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With the integration of the BIH into Charité, we were pleased to welcome several outstanding new professors at the BIH who introduce themselves and their research to the Charité/BIH community as well as to partners, guests and other interested parties at the BIH Welcome Symposium.

BIH Welcome Symposium

15 December 2021
10:30 am to 3:00 pm | Online Event


              10:30   Christopher Baum | Welcome Note
                         Chairman of the BIH Board of Directors, Chief Translational Research Officer of Charité
+++ Video presentation of Welcome Note +++

10:40 – 11:00   Sarah Hedtrich  "Novel Approaches to Tackle Inflammatory and Genetic Diseases of Human Epithelia"
                         Johanna Quandt Professorship for Translational Human Organ Models
Advanced and Personalized Therapies (APT)

11:00 – 11:20  Birgit Sawitzki “Mechanisms and Monitoring of Protective Versus Pathological T Cell Responses“
                         Professorship for Translational Immunology
                        Exploratory Diagnostic Sciences (EDS)
                         +++ Video presentation Birgit Sawitzki +++

11:20 – 11:40   Kathrin de la Rosa "Immune Mechanisms in Translation: From Antibody Diversification to Innovative Vaccination Strategies"
                        Johanna Quandt Professorship for Translational Immune Mechanisms
Advanced and Personalized Therapies (APT)

11:40  12:20   Pause

12:20 – 12:40   Christian Conrad "Single Cell Imaging and Sequencing"
                         Professorship for Intelligent Imaging
Medical and Health Data Sciences (MHDS)
                         +++ Video presentation Christian Conrad +++

12:40 – 13:00   Kirsten Kübler "The Memory of Cancer Cells - Decoding Cancer Genomes to Reveal their Past”
                         Johanna Quandt Professorship for Early Cancer Development and Prevention
Exploratory Diagnostic Sciences (EDS)

1:00 – 2:00     Mittagspause

2:00 – 2:20     Dieter Beule "Tasks and Tools in Translational Bioinformatics"
                       Professorship for Translational Bioinformatics
Translational Sciences and Applications (TSA)

2:20 – 2:40     Sophie van Linthout "Extinguishing the Inflamed Heart”
                       Professorship for Experimental Immunocardiology
Advanced and Personalized Therapies (APT)

2:40 – 3:00     Ansgar Petersen “Biomaterial Architecture as a Design Parameter to Create Pro-Regenerative Tissue Environments”
                       Professorship for Architectured Biomedical Materials for Tissue Regeneration
Advanced and Personalized Therapies (APT)
                         +++ Video presentation Ansgar Petersen +++


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