Presentations of the 4th MELODI Workshop

Tuesday 11 September 2012

Satellite event: DoReMi/MELODI Forum:
Education and Training for low dose risk research

Welcome and introduction to the Forum
Andrea Ottolenghi, Vere Smyth

THEME 1: EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK FOR SUPPORT OF E&T

E&T initiatives in other EURATOM platforms:

THEME 2: STRUCTURE AND INTEGRATION FOR E&T IN LOW-DOSE RESEARCH

Whom should we educate and train? Future careers of MSc radiobiology students
Klaus Trott
The planned new MSc course in radiation sciences in Munich
Michael Atkinson

4th International MELODI Workshop

Wednesday, 12 September

Day theme: “Low dose risk research – state of the art”

Welcome address
Chair Sisko Salomaa

STUK – Tero Varjoranta
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health – Jari Keinänen
MELODI – Jacques Repussard
UNSCEAR – Wolfgang Weiss
ICRP – William F. Morgan
WHO – Maria del Rosario Perez

Plenary session: Epidemiology
Chairs: Peter Jacob and Anssi Auvinen

Plenary session: Dose uncertainties
Chairs: Wolfgang Weiss and Maarit Muikku

For the posters/corresponding slides presented during break-out sessions, see Posters.


Thursday, 13 September

Day theme: “Emerging scientific challenges”

Plenary session: Epigenetics and Systems Biology
Chairs: Mats Harms-Ringdahl and Virpi Launonen

Plenary session: Biomarkers
Chairs: Michael Atkinson and Carita Lindholm

Molecular markers in radiation-induced thyroid cancer
Horst Zitzelsberger (presented by Kristian Unger)

Plenary lecture: Stem cells
Chairs: Simon Bouffler and Eeva Salminen

Effects of low-dose ionizing radiation on stem cells (not publishable)
Guido Hildebrand

Reports from break-out session 1

Group B: Cancer mechanisms and models
Michael Atkinson
For the posters/corresponding slides presented during break-out sessions, see Posters.

Friday, 14 September

Day theme: “Integrating the research”

Reports from breakout session 2 and T&E Forum

MELODI Award Ceremony

Highlights of Euratom projects
Chairs: Katerina Ptackova and Géza Sáfrány

DoReMi: Radiation induced premature senescence in endothelial cells, a system biology approach
Mats Harms-Ringdahl
EpiRadBio: Colon cancer risk among a-bomb survivors from multi-model inference with descriptive and mechanistic models (not publishable)
Christian Kaiser
From CARDIORISK to PROCARDIO
Klaus Trott (presented by Michael Atkinson)

Closing session

Workshop Summary
Wolfgang Weiss

Satellite event: Training event by MELODI and Finnish Doctoral Programme in Environmental Health

UNSCEAR, BEIR VII and ICRP risk models and new developments

Contact

Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz
Postfach 10 01 49
D-38201 Salzgitter

Germany

E-Mail: melodi@bfs.de

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