ECS Workshops

Workshops for Early Career Scientists

  • Registrations for the workshop will open end of March 2019.
  • Registered Students will receive a link to sign up for their program of choice.
  • Program is included in the registration fee.

Mass spectometry imaging
Date and Time: 15 April 9:00-10:30 and 10:30-12:00
Host: Dr. Benjamin Balluff (Maastricht, NL)
Number of Participants: 40
Location: Maastricht University, Randwijck campus

Introduction in Mass Spectrometry imaging. See what this revolutionary technique can mean for your projects in a lecture and tour around the facility.

Cardiovascular pathophysiology of old age hypertension: the virtual patient speaks
Date and Time: 16 April 12.45-13.30
Host: Dr. Koen Reesink (Maastricht, NL)
Number of Participants: 50
Location: MECC

Virtual Patient for (cardio)vascular physiology training. IMPORTANT: Take your lunch, and bring your own laptop with pre-installed CircAdapt tool, available from: www.circadapt.org.

Maximize impact from your research
Date and Time: 15 April 10:00-12:00
Host: Dr. Henri Theunissen (Maastricht, NL)
Number of Participants: 40
Location: Maastricht University, Randwijck campus

Increase your awareness and skills for the growing importance of knowledge utilisation in your science and grants through a workshop with a lecture, real life examples and cases.

Meet the editor
Date and Time: 17 April 12:45-14:00
Host: Prof. Tom Guzik (CVR, Glasgow, UK)
Number of Participants: 25
Location: Maastricht University, Randwijck campus

Talk to the editor of cardiovascular research Prof. Tom Guzik (Glasgow University, UK) and learn how to sell your scientific story.

Press communication
Date and Time: 15 April, 10:30-12:30
Host: Mr. Nieky van Steenkiste (Maastricht, NL)
Number of Participants: 20
Location: Maastricht University, Randwijck campus

Learn how to communicate to the press and lay audience in this interactive lecture with real-life examples.

Non-invasive imaging
Date and Time: 15 April 09:00-12:00
Host: Prof. Eline Kooi (Maastricht, NL)
Number of Participants: 40
Location: Maastricht University, Randwijck campus

See Europe’s first PET-MRI at work, and become initiated in the principles and possibilities of non-invasive imaging modalities.

Meet the professors – Tuesday
Date and Time: 16 April 07:45-08:30/ 17 April 07:45-08:30

Hosts:

  • Prof. Andrew Baker (Edinburgh University, UK)
  • Prof. Jaap van Buul (Sanquin, Amsterdam, NL)
  • Prof. Yvonne Alexander (Manchester University, UK)

Number of Participants: 10 each
Location: MECC (Conference Venue)

Meet the expert of your choice and discuss biology and your career.

Meeting Andrew Baker
Non-coding RNA, vascular pathology, clinical trial virus; ERC advanced grant, papers: Cell, Circulation, JACC

Meeting Japp van Buul
President of Dutch Endothelial biology society, Endothelial biology, leukocyte diapedesis, Rho GTPases, papers; nature comm, JACC, Nature, Cell repo, J Immunol

Meeting Yvonne Alexander
President of The European Vascular Biology Organisation; Vascular Biology; Cell signalling & Differentiation; Regenerative Medicine; Cardiovascular Precision Medicine; Past-Chair of the British Society for Cardiovascular Research

Meet the professors – Wednesday
Date and Time: 17 April 07:45-08:30

Hosts:

  • Prof. Mariona Graupera (IBIDELL, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Prof. Raphael Kramann (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
  • Prof Rhian Touyz (Glasgow University)

Number of Participants: 10 each
Location: MECC (Conference Venue)

Meet the expert of your choice and discuss biology and your career.

Meeting Mariona Graupera
PI3K signaling; Angiogenesis; Vascular malformations; Tumor angiogenesis; papers: Nature, Nat Com, Sc Transl med; J Exp Med, BMC cancer

Meeting Raphael Kramann
Mesenchymal cells, Organ fibrosis; basic science; ERC starting grant; papers: Cell Stem cell, JCI

Meeting Rhian Touyz
MD and Scientist. Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences (ICAMS), University of Glasgow, and the President of the International Society of Hypertension. Editor-In-Chief of Clinical Science , Deputy Editor of Hypertension.Topics: molecular, cellular and vascular mechanisms of hypertension.