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SFB Symposium - Tuesday 02. March 2021


SFB-F78 Neuro Stem Modulation 2nd March 2021– a symposium focusing on Stem Cell Modulation in Neural Development and Regeneration. It is organized by the Consortium SFB F78 Neuro Stem Modulation which includes 10 research groups at  the Institute of Science and Technology (IST), University of Innsbruck, University of Vienna (Max Perutz Labs) and the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) and Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA). SFB F78 is a special research program funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

The registration deadline and abstract submission is February 23rd 2021.

This website will be updated with new details on the program, the platform that will be used for the talks and poster sessions as well as networking opportunities.


All times are indicated in Central European Time (CET)

15:00     Welcome and introduction

15:15     Elly Tanaka (IMP) - Organizing the organizer in neural tube organoids

16:00     Oliver Hobert (Columbia University) –   Homeoboxes build the C.elegans nervous system

17:00     Announcement – SFB co-ordinator Jürgen Knoblich

17:10     break

17:20     Arndt von Haeseler (Uni Vienna) -  Lineage Size Evolution in Developing Organoids

18:00     Poster session

20:00     Meet the scientist session – Oliver Hobert

              Round table discussion between ten bench scientists and Prof. Hobert

Talk Sessions

All session talks will be live followed by a live Q&A session. Please note that talks will not be recorded so make sure to join the talk on time!


Poster sessions

We will be hosting three virtual poster sessions. Poster abstracts will be available in advance. Presenters will be assigned one of the three days and they will then virtually display their poster during one of the networking sessions. Attendees will be able to join their session to see and discuss the poster via video chat. Make sure to register here and submit your abstract by February 23rd.


If you want to present a poster of your work or just listen in on the talks, please register here where you can include your poster abstract, so that we can send you the relevant information and links. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email from us. There will be a 2hr poster session during the SFB conference. However, all posters will be accessible for viewing throughout the entire SFB and SY-Stem meetings.

For questions or further information please contact Emmanouella Chatzidaki, PhD SFB F78 Project Manager at scienceSFBF78(at)