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Frontiers in Islet Biology and Diabetes (B3)

Scientific Organizers: Matthias Hebrok, Seung K. Kim, Felicia Pagliuca and Anil Bhushan


February 4—8, 2018

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by Novo Nordisk A/S


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 5, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 5, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 7, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 7, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-B3 "Frontiers in Islet Biology and Diabetes" 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 5, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 5, 2017 until November 7, 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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October 5, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 7, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 7, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 7, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 7, 2017 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.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 5, 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 November 7, 2017)

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.


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Scholarship Deadline: October 5, 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: November 7, 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 October 5, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 7, 2017


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 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 4 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 8 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 9 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Ronald M. Evans, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Salk Institute, USA
Nuclear Receptors, Diabetes and Beyond

09:00—11:15
Beta Cell Development/Maturation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Danwei Huangfu, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, USA
Human Pancreas Development Through the Lens of Pluripotent Stem Cells

Coffee Break

Chris Wright, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Transcriptional Regulation of beta Cell Formation

Anne Grapin-Botton, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Single-Cell Investigation of the Paths to Pancreatic Differentiation in Mouse and Human

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Human Islet Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Alvin C. Powers, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Lessons from Early Human Pancreatic Islet Development and Function

Anath Shalev, University Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Clinical Trials Promoting beta Cell Survival

Peter C. Butler, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Mitochondrial Network and Function in Human beta Cells, Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is Characterized by a Deficit in Beta Cell Mass and Impaired Beta Cell Function (Glucose Mediated Insulin Secretion) in the Residual Beta Cells. In humans with type 2 Diabe

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Longs/Quandary Peaks

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:00—11:00
Alpha Cells/Intracellular Islet Communication
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Patrick MacDonald, University of Alberta, Canada
Alpha Cell Function and Identity in Human T2D

Lori Sussel, University of Colorado, USA
Regulation of Islet Cell Fates by Long Non-Coding RNAs

Coffee Break

Roland W. Stein, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Recruitment of the Swi/Snf Chromatin Remodeling Complex by Pdx1 is Required for Regulating Pancreas Development and Adult Islet β Cell Function in vivo

Mark O. Huising, University of California, Davis, USA
A Urocortin 3-Mediated Negative Feedback Loop Controls Insulin Secretion to Determine the Homeostatic Set Point for Blood Glucose

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Emerging Technologies and Disease Modeling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Yuval Dor†, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Israel
Talk Title to be Announced

Juan Carlos Izpisua-Belmonte, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Regenerative Strategies to Tissue Engineering

Clive N. Svendsen, Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute, USA
Using Organ-On-Chip Combined with Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model Human Disease

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Longs/Quandary Peaks

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:00—11:00
Progenitor to Islet Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Markus Grompe, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Reprogramming Approaches for Beta-Cell Replacement

Anil Bhushan, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Molecular Mechanisms of beta Cell Maturation

Coffee Break

Matthias Hebrok, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Functional Analysis of Human Stem Cell Derived beta Cells

Heiko Lickert, Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration, Germany
Beta Cell Heterogeneity and Maturation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Single Cell Analysis of Islet Cell Constituencies
This workshop will discuss the latest technological advances and transformative discoveries in the area of single cell analysis. The focus will be on approaches that further our understanding of cell heterogeneity in the islet and immune cells during the development of diabetes.

Grays Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Inter-Organ Signaling Islet Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Guy A. Rutter, Imperial College London, UK
Role and Regulation of Beta Cell Pacemakers

Rohit N. Kulkarni, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
Liver-Derived Signals Regulating beta Cell Function

Seung K. Kim, Stanford University, USA
Evidence that the Hormone NMU Is Mammalian Decretin

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Longs/Quandary Peaks

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:00—11:00
Immunology/Clinical Trials
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Anette G. Ziegler, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Prevention, Identification, and Treatment of Early Stage Type 1 Diabetes

Jane H. Buckner, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, USA
Durable Regulatory Cell Therapy of T1D Using Gene Editing

Coffee Break

Kevan C. Herold, Yale University, USA
Clinical Trials with Checkpoint Inhibitors

Everett H. Meyer, Stanford University, USA
CAR T-Cell Immunomodulation in Diabetes

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: New Tools and Technologies for Diabetes Research
This workshop will explore how bioinformatics can help to better understand the genetic and epigenetic basis of diabetes and how using data analytics will foster efforts to create a precision medicine approach to diabetes therapies.

Grays Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Bioengineering/Encapsulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
Felicia Pagliuca, Semma Therapeutics, Inc, USA
Macroencapsulated Stem Cell Derived Islets for the Treatment of Diabetes

Tejal A. Desai, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Nanoporous Injectable Thin Film Devices for Islet Encapsulation

Cherie Stabler, University of Florida, USA
Engineering Bioactive Encapsulation Platforms for Islet Transplantation

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Grays Peak
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
20:00—23:00
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.

Longs/Quandary Peaks

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Novo Nordisk A/S

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


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 5R13DK104616-03

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 5R13DK104616-03 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.


We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

InSphero Inc.

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Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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