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Organs- and Tissues-on-Chips (D1)

Scientific Organizers: Christopher P. Austin, Danilo Tagle, Christine L. Mummery and Brian R. Berridge


April 8—12, 2018

Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 6, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 6, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 9, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 6, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-D1 "Organs- and Tissues-on-Chips" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On December 6, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 6, 2017 until January 9, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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December 6, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 6, 2018 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 6, 2018 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 6, 2018 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 6, 2018 795.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 6, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is January 9, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: December 6, 2017


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: January 9, 2018


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is December 6, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 6, 2018


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, April 8 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, April 12 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, April 13 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Lower Atrium
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Jefferson

MONDAY, APRIL 9

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Gallatin
8:00—9:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Christopher P. Austin, National Institutes of Health, USA
Overview of Organs-on-Chips in Drug Development for Safety, Toxicity and Efficacy Testing

9:00—11:15 AM
Organs-on-Chips in Drug Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
D. Lansing Taylor, University of Pittsburgh Drug Discovery Institute, USA
Liver Microphysiology System as a Key Component in Quantitative Systems Pharmacology

Coffee Break

Christine L. Mummery, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Heart- and Vessels-on-Chip

Jonathan Himmelfarb, University of Washington, USA
A Kidney on a Chip for Disease Modeling and Drug Efficacy Testing

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:15 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Gallatin
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Gallatin
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Lower Atrium
5:00—7:00 PM
Integrated Organs-on-Chips
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Gordana V. Vunjak-Novakovic, Columbia University, USA
Heart-Liver-Vasculature-Skin

Donald E. Ingber, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard, USA
DARPA Integrated 10-Organ System Using Microfluidic Platform

Linda G. Griffith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
DARPA Integrated 10-Organ System Using a Microwell System

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Gallatin
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Gallatin

TUESDAY, APRIL 10

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Gallatin
8:00—11:00 AM
Organs-on-Chips for Disease Modeling I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Kevin Kit Parker, Harvard University, USA
Cardiomyocytes-on-Chips as Models for Barth Syndrome and Long QT

Nancy L. Allbritton, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and North Carolina State Universi, USA
Intestinal Simulacra on a Microscale

Coffee Break

Steven George, University of Washington, USA
Heart-on-a-Chip: 3D in vitro Models of Atrial Conduction

George Truskey, Duke University, USA
Microphysiological Systems Vascular Model of Progeria

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Gallatin
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Gallatin
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Lower Atrium
5:00—7:00 PM
Organs-on-Chips for Disease Modeling II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Helena Therese Hogberg, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
3D Neuronal Microphysiology Systems and Neuronal Disease Models

Teresa K. Woodruff, Northwestern University, USA
What We Learned from EVATAR and Reproductive Cycles In A Dish

Kevin E. Healy, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (Autonomic Nervous System)

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Gallatin
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Gallatin

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Gallatin
8:00—11:00 AM
Other Opportunities: 1) Tissue-on-Chips for Translational Research in Space 2) Environmental Health
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Rocky S. Tuan, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
3D Osteochondral Microtissue Models to Study Skeletal Pathogenesis under Degenerative and Microgravity Conditions

Bruce R. Conklin, Gladstone Institutes and UCSF, USA
Engineering Disease-Specific iPS Cells for Personalized Medicine Research

Coffee Break

Warren M. Casey, NICEATM, NIEHS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Estrogen Disruptors and Tissue Chips: Assessment of Chemical Compounds Have the Potential to Disrupt Processes in the Human Body that May Lead to Negative Health Effects

Richard S. Paules, NIEHS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Tox21 Efforts in Improving Toxicology and Human Safety Assessment

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Gallatin
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Gallatin
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1

Jefferson/Madison
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Lower Atrium
5:00—7:00 PM
Commercializing Tissue Chips Technologies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Geraldine A. Hamilton, Emulate Inc., USA
Commercializing Lung and GI on Chips

Thomas Neumann, Nortis, Inc., USA
How Organ-on-Chip Technologies will Revolutionize in-vitro Methods

Uwe Marx, TissUse GmbH and Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Commercializing Integrated 4-Organ Tissue Chips

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Gallatin
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3

Gallatin

THURSDAY, APRIL 12

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Gallatin
8:00—11:00 AM
Perspectives from Regulatory Agencies and Pharmaceutical Industry
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Donna Mendrick, Food and Drug Administration, USA
FDA Perspectives on Tissues-on-Chips

Sonja Beken†, European Medicines Agency, Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products, Belgium
European Regulatory Agency Perspectives on Tissues-on-Chips

Coffee Break

Adrian Roth, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Switzerland
Industry Perspectives on Validation of Tissue Chip Technology

Brian R. Berridge, GlaxoSmithKline, USA
Use of Tissue Chips to Improve Clinical Translation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 2

Jefferson/Madison
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Lower Atrium
5:00—6:45 PM
Validating Tissue Chips
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Ivan Rusyn, Texas A&M University, USA
Tissue Chip Validation Center

Murat Cirit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Quantitative Characterization of Microphysiological Systems

Mark E. Schurdak, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Microphysiological Systems Database

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/08/2018

Jefferson/Madison
Danilo Tagle, NCATS, National Institutes of Health, USA
What’s on the Horizon for Tissues-on-Chips?

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Gallatin
8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Gallatin

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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