Program

2019 NIH Stem Cell Symposium
May 13, 2019 - Lipsett Amphitheater

Preliminary Program

8:30 - 8:40 Opening Remarks              
  Pamela Robey, Senior Investigator, Skeletal Biology Section, NIDCR
                       
8:40 - 10:20 Development & Biology of Adult Stem Cells - Chair: Pamela Robey (NIDCR)
  Ramiro Iglesias-Bartolome "Regulation of Epithelial Stem Cell Fate by Heterotrimeric G Proteins in Homeostasis and Cancer"
  Amy Wagers "Intrinsic and Extrinsic Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells"
  David Bodine "Single Cell Analysis of Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Populations: A New Look at Hematopoiesis"
                       
10:20 - 10:40 Coffee & Poster Viewing        
                       
10:40 - 12:20 Development & Biology of Pluripotent Stem Cells - Chair: Kapil Bharti (NEI)
  Kevin Chen "Reviving Human Naïve Pluripotency for Genetic Analysis and Drug Discovery"
  Paul Tesar "Leveraging Pluripotent Stem Cell Technologies for Development of Myelin Therapeutics"
  Manfred Boehm "Vascular Disease Modeling with Patient-derived Pluripotent Stem Cells"
                       
12:20 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:40 Poster Session - Presenters Attending        
                       
1:40 - 3:20 New Technologies and Models - Chair: Jizhong Zou (NHLBI)
  Ilyas Singeç "Leveraging the Clinical Translation of iPSCs"
  Guo-li Ming "Modeling Human Brain Development and Diseases Using 3D Organoids"
  Jingxing Ou "Fantastic Beasts and Why and How to Study Them: Exploring the Hibernation Field with the Power of iPSCs"
                       
3:20 - 5:00 Translational Stem Cell Biology - Chair: Cindy Dunbar (NHLBI)
  Nicholas Restifo "Generating Tumor-specific T cells from iPSC"
  Paul Burridge "Pharmacogenomic Prediction of Chemotherapy-induced Cardiotoxicity using hiPSC"
  So Gun Hong "Sodium Iodide Symporter (NIS) for in vivo Tracking of iPSC Cell Therapies"
                       
5:00 - 5:10 Poster Awards & Closing Remarks        
  Ilyas Singeç, Director, Stem Cell Translation Laboratory, NCATS

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