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2nd World Congress on Electroporation and Pulsed Electric Fields in Biology, Medicine and Food & Environmental Technologies

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Track: Breakfast (Sunday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 7:30 am — 8:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Break Area (3rd Floor)

Info: A continental breakfast provided by the Congress for Bioelectrics Meeting Participants.

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Track: Bioelectrics Consortium Meeting

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 8:30 am — 10:00 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Momentum (3rd Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Bioelectrics Meeting Coffee Break

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 10:00 am — 10:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Break Area (3rd Floor)

Info: The Coffee Break will be provided by the Congress for Bioelectrics Meeting Participants only.

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Track: Bioelectrics Consortium Meeting (cont.)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 10:30 am — 11:45 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Momentum (3rd Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Sunday Workshop Track (MURI) - Part I

Session: Nanoelectropulse-induced electromechanical signaling and control of biological systems (An AFOSR/MURI Special Workshop)

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 1:00 pm — 2:45 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Momentum (3rd Floor)
Chairs: Andrei Pakhomov and Bennett Ibey

Presentations:

A new CANCAN concept of remote stimulation and electroporation with nanosecond pulses [OR-001]
Andrei Pakhomov    Sunday, 1:00 pm — 1:25 pm

A new cell electroporation model: standard pores plus long-lived nanopores are needed [OR-002]
James Weaver    Sunday, 1:25 pm — 1:50 pm

Nanoscale frontiers of bipolar pulse cancellation [OR-003]
P. Thomas Vernier    Sunday, 1:50 pm — 2:15 pm

Adapting high speed and nonlinear optical systems to measure rapid changes in plasma membrane structure and potential [OR-004]
Bennett Ibey    Sunday, 2:15 pm — 2:40 pm

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Track: Registration (Sunday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 1:00 pm — 6:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: 4th Floor

Info: n/a

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Track: ISEBTT Council Meeting

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 1:00 pm — 6:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Exchange 7 (3rd Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Workshop Coffee Break

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 2:45 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Break Area (3rd Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Sunday Workshop Track (MURI) - Part II

Session: Nanoelectropulse-induced electromechanical signaling and control of biological systems (An AFOSR/MURI Special Workshop)

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 3:30 pm — 6:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Momentum (3rd Floor)
Chairs: Andrei Pakhomov and Bennett Ibey

Presentations:

Activation of voltage-gated calcium channels and electropermeabilization by 300-ns pulses [OR-005]
Olga Pakhomova    Sunday, 3:30 pm — 3:55 pm

Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in Adrenal Chromaffin Cells Exposed to Unipolar and Bipolar Pulses [OR-006]
Gale Craviso    Sunday, 3:55 pm — 4:20 pm

Plasma membrane permeabilization from infrared laser pulses [OR-007]
Hope Beier    Sunday, 4:20 pm — 4:45 pm

Instrumentation for studying cancellation effect caused by nanosecond pulses [OR-008]
Shu Xiao    Sunday, 4:45 pm — 5:10 pm

Microscopic imaging of electrochemical and electromechanical interactions in model membranes and living cells induced by pulsed electrical fields [OR-009]
Vladislav Yakovlev    Sunday, 5:10 pm — 5:35 pm

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Track: Welcome Reception

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Grain (5th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Registration (Monday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 7:30 am — 5:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: 4th Floor

Info: n/a

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Track: Breakfast (Monday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 7:30 am — 8:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: A continental breakfast will be provided by the Congress for all participants.

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Track: Opening Ceremony

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 8:30 am — 9:00 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Monday morning Plenary Talks

Session: Plenary Lectures

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 9:00 am — 10:00 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)
Chair: Damijan Miklavčič

Presentations:

Challenging superficially spread malignancies: the impact of electrochemotherapy [PL-01]
Luca Campana    Monday, 9:00 am — 9:30 am

Electrobiorefinery: Opportunities, Recent Trends and Challenges [PL-02]
Eugene Vorobiev    Monday, 9:30 am — 10:00 am

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Track: Coffee Break (Monday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 10:00 am — 10:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Exhibition (Monday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 10:00 am — 5:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Monday morning Track A

Session: Pulsed Power engineering aspects in Bioelectrics

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Shu Xiao and Wolfgang Frey

Presentations:

Fundamentals and Concepts of Semiconductor Switching for Pulse Generators in Electroporation Devices [OR-010]
Martin Sack    Monday, 10:30 am — 10:50 am

Solid State PEF System Design for Non-Engineers [OR-011]
Michael Kempkes    Monday, 10:50 am — 11:10 am

Semiconductor based bipolar generator for biomedical applications [OR-012]
Luis Redondo    Monday, 11:10 am — 11:25 am

Spark-Gap Switching of PEF-Generators for Bioelectrics Research and Applications [OR-013]
Wolfgang Frey    Monday, 11:25 am — 11:40 am

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Track: Monday morning Track B

Session: Electroporation Technologies for Medical Applications

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Richard Heller and Maja Čemažar

Presentations:

Electrochemotherapy; Present and future clinical practice [OR-014]
Julie Gehl    Monday, 10:30 am — 10:50 am

Ablation of Colorectal Liver Metastases by Irreversible Electroporation: Final Results of the COLDFIRE-2 Trial [OR-015]
Martijn Meijerink    Monday, 10:50 am — 11:10 am

Local and Systemic Immunotherapy by Electroporation [OR-016]
Adil Daud    Monday, 11:10 am — 11:30 am

Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias with Nanosecond Ablation: A Cardiac Surgeon’s Perspective [OR-017]
Jonathan Philpott    Monday, 11:30 am — 11:50 am

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Track: Monday morning Track C

Session: FieldFOOD: a H2020 innovation action for improving food processing by PEF

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chair: Javier Raso

Presentations:

Introduction to FieldFOOD [OR-018]
Javier Raso    Monday, 10:30 am — 10:47 am

On the integration of Pulsed Electric Fields technology in the tomato fruits processing [OR-019]
Gianpiero Pataro    Monday, 10:47 am — 11:04 am

PEF assisted fruit juice preservation in FieldFOOD - Insights into industrial scale processing and optimization [OR-020]
Matthias Schulz    Monday, 11:04 am — 11:21 am

Application of pulsed electric field in the apple juice/cider process [OR-021]
Nigel Brunton    Monday, 11:21 am — 11:38 am

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Track: Monday morning Track D

Session: Basic mechanisms of electroporation including models and experiments

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Andrei Pakhomov and Elena Gianulis

Presentations:

CellDesigner as a tool for analyzing the kinetics of pore disappearance in a cell after electroporation [OR-022]
Rita Saulė    Monday, 10:30 am — 10:45 am

Opening of mitochondrial permeability transition pores of isolated mitochondria affected by intense nanosecond RF pulses [OR-023]
Ilya Romanchenko    Monday, 10:45 am — 11:00 am

Increasing the area of permeabilization by increasing the number of pulses [OR-024]
Felipe Maglietti    Monday, 11:00 am — 11:15 am

Caffeic acid phenethyl ester assisted by reversible electroporation - in vitro study on human melanoma cells [OR-025]
Anna Choromańska    Monday, 11:15 am — 11:30 am

Application of dynamic finite-element model for efficient modelling of tissue electroporation [OR-026]
Damijan Miklavčič    Monday, 11:30 am — 11:45 am

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Track: Lunch (Monday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 11:50 am — 1:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE (4th Floor)

Info: Monday Lunch will be provided by the Congress for all participants.

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Track: Monday afternoon Invited Talks

Session: Invited Lectures

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)
Chair: Clair Poignard

Presentations:

Modulating the bioactivity of plant foods using Pulsed Electric Fields processing [IN-01]
Indrawati Oey    Monday, 1:00 pm — 1:20 pm

Percutaneous irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treatment of unresectable, locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma (LAPC) [IN-02]
Govindarajan Narayanan    Monday, 1:20 pm — 1:40 pm

Progress Towards a Continuous-Flow, Electrically Triggered, Single Cell Electroporation Microfluidic Platform [IN-03]
Jeffrey Zahn    Monday, 1:40 pm — 2:00 pm

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Track: Monday afternoon Track A

Session: Molecular and biological mechanisms of electroporation – models and experiments

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Marie-Pierre Rols and Olga Pakhomova

Presentations:

How studying membrane and cell processes involved in electropermeabilization in relevant models may improve its development in cell biology and in clinics [OR-027]
Marie-Pierre Rols    Monday, 2:00 pm — 2:25 pm

Enhancement of efficiency through activation of autophagy machinery in electrotransfection [OR-028]
Mao Mao    Monday, 2:25 pm — 2:40 pm

Interrelation of calcein extraction and DNA electrotransfer efficiencies during cell electroporation [OR-029]
Saulius Satkauskas    Monday, 2:40 pm — 2:55 pm

Potentially Adverse Effects of Pulsed Electric Fields on the Structure and the Membrane Transport of DNA and RNA [OR-030]
Eberhard Neumann    Monday, 2:55 pm — 3:10 pm

Tissue Impedance Changes as a Guide for Applying Pulses during Gene Electrotransfer in Murine Skin [OR-031]
Mark Jaroszeski    Monday, 3:10 pm — 3:25 pm

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Track: Monday afternoon Track B

Session: Gene transfer

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Gary Housley and Muriel Golzio

Presentations:

