|Conference Agenda - Thursday, May 30th|
|8:00 am - 9:15 am||Breakfast/Registration|
|9:15 am - 9:30 am||Introductory Remarks|
|9:30 am - 12:00 pm||Speaker Session I|
|9:30 am - 10:00 am||From morphogenesis to tissue repair: lessons from cleft patients
Martine Dunnwald, Ph.D.
University of Iowa
|10:00 am - 10:30 am||Germ cell differentiation in vitro from induced pluripotent stem cells
Enrique Sosa, Ph.D.
|10:30 am - 11:00 am||Invited Poster Talk|
|11:00 am - 11:45 am||StemBeads®, the orginal tool for standardization and novel applications
Round Table Discussion
StemCultures and Invited Guests
|11:45 am - 1:00 pm||Lunch
|1:00 pm - 2:30 pm||Speaker Session II|
|1:00 pm - 1:30 pm||Application of Biomedical Engineering Techniques to Advance Human iPSC-Based Models
Bin Duan, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska
|1:30 pm - 2:00 pm||Nuclear Envelope Mechanobiology of Stem Cells
Gunes Uzer, Ph.D.
Boise State University
|2:00 pm - 2:30 pm||Epigenomic and 3D genome architecture landscapes in stem cells.
David Hawkins, Ph.D.
University of Washington
|2:30 pm - 2:45 pm||Coffee Break|
|2:45 pm - 4:15 pm||Speaker Session III|
|2:45 pm - 3:15 pm||Unravelling cellular clonal dynamics using a novel lineage tracing mouse tool
Sarah Bowling, Ph.D.
|3:15 pm - 3:45 pm||Dampening the peripheral immune response to traumatic brain injury through intravenous delivery of umbilical cord blood stem cells in rats
Andrew Crane, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
|3:45 pm - 4:15 pm||Novel chromatin-associated factors Dppa2/4 facilitate epigenetic remodeling during reprogramming to pluripotency
Natalia Ivanova, Ph.D.
|4:15 pm - 4:30 pm||Coffee Break|
|4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||
Keynote SpeakerCassandra M. Juran, Ph.D.
NASA Ames Research Center/USRA
The omics of stem cell based regeneration: A pilot single cell RNA-seq study of mechanotransduction
|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm||Vendor Exhibits and Cocktail Reception|
|7:00 pm - 11:00 pm||StemCultures Annual Gala Dinner|
|Conference Agenda - Friday, May 31st|
|9:00 am - 10:00 am||Breakfast|
|10:00 am - 11:50 pm||Speaker Session IV|
|10:00 am - 10:30 am||Microbiota-dependent regulation of hematopoiesis
Megan Baldridge, Ph.D.
Washington University - St. Louis
|10:30 am - 11:00 am||Evaluation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Osteogenesis and Immunomodulation using Poly(sophorolipid) Constructs for Bone Fracture Repair
Ahmad Arabiyat, Ph.D.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
|11:00 am - 11:25 am||Invited Poster Talk|
|11:25 am - 11:50 am||Sponsor Talk|
|11:50 am - 12:05 pm||Coffee Break|
|12:05 pm - 1:00 pm||Career Panel|
|Jen Moore, Ph.D.
Director, Rutgers University Stem Cell Core
Marianne Sowa, Ph.D.
Director, Biosciences Division, NASA Ames Research Center
Jeffrey Stern, MD, Ph.D.
COO, Stem Cultures/Neural Stem Cell Institute
|1:00 pm - 1:10 pm||Closing Remarks|
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