2023 Spatial-Cell-ID Day

Update on the spatial transcriptomics national platform and scientific talks.

ISARA Agroschool Lyon, 23 rue Jean Baldassini, Lyon 7

Amphi 1 and Atrium

Registration to the meeting is free but mandatory: https://framadate.org/nCob1A2OGixoCb1t


  • 08:30 - Welcome
  • 09:00 - Opening and presentation of the Equipex+ by the scientific coordinators
  • 09:20 - First keynote speaker: Denis Shapiro (Heidelberg University Hospital): Topographic biomarkers and where to find them
  • 10:20 - Coffee break
  • 10:35 - Talks from Local Speakers involved in Spatial-Cell-ID: 
    • Irène Aksoy (Stem Cell and Brain Research Institute, Lyon): In vitro cell competition between pluripotent stem cell lines predicts their ability to make chimeric embryos in primates
    • Camille Guillermin (Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon): Spatio-Temporal control of myoblast diversity in Drosophila
    • Philippe Bertolino (Centre de Recherche en Cancérologie de Lyon): Tracking the heterogeneity and function of folliculostellate cells in pituitary tumours
    • Baptiste Alberti (Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon): Reconstructing spatial gene expression and enhancer activity in Drosophila embryos using scRNA-Seq and optimal transport
  • 12:05 - Lunch break
  • 13:30 - Presentation and discussion from the 3 platforms (Spatial single-cell RNA-Seq, Slide-Seq and MERFISH, 1h each)
  • 16:50 - Coffee break
  • 17:00 - Second keynote speaker: Marco Grillo (SciLifeLab, Stockholm University): Open source tools for high-throughput spatially resolved transcriptomics
  • 18:00-18:20 - Concluding remarks