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10th International Conference "Drug Delivery Systems" in Telč


  • Fee €150 (CZK 4000) includes lunch, breakfast and coffee breaks, two galla dinners, social events
  • Number of participants is limited to 100


  • Jarmila Svobodová, Phone: +420 549 498 182,,
    Jesuit College, University Centre Telc
    Accomodation: € 9 (CZK 250) per person and night in Jesuit College 
  • Hotel or private: 10-30 € per person/night (CZK 300-900)
  • - Telč - Hotels
  • Luxury accommodation with an excellent golf resort can be booked in Siskuv Mlyn (Siska´s Mill) 3.8 km from Telč.


Organising Committee:



Jaroslav Turánek (Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic)

Andrew D. Miller (Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic);

Milan Raška (Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic)

Daniel Růžek (Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic)

Mirek Machala (Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic)



Monday 29th May 2017

8:00 Breakfast

Morning session

 9:00 – 9:30           Giulietta Maruggi (GSK, USA) – mRNA vaccination of HIV and Flu with LNPs and microemulsions

 9:30 – 10:00         Heinrich Haas (BioNTech, Germany) – mRNA vaccination for cancer

10:00 – 10:30        Jan Novak (University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA) – Antigen glycosylation heterogeneity and humoral immune responses – HIV-1 vaccine as an example

10:30 – 11:00        Coffee Break

Short presentations session – Project FIT

11:00 – 11:25        Jaroslav Turánek (Veterinary Research Instiute, Czech Republic) – Biocompatible nanomaterials and molecular adjuvants for construction of recombinant vaccines and application for noninvasive vaccination

11:25 – 11:40        Daniela Lubasová (Technical University Liberec, Czech Republic) – Nanofibre technology: production, charactrisation & bioapplications

11:40 – 11:55        Kateřina Nechvátalová (Veterinary Research Instiute, Czech Republic) – Pig models for preclinical testing at VRI animal facility

11:55 – 12:00        Discussion

12:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:20        Milan Raška (Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic) – Recombinant proteins and antibody epitope-mimicking polypetides for nanoparticular vaccines formulations

13:20 – 13:45        Nigel Temperton (University of Kent, UK) –  Production & characterisation of virus pseudotypes 

13:45 – 14:00        Ladislav Drož (Apigenex, Czech Republic) –  The challenges of cGMP synthesis of drugs 

14:00 – 14:15        Coffee break

14:15 – 14:35        Jana Macková (Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic) – In vitro generation of HCMV specific T-lymphocytes using IVT mRNA  

14:35 – 15:00        Petr Malý (Biocev, Prague, Czech Republic) – Protein binders derived from albumin-binding domain scaffold as immunosuppressive non-IgG alternatives controlling the IL-23/Th-17 pro-inflammatory axis

19:00   Social event

Tuesday 30th May 2017

8:00 Breakfast

Morning session

 9:00 – 9:30          Abdullah Ely (Witts University, RSA) – Controlling HBV infection with RNA

 9:30 - 10:00         Daniel Růžek (Veterinary Research Instiute, Czech Republic) – Treatment of zika and other viral infections with anti-viral drugs

10:00 - 10:30        James Parkinson (University of Westminster, UK) – LITA nanoparticles in cancer therapy

10:30 – 10:50        Coffee Break

10:50 – 11:20        Andrew D. Miller (Veterinary Research Instiute, Czech Republic) – Precision Therapeutic Approaches to disease treatment

11:20 – 11:50        Daniel Scherman (René Descartes Institute, Paris, France) – RNA and DNA therapeutic approaches to disease treatment

11:50 – 12:00        Discussion

12:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:30        Christoph Johann (Wyatt, Germany) – Characterization of colloidal drug delivery systems using field-flow fractionation coupled to light scattering

13:30 – 14:00        Régis Tournabize (Pasteur Institute, France) – The challenge of bacterial infections

14:00 – 14:20        Miroslav Machala (Veterinary Research Institute, Czech Republic) – In vitro and in vivo nanotoxicology – current challenges

14:20 - 14:35        Coffee break

14:35 – 15:00        Nadia Tagnaouti (Precision Nanosystems, Canada) – Next-generation scalable manufacture of lipid/polymer-based and genetic vaccines

15:00 – 15:30     Alexander Dulebo (Bruker, Germany) New fast scanning on BioScope Resolve AFM to visualize cellular dynamics

19:30   Social event

Wednesday 31th May 2017

8:00 BreakfastBreakfas

Morning session

 9:00 – 9:30          James Valdés (Veterinary Research Instiute, Czech Republic) – „Water, water…everywhere“ for an antiviral resistanc

 9:30 – 10:00         Pavel Hozák (Institute of Genetics, Prague, Czech Republic) – New structures in the cell nucleus defined by advanced microscopy techniques

10:00 - 10:30        Ioanna Theodorou (Pasteur Insitute, Paris, France) – The power of an imaging platform

10:30 – 10:50        Coffee Break

10:50 – 11:20        Jens Waldeck (Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH, Germany) – Optical/µCT imaging can get you in vivo insights in cancer detection, treatment and cure

11:20 – 11:40        Martin Kopecký (Pragolab, Leica, Prague, Czech Republic) Advanced techniques by Leica TCS SP8 for imaging by confocal microscopy

11:40 – 12:00        Melinda Bartok (Schaefer Technologie GmbH, Germany) Enhanced Darkfield Hyperspectral Microscopy of Label free Nano-Scale Samples in Situ

12:00 – 12:30        Coffee Break and Snack

Company presentations

12:30 – 13:00        Marco Portalupi (NanoSurf, Switzerland) – AFM in vitro microscopy and nanoinjection

13:00 – 13:30        Jan Vávra (JPK, Germany) – High-resolution and high-speed AFM simultaneous to optical microscopy

13:30 – 14:00        Harald Groen (Milabs) – A multimodality (SPECT-PET-CT-Optical) imaging platform for drug discovery and development in small and medium-sized animal models

14:00 – 14:30        Jens Waldeck (Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH, Germany) – Advantages of PET/MRI in translational research: Just more than a logic imaging method combination


14:30 Closing ceremony