Intratumoral electroporation of plasmid IL-12 using modified parameters and an optimized DNA plasmid increases immunogenicity in untreated lesions in mice [OR-032]
Shawna Shirley    Monday, 2:00 pm — 2:20 pm

Skin dendritic cell mobilization upon electroporation-based therapies: a dynamic analysis by fluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry [OR-033]
Muriel Golzio    Monday, 2:20 pm — 2:40 pm

Gene Electrotransfer of VEGF-B for Myocardial Repair via Cardiomyogenesis [OR-034]
Anna Bulysheva    Monday, 2:40 pm — 3:00 pm

Skin based gene delivery for cancer treatment [OR-035]
Špela Kos    Monday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Towards an optimal dose-response relationship in electroporation-based tumor treatments [OR-036]
Guillermo Marshall    Monday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

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Track: Monday afternoon Track C

Session: Environmental and Commercial PEF Applications for Microorganisms: Microalgae, Bacteria and Fungi

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chairs: Siva Sarathy and Thomas Dempster

Presentations:

Predator Mitigation in Microalgae Cultures Using Pulsed Electric Field Technology [OR-037]
Thomas Dempster    Monday, 2:00 pm — 2:15 pm

Effect of Pulsed Electric Fields and High Pressure Homogenization on the aqueous extraction of valuable compounds from microalgae Chlorella vulgaris [OR-038]
Gianpiero Pataro    Monday, 2:15 pm — 2:30 pm

The CEPT® platform, experience from industrial use in three continents [OR-039]
Pär Henriksson    Monday, 2:30 pm — 2:45 pm

Extraction of lipids from micro-algae, combining the use of electrical field solicitations and mechanical stress within a microfluidic device [OR-040]
Sakina Bensalem    Monday, 2:45 pm — 3:00 pm

Degradation of Pollutants in Water by Corona Discharges and Pulsed Electric Fields Instigated with Sub-microsecond High Voltage Pulses [OR-041]
Jürgen Kolb    Monday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Comparing two methods for protein extraction from bacterial cells-electroporation and glass bead homogenization [OR-042]
Saša Haberl Meglič    Monday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

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Track: Monday afternoon Track D

Session: Irreversible Electroporation - Session A: Clinical experience with irreversible exploration

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Martijn Meijerink and Rafael Davalos

Presentations:

Development of high frequency bipolar pulse apparatus based on irreversible electroporation for tumor treatment and its first clinical trial [OR-043]
Chenguo Yao    Monday, 2:00 pm — 2:15 pm

Percutaneous IRE of the liver: Planning & guidance to enhace therapeutic efficacy [OR-044]
Philipp Wiggermann    Monday, 2:15 pm — 2:30 pm

High-Frequency Irreversible Electroporation for the Treatment of Brain Tumors [OR-045]
John Rossmeisl    Monday, 2:30 pm — 2:45 pm

Magnetic resonance electrical impedance tomography for predicting ablated tissue area during irreversible electroporation [OR-046]
Damijan Miklavčič    Monday, 2:45 pm — 3:00 pm

IRE numerical model calibrated on clinical data for hepatic tumor ablation [OR-047]
Olivier Gallinato    Monday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Catheter-directed endoluminal irreversible electroporation of the upper urinary tract [OR-048]
Govindarajan Srimathveeravalli    Monday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

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Track: Monday afternoon Coffee Break / Poster Session

Session: Posters

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 3:30 pm — 5:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE (4th Floor)

Presentations:

Transmembrane traffic after permeabilizing electrical stress — the “Standard Model” (of electroporation) needs Nernst-Planck [PO-001 / B-001]
P. Thomas Vernier    Monday, 4:00 pm — 4:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Using the Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy in Electropored Biological Cells: A systematic review [PO-002 / B-002]
Luciana Costa Ramos    Monday, 4:05 pm — 4:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Effects of electric pulses on macropinocytosis of dextran [PO-003 / B-003]
Jing Ji    Monday, 4:10 pm — 4:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Delayed Post-pulse Permeability Change After an Electroporation Pulse [PO-004 / B-004]
Daniel Sweeney    Monday, 4:15 pm — 4:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Experimental Characterization and Numerical Modeling of Tissue Electroporation Based on the Measurement Signal [PO-005 / B-005]
Hongmei Liu    Monday, 4:20 pm — 4:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Development of a kHz switching rate, actively controllable, all solid-state, pulsed power source for bioelectric applications using wide bandgap photoconductive switching [PO-006 / B-006]
Kristin Sampayan    Monday, 4:25 pm — 4:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Controlled Infrared Heating System to Enhance Pulsed Electric Field Treatments [PO-007 / B-007]
James Hornef    Monday, 4:30 pm — 4:35 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Synchronized coils for nanosecond pulse delivery (SCNPD) to biological tissues [PO-008 / B-008]
Xianbing Zou    Monday, 4:35 pm — 4:40 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Delivery setup compatible for in vitro impedance measurements and exposures to electromagnetic fields: nanosecond pulse electric fields and radiofrequency signals [PO-009 / B-009]
Delia Arnaud-Cormos    Monday, 4:40 pm — 4:45 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Micro-channels for electroporation on a chip: increased duration and density of pores in silico [PO-010 / B-010]
Luciana Costa Ramos    Monday, 4:45 pm — 4:50 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday I

Perspectives of pulsed electric fields application for solid oilseed materials [PO-011 / B-027]
Ivan Shorstkii    Monday, 4:00 pm — 4:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday II

Optimisation of Pulsed Electric Field Extraction of Bioactives from Laminiaria digitata: Influence of Treatment Time, Temperature and Biomass Concentration [PO-012 / B-028]
Ragnhildur Einarsdottir    Monday, 4:05 pm — 4:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday II

Influence of Pulsed Electric Fields (PEF) pre-treatment on the drying process of onions [PO-013 / B-029]
Robin Ostermeier    Monday, 4:10 pm — 4:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday II

Influence of pulsed electric fields treatment on the extraction yield of betanine pigment from prickly pear (Opuntia Ficus Indica) [PO-014 / B-030]
Barbara Surano    Monday, 4:15 pm — 4:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday II

Evolution of polyphenolic compounds in red wine obtained from Garnacha grape treated by Pulsed Electric Fields [PO-015 / B-031]
Marcos Maza    Monday, 4:20 pm — 4:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday II

Process validation for shelf life extension and decontamination of heat sensitive liquids by PEF [PO-016 / B-032]
Claudia Siemer    Monday, 4:25 pm — 4:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday II

Influencing the flavonoid content of juices using pulsed electric fields and high pressure [PO-017 / B-033]
Anna-Sophie Stübler    Monday, 4:30 pm — 4:35 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday II

Stimulation of differentiated HL-60 cells by nanosecond pulsed electric fields leads to the formation of extracellular traps, an immune response of neutrophils [PO-018 / B-093]
Ken-ichi Yano    Monday, 4:00 pm — 4:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday III

Molecular modelling of the metallo-enzyme superoxide dismutase exposed to nanosecond pulsed electric signals [PO-019 / B-094]
Elena della Valle    Monday, 4:05 pm — 4:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday III

Bioeffects Associated with Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields on Microbiota Found within the Human Gut [PO-020 / B-095]
Stacey Martens    Monday, 4:10 pm — 4:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday III

Profiling the immune response to Nano-Pulse Stimulation (NPS) treatment in mouse MCA205 fibrosarcoma tumors using the NanoString Pancancer Immune Panel [PO-021 / B-096]
Amanda McDaniel    Monday, 4:15 pm — 4:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday III

Cooling assists nanosecond pulsed electric field cell ablation [PO-022 / B-097]
Claudia Muratori    Monday, 4:20 pm — 4:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday III

Caspase Dependent Apoptosis Induced in Yeast Cells by Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields [PO-023 / B-098]
Povilas Simonis    Monday, 4:25 pm — 4:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday III

Electrical Effects of Electroporation on the Cardiac Electrogram [PO-024 / B-099]
Alan Sugrue    Monday, 4:30 pm — 4:35 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday III

Activation of pattern-recognition receptors in C2C12 cells shortly after plasmid electroporation [PO-025 / B-100]
Nina Semenova    Monday, 4:35 pm — 4:40 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday III

Conductivity Rise during Irreversible Electroporation: True Permeabilization or Heat? [PO-026 / B-107]
Alette Ruarus    Monday, 4:00 pm — 4:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

In vivo impedance spectrum measurements of the rabbit liver before and after irreversible electroporation induced by different pulsed electric fields [PO-027 / B-108]
Yajun Zhao    Monday, 4:05 pm — 4:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

Irreversible electroporation of the liver: is there a safe limit to the ablation volume? [PO-028 / B-109]
Fernando Burdio    Monday, 4:10 pm — 4:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

Physiological Response of Skeletal and Smooth Muscle to Irreversible Electroporation [PO-029 / B-110]
Lars Mattison    Monday, 4:15 pm — 4:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

An Integrated Moderate Heating Irreversible Electroporation (MHIRE) system for the Ablation of Pancreatic Cancer [PO-030 / B-111]
Siqi Guo    Monday, 4:20 pm — 4:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

Development of High Power Burst Pulse Generator Based on Magnetic Switch for Cancer Treatment and Effect on Cancer cell by High Power Burst Pulse [PO-031 / B-112]
Hiromi Sato    Monday, 4:25 pm — 4:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

