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Cell Competition in Development and Disease (B6)

Scientific Organizers: Margaret A. Goodell, Laura A. Johnston and Thomas P. Zwaka


February 24—28, 2019

Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City, California, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 24, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 24, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 7, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 8, 2019 [details]


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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-B6 "Cell Competition in Development and Disease" 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 October 24, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 24, 2018 until January 13, 2019 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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October 24, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 8, 2019 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 8, 2019 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 8, 2019 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 8, 2019 820.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 24, 2018

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

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 December 7, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

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


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: October 24, 2018

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


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: December 7, 2018

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


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 October 24, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 8, 2019

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


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 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, February 24 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer and light meal from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 28 with a keynote address and closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:15, followed by dinner and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 1 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

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

Granhall
6:00—8:00 PM
Light Meal - Provided by Granlibakken

Granhall

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:15 AM
Cell Competition in Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Cassandra Gabrielle Extavour, Harvard University, USA

Laura A. Johnston, Columbia University, USA
Tissue Ecology: Sensing and Responding to Differences in Cellular Fitness During Growth

Magdalena D. Zernicka-Goetz, University of Cambridge, UK
Cell Selection in Mammalian Embryos

Coffee Break

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, Stanford University, USA
Cell Competition in Interspecies Chimeras

Nicholas E. Baker, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Ribosomal Control of Cell Competition

Stephanie Ellis, Rockefeller University, USA
Short Talk: Distinct Modes of Cell Competition Shape Tissue Morphogenesis and Function in Mammalian Skin

Munemasa (Mooney) Mori, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Short Talk: Cell Specification or Proliferation? Which Will Win for an Organ Generation?

Yoichiro Tamori, Hokkaido University, Japan
Short Talk: Mechanical Compensation in Postmitotic Cell Competition

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:15 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—5:45 PM
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Gad Shaulsky, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Kevin Foster, University of Oxford, UK
Evolution of Competition and Cooperation in Microbes

5:45—7:00 PM
Evolution of Competition and Cooperation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Thomas P. Zwaka, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA

Gad Shaulsky, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Cooperation and Competition in Dictyostelium

Anthony De Tomaso, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Inter-Individual Competition in the Colonial Ascidian, Botryllus schlosseri

7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner

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

Bay
8:00—9:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:15 AM
Stem Cell Competition
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Stowers Institute for Medical Research/HHMI, USA

Thomas P. Zwaka, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Competitive Interactions in the Pluripotent Stem Cell Compartment

Fernando D. Camargo, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Stem Cell Dynamics and Growth in the Gut

Coffee Break

Cassandra Gabrielle Extavour, Harvard University, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Valentina Greco, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Principles of Tissue Dynamics and Function Captured by Live Imaging

Todd G. Nystul, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Short Talk: Competition for an Epithelial Stem Cell Niche is Associated with Increased Proliferation, Differentiation Defects, and Expanded Niche Signaling

Kimberly T. Truong, University of Utah, USA
Short Talk: Combining Stochastic Models and CRISPR Barcoding to Reveal Stem Cell Dynamics

Irene Aksoy, Stem Cell and Brain Research Institute, France
Short Talk: An Assessment of the Capacity of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells and Rhesus Monkey Naive-Like Pluripotent Stem Cells to Colonize Pre-Implantation Embryos and Produce Inter-Species Chimeras in Rabbits

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:15 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop: Cell Competition Models

Mountain/Lake
* Valentina Greco, Yale School of Medicine, USA

Federico Germani, University of Zurich, Switzerland
The Toll Pathway Inhibits Tissue Growth and Regulates Cell Fitness in an Infection-Dependent Manner

Xiaotian Zhang, Van Andel Institute, USA
Systematic Inflammation Promotes the Hematopoietic Disease Development in TET2 Mutant Background

Huichun Zhan, Stony Brook Medicine, USA
Competition between Wild-Type and Mutant Hematopoietic Stem Cells Prevents Mutant Clone Expansion in a Murine Model of JAK2V617F-Positive Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

Kazutaka Akagi, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan
Dietary Restriction Improves Intestinal Cellular Fitness to Enhance Gut Barrier Function and Lifespan in D. melanogaster

Min Kyu Yum, Cambridge University, UK
Tumour Initiating Clone Remodels the Niche Size and Environment of Neighbouring Normal Clones

Andrew RJ Lawson, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK
Somatic Evolution in Healthy and Diseased Bladder Urothelium

Jun Wu, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Cell Competition Constitutes a Barrier for Efficient Interspecies Chimerism between Evolutionary Distant Species

