Biotech China 2014
Islet and Beta Cell Development and Transplantation
Snowbird Resort
Little Cottonwood Canyon, PO Box 929000
Snowbird, Utah
http://www.keystonesymposia.org/Meetings/ViewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=921

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Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, April 6, 2008
15:00:00 Registration
18:30:00 Refreshments
19:30:00 Keynote Session (Joint) Andrew Hattersley, Mark A. Magnuson, Christopher B. Newgard
Monday, April 7, 2008
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Stem Cells and Optimization of Beta Cell Function to Transplantation (Joint) Klaus H. Kaestner, Claes B. Wollheim, Frances M. Ashcroft, Christopher B. Newgard, Douglas Melton
09:20:00 Coffee Break
11:00:00 Poster Setup
13:00:00 Poster Viewing
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Understanding and Controlling Autoimmunity Shira Y. Perl, Thomas W. Kay, Arlene H. Sharpe, E. William St. Clair, David M. Harlan
17:00:00 Transcriptional Networks that Regulate Islet Function Chutima Talchai, Raghu G. Mirmira, Roland W. Stein, Doris A. Stoffers
19:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
19:30:00 Poster Session 1
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Pancreas Development – Transcription \ Factors Harry Heimberg, Victoria E. Prince, Helena Edlund, Lori Sussel, Ray J. MacDonald
08:00:00 Metabolic Control of Insulin Secretion Samuel B. Stephens, Leslie Ann Caromile, Christopher B. Newgard, Charles A. Stanley, Alan D. Attie, Marc A. Prentki
09:20:00 Coffee Break
11:00:00 Poster Setup
13:00:00 Poster Viewing
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Stem Cells and Pancreatic Islets Jianjie Jiang, Maike Sander, Markus Grompe, Gordon M. Keller, Douglas Melton
17:00:00 Mediators of Beta Cell Stress Andreas C. Wiederkehr, Feroz R. Papa, Sheila Collins, R. Paul Robertson
19:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
19:30:00 Poster Session 2
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Model Systems for Assessing Beta Cell Replacements Jake A. Kushner, Yuval Dor, Klaus Ulrich Pechhold, Holger Andreas Russ, Alvin C. Powers, Ray J. MacDonald
08:00:00 The Molecular Machinery of Insulin Secretion Hainan Chen, Guy A. Rutter, Susumu Seino, Patrik Rorsman, Tye Deering, Debbie C. Thurmond, Sara Kozma
09:20:00 Coffee Break
11:15:00 Poster Setup
13:00:00 Poster Viewing
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Pancreatic Development – Intercellular Signaling Steven D. Leach, Maike Sander, Palle Serup, Matthias Hebrok
17:00:00 Emerging Technologies for Beta-Cell Research Kristoffer Lihme Egerod, Per-Olof Berggren, Roland W. Stein, Thomas Kodadek
19:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
19:30:00 Poster Session 3
Thursday, April 10, 2008
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Moving Towards Clinical Application Masahito Matsumoto, Patrik Brundin, David M. Harlan, Keren Francis, Christian P. Larsen, Kevan C. Herold
08:00:00 Beta-Cell Mechanisms: Lessons from Other Systems Katy C. Claiborn, Fiona Gribble, Randy J. Seeley, Frances M. Ashcroft, Nils Wierup, Johan M. Thevelein, Patrik Rorsman
09:20:00 Coffee Break
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Islet Proliferation and Survival Seung Kim, Marc Y. Donath, Sonya G. Fonseca, Harry Heimberg, Helena Edlund
17:00:00 Mechanisms of Beta-Cell Failure In Disease and Possible Drug Targets Peter C. Butler, Nancy A. Thornberry, Jens Zehetner, Kári Stefánsson, Paul Burn
19:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
20:00:00 Entertainment
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