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Regenerative Biology and Applications: Cell Differentiation, Tissue Organization and Biomedical Engineering (T3)

Scientific Organizers: Paul K.H. Tam, Urban Lendahl and Freda D. Miller


October 15—19, 2017

Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong


Organized in collaboration with the Croucher Foundation and The University of Hong Kong; Held in honor of the 130th Anniversary of The University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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DEADLINES:
Travel Award Deadline: Jun 13, 2017 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Jun 15, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jun 15, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jul 24, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Aug 15, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-T3 "Regenerative Biology and Applications: Cell Differentiation, Tissue Organization and Biomedical Engineering" 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 June 15, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After June 15, 2017 until September 3, 2017 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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June 15, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 15, 2017 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After August 15, 2017 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 15, 2017 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After August 15, 2017 895.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 15, 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 July 24, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: June 13, 2017


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.


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Scholarship Deadline: June 15, 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.

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Abstract Deadline: July 24, 2017


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 June 15, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 15, 2017


Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 695.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1120.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 895.00 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.

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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, October 15 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, October 19 with a closing plenary session from 15:30 to 17:30, followed by a social hour. We recommend return travel on Friday, October 20 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Grand Hall Foyer
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Reception
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

University Lodge

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

9:00—10:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Robin H. Lovell-Badge, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Regulation, Sex, and Stem Cells

10:00 AM—12:30 PM
Pluripotency and Differentiation of Stem Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Duanqing Pei, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, China
The Use of Gene Modification Technologies and the Potential Use in Humans

Coffee Break

Pentao Liu, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Establishment of Cultures of Mammalian Expanded Potential Stem Cells

Huck-Hui Ng, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Systems Biology of Stem Cells

Michelle M.W. Chan†, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Short Talk: Assembling Cell Lineages using an Evolvable Barcoding Strategy to Probe Mammalian Development

David R. Hyde, University of Notre Dame, USA
Short Talk: Transcriptomic and Epigenomic Changes during Müller Glia Reprogramming in the Regenerating Zebrafish Retina

12:30—2:00 PM
Networking Lunch

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
1:30—2:00 PM
Coffee Available

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
2:00—4:15 PM
Molecular Regulation of Stem Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Urban Lendahl, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Notch Signaling and Vascular Differentiation

Ana Martin-Villalba, DKFZ German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Chromatin as a Hub Integrating Environmental Signals and Fate Decisions in Adult Neural Stem Cells

Timm Schroeder, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Long-Term Single Cell Quantification: New Tools for Old Questions

András Simon†, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Short Talk: Reading and Editing a Salamander Genome Reveals Novel Features of Tetrapod Regeneratio

Jan Kaslin†, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Australia
Short Talk: Make Do and Make New: How Zebrafish Rapidly Regenerates CNS Injury

4:15—4:45 PM
Poster Teasers for Poster Session 1

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
Shermaine Eng, Agency for Science Technology and Research A-STAR, Singapore
Investigating the Human Teashirt Genes TSHZ2 and TSHZ3 in Pancreatic and Endocrine Lineage Commitment Using Genome Modified Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC)

Suji Kim, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, South Korea
The Role of p90RSK in Pulmonary Fibrosis

Kihyun Lee†, Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute / Cornell University, USA
Genome Editing in hPSCs Reveals GATA6 Haploinsufficiency and a Genetic Interaction with GATA4 in Human Pancreatic Development

Louise Bundgaard†, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
How do Chondrogenic Differentiation and Inflammatory Stimulation Affect the Secreted Protein Profile from Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells?

Anil Chandrashekran†, King's College London, UK
Characterizing a Liver-Organoid System for the Treatment of Acute Live Failure

Paschalis Efstathopoulos, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
A Novel Method to Increase Reproducibility of Ventral Midbrain Organoids Derived from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Wenqiang Fan, University of Mainz, Germany
Role of Hippo Signaling in Adult Neural Stem Cell Homeostasis

JaeYeon Lee†, Korea University, South Korea
Fabrication of Micro-Channels using WNM and its Evaluation of Micro-Channel Guided Vascularization in Biomimetic Hydrogels

5:30—10:00 PM
Dinner Gathering

Jumbo Kingdom

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17

8:30—9:00 AM
Poster Setup

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
9:00 AM—5:30 PM
Poster Viewing

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Tissue Organization (The Stem Cell Niche)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Yechiel Elkabetz, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Neural Stem Cells/Epigenetics

Michael Rudnicki, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada
Molecular Regulation of Muscle Stem Cell Function

Coffee Break

Guo-li Ming, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Engineering Brain-Region-Specific Organoids for Neural Development and Brain Disease Modeling

Christopher S. Chen, Boston University, USA
Engineering 3D Culture Models of Physiology and Disease

12:00—1:30 PM
Networking Lunch

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
12:30—3:30 PM
Poster Session 1
Organizer judges panel will browse the posters for Poster Prize consideration.