Percutaneous Electrochemotherapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma at Hepatic hilum: A feasibility study [PO-032 / B-113]
Luciano Tarantino    Monday, 4:30 pm — 4:35 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

Calcium Electroporation in a Head and Neck Cancer Model [PO-033 / B-114]
Uma Mangalanathan    Monday, 4:35 pm — 4:40 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

Enhanced Effect of Electro-Curcumin-Therapy on Cell Cycle in Triple Negative Breast Cancers [PO-034 / B-115]
Raji Sundararajan    Monday, 4:40 pm — 4:45 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

Cell Adhesion Behavior of MDA-MB-231 Cells under Curcumin+Electrical Pulse Conditions [PO-035 / B-116]
Lakshya Mittal    Monday, 4:45 pm — 4:50 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Monday IV

Cell membrane electroporation modeling: A multiphysics approach [PO-036 / B-069]
Guillermo Marshall    Monday, 6:25 pm — 5:30 pm

Nano-pulse stimulation (NPS) of Jurkat cells induces changes in mitochondrial membrane potential and metabolic activity [PO-037 / B-070]
Brittany Lassiter    Monday, 6:25 pm — 5:30 pm

Paradoxical Effects of Single and Twin High Intensity Nanosecond Electric Pulses on Inward Na+ Currents In Bovine Chromaffin Cells [PO-038 / B-071]
Lisha Yang    Monday, 6:25 pm — 5:30 pm

Pulsed power source of nanosecond pulses with different shape for electroporation investigation [PO-039 / B-072]
Ilya Romanchenko    Monday, 6:25 pm — 5:30 pm

High temperature-short time treatments in crab claw meat assisted by Pulsed Electric Fields [PO-040 / B-073]
Javier Raso    Monday, 6:25 pm — 5:30 pm

Characterizing cell death following electrochemotherapy in pancreatic cancer cells [PO-041 / B-074]
Patrick Forde    Monday, 6:25 pm — 5:30 pm

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Track: Monday evening Track A

Session: Molecular and biological mechanisms of electroporation – models and experiments

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 5:30 pm — 6:35 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Shu Xiao and Justin Teissié

Presentations:

Engineering optimal electroporation waveforms by cell-level computational models [OR-049]
Thiruvallur Gowrishankar    Monday, 5:30 pm — 5:45 pm

Optical properties of electroporated cells as reveled by digital holographic microscopy [OR-050]
Mihaela Moisescu    Monday, 5:45 pm — 6:00 pm

Mapping nanosecond pulsed electric field distribution using electropermeabilization of mammalian cells to determine cellular effect thresholds [OR-051]
Graham Throckmorton    Monday, 6:00 pm — 6:15 pm

In situ Impedance Measurements of Epithelial Cell Monolayer after Exposure to Pulsed Electric Fields [OR-052]
Fukun Shi    Monday, 6:15 pm — 6:30 pm

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Track: Monday evening Track B

Session: Electrochemotherapy - Session A: Novel insights in electrochemotherapy of primary skin cancer and solid tumor metastases to the skin

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 5:30 pm — 6:35 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Erika Kis and Luca Campana

Presentations:

Electrochemotherapy affects pharmacokinetic properties of bleomycin in mice: comparison of B16F10 melanoma and TS/A carcinoma mouse tumor model [OR-053]
Simona Kranjc    Monday, 5:30 pm — 5:45 pm

Basal cell carcinoma: ten-year experience with electrochemotherapy [OR-054]
Luca Campana    Monday, 5:45 pm — 6:00 pm

Electrochemotherapy in oncodermatology: Ten-year experience of a single center [OR-055]
Erika Kis    Monday, 6:00 pm — 6:15 pm

Adjuvant electrochemotherapy in surgery of oral fibrosarcoma in a Tiger: Case Report [OR-056]
Jennifer Freytag    Monday, 6:15 pm — 6:30 pm

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Track: Monday evening Track C

Session: FieldFOOD: a H2020 innovation action for improving food processing by PEF

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 5:30 pm — 6:35 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chair: Javier Raso

Presentations:

Environmental impact assessment of the PEF technology incorporation in agri-food processing [OR-057]
Victor Ferreira    Monday, 5:30 pm — 5:47 pm

PEF industrial equipment - modulators and transducers [OR-058]
Duarte Rego    Monday, 5:47 pm — 6:04 pm

Market Opportunities and Consumer Acceptance of Foods Treated with Pulsed Electric Field [OR-059]
Jeroen Knol    Monday, 6:04 pm — 6:21 pm

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Track: Monday evening Track D

Session: Electroporation on a chip

Scheduled for: Monday, Sep 25, 2017 5:30 pm — 6:35 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Hao Lin and Jeffrey Zahn

Presentations:

Reversible Disruption of Nuclear Envelop via Mechanical and Electrical Pulse [OR-060]
Xiaoyun Ding    Monday, 5:30 pm — 5:55 pm

Continuous-Flow, Controllable Electrically-Triggered, Single-Cell Level Electroporation in a Microfluidic Channel [OR-061]
Joseph Sherba    Monday, 5:55 pm — 6:10 pm

Micro/nano-fluidic tools for electroporation and cellular analysis: small is useful! [OR-062]
Pouyan Boukany    Monday, 6:10 pm — 6:25 pm

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Track: Registration (Tuesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 7:30 am — 5:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: 4th Floor

Info: n/a

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Track: Breakfast (Tuesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 7:30 am — 8:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: A continental breakfast will be provided by the Congress for all participants.

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Track: Tuesday morning Plenary Talks

Session: Plenary Lectures

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 8:30 am — 10:00 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)
Chair: Indrawati Oey

Presentations:

Irreversible electroporation for cardiac arrhythmias: a new tool in the cardiologist's armamentarium [PL-03]
Kars Neven    Tuesday, 8:30 am — 9:00 am

Application of vacuum pulse and moderate electric field in osmodehydration of apple using pomegrate concentrated juice [PL-04]
Jorge Moreno    Tuesday, 9:00 am — 9:30 am

Bionic array directed gene electrotransfer of neurotrophin-encoding miniplasmids free of antibiotic resistance genes provides cochlear nerve regeneration for improved hearing in a preclinical workup [PL-05]
Gary Housley    Tuesday, 9:30 am — 10:00 am

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Track: Coffee Break (Tuesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 10:00 am — 10:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Exhibition (Tuesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 10:00 am — 5:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Tuesday morning Track A

Session: Molecular and biological mechanisms of electroporation – models and experiments

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Clair Poignard and Mounir Tarek

Presentations:

Influence of solution conductivity on electroporation: theoretical analysis and experimental study [OR-063]
Gintautas Saulis    Tuesday, 10:30 am — 10:55 am

Electropermeabilization by uni- or bipolar nanosecond electric pulses: the impact of extracellular conductivity [OR-064]
Elena Gianulis    Tuesday, 10:55 am — 11:10 am

Numerical analysis of the effects of a 10 nanosecond electric pulse on non-uniformly distributed liposomes [OR-065]
Elena della Valle    Tuesday, 11:10 am — 11:25 am

A thermodynamic model for membrane permeabilisation by conductivity measurements [OR-066]
Hennie Mastwijk    Tuesday, 11:25 am — 11:40 am

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Track: Tuesday morning Track B

Session: Electrochemotherapy - Session C: Electroporation based treatment of deep seated tumors (including sarcoma, head and neck cancer, bone metastases)

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Irene Wessel and Giulia Bertino

Presentations:

Implications for lowering the dose of bleomycin in electrochemotherapy of head and neck cancer patients [OR-067]
Gregor Serša    Tuesday, 10:30 am — 10:45 am

Electrochemotherapy for mucosal head and neck carcinomas: a Danish phase II clinical trial [OR-068]
Christina Caroline Plaschke    Tuesday, 10:45 am — 11:00 am

Bleomycin Electrochemotherapy can Rescue Temozolomide Resistance of Glioblastoma in Vitro [OR-069]
Laurien Vroomen    Tuesday, 11:00 am — 11:15 am

Electrochemotherapy as a curative and adjuvant treatment in oral cavity cancer and non-melanoma skin cancer [OR-070]
Fredrik Landström    Tuesday, 11:15 am — 11:30 am

Feasibility of a tumor in vertebra treatment by electrochemotherapy using transpedicular approach – a numerical study [OR-071]
Damijan Miklavčič    Tuesday, 11:30 am — 11:45 am

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Track: Tuesday morning Track C

Session: Role of electroporation and pulsed electric field technologies in promoting Bioeconomy and Biorefineries

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Alexander Golberg and Wolfgang Frey

Presentations:

Pulsed Electric Field Processing for Algal Product Extraction [OR-072]
Michael Kempkes    Tuesday, 10:30 am — 10:45 am

Electroextraction of large biomolecules is efficient but underestimated in protein and DNA production [OR-073]
Matjaž Peterka    Tuesday, 10:45 am — 11:00 am

High voltage electrical discharges: principles and application in biorefineries [OR-074]
Nadia Boussetta    Tuesday, 11:00 am — 11:15 am

PEF-assisted green solvent extraction of high-added value compounds from agri-food by-products [OR-075]
Daniele Carullo    Tuesday, 11:15 am — 11:30 am

Allergy potential assessment of proteins selectively extracted with pulsed electric fields from macroalgae Ulva [OR-076]
Alexander Golberg    Tuesday, 11:30 am — 11:45 am

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Track: Tuesday morning Track D

Session: Applications of plasma, ultrasound and EMP

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chairs: Eric Robert and Petr Lukes

Presentations:

Wound healing with atmospheric plasma sources [OR-077]
Klaus-Dieter Weltmann    Tuesday, 10:30 am — 10:50 am

Bone vibrations induced by electromagnetic pulse (EMP) [OR-078]
Lee Moore    Tuesday, 10:50 am — 11:05 am

Cold atmospheric plasma assisted gene transfer [OR-079]
Eva Dolezalova    Tuesday, 11:05 am — 11:20 am

Use of molecular beacons for the detection of DNA damage induced by exposure to an atmospheric pressure plasma jet [OR-080]
Hirofumi Kurita    Tuesday, 11:20 am — 11:35 am

Combined treatment of tumorigenic and non-tumorigenic cells with pulsed electric fields and cold atmospheric pressure plasma [OR-081]
Anna Steuer    Tuesday, 11:35 am — 11:50 am

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Track: Lunch (Tuesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 11:50 am — 1:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE (4th Floor)

Info: Tuesday Lunch will be provided by the Congress for all participants.

