: Henrik Mei

Chair: Henrik Mei

Speaker: Andrew Quong
Chief Scientific Officer Fluidigm Corporation

Preliminary Title: Mass Cytometry – a glance into the future

Content: Impact of cytometry in infectious disease, cancer and immunology and how Fludigm will be enabling rapid growth in scientific discovery.


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January 22, 2021, 12:00 -12:40

13:00 - 14:20Session 4 News from…Chair: Marie Burns

Chair: Marie Burns

13:00…DRFZ: Axel Schulz: Severe COVID‐19 is characterized by an increased induction of peripheral plasmablasts with an aberrant CD62L+HLA‐DRlow phenotype (15+5)
13:20 …Munich: Selina Keppler/Marc Rosenbaum: Establishing CyTOF panels for the analysis of murine immune cells (15+5)
13:40…Freiburg: Lena Sophie Mayer: Alterations in tissue-resident memory and exhausted-like CD8+ T cells in active UC. (15+5)
14.00 ….Granada: Paulina Rybakowska: Experimental and data processing workflow for large-scale immune monitoring studies by mass cytometry (15+5)
14:20Coffee break (20)
14:40 - 16:00Session 5 Data AnalysisChairs: Henrik Mei, Axel Schulz

Chairs: Henrik Mei, Axel Schulz

14:40Lucie Rodriguez, Scilifelab, Stockholm, SE: Multi OMICs data integration (15+5)
15:00Denis Schapiro, Harvard, USA: „Google Maps” for tissue biology – Mapping the tumor microenvironment with spatial omics technologies (25+5)
15:30Mark Robinson: Differential discovery for CyTOF experiments, Univ. Zurich, CH: tba (25+5)

16:15 - 16:35Webinar by Beckman Coulter/Cytobank By Beckmann CoulterChair: Henrik Mei

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January 22, 2021, 16:15 -16:35

Chair: Henrik Mei

Dr. Giulia Grazia, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, Italy

Title: Navigate safely through a sea of data: management and analysis made smart!

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16:45 - 17:45Virtual round tableChair: Henrik Mei

Chair: Henrik Mei

16:45 Selected speakers – Discussion of hot topics, Q&A
– Denis Shapiro
– Chris Tape
– Chotima Böttcher
17:45Fare well and good by

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