You missed the event? Read the report of the Chairman Scientific ProgrammeThis year, the meeting was held in the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine of Berlin. Submit your abstractTake part in the Programme! Get involve! Closed Registration & HotelRegister for the meeting with early fee or reduced fee. Sponsor and Exhibition The Working Group wishes to express its thanks to the sponsors, who contributes to the success of the meeting Travel & CityLearn more about Berlin an how to access the city
Ross BreckenridgeAmbient oxygen levels act as a maturational signal in the neonatalheart
Ina Strate: The Glypican 4 Knypek is required for cardiomyocyte differentiation of second heart field progenitor cells by attenuating Wnt/β-catenin signaling.
The poster will have to be displayed from 27 September, 10:00 (your arrival) to 28 September 18:00 (your departure).Poster size: A0 poster size: 1,00m (width) x 1,20m (high) or 84,1cm (width) x 118,9cm (high) portrait.
Given at the registration desk, on 28 September, upon request.
The Organising Committee Chairperson invite you to submit your research and actively participate in the scientific programme Submission deadline: Extended to 30 July 2013
Each abstract should have the following information:1 -Topic: Which key word fits best with the abstract below:
2 -Oral presentation: Please indicate if it will be an oral presentation or not.
3 -Short title: Mandatory
4 -Author list: First and last name of all authors
5 -Email address of presenter
6 -Body of the abstract: no more than 250 words
Room rates have been negociated with the Motel One Berlin - Mitte. May you need to book an hotel room, please contact the hotel by yourself from now. A shuttle will be arranged from the Motel One-Mitte to the meeitng venue.Note that the rooms can be used as single or double and that there is the option to share a room if just one person books it for two.
Check your category in the table below and register for the meeting. Note that you can also register for the hands-on course and the pre-congress dinner (26 September).
The price includes lunch, coffee/tea breaks, bus transfer from hotel to venue (morning/evening) and Gala Dinner on Friday 27th September 2013 at the Meistersaal (Potsdamer Platz)
* This special rate is allocated to working group members who submits an abstract.How to become a member: join the Working Group membership in few clicks and benefit from reduced fee. Membership is free of charge!
Meeting venue: Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch – Conference Center, MDC.C, Robert-Rössle Str 10 - 13125 Berlin
About the MDC:The venue will take place at the MDC.C, the conference center of the Max Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine. The MDC is a major biomedical research institute located in the northeastern corner of Berlin, Germany. It was founded in 1992 with a mission of translating discoveries from molecular research into applications to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of major human diseases. The site in Berlin-Buch, home to hospital clinics, research institutes and a flourishing biotech industry, is fertile ground for interdisciplinary and patient-oriented research. As a testament to its success, the MDC has been ranked 14th in the Thompson Reuters list of the world’s 20 best research institutes for molecular biology and genetics, based on our publication record.Thanks to:The Charité:The Charité is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe. Here, 3800 doctors and scientists heal, do research and teach at the top international level. More than half of the German Nobel Prize winners in medicine and physiology come from the Charité, among them Emil von Behring, Robert Koch and Paul Ehrlich. The Charité also has an international reputation for excellence in training. It extends over four campuses with more than 100 clinics and institutes bundled under 17 CharitéCenters.
The traditional Gala Dinner wil be held on Friday 27th September 2013 at the Meistersaal (Potsdamer Platz)About the Meistersaal:Situated right next to Potsdamer Platz, the Meistersaal is a beating heart of cosmopolitan Berlin. Far from being just a venue for major exponents of contemporary popular and art music, it was also used to showcase such well-renowned artists as John Heartfield and George Grosz and earned a reputation for literary readings by such authors as Kurt Tucholsky, whose famous Malik publishing house was located in the building.
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