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Research BioMedical Engineering The 6th Thesinge biofilm meeting
University Medical Center Groningen

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Program: Monday, September 12, 2016

09.00 h Bus to Thesinge departs from the main entrance, University Medical Center (UMCG), Hanzeplein, Groningen, The Netherlands
09.30 - 10.00 h

Registration with coffee/tea
Poster mounting (see last pages for poster overview)

10.00 - 10.10 h

Henk J. Busscher, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
“Welcome to Thesinge”

Chair: Jelmer Sjollema (The Netherlands)

10.10 - 10.55 h Yves Brun, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
Mechanisms of bacterial surface attachment at the single cell level"
KEYNOTE LECTURE
10.55 – 11.10 h

Vera Carniello, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
“Cell wall weakening in adhering bacteria by antibiotics studied using surface enhanced fluorescence?”

11.10 – 11.30 h

Morgan Alexander, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
“Why don’t biofilms form on weakly amphiphilic acrylate polymers”

11.30 – 11.45 h

Yijin Ren, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
“On the role of initially adhering bacteria in determining biofilm properties”

11.45 – 12.05 h

Jacob Pattem, UCL Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, London, UK
“The mechanical and adhesive heterogeneity of oral biofilms at the nano-scale: An AFM force-volume investigation”

12.05 – 14.00 h Hosted lunch
13.00 – 14.00 h Poster presenters be present at your poster, lunch and coffee will continue

Chair: Matthew Libera (USA)

14.00 – 14.20 h  

Knut Drescher, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
”Architectural transitions during biofilm development at single-cell resolution”  

14.20 – 14.40 h

Luyan Ma, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
“PsIG, a self-produced glycosyl hydrolase triggers biofilm disassembly by disrupting exopolysaccharide matrix”

14.40 – 15.00 h

Brandon Peterson, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
“Detachment and successive attachment of multiple, reversibly-binding tethers result in irreversible bacterial adhesion to surfaces”

15.00 – 15.20 h

Ramón Pérez-Tanoira, Helsinki Universiy Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
“Competitive study between bacteria and cells for colonizing prostheses”

15.20 – 15.40 h Carey Nadell, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
“Bacterial fortresses: competition for space in biofilms”
15.40 – 16.10 h Coffee/tea break /poster discussions

Chair: David Grainger (USA)

16.10 – 16.30 h

Jelmer Sjollema, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
“Biomaterial associated infection imaging”

16.30 – 16.50 h

Marieke van de Lagemaat, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
“Bacterial contact-killing by quaternary-ammonium containing dental composites and their evaluation”

16.50 – 17.45 h

Off-the-floor presentations and general discussion, headed by David Grainger

18.00 h   Group photo with scenic background, followed by the village tour


SOCIAL PROGRAM

HOSTED BY THE THESINGE VILLAGE COMMUNITY

18.15 – 19.30 h Village tour
19.30 – 21.30 h Symposium BBQ dinner
with music by the band “”What the fuck is happening”
21.45 h Return bus to Groningen leaves Dorpshuis Trefpunt  

Program: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

07.45 h Bus to Thesinge departs from the main entrance of University Medical Center (UMCG), Hanzeplein, Groningen, The Netherlands

Chair: Elaine Allen (UK)    

08.30 – 09.15 h

Niels H iby, University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Characteristics of clinical biofilms
KEYNOTE LECTURE

09.15 – 09.35 h

Roger Bayston, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
“The Elek effect and its translation into surgical infection prevention”

09.35 – 10.05 h

Judith Kikhney, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
“Biofilms on cardiovascular devices”

10.05 – 10.25 h Ilaria Morelli, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
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Does single stage prosthesis replacement with antibacterial coating provide the same results as two stage procedures? A pilot clinical study
10.25 – 10.45 h

Daniel Smyth, Cochlear Technology Centre Belgium, Mechelen, Belgium
“In vitro an ex vivo analysis of biofilm on cochlear implants

10.45 – 11.15 h Coffee/tea break /poster discussions

Chair: Roger Bayston (United Kingdom)

11.15 – 12.00 h

Elaine Allan , University College London, London, UK
“Bacterial sensing of their environment”
KEYNOTE LECTURE

12.00 – 12.20 h  

Matthew Libera, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA
Multifunctional antimicrobial microgels

12.20 – 12.40 h

Mats Hulander, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
“How much is enough? Probing cell-surface contact area required for S. epidermidis adhesion using a gradient in surface nanotopography

12.40 – 14.10 h Hosted Groninger lunch with ”poffertjes” /poster discussions

Chair: Mats Hulander (Sweden)

14.10 – 14.30 h

Stefan Wessel, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Bacterial transmission involving nanostructured surfaces

