08:00 ~ 09:00 Registration
09:00 ~ 09:20 Opening
Session 1. Trends in stem cell biology (1)
09:20 ~ 09:50 Kim, Kwang Soo (Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.)
09:50 ~ 10:20

Collas, Phillippe (University of Oslo, Norway)

Epigenetic Programming of Mesenchymal Stem Cells
10:20 ~ 10:50 Park, InHyun (Children's Hospital Boston and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, U.S.A.)
Disease-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
10:50 ~ 11:10 Han, Yong-Mahn (KAIST, Korea)
Epigenetic Reprogramming in Early Embryos and Embryonic Stem Cells
11:10 ~ 11:30 Coffee Break
Session 2. Trends in stem cell biology (2)
11:30 ~ 12:00 Nishikawa, Shin-Ishi (RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan)
Dissecting Differentiation Pathway of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in vivo and in vitro
12:00 ~ 12:30

Yun, Kyuson (The Jackson Laboratory, U.S.A.)

Testing the Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis Using a Mouse Model
12:30 ~ 13:00

Kang, Soo Kyung (Seoul National University, Korea)

Small Molecules Approaches for Reprogramming of Human Adipose Tissue Stromal Cells
13:00 ~ 13:50


Session 3. Stem cell applications (1)
13:50 ~ 14:20 Pera, Martin (USC, U.S.A.)
14:20 ~ 14:50 Nakamura, Yukio (RIKEN, Japan)
Stem Cell Bank in Japan and in vitro Production of Red Blood Cells from Stem Cells
14:50 ~ 15:20 Chung, Young (ACT, U.S.A.)
Derivation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lnes without Destruction of Embryos
15:20 ~ 15:40 Lee, Dong Ryul (CSCI, Korea)
Embryonic Stem Cell Bank of CHA Stem Cell Institute, Seoul, Korea
15:40 ~ 16:00 Coffee Break
Session 4. Stem cell applications (2)
16:00 ~16:30 Rao, Mahendra (Invitrogen and Founder of Q technologies, U.S.A.)
Strategies for Genetic Manipulation in ESC
16:30 ~17:00 Dröge, Peter (Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore)
Pluripotency Markers and Tumor Inducing Stem Cells: the Case of UTF1
17:00 -17:30

Stacey, Glyn (UK Stem Cell Bank, UK)

17:30 ~18:00

Chiu, Arlene (City of Hope Medical Center, U.S.A.)

From Discovery to Treatments: Building Research Teams
Session 5. Stem cells in Neurological disorders (1)
09:00 ~09:30

Brundin, Patrik (University of Lund, Sweden)

Cell Replacement Therapy in Parkinson's Disease: Possibilities and Problem
09:30 ~10:00

Storch, Alexander (Dresden University of Technology, Germany)

Oxygen as a Key regulator for Stem Cell Behaviour
10:00 ~10:20

Kim, Dong-Wook (Korean Stem Cell Research Center/Yonsei University, Korea)

Strategies for Efficient Generation of Dopamine Neurons from Human ES Cells
10:20 ~10:40 Coffee Break
Session 6. Stem cells in Neurological disorders (2)
10:40 ~11:10 Arenas, Ernest (Karolinska Institute, Sweden)
11:10 ~11:40

Schwartz, Johannes (University of Leipzig, Germany)

Development of Striatal Neurons from Neural Progenitor Cells
11:40 ~12:10

Mendez, Ivar (Dalhousie Medical School, Canada)

Clinical Neuraltransplantation for Parkinson’S Disease: Methodological Considerations
12:10 ~12:30 Lee, Sang-Hun (Hanyang University, Korea)
Mash1 and Neurogenin2 Enhance Donor Cell Survival through Sonic Hedgehog-and Neurotrophin 3-Mediated Ssignals, Respectively, after Transplantation of Neural Precursor Cells to Rat Brain
12:30 ~13:50


Session 7. Stem cell differentiation (1)
13:50 ~14:20 Strom, Stephen (University of Pittsburg, U.S.A.)
Stem Cells from Human Amnion
14:20 ~14:50 Warburton, David (USC, U.S.A.)
Human Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells Can Integrate and Differentiate into Epithelial Lung Lineages
14:50 ~15:10

Koh, Gou Young (KAIST, Korea)

Repopulation of Hematopoiesis in vivo Using Adipose Tissue-Derived Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells
15:10 ~15:30

Oh, Il-Hoan (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)

Microenvironmental Cross Talk of Wnt and Notch Signals for
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Regeneration

15:30 ~15:50 Coffee Break
Session 8. Stem cell differentiation (2)
15:50 ~16:20

Kaufman, Dan (University of Minnesota, U.S.A.)

Blood and Cancer Therapies from Human Embryonic Stem Cells
16:20 ~16:50

Strasser, Hannes (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Stem Cell Treatment of Urinary Incontinence
16:50 ~17:20

Koh, Chester (Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, U.S.A.)

Bladder Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells
17:20 ~17:50

Chung, Hyung Min (Pochon CHA University, Korea)

Therapeutic Vascular Angiogenic Progenitor Cells Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells

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