3rd International Symposium of the Transregio 67
Frontiers in Biomaterial Science

Dear colleagues,

we cordially invite you to the third international conference Frontiers in Biomaterial Science organized by our collaborative research center TRR SFB 67.

The symposium focuses on the following TOPICS:

  •     Innovative Biomaterials
  •     Bone inflammation and regeneration
  •     Wound healing and repair
  •     Special Topic: Interleukin-17
  •     Highlights from the Transregio 67

We will present the most interesting projects from our collaborative research center. Moreover, the city of Leipzig situated in the heart of Europe has a rich history both in culture and science and offers multitude of historic sites to visit. We are very grateful to the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the Technische Universität Dresden and the Leipzig University for their support of our Symposium.

We hope, we see you in Leipzig.

Prof. Dr. Jan Simon
Prof. Dr. Lorenz Hofbauer



20. - 21. March 2020


Leipzig University, Paulinum
Augustusplatz 10
04109 Leipzig


The participation for external participants is free of charge. The online registration to the 3rd International Symposium will open soon: End November 2019.

Topics and Speakers

   March 20, 2020
Ulf Müller-Ladner [DE, Kerckhoff-Klinik] Ι Nicola Napoli [US, Washington University] Ι Thomas Pap [DE, University of Münster] Ι  Tonia Vincent [US, University of Oxford] Ι  Thomas Landes Clemens [US, Johns Hopkins University]
Kirsti Kiick [US, University of Delaware Newark] Ι Mathias Lutolf [CH, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne] Ι Jürgen Groll [DE, University of Würzburg] Ι  Aldo Boccaccini [DE, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg] Ι Tatiana Segura [US, Duke University]
Sandra Franz [DE, Leipzig University] Ι Vera Hintze [DE, Technische Univeristät Dresden] Ι Stefan Rammel [DE, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus Dresden] Ι  Michael Hacker [DE, Leipzig University] Ι Annette Beck-Sickinger [DE, Leipzig University]
   March 21, 2020
Sabine Werner [CH, ETH Zurich] Ι  Valerie Horsley [US, Yale University] Ι  Sabine Eming [DE, Universitätsklinikum Köln] Ι  Yuval Rinkevich [DE, Helmholtz Zentrum München] Ι  Boris Hinz [CA, Univeristy of Toronto]
Ari Waismann [DE, University of Mainz] Ι Michael P. Schön [DE, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen] Ι  Ulf Panzer [DE, University of Hamburg] Ι  Aline Bozec [DE, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen]


The online registration to the 3rd International Symposium will open soon: End November 2019.

Attendance at the symposium is free of charge. The Registration covers conference materials and admission to all scientific sessions (incl. lunch buffets and coffee breaks). Participants must book and pay for their travel costs and hotels by themselves. Please send your registration form and poster abstract submission to sfb.trr67@medizin.uni-leipzig.de. The deadline is February 15, 2020.

Participants had the opportunity to submit an abstract on original work for presentation as a poster. It is not necessary to present a poster in order to participate in the conference. Abstracts must be submitted in English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. Abstracts should be submitted via email and will only be accepted via the submission form. The maximum acceptable size for a poster is A0 (84×119 cm) and should be in portrait format. Participants are asked to bring their printed poster with them as no poster printers will be available at the conference. All abstracts submitted will be reviewed by the committee and you will be notified if your poster has been accepted.

Participants needing an official invitation letter to attend the congress may contact the scientific secretariat specifying the necessary details. This service is designed only to assist participants who need a visa or permission to attend the congress. The letter of invitation does not financially obligate the conference organizers in any way. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference are the sole responsibility of the attendee.


Leipzig University
Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 23
04103 Leipzig

Phone +49 (0) 341 97 - 18605
Mail sfb.trr67@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

Previous events

2nd International Symposium of the TRR67 and CRC1052

Frontiers in Biomaterial Science
June 24-25, 2016 in Leipzig

1st International Symposium of the TRR67

Frontiers in Biomaterial Science
September 1-2, 2011 in Dresden

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