Public Events

Our SFB 829 members are leaders in the field of skin biology. Therefore they are often invited to organize, chair or co-organize international conference. Please find below an overview of last and future events

Girls Day 2018

On April 26 several SFB 829 and CECAD research center laboratories opened their doors for female pupils from class 5 upwards to offer insights into daily research routine and jobs in the life science environment. Scientist from SFB 829 research groups explained to the guests why the mammalian skin is an important model for cell biological and medical research questions and let the girls try research techniques, e.g. life cell imaging.


13.03.2014 · noon  — 15.03.2014 · noon; Local organisers: Cornelia Mauch, Nico Hunzelmann, Karin Hartmann, Beate Eckes, Mario Fabri, Sabine Eming, Thomas Krieg

WORKSHOP Extracellular matrix in health and disease

  • Reinhard Fässler, MPI of Biochemistry, Martinsried
  • Sirio Dupont, University of Padova
  • Sara Wickstroem, MPI for Biology of Ageing, Cologne
  • Matthias Lutolf, EPFL, Lausanne

Quo Vadis Lecture II: C. Has, Freiburg
GUEST LECTURE: Hergen Spits, Amsterdam (NL)
Quo Vadis Lecture III: V. Hornung, Bonn

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EADV/ ESDR Summer Research Workshop: Mouse Models in Skin Disease Research

22.07.2013 · 9 a.m.  — 26.07.2013 · 4 p.m.; Local course organisers: Dr Cornelia Mauch & Dr Carien Niessen

  • Objective of the Course
    This course is primarily aimed at Dermatology Residents/Trainees who have:
    • An interest in pursuing research but
    • Have not yet undertaken a substantive block of research time
    • This year course comprises a mixture of seminars/lectures, significant practical “hands on” experience of research techniques and either a journal club or research presentations by the participants
  • Speaker
    • L. Eckhart (Vienna, Austria)
    • E. Prens (Erasmus MC, The Netherlands)
    • T. Biedermann (Tübingen, Germany)
    • A. Hovnanian (Paris, France)
    • T. Krieg/ S. Eming (Cologne, Germany)
    • C. Niessen / C. Mauch (Cologne, Germany)

“Tissue Repair & Regeneration Gordon Research Conference”
16.06.2013 · noon  — 21.06.2013 · noon; Chair: Sabine Eming (Cologne), Vice chair: Enrique Amaya (Manchester)

The 2013 TRR-GRC will be held from June 16-21, at Colby Sawyer College, New London, NH. Nine scientific sessions are planned which span the latest, high impact discoveries in basic and translational science of tissue repair/regeneration expected to push the field forward in both fundamental aspects as well as regenerative medicine. Four innovative sessions will highlight emerging new directions in the field, including aging mechanisms, mechanotransduction, epigenetic control, and signals in growth control and metabolism. Five sessions on traditional topics will report the latest breakthroughs in barrier repair and regeneration, whole organ and pattern regeneration, parallels between wound healing and cancer, functional plasticity of myeloid cells, and tissue engineering.


Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin

The 2012 Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin will explore the role played by cell adhesion and signaling in the structure and function of skin and the pathogenesis of numerous diseases, including cancer, vascular disease, autoimmune and inherited disorders of the skin, and wound healing. Topics to be addressed include intercellular junctions unique to skin; cell-cell adhesion and cell-matrix adhesion in signaling and disease; gap junctions and tight junctions in epidermis; cell motility; polarity; cadherins; integrins – diseases and interactions; and intermediate filaments.

11.10.2012 · noon  — 15.10.2012 · noon

Speaker: Kathleen J. Green
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Speaker: Masayuki Amagai
Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine
Speaker: Carien Niessen
Department of Dermatology, Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne
Speaker: Andrew Kowalczyk
Emory University
Speaker: John McGrath
St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s Hospital, King’s College London
Venue: Salishan Ressort, Oregon Coast, USA


  • Upcoming Events

    1. “Generation and maintenance of stratified epithelia”

      March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    2. 3rd Connector Meeting

      April 12 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    3. 4th Connector Meeting

      September 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    4. 5th Connector Meeting

      November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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