Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong Floorplan

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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 Celebration of The University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine


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DEADLINES:
Travel Award Deadline: May 30, 2017 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Jun 15, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jun 15, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jul 13, 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 July 13, 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.
* 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: 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 13, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: May 30, 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 13, 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 12 hr (am/pm) 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 and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, October 20 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Grand Hall Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

08:00—09:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Poster Setup

09:00—10:00
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—12:15
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
Talk Title to be Announced

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

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:15—13:15
Lunch

12:15—17:30
Poster Viewing

12:30—15:00
Poster Session 1

15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

15:30—17:30
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 Stem Cell Regulation

Ana Martin-Villalba, DKFZ German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Stem Cell Driven Regeneration in the Adult Mammalian Brain

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17

08:00—09:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Poster Setup

09:00—12:00
Tissue Organization (The Stem Cell Niche)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Yechiel Elkabetz, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Neural Stem Cells/Epigenetics

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

Coffee Break

Guo-li Ming, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Christopher S. Chen, Boston University, USA
Bioengineering Mechanobiological Niches for Stem Cell Differentiation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—13:00
Lunch

12:00—17:30
Poster Viewing

12:30—15:00
Poster Session 2

15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

15:30—17:30
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
Tools and Solutions to Construct iPSC-derived Disease Models for Drug Discovery

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

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

08:00—09:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Poster Setup

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

Grand Hall
Berthold Gottgens, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, UK
Network Control of Normal and Leukemic Blood Stem Cells

Freda D. Miller, SickKids, Canada
Neural Stem Cells during Normal and Abnormal Mammalian Brain Development

Coffee Break

Yukiko Gotoh, University of Tokyo, Japan
Epigenetic Control of Neural Precursor Cell Fate

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

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—13:00
Lunch

12:00—17:30
Poster Viewing

12:30—15:00
Poster Session 3

15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

15:30—17:30
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

Joseph C. Wu, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Modeling Human Heart Degeneration

Valerie Horsley, Yale University, USA
Adipocyte Stem Cells

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

08:00—09:00
Breakfast

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

Grand Hall
Hans C. Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands
Liver Organoids for Disease Modeling and Drug Discovery

10:00—12:15
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

Peter W. Zandstra, University of Toronto, Canada
Engineering Human Gastrulation

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

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:15—15:30
On Own for Lunch

13:30—15:30
Workshop

Grand Hall
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

15:30—17:15
Biomedical Engineering for Stem Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

Grand Hall
Rocky S. Tuan, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Stem Cells and Biomimetic Matrices for Skeletal Tissue Engineering: Repair and Modeling

Gordana V. Vunjak-Novakovic, Columbia University, USA
Engineering Human Heart Tissue

Jennifer Elisseeff, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Translation of Regenerative Biomaterials

17:15—17:30
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/15/2017

17:30—18:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

18:00—21:00
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.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Croucher Foundation The University of Hong Kong

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