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4th CodeAge Annual Meeting - 2nd Cologne Ageing Conference

2015 Poster CodeAge A3 4thann v2The 4th CodeAge Annual Meeting will take part within the 2nd Cologne Ageing Conference 3-5 April 2016 which will be co-organized by the CECAD, MPI for Biology of Ageing and Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMD).

The session topics of the 2nd Cologne Ageing Conference will be:

  • Stem cells, senescence, and regeneration
  • Protein homeostasis and proteotoxic diseases
  • Nuclear organization and genome stablity
  • Metabolism

Please find the official poster here. You can also find the official Flyer here. 


Scientific Programme

You can find the programme here.

Joint CodeAge/MARriAGE Complimentary Skills Workshop


5 April 2016, 14:30, CECAD, ground level, lecture hall

14:30 Kick-Off “Field Report”: Miltenyi Biotec

History and Structure of Miltenyi, Career Plans in the Medical Industry Segment

Uwe Heinlein, Corporate Communications
Constanze Schwering, Human Resources

15:15 Being a doctoral candidate - becoming an entrepreneur (with PhD)

10” Being a doctoral candidate - becoming an entrepreneur (with PhD): Introductory thoughts on challenges and opportunities + 5” questions & discussion with the group

30“ Introducing Sumteq GmbH: turning scientific knowledge, inventions and intellectual property into a business/ developing stages of a scientific start-up

15:55-16:15 Coffee Break 
20” Being an entrepreneur: how to become/prerequisites/ tools & networks/ support offered at the University of Cologne

15” Brief intro to financial requirements of launching a scientific start-up (finance stages & vehicles according to progress of the entrepreneurial project & experiences made by Sumteq)

10” Questions and Answers

Dr. Alexander Müller, Sumteq GmbH
Marc Kley, GATEWAY Gründungsservice at the University of Cologne

17:00 The Academic Path: Personal Career Stories

Prof. Dr. Björn Schumacher
Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Trifunovic

CodeAge Fellows' Meeting

The Fellows' Meeting will take place on Monday, 4 April 2016 at 19:30 in the Tapeo Picus Tapas- and Cocktailbar.

Classen-Kappelmann-Straße 25-27
50931 Köln
Tel: +49 (0)221 – 820 820 00


 Admission is free, please register on the CECAD website as soon as possible! Find the registration form here.


Information on the Tax for the promotion and advancement of culture

LIST OF AFFILIATED HOTELS (special rates for Fellows and Partners only)
Please use the booking code "CodeAge".
Please book as soon as possible. The offer expires at 5 March 2016.

HOPPER ET CETERA (close to city centre, via public transportation 12 minutes to/from CECAD)
Brüsseler Str. 26 - 50674 Cologne - Germany - Ph. +49(0)221-924400
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Single room incl. breakfast: 85€

Route to Hopper et Cetera

Poster Information

Poster Information

All Fellows are required to present a poster at the conference. The deadline for submitting poster abstracts is November 21st February 2016.
Please submit your poster abstracts to office-cecad[at]

Poster guidelines

There are official guidelines for the posters. You can find them here.

  • DIN A0 Format ( 84,1 x 118,9 cm)
  • English language
  • Not more than 400 words (Including figures with words, references, acknowledgements; excluding author(s), title, addresses)
  • Only submit in Word format (doc, docx) and not larger than 6mb. Do not submit PDF files!
  • References should be included in the abstract as consecutive [numbers in square brackets] and then included at the end [in square braquets] following the format in the template.


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