Preliminary Scientific Program

Thursday, 29th of October 2020

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9h00 Registration & Coffee
9h30 Welcome message
Prof. Marc E. Pfeifer
Symposium Chairman | HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)
Dr. Gaëtan Cherix
Director | School of Engineering, HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)


Medical Needs

Session Chair: Dr. Dieter Ulrich
Symposium co-Chairman, Vice President | CSEM Landquart (Landquart, Switzerland)

9h45 Michel Rossier Photo Are POCT devices suitable for medical diagnosis?
Dr. Michel Rossier
Head of Laboratories and Board member | Institut Central des Hopitaux (ICH) (Sion, Switzerland)
10h10 Sabine Blum Photo Comparative analysis of automated cell counts in oncological patients: Reliable results of point of care blood impedance measurements and pitfalls in MDS / AML
Dr. Sabine Blum
Associate Doctor, Hematology dept. | CHUV (Lausanne, Switzerland)
10h35 Kavi Ramjeet Photo Improving diagnostic for infectious diseases in low and middle income countries: from R&D to access via validation
Dr. Kavi Ramjeet
Technology Scouting Lead | FIND, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (Geneva, Switzerland)


Keynote Speaker


11h00
Mathias Essenpreis Photo The Future of Diagnostics in the Hand of Patients?
Dr. Matthias Essenpreis
CTO | Roche Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland)
12h00 Lunch Break
Product & Technology Exhibition / Posters session / Networking


Innovation

Session Chair: Dr. Jakob Weber
Vice President Technology & Innovation| Bühlmann Laboratories AG (Schönenbuch, Switzerland)

13h30 Mathias Wipf Photo Point of Care Tests for preeclampsia
Dr. Mathias Wipf
CEO and Co-Founder | MOMM Diagnostics (Zuerich, Switzerland)
13h55 Eberhard Scheuer Photo Using blockchain technology for securing, accessing and verifying POC data
Dr. Eberhard Scheuer
Founder | Centiva Health (Zug, Switzerland)
14h20 Gino Miele A molecular diagnostic platform for patient stratification in decentralised settings
Dr. Gino Miele
R&D Director | genedrive (Manchester, United Kingdom)
14h45 Coffee Break
Product & Technology Exhibition / Posters session / Networking


Enabling Researches & Technologies

Session Chair: Prof. Eric Kübler
FHNW (Muttenz, Switzerland)

15h15 Samantha Paoletti Photo Innovative diagnostics: sensor solutions for resource-limited settings
Dr. Samantha Paoletti
Business Development Manager | CSEM (Landquart, Switzerland)
15h40 Adriano Taddeo Photo Putting COVID testing into context: understanding user and community needs for meaningful POCT during the lockdown relaxation phase.
Dr. Adriano Taddeo
Senior Research Associate | HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)
16h05 Lukas Emmenegger Photo Exhalomics & laser spectroscopy
Dr. Lukas Emmenegger
Head of Department | EMPA (Dübendorf, Switzerland)
16h30 Coffee Break


Keynote Speakers

16h45 Photo Harnessing novel CRISPR systems for genome engineering, diagnostics, and human health
Dr. Jonathan S. Gootenberg & Dr. Omar O. Abudayyeh
Fellows at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and co-Founders of Sherlock Biosciences
17h45 Poster Award
Dr. Samantha Paoletti (CSEM), Dr. Christelle Steiger (Laboratoire Salamin), Dr. Silvia Anghel (Medidee), Dr. Jakob Weber (BÜHLMANN Laboratories AG), Dr. Michel Rossier (Hôpital du Valais), Prof. Bruno Schnyder (HES-SO)
18h00 Closing Remarks and Apéro

 

This program is available in PDF to print and share it easily. [Download PDF].

9h00 Registration & Coffee
9h30

Welcome message
Prof. Marc E. Pfeifer
Symposium Chairman | HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)
Dr. Gaëtan Cherix
Director | School of Engineering, HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)


Medical Needs

Session Chair: Dr. Dieter Ulrich
Symposium co-Chairman, Vice President | CSEM Landquart (Landquart, Switzerland)

9h45

Are POCT devices suitable for medical diagnosis?
Dr. Michel Rossier
Head of Laboratories and Board member | Institut Central des Hopitaux (ICH) (Sion, Switzerland)

10h10

Comparative analysis of automated cell counts in oncological patients: Reliable results of point of care blood impedance measurements and pitfalls in MDS / AML
Dr. Sabine Blum
Associate Doctor, Hematology dept. | CHUV (Lausanne, Switzerland)

10h35

Improving diagnostic for infectious diseases in low and middle income countries: from R&D to access via validation
Dr. Kavi Ramjeet
Technology Scouting Lead | FIND, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (Geneva, Switzerland)


Keynote Speaker


11h00

The Future of Diagnostics in the Hand of Patients?
Dr. Matthias Essenpreis
CTO | Roche Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland)

12h00 Lunch Break
Product & Technology Exhibition / Posters session / Networking


Innovation

Session Chair: Dr. Jakob Weber
Vice President Technology & Innovation| Bühlmann Laboratories AG (Schönenbuch, Switzerland)

13h30

Point of Care Tests for preeclampsia
Dr. Mathias Wipf
CEO and Co-Founder | MOMM Diagnostics (Zuerich, Switzerland)

13h55

Using blockchain technology for securing, accessing and verifying POC data
Dr. Eberhard Scheuer
Founder | Centiva Health (Zug, Switzerland)

14h20

A molecular diagnostic platform for patient stratification in decentralised settings
Dr. Gino Miele
R&D Director | genedrive (Manchester, United Kingdom)

14h45 Coffee Break
Product & Technology Exhibition / Posters session / Networking


Enabling Researches & Technologies

Session Chair: Prof. Eric Kübler
FHNW (Muttenz, Switzerland)

15h15

Innovative diagnostics: sensor solutions for resource-limited settings
Dr. Samantha Paoletti
Business Development Manager | CSEM (Landquart, Switzerland)

15h40

Putting COVID testing into context: understanding user and community needs for meaningful POCT during the lockdown relaxation phase.
Dr. Adriano Taddeo
Senior Research Associate | HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)

16h05

Exhalomics & laser spectroscopy
Dr. Lukas Emmenegger
Head of Department | EMPA (Dübendorf, Switzerland)

16h30 Coffee Break


Keynote Speakers

16h45

Harnessing novel CRISPR systems for genome engineering, diagnostics, and human health
Dr. Jonathan S. Gootenberg & Dr. Omar O. Abudayyeh
Fellows at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and co-Founders of Sherlock Biosciences

17h45 Poster Award
Dr. Samantha Paoletti (CSEM), Dr. Christelle Steiger (Laboratoire Salamin), Dr. Silvia Anghel (Medidee), Dr. Jakob Weber (BÜHLMANN Laboratories AG), Dr. Michel Rossier (Hôpital du Valais), Prof. Bruno Schnyder (HES-SO)
18h00 Closing Remarks and Apéro

 

Latest update: 2020/08/26