Pisa meeting

Venue of the Meeting: Aula Magna della Scuola Medica

Thursday 3rd september 2009
Afternoon session
European Biotechnology Thematic Network Association MEETING (just for the associates)
15.00 - 15.30 Registration
15.30 - 16.00 Election of new President, Vicepresident and Administrative Council
16.00 - 16.30 NATO: report of the activities
16.30 - 17.00 Future programmes

Friday 4th

Morning session
EUROBIOTECH - European Biotechnology General meeting
09.30 - 10.00 Registration
10.00 - 10.15 Welcome
10.15 - 10.45 Presentation of preliminary results: introduction by the Coordinator
10.45 - 11.25 Presentation of the results obained (10 minutes for each Work packages’ leader):
  • Management - Lead partner: M.Viola Viola-Magni, Univ of Perugia
  • Omics in Biotechnology - Lead partner: Maffia M. - Univ Salento
  • New Applications of Polymeric Biomaterials in Medicine - Lead partner: Maria Helena Gil, Univ. Coimbra – “Polymeric Materials in Industry” (will present J. Rocha, Univ. Coimbra)
  • Biosensor applications in medicine, foods and environment - Lead partner: UCTM-Lyubov Yotova
11.25 - 11.45 Coffee break
11.45 – 12.45 Presentation of the results obained (10 minutes for each Work packages’ leader):
  • Application of Immunology in Botechnology - Lead partner: Walajtys-Rode
  • Microbial adaptation to environmental changes: innovative educational and technological aspects - Lead partner: U. Viesturs
  • Molecular diagnostics of microorganisms - Lead partner: Krajcovic, J. Univ. Bratislava
  • Creation of a learning platform for Biotechnology disciplines - Lead partner: K. Gartland, Caledonian Univ. of Glasgow
  • Adoption of ODL Modules and Tests on Biotechnology ODL courses - Lead partner: M. Szente, Univ. Szeged
  • Test for evaluation of biological formation in the secondary school - Lead partner: L. Magni Pragma Engineering – “eLearning Platform Preview
13.00 End of the morning session

Friday 4th
Afternoon session
15.00 -17.00 Presentation of the results obtained (10 minutes for each Work packages’ leader):
  • International Veterinary Course - Lead partner: M. Galeotti Univ Udine – “Internationalisation of veterinary education”
  • Tuning methodology - Lead partner: C. Creusy, Catholic Uni. of Lille, “Tuning Methodology”
  • Consumerism, Bioethics and meaning of sustainability- Lead partner: B. Chiarelli Univ of Firenze – “The environment carrying capacity as it relates to present consumerism”.
  • Diet and dietary patterns in gastrointestinal disease - Lead partner: C. Arvanitakis, Univ of Thessaloniki – “Diet and dietary patterns in gastrointestinal disease” (will present M. Viola Magni, Univ of Perugia)
  • Identification of vegetal product authenticity using PNA platforms - Lead partner: R. Marchelli Univ of Parma
  • Collaboration with enterprises in the formation - Lead partner: H. Eichinger, Tech Univ Munich
17.00 - 17.30 Coffee break
17.30 – 18.10 Presentation of the results obtained (15 minutes for each Work packages’ leader):
  • Novel and Rare Technologies - Lead partner: O. Golubnitschaja Uni-Bonn – “Predictive Diagnostics and Personalised Patients Treatment” (will present P. Gahan Kings College London)
  • Quality Assurance and Assessment - Lead partner: P. Gahan Kings College London – “Progress report for the QA package”
  • Dissemination - Lead partner: F. Bruschi Univ. di Pisa
  • Exploitation - Lead partner: W. Breiphol
>18.10 – 18.30 Comments and Conclusions - End of the afternoon session

Saturday 5th
Morning session
International Degrees: Teaching Committee Meeting
Actual situation
Presentation of the requests of the Erciyes (Tr) and Florence (It) Universities