ESGCT e-School

The e-School has been created in lieu of our annual Spring School, which we unfortunately had to cancel. We will announce in advance the schedule for the different talks, and the traditional Spring School is now scheduled to take place in March 2021 in Athens

Every Wednesday at 14:00 CEST (13:00 in the UK)

live on our Youtube Channel

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Upcoming Talks

Series 5: Gene therapy of rare diseases

21 october 2020


Gloria Gonzalez-Aseguinolaza, Cima, Pamplona 

 

The liver - main target in gene therapy





Chair: Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School


 

28 octobre 2020

Matthias Titeux, Institut Imagine


TBC


Chair: Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School




4 november 2020

Fatima Bosch, Univesitat Autonoma de Barcelona


Lysosomal storage diseases - gene therapy as treatment option


Chair: Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School
 


11 november 2020


Stylianos Michalakis, Hannover Medical School


TBC


Chair: Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School


 

18 november 2020


Matthew Porteus, Stanford University


Gene Editing - from experimental to clinical trials


Chair: Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School


 

Special offer for individual speaker coaching for ESGCT members.

Dr. Paul Charlton, Guest Faculty - Deutsches Zentrum für Infektionsforschung (DZIF) Academy has very kindly offered to deliver free "speaker coaching" for online presentations such as job interviews, grant applications, PhD defences, conferences (online) etc to any ESGCT member.

Those of you who have taken part to our spring schools will have heard the wonderful presentation skills workshops he has delivered in his capacity as DZIF guest faculty.

You can find more information on this coaching on his flyer and you are welcome to contact him directly with a proof of  your ESGCT membership to book an appointment with him.
 


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Previous Talks

Series 1: Viral and non-viral vectors for gene therapy and gene editing

Wherever possible, the talks which have already taken place are available to view by following the links below.
 

6 May 2020  |  View Video
Gene therapy – From concept to proof
Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School 


13 May 2020  |  
Gamma retroviral vectors – the first gene delivery tools in human clinical trials – and their successors, lentiviral and alphaviral vector systems
Axel Schambach, Hannover Medical School
20 May 2020  |  View Video
How to teach enveloped vectors about cell entry targeting
Els Verhoeyen, University of Lyon ; University of Nice
27 May 2020  |  View Video
Adenoviral vectors – gene delivery tool, powerful weapon in cancer and beyond
Len Seymour, University of Oxford
3 June 2020  |  View Video
Adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors – to teach an old virus new tricks
Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School 
10 June 2020  |  View Video
The Sleeping Beauty transposon: a molecular parasite tamed for genome engineering
Zoltan Ivics, Paul Elrich Institute, Langen
17 June 2020  |  View Video
Synthetic vectors – to take the best from viruses and go beyond
Drew Weissman, University of Pennsylvania
24 June 2020  |  View Video
Learn from viruses to improve viral and non-viral vectors
Urs Greber, University of Zurich

e-School Series 1 Videos

Series 2: Vector production

Wherever possible, the talks which have already taken place are available to view by following the links below.
 

1 July 2020  |  View Video
What you should know about producing gamma and lentiviral vectors
Hanna Lesch, Kuopio Center for Gene and Cell Therapy


8 July 2020  | 
What you should know about producing AAV vectors
Eduard Ayuso, University of Nantes

e-School Series 2 Videos

Series 3: The genetic payload

Wherever possible, the talks which have already taken place are available to view by following the links below.
 

15 July 2020  |  View Video
How to teach a small virus to go over its limit
Alberto Auricchio, Tigem, Naples


22 July 2020  |  View Video
Knock-out, Knock-in, repair or regulate - the tool-box of designer nucleases
Daniel E. Bauer, Boston Children's Hospital
29 July 2020  |  View Video
Nucleases used for gene editing
Benjamin Kleinstiver, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

e-School Series 3 Videos

Series 4: Safety aspects of gene therapy and gene editing

Wherever possible, the talks which have already taken place are available to view by following the links below.
 

2 September 2020  |  Video no longer available
Safety aspects of gene editing
Toni Cathomen, University of Freiburg


9 September 2020  |  View Video
Immunogenicity - the challenge of our own security system
Anne Galy, Généthon Èvry
16 September 2020  |  View Video
Genotoxicity - what we have learnt from SCID-X1 and about next generation tools for PID
Claire Booth, UCL Institute of Child Health, London

e-School Series 4 Videos

Series 5: Gene & cell therapy of rare diseases

Wherever possible, the talks which have already taken place are available to view by following the links below.
 

24 September 2020  |  Video available for ESGCT members only
25 years of experience of gene therapy for ADA-SCID: brining a medicinal product to approval
Alessandro Aiuti, San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy
IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele and Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan


30 September 2020  |  View Video
Beta Thal – the long way to cure
Giuliana Ferrari, San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy
7 October 2020  |  View Video
Bone marrow failure syndromes: Fanconi anemia, a Stem Cell Disease
Juan Bueren, División de Terapias Innovadoras en el Sistema Hematopoyético CIEMAT
14 October 2020  |  View Video
The CNS - gene therapy for Alzheimer's disease and beyond
Nathalie Cartier, ICM, Inserm, Paris

e-School Series 5 Videos