Young Researchers Workshop (YRW)

A special workshop for young researchers offers the unique opportunity to present own data and to discuss these data in a free and relaxed atmosphere. Special emphasis is laid on the problem-solving discussion between all participants.

Program of the 11th YRW 2017
Basel, September 3, 2017

Chairs:            Anastasia Karioti and Robert Fürst
Co-chairs:       Alessandra Braca and Jürg Gertsch

Time   Speaker Title
12.00–
12.05

Welcome note

12.05–
12.45
Impulse Lecture
40+5 min
Krystyna Skalicka-Wozniak How the power of liquids can be used to discover novel natural products
12.45–
13.45

Meet the expert + Food

13.45–
14.00
Short Lecture 1
10+5 min
Rivera Mondragón Andrés Isolation and identification of flavonoids, saponins and two new flavolignans from Cecropia obtusifolia leaves collected in Panama
14.00–
14.15
Short Lecture 2
10+5 min
Esch Stefan How natural products act on molecular level: understanding the effect of cryptotanshinone on keratinocyte differentiation using qPCR, DARTS and proteomics
14.15–
14.30
Short Lecture 3
10+5 min
Kimani Njogu Antiprotozoal sesquiterpene lactones and other constituents from Schkuhria pinnata, Tarchonanthus camphoratus and Vernonia lasiopus
14.30–
14.45
Short Lecture 4
10+5 min
Na Takuathung Mingkwan Anti-psoriatic effects of Wannachawee recipe on TNF-α- and IFN-γ-induced inflammatory cytokine production in HaCaT human keratinocytes
14.45–
15.00
Short Lecture 5
10+5 min
Stanisławska Iwona Urolithins, gut microbiota metabolites of ellagitannins, in prostate cancer chemoprevention
15.00–
15.15
Short Lecture 6
10+5 min
Rotrekl Dominik Glucan particles as anti-inflammatory agent and drug delivery system for natural compounds in experimentally induced intestinal inflammation in vivo
15.15–
15.30

Coffee break

15.30–
15.45
Short Lecture 7
10+5 min
Kusari Souvik In situ MALDI-HRMS-imaging of Maytenus senegalensis during the germination process reveals the ecological role of the important anticancer compound maytansine
15.45–
16.00
Short Lecture 8
10+5 min
Özçinar Özge Microbial biotransformation of ruscogenins
16.00–
16.15
Short Lecture 9
10+5 min
Lima Rita de Cassia Lemos Dual high-resolution α-glucosidase/PTP1B bioassays coupled with HPLC-HRMS-SPE-NMR for investigation of ‚Insulin plants‘ (Myrcia sp.) as new medicines for type 2 diabetes
16.15–
16.30
Short Lecture 10
10+5 min
Marçalo Joana Anti-inflammatory and anti-tubercular properties screening of natural products from Plectranthus species
16.30–
17.00

Awards + Wrap-up/Discussion

The 2 best presentations will be awarded with:

  • Innovation Award by Prof. Gertsch: 1000 EUR
  • Bionorica YRW Award by Bionorica SE: 600 EUR

Both presenters will get the great chance to give their presentation also in a special slot of the main congress.

All young scientists presenting a short lecture during the YRW are asked to contribute these data also as a poster during the main poster sessions.