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Track: Tuesday afternoon Invited Talks

Session: Invited Lectures

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)
Chair: Stefan Toepfl

Presentations:

Non-Thermal Irreversible Electroporation as a Tool for Regenerative Surgery [IN-04]
Tammy Chang    Tuesday, 1:00 pm — 1:20 pm

Electrochemotherapy for the treatment of deep seated tumors of the head and neck: current and future perspectives. [IN-05]
Giulia Bertino    Tuesday, 1:20 pm — 1:40 pm

Electrotransfer in the oncoimmunology era [IN-06]
Emanuela Signori    Tuesday, 1:40 pm — 2:00 pm

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Track: Tuesday afternoon Track A

Session: Pulsed Power engineering aspects in Bioelectrics

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Shu Xiao and Wolfgang Frey

Presentations:

1 MV/cm sub-nanosecond pulse generator for study of PEF effect on proteins [OR-082]
Sunao Katsuki    Tuesday, 2:00 pm — 2:20 pm

Picosecond pulses and antenna for ultrafast bioelectrics [OR-083]
Shu Xiao    Tuesday, 2:20 pm — 2:35 pm

Generation of fast-rise time, repetitive, (sub) nanosecond, high-voltage pulses [OR-084]
Tom Huiskamp    Tuesday, 2:35 pm — 2:50 pm

A novel probe beam deflection (PBDT) multi-physics microscope for transitioning contact directed energy modalities to non-contact applications [OR-085]
Ronald Barnes    Tuesday, 2:50 pm — 3:05 pm

Electrical characterisation of the chamber for planar lipid bilayers exposing to nanosecond pulses [OR-086]
Peter Kramar    Tuesday, 3:05 pm — 3:20 pm

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Track: Tuesday afternoon Track B

Session: Gene Editing

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Justin Teissié and Richard Heller

Presentations:

Gene Electrotransfer as a Tool for Performing Gene Editing [OR-087]
Richard Heller    Tuesday, 2:00 pm — 2:15 pm

Clinical deployment of multiplex TALEN® electroporation in first off-the-shelf allogeneic gene-edited CAR-T cell products [OR-088]
David Sourdive    Tuesday, 2:15 pm — 2:35 pm

PEDF electrogene delivery in human pigment epithelial cells for the treatment of neovascular AMD: Development in the pFAR4 plasmid / SB100X transposon technology for clinical human Phase I trial [OR-089]
Daniel Scherman    Tuesday, 2:35 pm — 2:55 pm

Complexities of oligonucleotides transport mediated by cell electropulsation. A review on our present (lack of) knowledge [OR-090]
Justin Teissié    Tuesday, 2:55 pm — 3:10 pm

Effect of DNA size on the cellular uptake via electroporation [OR-091]
Shaurya Sachdev    Tuesday, 3:10 pm — 3:25 pm

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Track: Tuesday afternoon Track C

Session: Industry Applications of Pulsed Electric Field Systems

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Stefan Toepfl and Michael Kempkes

Presentations:

Industrial Pulsed Electric Field Systems [OR-092]
Michael Kempkes    Tuesday, 2:00 pm — 2:15 pm

10 years operation and maintenance of electroporation processors for the treatment of up to 10,000 kg of whole potatoes per hour [OR-093]
William Herold    Tuesday, 2:15 pm — 2:30 pm

Improved HACCP concept to overcome market barriers for Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) Juice Preservation [OR-094]
Julian Witt    Tuesday, 2:30 pm — 2:45 pm

Systematic evaluation of the effect of PEF processing parameters electric field strength, pulse duration and temperature on the inactivation of micro-organisms [OR-095]
Rian Timmermans    Tuesday, 2:45 pm — 3:00 pm

PEF application in the vegetable processing industry [OR-096]
Henry Jäger    Tuesday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Pulsed Electric Field Application in Food and Bioprocessing Industry [OR-097]
Stefan Toepfl    Tuesday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

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Track: Tuesday afternoon Track D

Session: Bioeffects and applications of nanosecond pulsed electric fields

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chairs: Stephen Beebe and Ken-ichi Yano

Presentations:

Asymmetric patterns of molecular transport in the electropermeome [OR-098]
Esin Sözer    Tuesday, 2:00 pm — 2:15 pm

Cells Exposed to Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields in Low Conductive Sucrose Solutions Exhibit Increased Membrane Permeability [OR-099]
Caleb Roth    Tuesday, 2:15 pm — 2:30 pm

Electroporation induces delayed hypersensitivity to the next electric pulse treatments [OR-100]
Olga Pakhomova    Tuesday, 2:30 pm — 2:45 pm

Nanosecond pulsed electric fields trigger cell differentiation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii [OR-101]
Fan Bai    Tuesday, 2:45 pm — 3:00 pm

Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Field Effects on Intracellular Function and Autofluorescence Intensity and Lifetime Microscopy [OR-102]
Nobuhiro Ohta    Tuesday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Real-time monitoring of chromaffin cell secretory granules by total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy reveals a stimulatory effect of nanosecond electric pulses (nsPEF) on exocytosis [OR-103]
Normand Leblanc    Tuesday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

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Track: Tuesday afternoon Coffee Break / Poster Session

Session: Posters

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 3:30 pm — 5:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE (4th Floor)

Presentations:

Electroporation with unipolar and bipolar pulses: Comparison of theoretical simulations with experimental data [PO-042 / B-011]
Gintautas Saulis    Tuesday, 4:00 pm — 4:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday I

Pore Energy Landscapes for New, Unexpected Electroporation Behavior [PO-043 / B-012]
Thiruvallur Gowrishankar    Tuesday, 4:05 pm — 4:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday I

Quenching of the Fluorescence of the Hydrogen Peroxide Indicator Amplex Red by the Metal Ions Released from the Electrodes [PO-044 / B-013]
Gintautas Saulis    Tuesday, 4:10 pm — 4:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday I

Molecular dynamics simulations of the transport of electropermeabilization dye indicators through lipid pores [PO-045 / B-014]
Maura Casciola    Tuesday, 4:15 pm — 4:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday I

Mesoscopic Investigation of Electroporation using Dissipative Particle Dynamics [PO-046 / B-015]
Sameer Jadhav    Tuesday, 4:20 pm — 4:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday I

Pulsed Electric Fields for conversion of outdated platelets into a growth factor concentrate with high biomedical potential [PO-047 / B-016]
Duarte Rego    Tuesday, 4:25 pm — 4:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday I

Maximizing the cancellation effect by bipolar nanosecond electric pulses [PO-048 / B-017]
Elena Gianulis    Tuesday, 4:30 pm — 4:35 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday I

Detailed adrenal chromaffin cell model for studying the interaction of high intensity electric fields with membranes of secretory granules [PO-049 / B-018]
Indira Chatterjee    Tuesday, 4:35 pm — 4:40 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday I

Cell-Seeded 3D Scaffolds as in Vitro Models for Electrochemotherapy [PO-050 / B-034]
Elisabetta Sieni    Tuesday, 4:00 pm — 4:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday II

Gene electrotransfer of antibiotic free IL-12 plasmid recruits the M1 macrophages and antigen-presenting cells inducing regression of B16F10 murine melanoma [PO-051 / B-035]
Maja Čemažar    Tuesday, 4:05 pm — 4:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday II

Different protocols of plasmid DNA electrotransfer cause upregulation of cytosolic DNA sensors and cytokines in murine tumor cell types [PO-052 / B-036]
Katarina Žnidar    Tuesday, 4:10 pm — 4:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday II

Activation of nuclear factor NF-κB after pulsed electric field treatment [PO-053 / B-037]
Arunas Stirke    Tuesday, 4:15 pm — 4:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday II

Expression of DNA sensors in melanoma 3D cell cultures [PO-054 / B-038]
Maša Bošnjak    Tuesday, 4:20 pm — 4:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday II

Synergistic Effect of Reversible Electroporation and Electrolysis in Vegetable Models [PO-055 / B-039]
Danni Fu    Tuesday, 4:25 pm — 4:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday II

