Stem Cells 2009
Jolly Beach Resort
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa P.O.Box W2009
Bolans Village, Antigua
Keywords: Stem Cells 2009

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, November 19, 2009
19:00:00 Registration
19:45:00 Welcome and introductions
20:00:00 Wnt, Lgr5 stem cells and colon cancer Hans Clevers
20:45:00 Stem cells in adult mammalian epidermis Fiona M Watt
21:30:00 Dinner buffet
Friday, November 20, 2009
07:40:00 Regeneration/Model Organisms Haifan Lin
09:00:00 The collectively totipotent stem cells of adult planarians Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado
09:35:00 Understanding the neural stem/progenitor cells that execute spinal cord regeneration in the axolotl Elly Tanaka
10:10:00 Mechanisms of cardiac regeneration in zebrafish Ken Poss
10:45:00 Coffee break
11:10:00 Session 2 : Regulatory RNAs Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado
11:15:00 Regulation of micoRNA biogenesis in stem cells and cancer Richard Gregory
11:50:00 Translational regulation of germline stem cell self-renewal Haifan Lin
12:30:00 Lunch / social events
16:00:00 Session 3 : Reprogramming Elly Tanaka
16:00:00 Mechanisms influencing nuclear reprogramming Kathrin Plath
16:35:00 Differentiation stage determines reprogramming potential of hematopoietic cells into iPS cells
16:55:00 A small molecule inhibitor of Tgf-ß signaling replaces Sox2 in reprogramming by inducing nanog
17:15:00 Defining the iPS state William E. Lowry
17:35:00 Induction of reversible dedifferentiation of mammalian skeletal muscle cells by transient co- inactivation of ARF and Rb
18:00:00 Poster session
20:00:00 Dinner buffet
Saturday, November 21, 2009
08:55:00 Session 4 :Self-renewal & Differentiation Kathrin Plath
09:00:00 Regenerative potential of skeletal muscle stem cells
09:35:00 E-cadherin and the use of alternative self-renewal signaling networks in mouse ES cells Francesca Soncin
09:55:00 Adult stem cell quiescence regulated by a single ubiquitin ligase: Substrate complex Iannis aifantis
10:15:00 The architecture of the human hematopoietic hierarchy
10:35:00 Multiple early commitment pathways of hematopoietic stem cells
10:55:00 Coffee break
11:10:00 Session 5 : Niche Timm Schroeder
11:15:00 Mechanisms regulating hematopoietic stem cell development Hanna Mikkola
11:50:00 The dynamic emergence of hematopoietic stem cells in the mouse embryo Elaine Dzierzak
12:25:00 Cellular constituents of the hematopoietic stem cell niche Paul S Frenette
13:00:00 Lunch / social events
16:25:00 Session 6 : Emerging Technologies Hanna Mikkola
16:30:00 Development of the zebrafish hematolymphoid system David Traver
17:05:00 Tracking stem cells at the single cell level: New tools for old questions Timm Schroeder
17:40:00 Multipotency in germ cells and ES cells: shared and unique concepts Bradley R Cairns
18:15:00 Epigenomics and cellular states
18:35:00 Poster session
20:35:00 Dinner buffet
Sunday, November 22, 2009
08:00:00 Session 7 :Cancer D Leanne Jones
09:00:00 Role of Polycomb repressors in stem cells and cancer Maarten van Lohuizen
09:35:00 miRNAs in cancer and cancer stem cells
10:10:00 Coffee break
10:30:00 Session 8 : Aging
10:30:00 Mechanisms regulating size and maintenance of stem cell niche D Leanne Jones
11:05:00 Generation of organs from pluripotent stem cells Hiromitsu Nakauchi
11:40:00 Rejuvenating remyelination in the aging central nervous system
12:00:00 The regulation of stem cell self-renewal Sean J. Morrison
12:35:00 Closing remarks
12:40:00 Lunch
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