Course program (updated 20.8.2018)

Tuesday, 4 September, 2018 - Ca102
09.00-09.30 Registration
09.30-09.45 Welcome, practical matters and introduction of participants
Course organizers Tarja Malm and Mikko Turunen, UEF
09.45-10.15 Biogenesis and composition of EVs, Mikko Turunen, UEF
10.15-10.45 Coffee and exhibition
10.45-11.30 EVs in biofluids, Seppo Vainio, University of Oulu  
11.30-12.00 Isolation of EVs: Chromatography and precipitation methods, Jenni Karttunen, UEF
12.00-13.00 Lunch and exhibition (lunch at own expence)
13.00-13.30 Isolation of EVs: Pre-analytic variables and centrifugation methods, Pia Siljander, EV Core, University of Helsinki
13.30-14.30 Minimal requirements of studying EVs (JEV guidelines) + EV-TRACK Demo, Jan Van Deun, Ghent University Hospital
14.30-15.00 Coffee and exhibition
15.00-15.15 Immunostep
15.15-15.30 Thermofisher Scientific
15.30-16.30 EVs as biomarkers and therapeutics, Saara Laitinen, Veripalvelu
Wednesday, 5 September, 2018 - Ca100
09.00-09.30 Characterization of EVs: Electron microscopy, Maija Puhka, EV Core, University of Helsinki
09.30-10.00 Transcriptomics, Maija Puhka, EV Core, University of Helsinki
10.00-10.30 Effects of hypoxia on extracellular vesicle release, Nea Bister, UEF
10.30-11.00 Coffee and exhibition
11.00-11.45 EV proteomics, Janne Lehtiö, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
11.45-12.30 EVs and Cardiovascular Disease, Costanza Emanueli, Imperial College London, UK
12.30-13.45 Lunch and exhibition & posters (lunch at own expense)
13.45-14.00 EV activities in Finland
14.00-14.45 Engineering EVs, Samir EL Andaloussi, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
14.45-15.15 Coffee and exhibition & posters
15.15-15.30 Miltenyi Biotec
15.30-15.45 Hosmed
15.45-16.15 EVs and biobanks, Arto Mannermaa, UEF
16.15-16.30 Wrapping up of the course, Course organizers Tarja Malm and Mikko Turunen, UEF