Thinking Outside the Box


New Ways  of Vision: Beauty and  Fitness for Purpose of Proteins

Prof. Dr. Robert Huber
Nobel Prize for Chemistry 

Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry,  D-82152 Martinsried, Germany
Technical University of Munich, TUM Emeritus of Excellence,  D-85747 Garching, Germany
University of Duisburg-Essen, Centre for Medical Biotechnology, D-45117 Essen, Germany
Cardiff University, School of Biosciences, Cardiff CF10 3US, UK


Mapping Atomic Motions with Ultrabright Electrons: Towards Making a Molecular Map of the Cell


Prof. Dr. R. J. Dwayne Miller

1. Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Luruper Chaussee 149, Hamburg 27761, Germany
2. Departments of Chemistry and Physics, 80 St. George Street, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H6, Canada


Sensors for the Internet of Things

Prof. Dr. Christoph Kutter

Director Fraunhofer Research Institution for Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT, Munich, GERMANY



Prof. Dr. Alexander Makarov

Thermo Fisher Scientific (Bremen) GmbH, Hanna-Kunath-Str. 11, 28199 Bremen



 Public Lecture


Science meets public - Conflicts between political consulting and public perception

Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Hensel

President Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, GERMANY




 Invited Keynote Speakers


Viewing bacteria through a telescope: standoff detection of buried landmines by microbial bioreporters

Prof. Dr. Shimshon Belkin
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences
Ministry of Labor & Social Welfare Chair in Industrial Hygiene
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel (microbial bioreporters)


(Micro-)plastic assessment in freshwater ecosystems and the environment

Florian Faure
Central Environmental Laboratory, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Long term and real time monitoring of multi-elements concentration in airborne particulates

Prof. Dr. Naoki Furuta
Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan

Tracing chemosensory authenticity by means of a Sensomics Approach

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann
TU Munich, Chair of Food Chemistry and Molecular Sensory Science, Munich, Germany


Analytical insights into risk assessments of nanomaterials

Dr. Petra Krystek
IVAM UvA BV (understandig sustainability) & Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Improvements and Restrictions in the Analysis of Free and Ester-Bound Monochloropropanediole (Mcpd) and Glycidol in Oils, Fats and Foods

Dr. Jan Kuhlmann
SGS Germany, Hamburg Germany


Environmental Monitoring of Mercury and its Species

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Leopold
nstitute of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, University Ulm, Germany


How Next Generation Sequencing is Advancing Food Safety and Public Health

Dr. Steven M. Musser
Deputy Center Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD, USA


Microarray technologies with antibodies, oligonucleotides, and nanoparticles

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Niessner
 Institute of Hydrochemistry, Chair of Analytical Chemistry, TU Munich, Germany


Developing phage-based nanoprobes for rapid pathogen separation and detection

Prof. Dr. Sam R. Nugen
Dept. of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA


New Mass Spectrometric Analysis Techniques and Instrumentation for Environmental Analysis

Prof. Dr. Steven Ray
Winkler Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dept of Chemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA


Integration of Proteome and Metabolome

Prof. Dr. Albert Sickmann
Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften - ISAS - e. V., Dortmund, Germany


Multi-Omics bioinformatics across application domains

Dr. Christoph Steinbeck
European Bioinformatics Laboratory, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Cambridge, UK


Improved insight into environmental issues via high-precision isotopic analysis by means of multi-collector ICP-MS

Prof. Dr. Frank Vanhaecke
Ghent University, Dept of Analytical Chemistry, Ghent, Belgium


What goes in must come out - environmental impact on food safety

Prof. Dr. Reiner Wittkowski
Vice President, The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany