Nanion USA User Meeting 2019

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Boston Marriott Long Wharf

296 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

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Welcome to the 2019 Nanion User Meeting USA! This year, we will be hold the event at the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel in Boston, USA.

We are expecting approximately 80 attendees from industry and academia.
The User Meeting includes as in the past years a symposium and a poster presentation.

Symposium & Workshop:

A Symposium will be organized on the 28th of May (morning and afternoon sessions), as well as on the 29th of May (morning sessions), where we welcome our users and collaboration partners to present their most recent data and research of interest.

An Interactive Workshop on 'SyncroPatch 384PE assays' takes place on the 29th of May (afternoon).

Download the Meeting Agenda here.

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Dr. Charles David Weaver

Vanderbilt University, USA
Title: "“Fluorescent Ion Indicators and Automated, Parallel Electrophysiology: Two Things that Go Great Together”"

Prof. Dr. Jorge Contreras
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, USA
Title: "Connexin channels: new roles and novel non-canonical properties”

Prof. Dr. Alfred George
Northwestern University, USA
Title: "Determining the function and pharmacology of epilepsy-associated KCNQ2 variants"

Dr. May Fern Toh
Alkermes Inc., USA
Title: "Application of High-throughput Automated Patch-clamp Techniques to Study Ion Channel Function in Cultured Primary Rat Cortical and Hypothalamic Neurons"

Dr. David Dalrymple
SB Drug Discovery Ltd., United Kingdom
Title: “Generation of a comprehensive GABAA receptor screening platform using SyncroPatch 384PE”

Dr. Marc Rogers
Metrion Biosciences Ltd., United Kingdom
Title: “Using the Patchliner to profile selective state-dependent Cav2.2 calcium channel modulators with efficacy in preclinical animal models and human tissue”

Dr. Tromondae K. Feaster
FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics, Inc., USA
Title: “Next Level Functional Readouts on Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes”

Dr. Jim Kramer
Charles River Laboratories, Inc., USA
Title: “Sidedness of Ion Channel Block Evaluated with the Synchropatch 384PE”

Dr. Matthias Gossmann
InnoVitro GmbH, Germany
Title: “Mechanobiology of In Vitro Assays: Tackling Prevailing Challenges in Pre-Clinical Drug Development"

Prof. Dr. Stefan Clemens
East Carolina University, USA
Title:”Dopamine and morphine receptor interactions in the spinal cord: possible new targets for the treatment of sensory dysfunctions”

Dr. Jen Pan
Broad Institute, USA
Title: "High throughput, high resolution electrophysiology for characterizing genetic variants of ion channels"

Prof. Dr. Saverio Gentile
University of Illinois Chicago, USA
Title: "The therapeutic benefit of targeting potassium channel in metastatic breast cancer"

Dr. Marzia Martina
National Research Council Canada
Title: "The elusive Nav1.7 and the quest for a non-opioid pain killer: antibodies and VHHs”

Dr. Anh-Tuan Ton
Anabios Corporation, USA
Title: "An ex-vivo human model of pain for enabling translational research and drug discovery"

Call for posters:

Posters will be on display for the whole day on May 28th; submission is free of charge, please contact with a title and brief abstract before May 10th. Note: Poster boards can accommodate 2ft by 2.5ft or 3x4ft posters.

Dinner Registration:

Please join us at the New England Aquarium on Tuesday May 28th 2019 6:00 - 10:00 PM for an amazing night of good food and great company.

The Dinner is free of charge, please register here and reserve your spot.

More information to follow:

Please subscribe to our Newsletter or visit or Website "Nanion User Meeting USA 2019" for updates.

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Boston Marriott Long Wharf

296 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

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