Influence of Pulsed Electric Field to roots of Leaf Lettuce [PO-056 / B-101]
Ryusei Sato    Tuesday, 4:00 pm — 4:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday III

Potentiality of TD-NMR application on pulsed electric field treated different food matrixes [PO-057 / B-102]
Urszula Tylewicz    Tuesday, 4:05 pm — 4:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday III

The impact of pulsed electric field on selected properties of swamp cranberry [PO-058 / B-103]
Artur Wiktor    Tuesday, 4:10 pm — 4:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday III

Pulsed electric field processing improves the in vitro protein digestibility of bovine longissimus dorsi muscle [PO-059 / B-104]
Indrawati Oey    Tuesday, 4:15 pm — 4:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday III

Recovery of Anthocyanins from Berry Press Residues Left after the Pulsed Electric Field Assisted Juice Extraction [PO-060 / B-105]
Ramune Bobinaite    Tuesday, 4:20 pm — 4:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday III

Nanomechanical properties of algal cells during their growth and consequence on the electroporation [PO-061 / B-106]
Flavien Pillet    Tuesday, 4:25 pm — 4:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday III

Long-term effectiveness of irreversible electroporation in a murine model of colorectal liver metastasis [PO-062 / B-117]
Fernando Burdio    Tuesday, 4:00 pm — 4:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday IV

Treating burn wounds scars with partial irreversible electroporation [PO-063 / B-118]
Alexander Golberg    Tuesday, 4:05 pm — 4:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday IV

Cell adhesion and death patterns after irreversible electroporation [PO-064 / B-119]
Saulius Satkauskas    Tuesday, 4:10 pm — 4:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday IV

Afferent vs Efferent Response of the Phrenic Nerve to Irreversible Electroporation [PO-065 / B-120]
Lars Mattison    Tuesday, 4:15 pm — 4:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday IV

Preservation of the Extracellular Matrix During Irreversible Electroporation Promotes Infiltration and Proliferation of Macrophages and T-cells in the Ablated Normal Porcine Lung [PO-066 / B-121]
Masashi Fujimori    Tuesday, 4:20 pm — 4:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday IV

Irreversible Electroporation of Cardiac Tissue: A Systematic Review [PO-067 / B-122]
Alan Sugrue    Tuesday, 4:25 pm — 4:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday IV

Electro-Thermal Modeling and Characterization of Irreversible Electroporation of Large Tissues for Cancer Treatment [PO-068 / B-123]
Oscar Lucia    Tuesday, 4:30 pm — 4:35 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Tuesday IV

Numerical comparison of 4 models of tissue electroporation with experimental data [PO-069 / B-053]
Clair Poignard    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

DSC measurement of Gram-negative bacteria for understanding the dependence of the PEF sterilization effect on the treatment temperature [PO-070 / B-054]
Shinji Hirakawa    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Nanosecond Pulse Electric Field Prepared Platelet Rich Plasma Decreases Caspase 3 Levels in H9c2 cells and Enhances the Transfer of Calcein from H9c2 Cells to Adipose Derived Stem Cells In Culture [PO-071 / B-055]
Barbara Hargrave    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Calcium response in HeLaS3 cells exposed to narrowband pulsed electric fields [PO-072 / B-056]
Daiki Miyakawa    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Pulsed electric fields accelerate release of mannoproteins from Saccharomyces cerevisiae during aging on the lees of red wine [PO-073 / B-057]
Juan Martinez    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Factors affecting release of mannoproteins from pulsed electric field treated cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain Uvaferm HPS [PO-074 / B-058]
Carlota Delso    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Effect of pulsed electric field treatment on the electrical, mechanical, and acoustic properties of citrus fruits: application for polyphenols extraction [PO-075 / B-061]
Nadia Boussetta    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

An Evaluation of the Potential for Pulsed Electric Fields and Ultrasound to Assist in the Methane Production from Potato Peel Waste [PO-076 / B-062]
Daniele Frontuto    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Toward ex vivo and in vivo clinical application of electrotransfer-mediated gene delivery [PO-077 / B-063]
Daniel Scherman    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Membrane repair following reversible electroporation in pancreatic cancer cells [PO-078 / B-064]
Patrick Forde    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

The Effects of Irreversible Electroporation on the Liver: A TEM and SEM Study in a Porcine Model [PO-079 / B-065]
Oscar Lucia    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Application of a Spark Gap Pulse generator to increase the repetition rate and maintenance interval for PEF pretreatment of very high throughput in the food industry [PO-080 / B-066]
William Herold    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

Extraction of intracellular components from the microalgae Parachlorella kessleri by combining pulsed electric technologies and high pressure homogenization [PO-081 / B-067]
Nabil Grimi    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

The concept of electroporation energy in electroporation-based models [PO-082 / B-068]
Guillermo Marshall    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 5:30 pm

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Track: Tuesday evening Track A

Session: Molecular and biological mechanisms of electroporation – models and experiments

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 5:30 pm — 6:35 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Maura Casciola and P. Thomas Vernier

Presentations:

On the activation of voltage-gated ions channels by nanosecond electric pulses [OR-104]
Mounir Tarek    Tuesday, 5:30 pm — 5:55 pm

Molecular simulations of lipid electropore formation and pore-mediated calcium transport with an improved Ca(2+) model [OR-105]
Federica Castellani    Tuesday, 5:55 pm — 6:10 pm

Ion transport through mechanically constrained lipid electropores [OR-106]
Marcelo Risk    Tuesday, 6:10 pm — 6:25 pm

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Track: Tuesday evening Track B

Session: Electrochemotherapy - Session B: Electroporation based treatments of pancreatic cancer, tumors in the liver and in the gastrointestinal tract

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 5:30 pm — 6:35 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Declan Soden and Gregor Serša

Presentations:

Endoscopic electrochemotherapy for esophageal cancer – a phase I clinical study [OR-107]
Charlotte Egeland    Tuesday, 5:30 pm — 5:45 pm

Electrochemotherapy in hepatocellular carcinoma: phase I study [OR-108]
Mihajlo Đokic    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 6:00 pm

Electrochemotherapy of cholangiocellular carcinoma at hepatic hilum: A feasibility study [OR-109]
Luciano Tarantino    Tuesday, 6:00 pm — 6:15 pm

The Use of Eletrochemotherapy in Bladder Neoplasm of a Dog: Case Report [OR-110]
Jennifer Freytag    Tuesday, 6:15 pm — 6:30 pm

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Track: Tuesday evening Track C

Session: Pulsed Electric Fields Technology for Food Pasteurization, Dehydration, Extraction, and Structure Modification

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 5:30 pm — 6:35 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chairs: Tony Jin and Xin-An Zeng

Presentations:

The role of temperature and electric field effects during microbial inactivation by PEF and ohmic heating [OR-111]
Felix Schottroff    Tuesday, 5:30 pm — 5:45 pm

Effects of pulsed electric field (PEF) and ohmic heating (OH) on bioactive compounds extraction from fruit and vegetable mash [OR-112]
Urszula Tylewicz    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 6:00 pm

Low-Energy Pulsed Electron Beams inactivate Bacillus pumilus Spores by Inducing Damages on DNA [OR-113]
Charlotte Da Silva    Tuesday, 6:00 pm — 6:15 pm

Inactivation of Apple Polyphenol Oxidase by Combination of Radio Frequency with Pulsed Electric Fields Processing [OR-114]
Wei Zhao    Tuesday, 6:15 pm — 6:30 pm

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Track: Tuesday evening Track D

Session: Electroporation on a chip

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 5:30 pm — 6:35 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Hao Lin and Jeffrey Zahn

Presentations:

Microfluidic electroporator for multimolecular delivery into purified target cells [OR-115]
Soojung Claire Hur    Tuesday, 5:30 pm — 5:45 pm

A wide-band bio-chip for real-time non-linear optical detection of bioelectromagnetic interactions with cells and first results [OR-116]
Caterina Merla    Tuesday, 5:45 pm — 6:00 pm

A gene transfection methodology for mammalian cells using water-in-oil droplet deformation in a DC electric field [OR-117]
Hirofumi Kurita    Tuesday, 6:00 pm — 6:15 pm

Vesicle Shape Change Under Strong Pulsed Electric Field [OR-118]
Rochish Thaokar    Tuesday, 6:15 pm — 6:30 pm

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Track: Registration (Wednesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 7:30 am — 5:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: 4th Floor

Info: n/a

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Track: Breakfast (Wednesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 7:30 am — 8:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: A continental breakfast will be provided by the Congress for all participants.

