University of Heidelberg

Training Workshop: "Image based high-throughput screening methods and tools for pathway modeling"

May, 13-15, 2008 - BIOQUANT, Heidelberg

Organizers: Endocyte, SBCancer and ViroQuant

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Chris Allan, University of Dundee, Technical Lead, Open Microscopy Environment (OME)
  • Verena Becker, DKFZ Heidelberg
  • Michael Boutros, DKFZ Heidelberg
  • Holger Erfle, BIOQUANT Heidelberg
  • Thomas Höfer, DFKZ and BIOQUANT Heidelberg
  • Thouis R. Jones,  Imaging Platform of the Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, Cofounder of CellProfiler
  • Lars Kaderali, BIOQUANT, University of Heidelberg
  • Steffen Klamt, MPI for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg
  • Chris Lawerenz, DKFZ Heidelberg
  • Thomas Maiwald, University of Freiburg, Developer PottersWheel
  • Lucas Pelkmans, ETH Zurich
  • Rainer Pepperkok, EMBL Heidelberg
  • Karl Rohr, DKFZ and University Heidelberg


  • Application of High-Throughput Imaging in Systems Biology
  • Introduction to Genome-wide RNAi screening methods
  • Obtaining, Handling and Analyzing of Imaging Datasets
  • Mathematical Backgrounds and Tools for Cellular Pathway Modeling

Workshop Aim:

The workshop is aimed at Ph.D. students as well as Postdocs who are using or plan to use image-based high-throughput and pathway modeling methods in their research.


The workshop costs (including catering during the workshop) are taken over by the organizing initiatives. Please take care to book your own accommodation in Heidelberg (for example at In case of overbooking, participants will be selected based on the application material (see below).


If you would like to participate, please submit a brief CV and a short description of your motivation to take part in the workshop. Please give a statement how you plan to integrate the taught methods in your future research (Maximum one to two pages all together (DIN A4, Arial, 11pt)).
Please send your application to: until Sunday, April 20, 2008. Confirmation of your registration will be sent out until April 25, 2008.

Organizing Committee:

  • Nathan Brady, DKFZ Heidelberg
  • Roland Eils, University of Heidelberg and DKFZ Heidelberg
  • Jan Eufinger, DKFZ Heidelberg
  • Angela Oberthür, VIROQUANT/BIOQUANT, University of Heidelberg


Download the Workshop-Flyer

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Contact: E-Mail (Last update: 29/04/2010)