9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Stem Cells World Congress
Palm Springs Wyndham Hotel
888 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, California
http://www.selectbiosciences.com/conferences/SCWC2008/Provisional_Agenda.aspx

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Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, February 11, 2008
07:00:00 Registration
08:00:00 Stem Cells for Therapy: Part I Steven Minger
08:05:00 Spermatogonial Stem Cells from Adult Human Testis and the Generation of Pluripoteny In vitro and In vivo Thomas Skutella
08:35:00 Keynote Address - Title to be Confirmed Christine Mummery
09:20:00 Genetically Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a Platform for Skeletal and Spine Tissue Engineering Zulma Gazit
09:50:00 Coffee and Networking in Exhibit Hall
10:35:00 Fibrin Microbeads (FMB) for Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) Isolation, Expansion Differentiation and Implantation for Tissue Regeneration Raphael Gorodetsky
11:05:00 Keynote Address - Bone and Cartilage Tissue Engineering Approaches Based on Adult Stem Cells from Different Sources Cultured onto Natural Origin Scaffolds Under Static and Dynamic Conditions Rui Reis
11:50:00 Differentiation of Umbilical Cord Matrix Cells into Hepatocytes Kathy Mitchell
12:20:00 Neural Progenitor Cells Derived from Adult Human Blood Ina Sarel
12:50:00 Lunch and Poster Viewing
14:20:00 Stem Cells for Therapy: Part II Christine Mummery
14:25:00 The Dopamine Specification of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Culture and after Transplantation into a Parkinson’s Disease Model Lorraine Iacovitti
14:55:00 Phase I/II Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Intracoronary Infusion of AC133 Stem Cells for the Treatment of Post-Infarct Chronic Heart Failure (PICHF) Augusto Rojas-Martinez
15:25:00 Coffee and Networking in Exhibit Hall
16:10:00 Novel Isolation Methods for Adipose Stem Cells (ASC) Manuela Gomes
16:40:00 Skeletal Regeneration Using Adult and Fetal Mesenchymal Cell Based Strategies - An Interdisciplinary Approach
17:10:00 Keynote Address - Title to be Confirmed Bernard Siegel
17:55:00 Bone Marrow Cells in the Therapy of Spinal Cord Injury - Preclinical and Clinical Studies Eva Sykova
18:25:00 Rescue of Human Dystrophin After Transplantation of Exon Skipping-engineered DMD Stem Cells in a Dystrophic Animal Model Yvan Torrente
18:50:00 Drinks Reception - Sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
08:00:00 Stem Cell Biology Glyn Stacey
08:05:00 Keynote Address - Differentiation of Endodermal and Pancreatic Cell Lineages from Human ES Cells Henrik Semb
08:50:00 Modulating Stem Cell Properties by Nanog Protein Transduction Frank Edenhofer
09:20:00 Coffee and Networking in Exhibit Hall
10:05:00 Embryonic Stem Cell Sphere: A Controlled Method for Production of Embryonic Stem Cell Aggregates for Differentiation Leili Rohani
10:35:00 Expansion and Engineering of Cord Blood Stem Cells L Denner
11:05:00 Harvesting of Embryonic Stem Cells Aiming at Embryo Conservation Gianpiero Palermo
11:35:00 Lunch and Poster Viewing
13:05:00 Stem Cell Technology Henrik Semb
13:10:00 Keynote Address - Title to be Confirmed Glyn Stacey
13:55:00 Cancer Stem Cell Being Utilized in Cell Based Assay Screening in the Development of Novel Anti-cancer Drug Candidates for Organ Specific Tumor Therapy Jay Sharma
14:25:00 Microfluidic Stem Cell Culture System for Real Time Imaging
14:55:00 Bone Marrow Cells in the Therapy of Spinal Cord Injury - Preclinical and Clinical Studies Eva Sykova
15:25:00 Coffee and Networking
16:10:00 Rescue of Human Dystrophin After Transplantation of Exon Skipping-engineered DMD Stem Cells in a Dystrophic Animal Model Yvan Torrente
16:40:00 High Content Screening of Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Implications in Novel Neurodegenerative and Cancer Therapies Hakim Djaballah
17:10:00 A UTF1-based Selection System for Stable Homogeneously Pluripotent Human Embryonic Stem Cell Cultures Peter Droge
17:40:00 Genome-wide Profiling of DNA Methylation Patterns in Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells Guoping Fan
18:10:00 Close of Conference
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