14.30 – 14.50 h

Todd Alexander, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, USA
“Effect of tether length and density on tethered antimicrobial peptide, Chrysophsin-1 antimicrobial mechanisms”

14.50 – 15.10 h Terri Camesano, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, USA
“QCM-D study of modified antimicrobial peptide collagen-binding and antimicrobial activities”
15.10 – 15.30 h Olivier Guillaume, AO Research Institute, Davos, Switzerland
“A thermo-responsive hyaluronan based hydrogel loaded with gentamicin prevents infection in an in vivo fracture model with plating osteosynthesis”
15.30 – 16.10 h Coffee/tea break/poster discussions

Chair: Henny C. van der Mei (The Netherlands)

16.10 – 16.30 h

David Grainger, University of Utah, Utah, USA
“If we don’t change direction soon, we‘ll end up where we are going”

16.30 – 17.30 h Henny van der Mei, Discussion and Closure
18.00 h Return bus to Groningen leaves Dorpshuis Trefpunt

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Poster number

Presenter

Title

Affiliation

1

Christiane Ziegler

Productive bacteria at microstructured surfaces

University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany

2

Axel Rosenhahn

Probing adhesion of marine biofilm formers by microfluidics

Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

3

Riikka Ihalin

Uptake of proinflammatory cytokines by opportunistic oral pathogen changes the composition of biofilm

University of Turku, Turku, Finland

4

Annamari Torittu

Role of secretin HofQ in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcoitans biofilm

University of Turku, Turku, Finland

5

René Rozenbaum

Structure and antibiotic penetration in CDFF grown biofilms

University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

6

Siegfried Hohmann

A new data processing routine facilitating the identification of surface adhered proteins from bacterial conditioning films via QCM-D/MALDI-ToF/MS

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology – IFG, Karlsruhe, Germany

7

Sudhir Kumar Shukla

Importance of cell wall-associated surface proteins in Staphylococcus aureus biofilms: Studies on biofilm-associated protein

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Kalpakkam, India

8

Hannu T Aro

(68)Ga-DOTA-Siglec-9 PET/CT imaging of catheter infections caused by Staphylococcus epidermidis

Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland

9

Adyary Fallarero

Enhancing protection against dental biofilms by combining bioactive glass with bisphosphonates

University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

10

Saba Atefyekta

Antimicrobial peptide immobilization of elastin-like proteins for use as bioactive antimicrobial surface coatings

Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

11

Louise Tetlow

TiNAg coatings to reduce pin tract infections

Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

12

Cornelia Wolf-Brandstetter

Dental implants with antibacterial and bone cell stimulating properties

TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany

13

Derly Tescaro Narcizo de Oliveira

Conventional solution and plant extracts: Evaluation of the efficacy of disinfection protocols of acrylic resin in orthodontics in respect to Candida albicans and Candida parapsilosis biofilms

Medical School of Sao Jose do Rio Preto, San Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil

14

Daniel Wurpel

Identification of new bacterial adhesins using comparative outer membrane proteomics

UQ Connect, Netherlands

15

Beatrice Gutt

Application of a bacterial proliferation assay for the reliable evaluation of antibacterial activity of various metal ions

Empa – Biointerfaces, St. Gallen, Switzerland

16

Shuaiqi Guo

Insights into blocking the surface attachment of bacteria - Nip a “biofilm” in the bud

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

17

Susan Mulansky

Natural surfaces – blueprints for technical antifouling strategies

TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany

18

Geelsu Hwang

Influence of a novel antibacterial composite on the 3D architecture and mechanical stability of Streptococcus mutans biofilm

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

19

Popa Marcela

Perspectives for the development of novel vegetal extracts based-perioceutics

University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

20

Mariana Carmen Chifiriuc

Comparative evaluation of the anti-biofilm activity of different coatings for titanium implants

University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

21

Carla Giles

Novel strategies for combatting fungal biofilms

University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, Australia

22

Sebastian Aguayo

Early-stage microbial adhesion onto biomaterials at the nanoscale

UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK

23

Christina Martins

MSI-78 (4-20) immobilization on chitosan ultrathin films and its antimicrobial properties

University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

24

Sabrina Zaccaria

Anti-infective supramolecular polymers

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

25

Barbora Gaálová

Elimination of biofilm produced by Streptococcus mutans simulated on hydroxyapatite blocks using methylene blue photodynamic inactivation

Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia

26 JinJu Chen How bacteria sense its mechanical environment Newcastle University

NB : there are no specific instructions for poster preparation, other than that it should be printed on an A0 format (portrait), that is, with a width of 84.1 cm and a length of 118.9 cm.

IF YOUR POSTER REQUIRES MORE WIDTH THAN 84.1 CM, IT MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE TO MOUNT IT!

Last modified:01 September 2016 4.36 p.m.