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We are working hard to put together another exciting program! The complete 2023 scientific program will be available soon!

Four topics will be discussed during the symposium highlighted by keynote lecturers, experts in their field.


Lance Liotta, Microgenomics 2016
  • Methodological Approaches & Instruments
  • Solid-tissue Analysis & Spatial Omics
  • Circulating Biomarkers, EV & Single Cells
  • Integrative analysis from Omics to Bioinformatics


The times for the symposium will be the following :

  • June 29th : 9am - 6pm ; gala dinner for registerd participants 8pm
  • June 30th : 8:30am - 4:30pm

Previsonnal Scientific Program


Session 1: New Methodological Approaches and Instruments in Microgenomics Analysis

Chairman: Claudia Bevilacqua & Alexandra Whale

Keynote Lecturer - Mikael Kubista (Czech Republic) - Precision qPCR and dPCR in the Discovery and Development of Cell and Gene Therapies

Invited Lecturer - Davide Cittaro (Italy) - Sketching chromatin dynamics at single cell level

Invited Lecturer - Viacheslav MYLKA (Belgium) Doing more with less: comparative analysis of sample multiplexing methods for single-cell RNA-seq

Selected oral presentation - Nikoletta Galambos (France) - Young Scientist Grant - Cellular specialization inside the symbiotic organ of an insect pest: deciphering the dialogue between host and symbiotic bacteria and their adaptation to different dietetic conditions

Invited Lecturer - Alexandra Whale (UK) - Using digital PCR to characterise viral vector genomes

GOLD sponsor presentation - BIO-RAD - Sergey Yakushev (Switzerland) - Examples of the duplex and multiplex ddPCR applications from the contract research organization practice

Selected oral presentation - Eloise Debare & Benjamin Tisserand (France) - OPTO-Cas9 allows easy, fast and precise spatiotemporal genome editing in vertebrate embryo at cellular resolution

Selected oral presentation - Adele Calabri (Italy) - Monitoring circulating tumor DNA during immunotherapy in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer patients by targeted NGS: preliminary data on the CORELAB project

Invited oral presentation : Fabio Morecchiato (Italy) dPCR vs. qRT-PCR for quantitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in environmental specimens

Session 2: Solid Tissues and Spatial Omics

Chairman: Pamela Pinzani & Mikael Kubista

Keynote Lecturer: Pascal Barbry (France) - Omics at the bedside of human lung diseases

Invited Lecturer: Evren Azeloglu (USA) - Integrated multiomics for creation of a human kidney tissue atlas

Selected oral presentation: Giorgia Egidy (France) - Spatiotemporal analysis of melanoma heterogeneity in a spontaneous swine model at single-cell resolution

Invited Lecturer: Letizia De Chiara (Italy) - Single Cell RNA sequencing to identify rare populations in complex organs

Selected oral presentation: Lorenzo Giordani (France) - Multimodal Spatial profiling of Neuromuscular Disorders

Invited Lecturer : Ying Zhu (USA) - Deep spatial proteomics at cellular and subcellular resolution for human and plant biology

Selected oral presentation: Maria Elena Melica (Italy) - Single-cell enable the identification of the molecular mechanisms driving drug-dependent restoration of the filtration barrier in crescentic glomerulonephritis

Session 3: Circulating Biomarkers & Extracellular Vesicles & Single-Cells

Chairman: Michael Pfaffl & Patrice Martin

Keynote Lecturer: Pieter Mestdagh (Belgium): Cell free RNA biomarkers in cancer

Invited Lecturer: Simon Carding (UK) - Bacterial extracellular vesicle; Spheres of influence within and beyond the gut

Invited Lecturer: Michael Pfaffl (Germany): A development and analysis pipeline for microRNA biomarker signatures in molecular diagnostics based on circulating EV

Invited Lecturer: Christian Preusser (Germany) - Using single-cell sequencing and Cre-Lox reporters for tracking tumor EV

Selected oral presentation: Davide Ferraro (Italy) - Fast and reproducible method for extracellular vesicle isolation  by novel droplet microfluidics device

Selected oral presentaation: Giulia Cantini (Italy) - Circulating tumor cells: a novel technique for single cell isolation and analysis in adrenocortical carcinoma

Selected oral presentation: Matteo Cuccato (Italy) - Extracellular vesicles miRNome profiling for subclinical mastitis detection

GOLD sponsor presentation: QIAGEN - Monique van Eijndhoven & Cristina Gomez (The Netherlands) - Single-nucleotide resolution sequencing (IsoSeek) of plasma EV-associated miRNAs for treatment response prediction in Multiple Myeloma patients

Session 4: New Approaches and Instruments for Microgenomics Analysis

Chairman: Alexandra Whale & Daan Noordemeer

Keynote Lecturer: Chiara Lanzuolo (Italy) - SAMMY-SEQ: A new technology to capture Dysfunctional Chromatin Landscapes

Invited Lecturer: Benedikt Kirchner (Germany) - Hidden layers of complexity - How small RNA distribution and sample handling affect sequencing results

Invited Lecturer: Daan Noordemeer (France), Allele-specific multi-omics investigation of imprinted gene domains using phased long-reads

Selected oral presentation: Adrien Dufour (France) - Multiomics analysis of pig pre-implantation embryo

Invited Lecturer: Stephen Clark (UK): Multi-omics single cell sequencing assays, allowing complex analyses in single cells and tissues (3 simultaneous readouts: gene activity, DNA methylation and presence of regulatory regions (open DNA)

Arrive a day early to the symposium and participate in the Technical Workshop. More information available here :