( participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory, deadline for registration is February 23 )


02/03/2020 – 9.00-17.30

University of Milano-Bicocca, Building U4, Aula Luisella Sironi, Piazza della Scienza 4, Milan

9.00 – 9.15 Introduction to ARCH Project (A. Ronchi, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy)

9.15-10.00 The onset of hematopoiesis (E. Dzierzak, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

10.00-10.45 Ageing in hematopoiesis (L. Bystrykh, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands)

Opening of the photographic exhibition “STEM PASSION. A journey inspired by women in science”. Photos by Elisabetta Citterio

10.45-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-12.00 Genomic instability and HSCs ageing (P. Kastner, Centre Européen de Recherche en Biologie et en Médecine, France)

12.00-12.45 Molecular Control of Erythropoiesis: Reversing the Hemoglobin Switch (S. Philipsen, Erasmus MC, Netherlands)

12.45-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.45 Genetic insights into the pathogenesis of leukemias (G. Cazzaniga, Fondazione M. Tettamanti e Menotti De Marchi, Italy)

14.45-15.30 Clinical translation of new discoveries in the treatment of leukemia (J. Ghysdael, Institut Curie, France)

15.30-16.15 The role of signaling in acute lymphoblatic leukemia (S. Izraeli, Tel Aviv University, Israel) 

16.15- 17.30 Round table on Science responsibility toward society: open Science and Public Engagement. Different perspectives by F. Turone, science journalist (Centre for Ethics in Science and Journalism, Milan), S. Casati, bioethicist (University of Milano-Bicocca), A. Biondi, medical doctor (University of Milano-Bicocca) and a a representative of a patients association (Comitato Maria Letizia Verga). Chair: S. Casati.