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Track: Wednesday morning Plenary Talks

Session: Plenary Lectures

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 8:30 am — 10:00 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)
Chair: Justin Teissié

Presentations:

In situ priming with concurrent immune checkpoint inhibition: A phase 2 clinical trial of intratumoral plasmid IL-12 with electroporation in combination with pembrolizumab [PL-06]
Alain Algazi    Wednesday, 8:30 am — 9:00 am

Bacterial Decontamination of Hospital Wastewater by means of Pulsed Electric Field [PL-07]
Christian Gusbeth    Wednesday, 9:00 am — 9:30 am

Mechanisms of plasmid DNA transport in electroporated cells [PL-08]
Fan Yuan    Wednesday, 9:30 am — 10:00 am

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Track: Coffee Break (Wednesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:00 am — 10:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Exhibition (Wednesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:00 am — 4:15 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Wednesday morning Track A

Session: Applications of plasma, ultrasound and EMP

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chairs: Mark Jaroszeski and Klaus-Dieter Weltmann

Presentations:

On the assessment of non thermal plasma action for cell permeabilization [OR-119]
Eric Robert    Wednesday, 10:30 am — 10:50 am

Novel drug/vaccine delivery by shock acceleration [OR-120]
Hamid Hosseini    Wednesday, 10:50 am — 11:05 am

Physicochemical characteristics of nanosecond pulsed discharge plasma in water [OR-121]
Petr Lukes    Wednesday, 11:05 am — 11:20 am

Cavitation Bubble Enhanced Damages to Cells by Shock Waves [OR-122]
Enbo Yang    Wednesday, 11:20 am — 11:35 am

Microalgal protein and pigment analysis after extraction with spark discharge treatment [OR-123]
Katja Zocher    Wednesday, 11:35 am — 11:50 am

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Track: Wednesday morning Track B

Session: In Vivo Antibody Expression Via Antibody Gene Transfer

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chair: Kevin Hollevoet

Presentations:

DNA-based Antibody Therapy via In Vivo Electrotransfer [OR-124]
Kevin Hollevoet    Wednesday, 10:30 am — 10:50 am

Antibody Gene Transfer By In Vivo DNA Electroporation [OR-125]
Neal Padte    Wednesday, 10:50 am — 11:10 am

Non-clinical feasibility assessment of electroporation mediated intramuscular DNA administration as a platform for monoclonal antibody delivery in infectious disease applications [OR-126]
Drew Hannaman    Wednesday, 11:10 am — 11:30 am

Employment of electroporation-based delivery strategies to achieve robust in vivo expression of DNA-based monoclonal antibodies (DMAbs) in preclinical animal models [OR-127]
Katherine Schultheis    Wednesday, 11:30 am — 11:50 am

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Track: Wednesday morning Track C

Session: Pulsed Electric Fields Technology for Food Pasteurization, Dehydration, Extraction, and Structure Modification

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Tony Jin and Xin-An Zeng

Presentations:

Application of PEF Pretreatment for Fruit Juices and Beverages: Pasteurization and Extraction [OR-128]
Tony Jin    Wednesday, 10:30 am — 10:50 am

Effect of pulsed electric fields (PEFs) on the pigments extracted from spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) [OR-129]
Zhong Han    Wednesday, 10:50 am — 11:05 am

Investigation of the occurrence of electrode corrosion in pulsed electric field (PEF) processing of liquid food [OR-130]
Muhammad Safian    Wednesday, 11:05 am — 11:20 am

Efficient PEF Sterilization of Liquid Whole Egg [OR-131]
Taiga Kajiwara    Wednesday, 11:20 am — 11:35 am

Bacterial resistance on pulsed electric fields modified by growth temperature associated with membrane fluidity [OR-132]
Xin-An Zeng    Wednesday, 11:35 am — 11:50 am

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Track: Wednesday morning Track D

Session: Bioeffects and applications of nanosecond pulsed electric fields

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Maja Čemažar and Rafael Davalos

Presentations:

Nanosecond pulsed electric fields induce activation of transglutaminase 2 that causes gross protein crosslinking in a calcium-dependent manner [OR-133]
Ken-ichi Yano    Wednesday, 10:30 am — 10:45 am

Nanosecond pulsed electric fields activate the phospholipid scramblase Anoctamin 6 [OR-134]
Claudia Muratori    Wednesday, 10:45 am — 11:00 am

Surgical Ablation of Cardiac Tissue Using Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields in a Preclinical Pig Survival Model [OR-135]
Christian Zemlin    Wednesday, 11:00 am — 11:15 am

Nano-Pulse stimulation induces immunogenic apoptosis in HPV-induced murine tumors and initiates an adaptive immune response [OR-136]
Richard Nuccitelli    Wednesday, 11:15 am — 11:30 am

Nano-pulse Stimulation for the treatment of pancreatic cancer and the change of immune profile [OR-137]
Siqi Guo    Wednesday, 11:30 am — 11:45 am

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Track: Lunch on own (Wednesday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 11:50 am — 1:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Restaurant of participant's choice

Info: Please note that Wednesday Lunch will NOT be provided by the Congress, participants are kindly asked to choose among a number of available nearby restaurants.

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Track: ISEBTT General Assembly

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 1:00 pm — 2:15 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Wednesday afternoon Coffee Break / Poster Session

Session: Posters

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 2:15 pm — 4:15 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE (4th Floor)

Presentations:

Dosimetry in electroporation based treatments [PO-083 / B-019]
Eva Pirc    Wednesday, 2:45 pm — 2:50 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday I

Electroporation by hand-made concentric-type needle electrodes and arrays [PO-084 / B-020]
Yi Kung    Wednesday, 2:50 pm — 2:55 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday I

1.2 kV unipolar/bipolar electroporation device designed to improve electropermeabilisation [PO-085 / B-021]
Mindaugas Visockis    Wednesday, 2:55 pm — 3:00 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday I

Testing the feasibility of non-invasive brain electroporation using rat and human models [PO-086 / B-022]
Zeinab Esmaeilpour    Wednesday, 3:00 pm — 3:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday I

Non-invasive surface dielectric barrier discharges device for biological cells exposures [PO-087 / B-023]
Philippe Leveque    Wednesday, 3:05 pm — 3:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday I

Catheter Based Endobronchial Electroporation is Feasible and Safe for Focal Treatment of Normal Swine Lung [PO-088 / B-024]
Laurien Vroomen    Wednesday, 3:10 pm — 3:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday I

Voltage generators for electroporation: From classical approaches to future trends [PO-089 / B-025]
Oscar Lucia    Wednesday, 3:15 pm — 3:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday I

Electrode for the treatment of large surfaces: an innovative realization [PO-090 / B-026]
Elisabetta Sieni    Wednesday, 3:20 pm — 3:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday I

Effect of reversible permeabilization in combination with different drying methods on the structure and sensorial quality of dried basil leaves [PO-091 / B-040]
Federico Gomez Galindo    Wednesday, 2:45 pm — 2:50 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

The impact of pulsed electric field pretreatment on microwave assisted air drying and quality of carrot tissue [PO-092 / B-041]
Artur Wiktor    Wednesday, 2:50 pm — 2:55 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

An Assessment of the Potential for Pulsed Electric Field to Enhance Quality and Improve the Processing of Vegetable Crisps: Comparison Between Deep Fried Beetroot and Butternut Squash [PO-093 / B-042]
Daniele Frontuto    Wednesday, 2:55 pm — 3:00 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

Comparison of microbial reduction in a pilot and industrial scale PEF unit [PO-094 / B-043]
Julian Witt    Wednesday, 3:00 pm — 3:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

Role of Adenosine Receptor A2A and A3 in Pre-Osteoblast Cell Differentiation Induced by Pulsed Electromagnetic Field [PO-095 / B-044]
Niladri Kar    Wednesday, 3:05 pm — 3:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

Effect of Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields on Osteogenesis in an In-vitro 3D Bone Model [PO-096 / B-045]
Paul Benya    Wednesday, 3:10 pm — 3:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

Skin damage caused by atmospheric pressure helium plasma jet treatment [PO-097 / B-046]
Špela Kos    Wednesday, 3:15 pm — 3:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

Enhancement of cell cytotoxicity by synergistic effect induced by combining short high-voltage pulses with long low-voltage pulses [PO-098 / B-047]
Yanpeng Lv    Wednesday, 3:20 pm — 3:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

Effect of in vitro calcium electroporation on mitochondrial membrane potential [PO-099 / B-048]
Stine Krog Frandsen    Wednesday, 3:25 pm — 3:30 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday II

HPV infection of human squamous cell carcinoma resulted in better response to electrochemotherapy with cisplatin but not with bleomycin: a preclinical study [PO-100 / B-085]
Ajda Prevc    Wednesday, 2:45 pm — 2:50 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday III

Fine needle electrode reduces electrochemotherapy complications in feline nasal squamous cell carcinoma [PO-101 / B-086]
Matias Tellado    Wednesday, 2:50 pm — 2:55 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday III

Electroporation for genomic DNA extraction from whole blood. [PO-102 / B-087]
Ki-wook Moon    Wednesday, 2:55 pm — 3:00 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday III

Charge Induced Impact on Electric Field Mediated Gene Delivery [PO-103 / B-088]
Andrew Hoff    Wednesday, 3:00 pm — 3:05 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday III

Treatment of large surfaces by using electrochemotherapy: computational and experimental validation of the device [PO-104 / B-089]
Elisabetta Sieni    Wednesday, 3:05 pm — 3:10 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday III

Transient Overexpression of FER Gene Improves Survival Against Lethal Pneumonia by Enhancing Lung Immune Response [PO-105 / B-090]
David Machado-Aranda    Wednesday, 3:10 pm — 3:15 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday III

Electroporation outperforms in vivo-jetPEI for intratumoral DNA-based reporter gene transfer [PO-106 / B-091]
Liesl Jacobs    Wednesday, 3:15 pm — 3:20 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday III

