American Society for Exosomes and Microvesicles

Program 2013

Saturday, September 7, 2013


Session 1: 8:45-12:15

9:00-9:05                   Stephen J. Gould

Opening Remarks

9:05 – 9:30                Douglas Taylor

Comparison of technologies for isolation of specific extracellular vesicle populations

9:30 – 10:00              Dolores Di Vizio

Functional and quantitative proteomic analysis of large oncosomes reveals novel effects of extracellular vesicles on the tumor microenvironment

10:00-10:30               Michael Graner

Brain tumor exosomes stress allegiance in recipient cell signaling: tumor cells under stress and T cells under fire yield to the tumor’s bidding

10:30-10:45              Break

10:45-11:15               Leonora Balaj

Heparin affinity purification of extracellular vesicles

11:15-11:45               Kevin Schey

Quantitative Proteomic Analyses of Human Urine Exosomes: Effect of Dietary Salt

11:45-12:15               Antonio Chiesi

EXOTEST: an immune-capturing assay for accurate quantitative and qualitative analysis of exosomes from unfractionated plasma samples. A candidate platform for cancer immunodiagnostics

12:15-1:30                 Lunch

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Session 2: 1:30-5:00

1:30-2:00                   Meta Keuhn

Elucidating the mechanical basis for vesicle production by Gram-negative bacteria

2:00-2:30                   Stephen Gould

Exploring the genetics of exosome biogenesis

2:30-3:00                   Natalie Luhtala

Evidence for exosomal secretion of Ras proteins and beta-catenin in glioblastomas

3:00-3:30                   Break

3:30-4:00                   Jolene Read

The reovirus Fusion-Associated Small Transmembrane (FAST) proteins usurp host exosome biogenesis to enhance cell-cell fusion

4:00-4:30                   Pierre Yves-Mantel

Mechanisms of cellular communication in Malaria by parasite-derived microvesicles

4:30-5:00                   Johan Skog


5:00-6:30                   Poster session; Refreshments provided by Exosome Diagnostics

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Session 3: 9:00-12:15

9:00-9:30                   Safinur Atay

GIST Exosomes mediated transformation: Role In tumor spread

9:30-10:00                 Masato Mitsuhashi

Aging enhances release of exosomal cytokine mRNAs by Amyloid β1-42-stimulated macrophages

and methods to discover RNA and protein factors in exosomes

10:00-10:30               Cicek Gercel-Taylor

Cargoes of circulating vesicles as diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers

10:30-10:45              Break

10:45-11:15               Prashanth Vallabhajosyula

Donor organ specific exosome platform for monitoring transplant organ rejection/ injury

11:15-11:45               Elena Batrakova

Blood-Borne Macrophages Hitchhike Endosome Networks for Brain Delivery of Antioxidant, Catalase

11:45-12:15               Travis Antes

What's in the box?  Tools and methods to discover RNA and protein factors in exosomes.

12:15-1:30                 Lunch

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Session 4: 1:30-4:45

1:30-2:00                   Lane Christenson

TBA - Vesicles in ovarian development

2:00-2:30                   Yoel Sadovsky


2:30-3:00                   Margaret Petroff

TBA - EMV in pregnancy

3:00-3:30                   Break

3:30-4:00                   EmanueleCocucci

Visualization of extracellular vesicles membrane traffic in real time

4:00-4:30                   Mikhail Skliar

Comparison of hydrodynamic and geometric size distribution of exosomes

4:30-5:00                   Emily Zeringer


5:00-6:30                   Poster session


Monday, September 9, 2013

Session 5: 9:00-12:15

9:00-9:30                   Sai Kiang Lim

MSC exosome restores tissue homeostasis to ameliorate tissue injury and enhance repair

9:30-10:00                 Winston Kao

Transplantation of Human Umbilical Mesenchymal Stem Cells Cures the Corneal Defects of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII Mice

10:00-10:30               Theresa Whiteside

Tumor-derived exosomes (TEX) induce changes of the mRNA profile in human regulatory T cells

10:30-10:45               Break

10:45-11:15               Paul Robbins

Immune regulation by antigen-presenting cell (APC) and tumor derived exosomes

11:15-11:45               Vilma R. Martins

Neurotrophic properties of the prion protein ligand the co-chaperone STI1 that is secreted in extracellular vesicles (EVs) by astrocytes

11:45-12:15               Anne Sandstrom


12:15-1:30                 Lunch



Monday, September 9, 2013

Session 6: 1:30-5:00


1:30 – 2:00                Stefano Fais

Exosomes: the prototype of biomimetism in Nanomedicine and the future of theranostic

2:00-2:30                   Ken Witwer


2:30-3:00                   Ionita Ghiran


3:00-3:30                   Break

3:30-4:00                   Antonio de Maio

Insertion of Hsp70 into membranes is the initial step in the release of the protein within extracellular vesicles

4:00-4:30                   Taku Murakami

Urine exosome capture device to quantify glomerulus-, tubule-, and collecting duct-specific mRNA as a novel platform for the assessment of kidney function

4:30-5:00                   ASEMV business, close of meeting