Thursday
June 24, 2021

1. Welcome – Frank Tüttelmann, Timo Strünker
2. Perspective of the University – Monika Stoll (Vice Rector WWU)
3. Perspective of the Medical Faculty – Luisa Klotz (Vice Dean Medical Faculty)
4. Perspective of the DFG – Sigrid Ziegler (DFG)
5. Perspective of the CRU326 – Jörg Gromoll (Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology)

Short break @Gather.Town.

1. A germ cell’s fate in zebrafish – Erez Raz (Institute for Cell Biology)
2. How to become a sperm cell? – Nina Neuhaus (Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology)
3. If germ cells go astray – Kornelius Kerl (Department of Paediatric Oncology)

Short break @Gather.Town.

1. The testis’ blueprint – Stefan Schlatt (Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology)
2. Somatic support for germ cells – Johannes Eble (Institute of Physiological Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry)
3. Channelling the testis – Guiscard Seebohm (Institute for Genetics of Heart Diseases)

Enjoy your meal or join the gathering!

1. Explaining the facts of life to a computer I – Benjamin Risse (Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science)
2. Explaining the facts of life to a computer II – Tim Hahn (Institute for Translational Psychiatry)
3. The facts of life: a bioinformatician’s view – Sarah Sandmann (Institute of Medical Informatics)
4. Multiply like flies! – Astrid Jeibmann (Institute of Neuropathology)

Short break @Gather.Town.

1. Sex among genes – Erich Bornberg-Bauer (Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity)
2. The big genetic dig – Frank Tüttelmann (Institute of Reproductive Genetics)
3. A tale of methyl groups – Sandra Laurentino (Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology)
4. The genetics of mate choice   Joachim Kurtz (Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity)

Short break @Gather.Town.

1. To beat or not to beat – Heymut Omran (Department of General Paediatrics)
2. Lessons from algae – Michael Hippler (Institute of Plant Biology and Biotechnology)
3. Channelling sperm – Timo Strünker (Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology)
4. A tale of queens and sperm – Jürgen Gadau (Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity)

1. Shedding light on spermatogenesis – novel tools to examine male germ cell development – Marc Spehr (Institute for Biology II / Department of Chemosensation, RWTH Aachen University)

A truly magic, family-friendly surprise you don’t want to miss! Lean back and let yourself be entertained…

Impressions of our workshop:

Friday
June 25, 2021

1. Gathering, keeping, and using clinical data for reproductive science – Sabine Kliesch (Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology)
2. Gathering, keeping, and using epidemiological data for clinical science – André Karch (Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine)
3. Scientific digestion of clinical data – Julian Varghese (Institute of Medical Informatics)
4. Protect your gametes! – Verena Nordhoff (Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology)

Short break @Gather.Town.

1. Feel-good atmosphere: the uterus’ view – Martin Götte (Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
2. Inside the embryo: remain flexible! – Michele Boiani (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine)
3. It’s about RNA – Hermann Behre (UKM Fertility Centre)
4. The immunology of reproduction – Georg Varga (Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology)

Short break @Gather.Town.

1. Embryo-uterus: let’s get connected – Ivan Bedzhov (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine)
2. The maths of directed movements – Angela Stevens (Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science)
3. Making and breaking of cell contacts in the ovary – Stefan Luschnig (Institute of Animal Physiology)

Enjoy your meal or join the gathering!

1. IPS-cells: everything possible? – Michael Ziller (Department of Mental Health)
2. Cutting edge mass spectrometry imaging – Klaus Dreisewerd (Institute of Hygiene)
3. A toolbox for cell mechanics – Carsten Grashoff (Institute for Molecular Cell Biology)

Short break @Gather.Town.

Timo Strünker, Frank Tüttelmann

Historical perspectives: in vitro culture of human preimplantation embryos, 1969-2021 – Kay Elder (Bourn Hall Clinic, Cambridge, UK)