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—7:00 PM
The Germline
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Tamily Weissman, Lewis and Clark College, USA

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Stowers Institute for Medical Research/HHMI, USA
Pluripotency beyond embryogenesis: cell competition and fate determination

Diana J. Laird, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Clonal Behaviors and Heterogeneity of Primordial Germ Cells

Erika Matunis, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Competing for the Niche in the Drosophila Testis

Erika A. Bach, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Chinmo-Mutant Germline Stem Cells Cause Mitotic Drive by Fencing Off the Niche and Evicting their Neighbors

Alexey Ryazanov, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
Short Talk: Unraveling the Mystery of Elongation Factor 2 Kinase: The Key Mechanism to Facilitate Cell Competition

7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner

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

Bay
8:00—9:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:30 AM
Mosaicism and Selection in Normal Tissues
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Margaret A. Goodell, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Kristin Baldwin, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Variations/Mosaicism within the Brain

Inigo Martincorena, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
The Hidden World of Somatic Evolution

Tamily Weissman, Lewis and Clark College, USA
Short Talk: Coordinated Clonal Cell Dynamics in the Developing Brain

Coffee Break

Philip H. Jones, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute / University of Cambridge, UK
Clonal Dynamics in the Skin

Irving L. Weissman, Stanford University, USA
Normal and Neoplastic Stem Cells

Rong Lu, University of Southern California, USA
Short Talk: Competition between Individual Hematopoietic Stem Cells during Bone Marrow Transplantation

Eric Martin Pietras, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA
Short Talk: Chronic Interleukin-1 Reduces HSC Fitness via PU.1-Dependent Growth Arrest

Mariaceleste Aragona, Université Libre De Bruxelles, Belgium
Short Talk: Stem Cell Dynamic and Signalling Controlling Mechanical Force Mediated Skin Expansion

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—7:00 PM
Cell Selection in Human Disease I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* James DeGregori, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, USA

Margaret A. Goodell, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Mutations Improving Fitness of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Thierry Voet, KU Leuven, Belgium
Genome Instability and Fitness in the Developing Human Embryo

David FitzPatrick, University of Edinburgh, UK
Post-Zygotic, Mosaic, Monoallelic Null Mutations in NIPBL Effect a Complete Phenocopy of Constitutional NIPBL Haploinsufficiency: Winning through Loss?

Sanne van Neerven, Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands
Short Talk: Intestinal Stem Cell Competition in Lynch Syndrome

Rocio Vicario, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Short Talk: Microglia Mosaicism in Neurodegenerative Diseases

7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner

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

Bay
8:00—9:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—8:30 AM
Cell Selection in Human Disease II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

* James DeGregori, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, USA

Matthew Hurles, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Mosacism and Implications for Human Developmental Disorders

8:30—11:15 AM
Aging and Pre-Malignancy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Stephanie Ellis, Rockefeller University, USA

James DeGregori, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, USA
The Ecology of Cancer: How Changes in Tissue Microenvironments Drive Cancer Evolution as we Age

Coffee Break

Coleman Lindsley, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Clonal Hematopoiesis as Stem Cell Competition

Tatsushi Igaki, Kyoto University Graduate School of Biostudies, Japan
Mechanism of Tumor-Suppressive Cell Competition

Richard White, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Short Talk: The Zebrafish as a Model for Cooperative/Competitive Interactions between Tumor and Stromal Cells

Carlos Carmona-Fontaine, New York University, USA
Short Talk: Cell Cooperation in Cancer by Collective Catabolism of Extracellular Peptides

Anne Classen, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany
Short Talk: A JNK-Dependent Cell Cycle Arrest in G2 Promotes Survival and Senescence-Associated Signaling in Tissue Stress

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—5:45 PM
Closing Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Laura A. Johnston, Columbia University, USA

Gines Morata, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
The Two Faces of Cell Competition: Tumor-Suppressing or Tumor-Stimulating

5:45—7:00 PM
Competition in Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
* Inigo Martincorena, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK

Yasuyuki Fujita, Hokkaido University, Japan
Sequential Oncogenic Mutations Profoundly Influence the Outcome of Cell Competition

Jamie L. Lahvic, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Short Talk: Mechanisms of Tumor Extrusion Maintain Epithelial Homeostasis

Harold E. Varmus, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Turning Clues from Cancer Genomics into Mechanisms of Cancer Development and Evolution

7:00—7:15 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/24/2019

Mountain/Lake
7:15—8:15 PM
Dinner

Granhall
7:15—8:15 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
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.

Granhall

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

 
Departure


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We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

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We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13HD097895-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13HD097895-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


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