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New methodologies and strategies for rare and small sample analysis: from agriculture to medicine

The 3rd International Symposium on Microgenomics 2023

New methodologies and strategies for rare and small sample analysis: from agriculture to medicine


Due to many requests, Microgenomics 2023 is going hybrid!

It is necessary to register for the symposium (a fee is requested to cover costs) on the Registration page of the web site. Links for the hybrid connection will be given only to those participants whose registration fee has been received before the event.

The 3rd International Symposium on Microgenomics 2023 to be held on June 29-30, 2023 at the University of Florence (UNIFI), Learning Center Morgagni  (Centro Didattico Morgagni), located on Viale G.B. Morgagni 40-44, Florence, Italy will be focused on new methodologies and strategies for rare and small sample analysis including all scientific fields from agriculture to medicine. During the symposium, international experts in their fields will be present to give very exciting talks in the following sessions: (1) Methodological Approaches & Instruments; (2) Solid-tissue Analysis & Spatial Omics; (3) Circulating Biomarkers, EV & Single Cells; (4) Integrative Analysis from Omics to Bioinformatics. Subjects such as laser microdissection, spatial-omics, liquid biopsy, solid tissue analysis, digital-PCR, extracellular vesicles (EV), the role of EV in the gut-brain axis, two-tailed PCR, circulating RNA and DNA, epigenetics, multi-omics, integrative bioinformatics, single-cell sequencing and much more will be discussed. A Technical Workshop will also precede the symposium on June 28 for all those interested in molecular biomarkers, spatial-transcriptomics and single-cell analysis, extracellular vesicles and dPCR and microgenomics.

For information on the scientific program, click here.

For information on the workshop program, click here.

To stay updated on symposium news, follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. If you are curious about our 2021 webinar series, the talks are available on our YouTube channel!  

HYBRID REGISTRATIONS ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE. REGISTRATION MANDATORY. All payments must be received in full before symposium to receive the link.

Symposium venue : The symposium will be held at the Learning Center Morgagni  (Centro Didattico Morgagni) belonging to the University of Florence (UNIFI), located on Viale G.B. Morgagni 40-44. It is located directly on the tramway T1, at the Morgagni Università stop.

Please use the entrance located at N° 40 Viale G.B. Morgagni

Symposium News

We thank our sponsors for their support !


Sponsors Microgenomics 2023

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Some comments from our previous editions:

In the previous editions of the International Symposium on Microgenomics, more than 200 people participated in each of the first two editions in 2014 and 2016 and over 100 during each of our four 2021 webinar series. Here are a few of their comments: “Great as well” – “Very good quality with major scientists” – “Most of them were excellent and they corresponded to my expectations” – “Quality was really high” – “The invited speakers were great” – “High quality of presentations and the projects presented were very interesting” – “Perfect” – “Good organization” – “Very good ! Good food and friendly people!”

Souvenirs from  Microgenomics 2014 & 2016

Visit the previous Microgenomics Symposia web sites.

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Invited Speakers


Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacological Sciences

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Division of Nephrology New York, NY, USA


Research Director AI for computational data and bio-inspired AI

3IA Côte d'Azur Institute French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)


Leader of the Microgenomics pole of the @BRIDGe Core Facilities

French National Institute for Foods, Agriculture and the Environment (INRAE)


Group leader

Human Technopole Institute (Italy) Karolinska Insitute and Science for Life Laboratory (Sweden)


Leader of the Gut Microbes and Health Research Programme

Quadrum Institute Bioscience, Norwich UK


Bioinformaticien / Computational Science Center for Omics Sciences

Ospedale San Raffaele Milan,Italy

Stephen CLARK


Babraham Institute, Babraham Research Institute Cambridge, UK


Junior PI

University of Florence, Italy

Cristina GOMEZ

Postdocteral Fellow

Exosomes Research Group Dr. Michiel Pegtel's Laboratory Department of Pathology Cancer Center Amsterdam Amsterdam UMC Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Bioinformatics data analysis (TU Munich) & Senior Investigator (GeneSurge)

Technical University of Munich & GeneSurge

Alexandra Bogožalec KOSIR

Scientific Associate,

National Institute of Biology, Department of Biotechnology and Systems Biology, Ljubljana, Slovenia


Head of the Department of Gene Expression

Institute of Biotechnology Czech Academy of Science Czech Republic


Head of the Chromatin and Nuclear Architecture Laboratory

National Institute of Molecular Genetics Milan, Italy


University Professor Co-Director of the Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine Medical Director, Clinical Proteomics Lab

College of Science George Mason University Virginia, USA


Full Professor

OncoRNAlab Department for Biomolecular Medicine Ghent University Belgium


PhD Student

University of Florence

Viacheslav MYLKA

Sequencing Technology Specialist

Data Mining and Modelling for Biomedicine VIB Center for Inflammation Research Belgium


Leader of the Chromatin Dynamics Groups, I2BC

Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell, CNRS, France

Michael PFAFFL

Principal Investigator Animal Physiology & Immunology School of Life Sciences

Life Science Center Weihenstephan Technical University of Munich Munich, Germany


Associate Professor of Clinical Biochemistry Clinical and Molecular Biochemistry Laboratory Careggi University Hospital

Department of Biomedical, Experimental and Clinical Sciences University of Florence, Italy

Christian PREUSSER

Head of the EV core faciltiy Center for Tumor Biology & Immunology

Philipps University (Marburg, Germany)


Laboratory Manager Exosomes Research Group with Dr. Michiel Pegtel's Laboratory

Department of Pathology Cancer Center Amsterdam Amsterdam UMC Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Alexandra WHALE

Science Leader Nucleic-Acid Research Group

LGC, the National Measurement Institute for Chemical and Bioanalytical measurements UK


Genetic Analysis Business Unit

Microsynth AG Blagach, Switzerland

Ying ZHU

Senior Principal Scientist and Group Lead

Department of Microchemistry, Proteomics and Lipidomics Genentech

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