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