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
3:00—3:30 PM
Coffee Available

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
3:30—5:30 PM
Tissue Organization (Generating Tissue-Specific Cells)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Kristin J. Hope, McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute, Canada
Molecular Mechanisms that Regulate Hematopoietic Stem Cell Expansion

David Piper, Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA
Improvements in the Genome Engineering of iPSCs to Build Disease Models for Screening

Mahendra S. Rao, New York Stem Cell Foundation, USA
Generation of Clinical-Grade Pluripotent Stem Cells

5:30 PM
On Own for Dinner


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Tissue Organization (Physiological and Pathophysiological Development of Organ Systems) I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Berthold Göttgens, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, UK
Cellular States and Regulatory Networks of Normal and Leukaemic Blood Cell Development

Freda D. Miller, SickKids, Canada
Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Adult Mammalian Digit Tip Regeneration

Coffee Break

Yukiko Gotoh, University of Tokyo, Japan
Regulation of Embryonic and Adult Neural Stem Cell Fate

Paul K.H. Tam, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Neural Crest Stem Cells and Hirschsprung Disease

12:00—2:00 PM
Networking Lunch

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
1:30—2:00 PM
Coffee Available

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
2:00—4:00 PM
Tissue Organization (Physiological and Pathophysiological Development of Organ Systems) II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Hongkui Deng, Peking University, China
Chemical Biology and Cell Differentiation

Benedikt Berninger, University Medical Center Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Unfolding of a developmental program during lineage conversion of human brain pericytes into neurons by synergistic Ascl1 and Sox2

Jessica Lehoczky, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA
Short Talk: A Role for Lgr6 in Mouse Digit tip Regeneration

Carmine Gentile, University of Sydney, Australia
Short Talk: Cardiac Spheroid Co-Cultures as Novel in vitro Models to Study the Human Heart Microenvironment

4:00—4:30 PM
Poster Teasers for Poster Session 2

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
Allan Patrick Stephane Renom†, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Investigating the Role of Ca2+ Signaling during Zebrafish Embryonic Heart Development

Marcelo J. Salierno†, University Medical Center Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Controlling Somal Translocation of Embryonic Cortical Neurons

Natalia Soshnikova, Institute of Molecular Biology, Germany
Defining Lgr5+ Embryonic Intestinal Progenitor Niche Using Single Cell Transcriptomics

Nam Myeong-Ok, CHA University, South Korea
Effects of a Small Molecule R-Spondin-1 Substitute RS-246204 on a Mouse Intestinal Organoid Culture

Dmitry Penkov†, Russian Cardiological Institute, Russia
Prep1 is a New Player in Adipogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Progenitors

Chia-Ning Shen†, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
ABCG2 Deficiency in Hepatocytes Disrupts Mitochondrial Fusion/Fission Balance and Impairs Reprogramming-Mediated Liver Repairing

Sharon WS Tan†, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Redox Homeostasis is Essential for the Maintenance of the Drosophila Testis Germline Stem Cells

Hannah M. Thomas†, University of South Australia, Australia
Flightless I Regulation of Pericyte Function in Diabetic Wounds

4:30 PM
On Own for Dinner


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

8:30—9:00 AM
Poster Setup

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
9:00 AM—5:30 PM
Poster Viewing

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
9:00—10:00 AM
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Hans C. Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands
Lgr5 Stem Cell-Based Organoids in Human Disease

10:00 AM—12:30 PM
Stem Cells for Biomedical Engineering
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Lorenz Studer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Parkinson's Disease

Coffee Break

Himanshu Kaul, University of Toronto, Canada
Engineering Early Human Development

Lee L. Rubin, Harvard University, USA
Improving Neural Function

Molly S. Shoichet, University of Toronto, Canada
Using Biomimetic Strategies to Design Hydrogels for 3D Cell Culture

Dhvanit I. Shah, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Short Talk: Bioreactor Simulating Mechanosensation Stimulates Hematopoietic Stem Cell Formation

12:30—1:30 PM
Networking Lunch

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
12:30—3:30 PM
Poster Session 2
Organizer judges panel will browse the posters for Poster Prize consideration.

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
3:00—3:30 PM
Coffee Available

Lecture Hall CPD-LG 7-10
3:30—5:15 PM
Biomedical Engineering for Stem Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Qi Zhou†, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Zoology, China
Talk Title to be Announced

Gordana V. Vunjak-Novakovic, Columbia University, USA
Engineering Human Cardiac Tissue for Studying Development and Disease

V. Narry Kim†, Seoul National University, South Korea
Talk Title to be Announced

5:15—5:30 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

5:30—6:30 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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