Thursday 7th June

14.00 – 15.30   Session 5: Migration, Wounding and Chemotaxis

5.1 (14.00 – 14:30) Invited Talk - Prof László Kőhidai

"Impedance-based analysis as a dedicated technique to characterize efficacy of novel antitumour compounds"

L. Kőhidai1; E. Lajkó1; L. Dókus2; O. Láng1; T. Jernei3; A. Takács1; P. Bárány3; K.N. Enyedi2; Zs. Németh3; A. Csámpai3, É. Pállinger1 and G. Mező2,3

1Semmelweis University, Budapest (Hungary); 2MTA-ELTE Research Group of Peptide Chemistry, Budapest, (Hungary); 3Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, (Hungary)

5.2 (14.30 – 14.50) "Electric Cell-substrate Impedance Sensing (ECIS) as a method to test marine bioactive compounds in wound healing"

R.C. Félix1, S. Letsiou2, L. Anjos1, H.L. Gomes3,4 and D.M.Power1

1Comparative Endocrinology and Integrative Biology, Centre of Marine Sciences, Universidade do Algarve, Faro (Portugal); 2Biochemistry laboratory, APIVITA SA, Athens (Greece); 3Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade do Algarve, Faro (Portugal); 4Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa (Portugal)

5.3 (14.50 – 15.10) "Connectivity and reorganization of cardiomyocytes and fibroblasts in co-cultures"

L. Turco, F. Cavallini and M. Tarantola

Laboratory for Fluid Dynamics, Pattern Formation and Biocomplexity, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-organization (MPIDS), Am Fassberg 17, Goettingen 37077, Germany

5.4 (15.10 – 15.30) "Impedance-based Characterization of pH-dependent Cell Behavior"

L. Sauer1, R. Meier2 and J. Wegener1,3

1Universität Regensburg, Regensburg (Germany); 2PreSens - Precision Sensing GmbH, Am BioPark 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany'; 3Fraunhofer EMFT, Division Cell-Based Sensors, Regensburg (Germany)