A ‘Gene Transfer Unit’ (GTU)-based plasmid provides no benefit for intramuscular antibody gene electrotransfer [PO-107 / B-092]
Kevin Hollevoet    Wednesday, 3:20 pm — 3:25 pm     Interactive Session: Interactive Session Wednesday III

Application of pulsed electric fields on the extraction of carotenoids from Rhodotorula glutinis [PO-108 / B-075]
Juan Martinez    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Evaluating the heating capacity of Nutri-Pulse® E-Cooker® in liquid food products [PO-109 / B-076]
Javier Raso    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

High Voltage Electrical Discharges (HVED) application on Grape Seeds suspensions: effect of the generated shock wave and vapor bubble on Polyphenol Extraction [PO-110 / B-077]
Nadia Boussetta    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Effects of pulsed electric field and high voltage electrical discharges on sucrose nucleation in supersaturated solutions [PO-111 / B-078]
Eugene Vorobiev    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Upgrade of a PEF Treatment Device for Crushed Grapes [PO-112 / B-079]
Martin Sack    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Impact of high voltage electrical discharges on softwood hemicelluloses extraction [PO-113 / B-080]
Nabil Grimi    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Impact of pulsed electric fields on microwave and air drying of potato slices [PO-114 / B-081]
Nabil Grimi    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Estimation of the degree of electroporation at low electric field strengths: apple tissue as a case study [PO-115 / B-082]
Jessica Genovese    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Fast Semi-Analytical Approach for Computing 3D Electric Field Distribution in Electroporation Treatment Planning [PO-116 / B-083]
Quim Castellví    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Developing high power electric pulses generator for research purposes [PO-117 / B-084]
Justinas Barakauskas    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Charge Flux Dependent Inactivation of E.Coli using Atmospheric Helium Plasma [PO-118 / B-125]
Alex Otten    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Combination of electroporation delivered metabolic inhibition with low dose chemotherapy in osteosarcoma [PO-119 / B-126]
Patrick Forde    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Utilising a 3D cell culture model to elucidate cell death modalities brought about by electrochemotherapy [PO-120 / B-127]
Patrick Forde    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

New treatment modality for non-regressive oral papillomatosis in a canine patient [PO-121 / B-128]
Sebastian Michinski    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Conditions of tailored Electroporation (EP) to improve boron targeting for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) in an oral cancer model [PO-122 / B-059]
Nahuel Olaiz    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

Modulating drug resistance prior to electrochemotherapy – in vitro study with green tea bioflavonoid on primary cells and cell lines from pancreatic cancer [PO-123 / B-060]
Julita Kulbacka    Wednesday, 4:20 pm — 4:15 pm

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Track: Wednesday afternoon Track A

Session: Molecular and biological mechanisms of electroporation – models and experiments

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 4:15 pm — 5:45 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Gintautas Saulis and Caterina Merla

Presentations:

Revisiting cell scale electroporation modeling: from electroquasistatic towards electroomosis descriptions [OR-138]
Clair Poignard    Wednesday, 4:15 pm — 4:40 pm

Solute Transport Within Single Pores Post-pulse [OR-139]
Julie Stern    Wednesday, 4:40 pm — 4:55 pm

A 3D model to study electric field distribution in inhomogeneous tissue [OR-140]
Elisabetta Sieni    Wednesday, 4:55 pm — 5:10 pm

The theoretical understanding of membrane electroporation: building up from model vesicle systems to living cells [OR-141]
Pouyan Boukany    Wednesday, 5:10 pm — 5:25 pm

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Track: Wednesday afternoon Track B

Session: Effect of PEF of structure and functionality of foods

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 4:15 pm — 5:45 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chair: Indrawati Oey

Presentations:

Reversible electroporation damages stomatal function decreasing drying times and improving quality characteristics of dried basil leaves [OR-142]
Federico Gomez Galindo    Wednesday, 4:15 pm — 4:30 pm

The oxalate content of Oca (Oxalis tuberosa) tubers can be reduced by Pulsed Electric Field pretreatment [OR-143]
Tingting Liu    Wednesday, 4:30 pm — 4:45 pm

Affecting micelles by PEF for inclusion of lipophilic organic compounds [OR-144]
Claudia Siemer    Wednesday, 4:45 pm — 5:00 pm

Metabolites, phenolics and sensory profiling of wines produced from Pulsed Electric Fields-treated Sauvignon Blanc grapes [OR-145]
Sze Ying Leong    Wednesday, 5:00 pm — 5:15 pm

Effect of pulsed electric field pre-treatment on microstructure and internal transport throughout osmotic treatment of organic kiwifruit [OR-146]
Urszula Tylewicz    Wednesday, 5:15 pm — 5:30 pm

Importance of turgor pressure in pulsed electric field-treated plant tissue [OR-147]
Samo Mahnič-Kalamiza    Wednesday, 5:30 pm — 5:45 pm

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Track: Wednesday afternoon Track C

Session: Oncoimmunology

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 4:15 pm — 5:45 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Emanuela Signori and Richard Heller

Presentations:

In vivo electroporation: A versatile and multitask technology to fight cancer [OR-148]
Luigi Aurisicchio    Wednesday, 4:15 pm — 4:35 pm

Electrogenetransfer and Electrochemotherapy in Veterinary Oncology [OR-149]
Joseph Impellizeri    Wednesday, 4:35 pm — 4:55 pm

DNA electrovaccination with a chimeric CSPG4 plasmid for the treatment of malignant melanoma in dogs: a comparative oncology trial for translational medicine [OR-150]
Federica Riccardo    Wednesday, 4:55 pm — 5:15 pm

In situ vaccination with TNFα and immune boost by IL-12 by concomitant plasmid electrotransfer into murine melanoma tumors [OR-151]
Urška Kamenšek    Wednesday, 5:15 pm — 5:30 pm

Immune-Mediated Regression of Established B16F10 Melanoma by Intratumoral IL-12 Gene Electrotransfer Protects against Challenge [OR-152]
Guilan Shi    Wednesday, 5:30 pm — 5:45 pm

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Track: Wednesday afternoon Track D

Session: Irreversible Electroporation - Session B: Technical and preclinical developments in irreversible electroporation

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 4:15 pm — 5:45 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chairs: Govindarajan Srimathveeravalli and Robert Neal II

Presentations:

Combinatorial High-Frequency Irreversible Electroporation to Enhance Targeting of Malignant Cells Based on Their Altered Morphologies [OR-153]
Scott Verbridge    Wednesday, 4:15 pm — 4:30 pm

Electroporation for local, rapid and minimal invasive treatment of brain tumors [OR-154]
Shirley Sharabi    Wednesday, 4:30 pm — 4:45 pm

Physical and chemical enhancement of and adaptive resistance to irreversible electroporation of pancreatic cancer [OR-155]
Qi Shao    Wednesday, 4:45 pm — 5:00 pm

Physiological Response of Human Esophagus to Irreversible Electroporation [OR-156]
Lars Mattison    Wednesday, 5:00 pm — 5:15 pm

Selective Electroporation in Hepatic Tumors by Hypersaline Infusion Through the Portal System in Rats: Preliminary Results [OR-157]
Fernando Burdio    Wednesday, 5:15 pm — 5:30 pm

Optimization of Irreversible Electroporation Protocols for In-vivo Myocardial Decellularization [OR-158]
Yaniv Zager    Wednesday, 5:30 pm — 5:45 pm

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Track: Banquet

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 7:00 pm — 10:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Granby Ballroom (3rd Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Registration (Thursday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 7:30 am — 2:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: 4th Floor

Info: n/a

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Track: Breakfast (Thursday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 7:30 am — 8:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: A continental breakfast will be provided by the Congress for all participants.

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Track: Thursday morning Plenary Talks

Session: Plenary Lectures

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 8:30 am — 10:00 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)
Chair: Sudhir Sastry

Presentations:

Electronic Tattoos for Mobile Sensing and Therapy [PL-09]
Nanshu Lu    Thursday, 8:30 am — 9:00 am

Going bipolar with nanosecond pulses: How to control bioeffects with the pulse shape [PL-10]
Andrei Pakhomov    Thursday, 9:00 am — 9:30 am

Considerations in Validation of Pulsed Electric Field for Microbial Inactivation [PL-11]
Jason Wan    Thursday, 9:30 am — 10:00 am

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Track: Coffee Break (Thursday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 10:00 am — 10:30 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Thursday morning Track A

Session: Basic mechanisms of electroporation including models and experiments

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chairs: Siqi Guo and Guillermo Marshall

Presentations:

Enhanced electrotransfection efficiency by controlled timing of plasmid DNA delivery [OR-159]
Lisa Cervia    Thursday, 10:30 am — 10:45 am

Electroporation enhanced Intradermal Delivery of Nucleic Acids by a Single Integrated Handheld Device incorporating Needleless Jet Injection [OR-160]
Jay McCoy    Thursday, 10:45 am — 11:00 am

Bacteria cell-envelope disorganization by pulsed electric fields [OR-161]
Flavien Pillet    Thursday, 11:00 am — 11:15 am

Electrical discharges in water inactivate Bacillus pumilus Spores by InducingDamages on DNA [OR-162]
Camille Lamarche    Thursday, 11:15 am — 11:30 am

Observing Nanoporation through Second Harmonic Generation [OR-163]
Erick Moen    Thursday, 11:30 am — 11:45 am

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Track: Thursday morning Track B

Session: Calcium electroporation; preclinical and clinical studies

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Stine Krog Frandsen and P. Thomas Vernier

Presentations:

Impact of electroporation mediated calcium entry on mechanisms maintaining calcium homeostasis in normal and malignant muscle cells [OR-164]
Anna Szewczyk    Thursday, 10:30 am — 10:45 am

Intracellular Ca Mobilization and ROS Generation Induced by Microsecond and Nanosecond Electrical pulses [OR-165]
Nobuaki Ohnishi    Thursday, 10:45 am — 11:00 am

Phase I study of calcium electroporation for recurrent head and neck cancer [OR-166]
Christina Caroline Plaschke    Thursday, 11:00 am — 11:15 am

Calcium delivery by electroporation induces in vitro cell death through mitochondrial dysfunction without any genotoxicity [OR-167]
Marie-Pierre Rols    Thursday, 11:15 am — 11:30 am

Calcium electroporation of normal skin and muscle tissue in vivo [OR-168]
Stine Krog Frandsen    Thursday, 11:30 am — 11:45 am

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Track: Thursday morning Track C

Session: Pulsed Electric Fields Technology for Food Pasteurization, Dehydration, Extraction, and Structure Modification

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Tony Jin and Xin-An Zeng

Presentations:

Morphological, structural and functional characteristics of starch after pulsed electric fields assisted acetylation [OR-169]
Jing Hong    Thursday, 10:30 am — 10:50 am

Application of PEF Pretreatments in Food Dehydration [OR-170]
Yuanshan Yu    Thursday, 10:50 am — 11:05 am

Extraction from food plants and suspensions of cells assisted by pulsed electric fields [OR-171]
Nikolai Lebovka    Thursday, 11:05 am — 11:20 am

Influence of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) pre-treatment and various convective drying-profiles on the quality of dried onions [OR-172]
Robin Ostermeier    Thursday, 11:20 am — 11:35 am

Drying kinetics and quality of cut, blanched and pulsed electric field treated osmodehydrated swamp cranberry fruits [OR-173]
Artur Wiktor    Thursday, 11:35 am — 11:50 am

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Track: Thursday morning Track D

Session: Bioeffects and applications of nanosecond pulsed electric fields

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 10:30 am — 11:50 am (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Bennett Ibey and Gale Craviso

Presentations:

Asymmetrical bipolar nanosecond electric pulse widths modify bipolar cancellation [OR-174]
Christopher Valdez    Thursday, 10:30 am — 10:45 am

Analysis of induced transmembrane potential spectra to assess cancellation effect of nanosecond bipolar pulses [OR-175]
Caterina Merla    Thursday, 10:45 am — 11:00 am

Bipolar cancellation of action potential elicited by nanosecond pulsed electric fields [OR-176]
Maura Casciola    Thursday, 11:00 am — 11:15 am

Excitation of the neurons by 10-ns pulsed electric field [OR-177]
Iurii Semenov    Thursday, 11:15 am — 11:30 am

Nanosecond field stimulation of isolated rabbit hearts [OR-178]
Johanna Neuber    Thursday, 11:30 am — 11:45 am

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Track: Lunch on own (Thursday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 11:50 am — 1:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Restaurant of participant's choice

Info: Please note that Thursday Lunch will NOT be provided by the Congress, participants are kindly asked to choose among a number of available nearby restaurants.

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Track: Thursday afternoon Invited Talks

Session: Invited Lectures

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)
Chair: Marie-Pierre Rols

Presentations:

Treatment of client-owned dogs with different types of tumors with electrochemotherapy in combination with canine IL-12 gene electrotransfer [IN-07]
Maja Čemažar    Thursday, 1:00 pm — 1:20 pm

Electroporation: are high intensity electric fields and pulse mode really necessary? [IN-08]
Sudhir Sastry    Thursday, 1:20 pm — 1:40 pm

Innate responses to DNA electrotransfer [IN-09]
Loree Heller    Thursday, 1:40 pm — 2:00 pm

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Track: Coffee Break, afternoon (Thursday)

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 2:00 pm — 2:30 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons DE and outside (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Thursday afternoon Track A

Session: Basic mechanisms of electroporation including models and experiments

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon F (4th Floor)
Chair: Karl Schoenbach

Presentations:

Simulation analysis of cell electrofusion based on nanosecond pulse [OR-179]
Qiang Ke    Thursday, 2:30 pm — 2:45 pm

Field Uniformity of Bipolar High Frequency Pulses on Tissue Ablation and Inhibiting Muscle Contraction [OR-180]
Shoulong Dong    Thursday, 2:45 pm — 3:00 pm

Unravelling the response of the actin cortex to electroporation, using actin-encapsulated lipid vesicles and confocal microscopy [OR-181]
Dayinta Perrier    Thursday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Numerical Study of the Effect of Soft Layer Properties on Bacterial Electroporation [OR-182]
Jeffrey Moran    Thursday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

A 3-D Quadrupole Electrode Model for Non-Invasive Delivery of Pulsed Electric Fields using Cancellation by Reversed Electric Pulse Polarity Superposition [OR-183]
Hollie Ryan    Thursday, 3:30 pm — 3:45 pm

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Track: Thursday afternoon Track B

Session: Therapeutic approaches utilizing electroporation

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons BC (4th Floor)
Chairs: Loree Heller and Gregor Serša

Presentations:

Avoiding Nerve Stimulation in Irreversible Electroporation: a Numerical Modeling Study [OR-184]
Borja Mercadal    Thursday, 2:30 pm — 2:45 pm

Electroporation of the liver: More than two concurrently active, curved electrodes allow new concepts for Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) and Electrochemotherapy (ECT) [OR-185]
Andreas Ritter    Thursday, 2:45 pm — 3:00 pm

Electroporation of the liver: In-vivo evaluation of an innovativ 5-electrode design with Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) vs. Electrochemotherapy (ECT) [OR-186]
Federico Pedersoli    Thursday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Calcium electroporation for treatment of cutaneous metastases; a randomized double-blinded phase II study, comparing the effect of calcium electroporation with electrochemotherapy [OR-187]
Hanne Falk    Thursday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

Enhanced Delivery of Plasmid DNA To The Skin Using a Combination of Increased Temperature And Gene Electrotransfer [OR-188]
Chelsea Edelblute    Thursday, 3:30 pm — 3:45 pm

Enhancing Effect of 100 kHz alternating electric field on the ChIFN-y-like molecule inducing capacity of LCL (Lens culinaris lectin) and 10 % PBS washout of Holocene mineral [OR-189]
Klemen Rihar    Thursday, 3:45 pm — 4:00 pm

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Track: Thursday afternoon Track C

Session: Food Technology

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon H (4th Floor)
Chairs: Federico Gomez Galindo and Gianpiero Pataro

Presentations:

Characterization of aroma retention after PEF-assisted dehydration of basil leaves [OR-190]
Federico Gomez Galindo    Thursday, 2:30 pm — 2:45 pm

Efficient oil extraction from microalgae using pulsed electric field [OR-191]
Alexis Guionet    Thursday, 2:45 pm — 3:00 pm

Influence of PEF pretreatment on quality and economic aspects during potato processing in pilot and industrial scale [OR-192]
Thomas Fauster    Thursday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Effects of ultrasound and moderate electric field applications on fermentation of red beet juice and improvement of quality characteristics [OR-193]
Taner Baysal    Thursday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

Technology allowing baby spinach leaves to acquire freezing tolerance and survive industrial freezing conditions [OR-194]
Eda Demir    Thursday, 3:30 pm — 3:45 pm

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Track: Thursday afternoon Track D

Session: Mechanisms and applications of nanosecond pulse electric field

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salon G (4th Floor)
Chairs: Richard Nuccitelli and Claudia Muratori

Presentations:

Nanosecond pulsed electric fields and heat shock protein 90 inhibitors synergistically stimulate apoptosis and reduce tumor size in rodents, in vivo [OR-195]
John Catravas    Thursday, 2:30 pm — 2:45 pm

Overview of Nanopulse Stimulation (NPS) on Tumor Ablation and Resultant Immune Mechanisms in Rats and Mice [OR-196]
Stephen Beebe    Thursday, 2:45 pm — 3:00 pm

Simulation of Single Cell Electroporation Characteristics under High-frequency Nanosecond Pulse Bursts Based on Mesh Transport Network Method Model [OR-197]
Yan Mi    Thursday, 3:00 pm — 3:15 pm

Receptor- and Store-operated Mechanisms of Calcium Entry During the Nanosecond Electric Pulse-induced Cellular Response [OR-198]
Gleb Tolstykh    Thursday, 3:15 pm — 3:30 pm

Oxidative stress in gastric adenocarcinoma cells after nanosecond PEF exposure [OR-199]
Julita Kulbacka    Thursday, 3:30 pm — 3:45 pm

High voltage nanosecond pulsed electric field (nsPEF) reactor design optimisation using multiphysics simulation [OR-200]
Leandro Buchmann    Thursday, 3:45 pm — 4:00 pm

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Track: Closing Ceremony/Awards

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 4:00 pm — 4:45 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Salons ABC (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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Track: Closing Reception

Session: N/A

Scheduled for: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 4:45 pm — 5:45 pm (US/Eastern)
Location: Outside Salons DE (4th Floor)

Info: n/a

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